Support the Downeast Scenic Railroad with our “Buy-a-Tie” program

Leave your own mark on Maine history!

You can participate in the buy-a-tie program to help preserve the Calais Branch line continue the Downeast Scenic Rail’s travels along the Calais Branch Line.

All “railroad shareholders” will receive a symbolic stock certificate commemorating their “investment” and a complementary basic membership for one year which includes E-newsletter updates and a Downeast Scenic Railroad window decal.

To participate you can buy rail tie(s) at $75 each.

You can donate online at* or use our print-and-mail Buy-a-Tie 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

The Downeast Scenic Railroad is a 501(c)3 charitable organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

You can also support the DSRR by becoming a member…

*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.