Thursday, June 5, 2014

Central Maine Family Frustrated by Pan Am Railways Cars

(SOURCE:  Portland Press Herald)

OAKLAND — Until recently, the train tracks running through the woods were never more than a minor nuisance for the Easton family.

Janet and Thomas Easton bought the 80 acres on Fairfield Street, which is Route 23, in the 1940s and the family has been co-existing peacefully with the railroad company ever since.

But in mid-December, granddaughter Miriam Easton, 28, was snowshoeing with her dog along the woodland trail that her family has maintained for generations when she came across a long train of railroad cars on the tracks. The train cars were blocking the trail, extending as far as the eye could see in either direction......... READ WHOLE ARTICLE

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