Honey, I shrunk the train…

Below is a picture from our visit to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum in Portland in 2009. (Wow, ten years ago!)  It was a fun ride on a little (and I do mean little) train, along Casco Bay.  The track is 2 foot gauge (between the rails.)  For comparison, regular railroads are 4′-8.5″ between the rails. The museum has great narrow gauge exhibits, and if you get a chance, it’s worth while stopping, especially if the train’s running.

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Don’t the narrow gauge trains look a bit gangly and overgrown, when compared to the tracks?  The equipment is:

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almost full size, teetering on those rails so close together.  Sort of like big and tall ladies teetering on 5” stiletto heels!  But it was a fun ride, regardless.

Bet you wondered how those cranberries we all had for Turkey Day were shipped? 

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Let me leave you with a sunset picture, of Portland, Maine’s waterfront at sunset, with a beautiful sailboat in the water between our boat and the shore…

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More later…


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