if PAR takes over Brownville-Searsport, they may as well go the last few miles and handle the Millinockets (I believe that's as far as MMA kept when they sold the Aroostook system to the state). At that point, [N|E]MRY could take over the old CP line through to Saint Jean (I think that's the endpoint) in Canada, giving Irving a direct connection to CN & CP for their Alberta oil traffic. (I'm working on the theory that the MMA would essentially be carved up into non-existence, and that the Lac Megantic line can be reopened.)
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