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Crash site of the Maine Central Railroad Engine 505 on July 3, 1927 along the Maine Central Railroad in Crawford Notch of the New Hampshire White Mountains. Oscar W. Clemons and Robert B. Morse, who were operating locomotive 505, lost their lives during the explosion. This railroad was chartered in 1867 as the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad then leased to the Maine Central Railroad in 1888 and later abandoned in 1983. Since 1995 the Conway Scenic Railroad, which provides passenger excursion trains,  has been using the track.
Title: Maine Central Railroad Engine 505 - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire

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Crash site of the Maine Central Railroad Engine 505 on July 3, 1927 along the Maine Central Railroad in Crawford Notch of the New Hampshire White Mountains. Oscar W. Clemons and Robert B. Morse, who were operating locomotive 505, lost their lives during the explosion. This railroad was chartered in 1867 as the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad then leased to the Maine Central Railroad in 1888 and later abandoned in 1983. Since 1995 the Conway Scenic Railroad, which provides passenger...
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Location: White Mountains, New Hampshire, United States

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