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Cool - I snagged this from another site. There is a video at the end of the article as well. :)

http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/maine/locomotive-boneyard-usa/


There’s A Locomotive Boneyard Deep In The Forest Of Maine That’s Both Eerie And Tragic

Deep in the northern woods of Maine, a collection of abandoned locomotives is quietly rusting away. Check out this footage by YouTube user “Dylan Magaster,” and read on for a preview of this incredible, secret cache of vintage trains.

The boneyard is buried in the Allagash Wilderness, and is only accessible by a series of bumpy, dirt roads and winding forest paths.
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As the explorer approaches the site of the trains, old railroad tracks and train equipment start to appear in the underbrush.
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The old locomotives are massive. It's easy to imagine how impressive they were in their prime.
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Most of the locomotives are over 100 years old. They were abandoned during the Great Depression.
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Check out the awesome footage of this hidden locomotive boneyard below:


 
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@Art101 urban explore that sounds cool as well. I'm actually in a Rochester Explore group - that is tied into a NYS urban explore as well. And this looks pretty awesome :)
 

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Wow thats awesome . i wonder if anyone has brought a metal detector thru there and checked the place out for old coins and stuff?
 

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Wow thats awesome . i wonder if anyone has brought a metal detector thru there and checked the place out for old coins and stuff?
The only problem with that idea is that trains and train tracks are ALSO made of metal, so it might be difficult to discern the difference.
 

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Yes good thinking ! If you go with a detecter that has some good discrimination that should not be that big of a deal. Just tune the detector to silver and coin. I love digging for old coins. I bet theres a bunch of old coins if that place hasnt been hit up yet.
 
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If they were abandoned in the great depression, I doubt the people that were there allowed even a single coin to leave there sight . Lol. If they even had a coin to lose!

Cool video and read tho!
 
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Wow. I hope I remember to try and check this out if I ever make it up to Maine. Dope lil camp spot.
 

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