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Help preserve Maine’s railroad heritage!


Your contribution plays a crucial role in sustaining the rich legacy of Maine’s railway heritage for both present and future generations. Your donation, regardless of size, is valuable and will be thoughtfully utilized to advance our mission of educating the public about this significant chapter in our history. Thank you!

Please use the form below to make a general donation now. If you’d like to donate to the Russell Snowplow Campaign, click here.

 


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.


Help the Line by Volunteering


You can be a part of the Downeast Rail Heritage Preservation Trust and the Downeast Scenic Railroad Project. We know you’ve always wanted to work on the railroad! Well, you don’t have to do it all the livelong day, but your help would be very appreciated!

The Trust’s volunteers meet every Saturday at Washington Junction, rain or shine.

We hope you will join us and learn more about the Trust and the Downeast Scenic Railroad Project.