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Linwood H. Moody's Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad scrapbooks
MS 832  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Linwood H. Moody's Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad scrapbooks
    Dates: 1920-1974
    Collection Number: MS 832
    Creator/Collector: Moody, Linwood H.
    Extent: .67 linear feet (2 albums)
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Scrapbooks prepared by Linwood H. Moody, an agent on the Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Linwood H. Moody's Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad scrapbooks. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Roger Levenson estate, 1994

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad is a 33-mile standard gauge tourist railroad owned by the City of Belfast, Maine.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    These scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, railroad documents, envelopes, tickets, magazine articles, flyers, train orders, postcards and waybills. These albums were prepared by Linwood H. Moody, a noted Maine railroad historian and agent at Brooks, Maine, on the Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad. Album 90 most of the album consists of 3 x 5 color and black-and-white photographs of the B&ML engines, cars, and trains. Album 91 contains newspaper clippings that recount the history of the B&ML. There are clippings about operations in the 1960s and 1970s. Other material includes an employee timetabl, an equipment roster and a financial report. There is an artistic company-prepared map of the railroad. There is a railfan history of the railroad prepared by the Railroad Enthusiasts in conjunction with a 1961 fan trip and another in 1964. [Album 90, album 91]