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Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad

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Birthday gift from friend

My boyfriend and i went on this ride today. The engineer, Pete let us ride up front with him. The... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
dianaonacki
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Scarborough, Maine
Took a ride out to Waldo

Took a ride to Waldo today on the train. It was a great time. Listening to the 1946 diesel... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Elwood C
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Deer Isle
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Come ride the rails and enjoy the sights and sounds of a a by-gone era. The Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad offers weekend round trip excursions and several special event trains. Our season runs from Memorial Day weekend through late October...more
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13 Oak Hill Rd, Belfast, ME 04915-7325
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed rumbling up the track and back. Beautiful woods, fields filled with wild flowers, and tressels over brooks. A great way to spend an hour or so.

Thank eneely
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Train is from the 1940s and feels like it. The ambiance of the closed cart was absolutely beautiful if you appreciate things like this. The conductor and engineer were fantastic as they were very friendly and talkative before the ride. They all volunteer and that's...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

My boyfriend and i went on this ride today. The engineer, Pete let us ride up front with him. The scenery was great. I wish the ride had been longer. WE enjoyed our time on the train and enjoyed talking to Pete. We will be...More

1  Thank dianaonacki
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I sincerely appreciate the volunteer work to maintain the heritage of this strip of railway. Has a unique character given the age of the car. However, I was not expecting the train to go down the track for 30 mins and then go backwards to...More

2  Thank Verum17
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We took the train from a parking lot in Unity to the Common Ground (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association annual fair) also near Unity. The train and routes are historic, I presume. It is a short distance and takes about 20 minutes maybe. All...More

1  Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Took a ride to Waldo today on the train. It was a great time. Listening to the 1946 diesel Locomotive clink off the miles with the sound of the rails under you is an awesome sound going thru the country side. Can't think of a...More

Thank Elwood C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My husband is fond of trains so when I found this we decided to go. The whole ride is about an hour and we were in an open car which was a bit on the chilly side. Dress for the outdoors. It is just an...More

Thank Linda M
BrooksRailroad, General Manager at Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017
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We're glad you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this experience! It is run by friendly, knowledgeable and passionate volunteers. The real deal!

Thank Subie B
BrooksRailroad, General Manager at Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you. Our volunteers work VERY hard and long hours to keep the railroad alive. We appreciate when people enjoy the experience.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

I have been riding the B&ML every summer since the early 1980s when the road was still a full service short line railroad then owned by the city. It's 33 mile grade opened in the 1870 and while the first three miles from the Belfast...More

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BrooksRailroad, General Manager at Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for kind words.

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

What a cool historic experience! The station and the train are a sure trip back in time. Much of the path of the rail is nature untouched. The train ride offers an educational guide and local perspective of the railway. My son and I took...More

1  Thank Maryellen M
BrooksRailroad, General Manager at Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for visiting us!

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bigchet
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Response from Verum17 |
No just a porta-potty at the station. It was full and disgusting.
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