Railbus No. 4 at the railroad station, Strong, ca. 1930
When automobiles and trucks came onto the market, passenger train ridership declined for the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad. For a time, in an attempt to reverse that decline, railbuses were operated on the line. Railbus No. 4 was one of those used.
Success at last! — Imagination Corporation
Today I was out in the shop cutting the last of the pieces for the train. I welded them into place and did some final hookups. Then it was time to roll the little rig out into the sunshine at last. I carefully put the rail truck on the tracks. I shot a few pictures before calling Phoebe over for a t