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Bangor & Aroostook passenger trains

By | October 10, 2022

Images of passenger service on the road Mainers called the "B&A"

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Bangor & Aroostook passenger trains

Chesapeake and Ohio
Aroostook Flyer

4-6-0 No. 242 with Bangor–Van Buren, Me., Aroostook Flyer, circa 1939.
James D. Bennett

Chesapeake and Ohio
a diesel
E7 locomotive

EMD E7 diesel No. 701, built April 1949.
Classic Trains coll.

a diesel
passenger cars at a station
Potatoland Special

E7 with Van Buren–Bangor Potatoland Special at Houlton, Me., circa 1954.
Philip R. Hastings

passenger cars at a station
a steam passenger train pulling into a depot
Greenville Branch train

4-6-0 No. 95 with Bangor–Greenville mixed train at Monson Junction (connection with 2-foot Monson Railroad).
Classic Trains coll.

a steam passenger train pulling into a depot
a diesel passenger train
Aroostook Flyer

E7 No. 11 with Bangor–Van Buren Aroostook Flyer, at Brownville, Me., September 1955.
Jim Shaughnessy

a diesel passenger train
a steam engine
4-6-2 locomotive

Class F 4-6-2 No. 251, built by Alco, 1927.
Clarence J. Root

a steam engine
a diesel passenger train at a depot
Aroostook Flyer

F3 No. 46 with Bangor–Van Buren Aroostook Flyer, at Northern Maine Junction, July 1956.
Parker Hayden

a diesel passenger train at a depot
a stream passenger train
Aroostook Flyer

4-6-2 No. 251 with Van Buren–Bangor Aroostook Flyer entering Millinocket, August 1946.
Kent Day Coes

a stream passenger train
A man with a hose spraying a diesel
E7 locomotive

EMD E7 diesel No. 10 being washed at Northern Maine Junction, March 1955.
Jim Shaughnessy

A man with a hose spraying a diesel
a stream passenger train
Aroostook Flyer

4-6-2 No. 253 with Bangor–Van Buren Aroostook Flyer at Northern Maine Junction, mid-1940s.
Robert E. Chaffin coll.

a stream passenger train
a diesel passenger train
Aroostook Flyer

E7 No. 11 with Bangor–Van Buren Aroostook Flyer north of Brownville, Me., September 1955.
Jim Shaughnessy

a diesel passenger train
a bus in a street with a hotel in the background
Bus service

Van Buren–Bangor daily bus run No. 6 at Presque Isle, Me., June 1980.
J. David Ingles

a bus in a street with a hotel in the background

Bangor & Aroostook passenger trains: All through October 2022, Classic Trains editors are celebrating the history, heritage, spirit, and grit of the Bangor & Aroostook, also known as the BAR by some. Please enjoy this photo gallery first published in January 2016 from images selected from Kalmbach Media’s David P. Morgan Library.

Celebrate the BAR with this Bangor & Aroostook passenger trains gallery, celebrate Fallen Flag railroads, only at Trains.com!

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