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Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915

Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915

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Strong Historical Society

Hunting enthusiasts, locally referred to as "sports", traveled from as far as New York to experience the thrill of the hunt. The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad provided a rail connection to hunting areas in northern Franklin County. It was common during hunting season to see "sports" loading their trophies onto the train at the station in Strong for their return home.

Frank L. Dyer (1854-1932), the station agent at Strong, is seen in this image (far right foreground).


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