(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
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