Operations for Sunday September 17

The Sandy River has weathered the storm and will resume operations on Sunday September 17. The weather is likely to be good in the wake of hurricane Lee. Stop in and see us if you can.

Our 2023 season is winding down with only a few weekend dates remaining in September and October. The folliage is usally very good here from the end of September through mid October, sometimes longer. Stop on by and see us if your interests include both leaf peeping and the history of Maine’s 2-foot gauge railways.

Franklin County’s Unique Narrow Gauge Railroad

The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt foundation dedicated to the preservation and restoration of one of the original two-foot narrow gauge railroads that were unique to the state of Maine. This railroad, located in the mountainous region of Franklin County, was the longest of the five two-foot railways that once serviced the state. The fans of the SR&RL RR are literally worldwide as evidenced by our log book entries for visitors from the UK, Wales,
Germany, Australia Read More


Our Community in Franklin County is an integral part of who we are. Our commitment to historical preservation could never be a success without the support and volunteers we have met and who have worked with us toward the mutual goal of youth involvement through education Read More

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This is where your commitment to preserving these treasures begins. Please join our efforts and become a member: Sign up at the Museum Shop and check out all the benefits we offer! Go To Shop