(A young Alan MacMillan watches a steam locomotive at the Greenville Jct. Depot in 1949. He was inspired to become a railroad engineer for the B&M railroad. Contributed photo)
GREENVILLE JUNCTION, Maine — The second annual Depot Celebration and Railroad Workers Reunion will take place 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Greenville Junction Depot.
There will be tours, history of the railroad, vendors related to railroad memorabilia and hobby railroading and a Grill Master Generals barbeque.
The Friends of the Greenville Junction Depot, which includes James Crandall, 83, the depot’s last station master, hope to raise about $500,000 to move the depot with its across Route 15 onto state-owned land, where it would be rehabilitated and turned into a community center.
For more information about Celebrate the Depot and the Greenville Junction Depot, call (207) 691-0731, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or log onto www.greenvilledepot.org.