Maine's Lost Railroad
The Eagle Lake and West Branch Railroad was built by the Canadian industrialist Edouard Lacroix to replace the tramway between Eagle and Chamberlain lakes. The railroad ran from the Eagle Lake end of the tramway thirteen miles to Umbazooksus Lake where timber could be sent down stream to the mills in central Maine. The railroad operated for over four seasons until the supply of timber was exhausted from the area. In 1930 the steam locomotives were put into a shed and abandoned.
January 1, 2015
-Aroostook Union Grange No. 143 in Presque Isle.
December 31, 2014
-Long cold shadows across Echo Lake in Presque Isle.
December 27, 2014
-Sunset at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
August 19, 2014
-Aroostook State Farm in Presque Isle.
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July 21, 2014 -Field of canola in Mapleton.
July 12, 2014 -The Super Moon rising behind the wind turbines of Mars Hill Mountain as seen from the top of Haystack Mt. in Castle Hill, Maine.
June 6, 2014 -Dyer Brook General Store - Rt. 2 in Dyer Brook, Maine.
May 26, 2014 -Wildflowers in a cemetery - Smyrna Mills, Maine.
April 13, 2014 -Rustic Building on the Ashby Road in Presque Isle.
March 28, 2014 -Red Barn in Mapleton.
March 22, 2014 -Red Barn on the Brewer Rd. in Presque Isle.
February 3, 2014 -Ring around the setting sun at the James School in Presque Isle.
February 2, 2014 -Stream at Mantle Lake Park in Presque Isle.
January 31, 2014 -Old Barn in Chapman, Maine.
January 29, 2014 -Dunntown Advent Christian Church - Wade, Maine.
January 27, 2014 -Sunset at St. John's Episcopal Church in Presque Isle.
January 25, 2014 -Chickadees.
January 24, 2014 -Long shadows in a Caribou Cemetery.
January 24, 2014 -Goldfinch on a Cold Maine Day.
January 23, 2014 -Old tractor sits abandoned in a field.
January 22, 2014 -Irrigation equipment in a field stretches to the horizon.
January 21, 2014 -Potato House in Rough Shape.
January 21, 2014 -Winter Field.
January 20, 2014 -Broken old fence in a field.
January 19, 2014 -Reflections in a Brook.
January 17, 2014 -Grey Squirrel.
January 14, 2014 -Nuthatch at the birdfeeder.
November 25, 2013 -Sunset at the Nordic Heritage Center - Presque Isle, Maine.
November 18, 2013 -Jewell Cemetery - Monticello, Maine.
November 17, 2013 -Icy reflections at Mantle Lake Park in Presque Isle.
November 12, 2013 -Veterans' Section of Fairmount Cemetery at Sunset.
November 10, 2013 -Dusk on the Chapman Rd in Presque Isle.
November 8, 2013 -The Watson Covered Bridge - Littleton, Maine.
November 6, 2013 -The James One Room School in Presque Isle at Dusk.
November 5, 2013 -Sunset reflections in a stream on the Chapman Road - Presque Isle.
November 4, 2013 -Clouds reflect in Mantle Lake in Presque Isle.
October 2, 2013 -Foliage at Mantle Lake Park in Presque Isle.
September 11, 2013 -The sun shines down on a patch of Brown-Eyed Susans.
September 9, 2013 -The Milky Way Galaxy over the James One Room School House in Presque Isle.
July 29, 2013 -Toad on a Wood Pile.
July 18, 2013 -Loon on a Maine Lake.
July 12, 2013 -Stars shoot out from the Milky Way.
July 10, 2013 -Campfire and the Milky Way.
July 7, 2013 -4th of July Fireworks over a Maine Lake.
June 17, 2013 -Mushroom on a Mossy Stump.
June 11, 2013 -Maine Lupine.
June 3, 2013 -A Hare in the backyard eating grass.
May 24, 2013 -Driftwood, Milky Way and first rays of dawn on the shore of Pleasant Lake.
May 20, 2013 -Milky Way over Pleasant Pond during a late night kayak ride.
May 19, 2013 -Moonset and a touch of Northern Lights in Island Falls, Maine.
May 17, 2013 -Fog, Frost and Foliage (from above).
May 5, 2013 -Swallows having a disagreement.
May 1, 2013 -Birdhouse with star trails.
April 30, 2013 -Rays of Light Shoot from Behind a Cloud.
April 28, 2013 -A baby Chickadee waits for its parents to bring food.
April 4, 2013 -A Bluebird eating a June Bug.
March 16, 2013 -Cobweb on a foggy morning.
March 13, 2013 -Chickadee on driftwood.
March 10, 2013 -Stars shine over the James One Room School House in Presque Isle, Maine.
February 25, 2013 -February's full moon rises behind a farm house.
February 18, 2013 -Trees are silhouetted by a rising moon.
February 16, 2013 -A butterfly and lupine.
February 14, 2013 -Bobalink.
February 12, 2013 -Chickadee on a snow-covered tree.
February 11, 2013 -Ice Shacks on Arnold Brook Lake and a starry sky.
February 5, 2013 -Orion over the Ashby Road in Presque Isle.
February 4, 2013 -A Baltimore Oriole.
February 2, 2013 -Stars shine over the Green Ridge Cemetary in Caribou, Maine.
January 31, 2013 -A foggy Autumn sunrise by the James School in Presque Isle as seen from aloft.
January 30, 2013 -A snowshoe hike after dark.
January 29, 2013 -Moon lit sky with clouds and stars.
January 28, 2013 -A wave of early morning fog about to engulf the James one room school house in Presque Isle.
January 27, 2013 -Morning fog on a Maine road.
January 26, 2013 -Snow covered trees.
January 25, 2013 -A Red Squirrel climbs a tree with lunch.
January 22, 2013 -Loon on a Maine Pond.
January 20, 2013 -Canada Goose in flight over the Aroostook River.
January 16, 2013 -Rusty Steam Locomotives sit in the middle of the North Maine Woods.
January 11, 2013 -Stars and the Milky Way over a snow-covered field.
January 10, 2013 -A calm winter stream at Mantle Lake Park in January. 360 Panorama available.
January 4, 2013 -A chickadee on a branch is hit with a gust of wind.
December 30, 2012 -A baby deer laying motionless in the woods.
December 27, 2012 -Smoke blows across a rising Full Moon.
December 24, 2012 -Christmas Eve Candles Line the streets in Presque Isle, Maine
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January 1, 2015 -Aroostook Union Grange No. 143 in Presque Isle.
December 31, 2014 -Long cold shadows across Echo Lake in Presque Isle.
December 27, 2014 -Sunset at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
August 19, 2014
-Aroostook State Farm in Presque Isle.