Hinckley to Skowhegan

Point of Interest

The Somerset & Kennebec Railroad began in 1853 when its line from Augusta to Waterville opened; the line was extended northwards to Skowhegan on November 19, 1856. The S&K was operated as a subsidiary of Kennebec and Portland Railroad, which was originally chartered in 1836. The K&P and the S&K came under the ownership of the Maine Central Railroad in 1874.

The line was abandoned in 1971 north of the line's northern-most customer, the Scott Paper mill, which is located north of Hinckley near the Somerset Kennebec county line.

Thanks to Andrew Laverdiere for contributing information about this route.

No comments have been posted for this page yet.

Shortened Link: http://a-r.us/1vo

Do you have any pictures or information about Hinckley to Skowhegan? Please . You will get credit for anything you contribute.