• MEC Walnut Hill Diversion

  • Discussion relating to the pre-1983 B&M and MEC railroads. For current operations, please see the Pan Am Railways Forum.
Discussion relating to the pre-1983 B&M and MEC railroads. For current operations, please see the Pan Am Railways Forum.

Moderator: MEC407

  by NYC27
 
What was the reasoning behind MEC's construction of the Walnut Hill Diverision in the vicinty of Royal Jct., ME. Was there a tough grade on the old line?
  by cpf354
 
IIRC yes, it was to by-pass a steep grade.