At our tent at the 150th Anniversary Celebration on Friday August 12, 2022 starting at 3PM we will have our freight train game. Use it to develop your skills as a railroad engineer. “A train arrives on the main line with full freight cars to be delivered to some combination of eight businesses on fourContinue reading “Freight Train Game”
Friday August 12 is the 150th anniversary of the Boston and Maine Railroad, Steamship Mount Washington. The Celebration is at the Wolfeboro Docks and in Cate Park, starting at 3PM and continuing to the 20 minute laser light show at 9PM. LRMRM will have a tent there at Cate Park, with various photos and exhibitsContinue reading “150th Anniversary of Mt. Washington and First Train to Wolfeboro”
The LRMRM has a model steam train exhibit at the New Hampshire Boat Museum. As part of NHBM’s two year exhibit, “Letting off steam: Escaping to New Hampshire in the Golden Age of Steam”, the steam train layout shows the Eastern Railroad 66 engine, the first engine to bring a train to Wolfeboro in 1872.Continue reading “Model Steam Train Exhibit at NHBM”
The LRMRM museum is projected to open in the Wolfeboro Freight House for the Summer season in 2023. The outside of the building has been completed. Work is proceeding on the interior. Design of the interior and model train layout are ongoing. The interior will have a railroad artifact collection on display, and a modelContinue reading “Freight House Outside Completed”
The Freight House has been painted, and the ramp and loading dock are well underway. The plans for the inside of the building depend on what is allowed by LCHIP, the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program which has provided some of the funding for the restoration.
Painting of the Freight House is nearly complete. Here is a photo tour of Bean Park, the Freight House, the Station, and the beginning of Bridge Falls Path, and photos of the Freight House and Station from the other side of Back Bay. Click on the photo to view the gallery.
Dave Warren recently completed a superb HO scale waterline model of the SS Mount Washington in her railroad days for the Wolfeboro part of the train layout. He also has models on display at the Wright Museum, the New Hampshire Boat Museum, and the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia NH.