CRITTENDEN, H. Temple.
Title: The Maine Scenic Route : A History of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  McClain Printing Company, Parsons, West Virginia, 1966, 1966
Seller ID: 114075
CRITTENDEN, H. Temple. The Maine Scenic Route : A History of the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad. Illustrated with line drawings by H. Temple Grittenden. Parsons, West Virginia : McClain Printing Company, 1966. First Edition. Pp.(16),-229,(3) + large folding map (opp p.144). Includes 54 pages of photographs, extensive schematics of locomotives. 8vo, black cloth with gold lettering to front cover and spine.
Henry Temple Crittenden (d. 1970, Virginia).
Haskell, Maine, A Bibliography of Its History 1540.
"Temple Crittenden tells the story of the wonderful little railroad - not only with documented stories about the development of the lines which eventually combined to form the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes ... but also with facts taken from the official reports, financial statements, minutes of stockholders meetings, timetables, equipment rosters, newspaper accounts, and actual interviews with men who made the little two-footer run." -from the dj.
1. The Billerica and Bedford Railroad
2. The Sandy River Railroad
3. The Franklin and Megantic Railway
4. The Phillips and Rangeley Railroad
5. The Sandy River - F & M Combine
6. The Eustice Railroad
7. The Prosperous Years
8. Red Ink and the End
9. Rosters, Lists, and Tables
Line Drawings, Tickets, Time Tables.
With the 64-page "Supplement - The Maine Scenic Route" - by the Author", November 1966 laid in.
Tidy railroad collector bookplate on inside front cover, very good in very good unclipped dustjacket. 70.00