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Support the Rail by becoming a Member

By becoming a member of the Downeast Rail Heritage Preservation Trust, you play an essential part in the continued restoration of rail activity on the Calais Branch Line!  The DRHPT is a non-profit, 501(c)3 charitable organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

As a member, in addition to knowing that you are personally helping the preserve Maine’s railroading history, you receive regular email updates, invitations to participate in work rides and our periodic newsletter.

Membership Levels are:

$40 Patron / Basic Membership Level

$100 Investor Membership Level

$250 Visionary Membership Level

$500 Sustainer Membership Level

$1000 Founder’s Club Membership Level

How to Give

You can donate online at* or use our print-and-mail form in Adobe PDF format** if you prefer.  Please make checks payable to the Downeast Rail Heritage Preservation Trust (DRHPT) and mail to the:
Downeast Rail Heritage Preservation Trust  |  PO Box 950  | Bar Harbor, ME 04609

*If you are donating online at , please note your level (or intention to “Buy-a-Tie) in the “designate my donation” box. You may always call us toll-free at 1-866-449-7245 if you have any questions.
**This document is an Adobe PDF and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to open. If you need the Adobe Reader, visit the Adobe Download site for the free software.