Historic Photo - 1907

The Washington County Railroad provided daily service between Calais and Princeton. It wasn’t fast by today's standards but it was reasonably inexpensive. The trip took about an hour and a half and your rail car would have been pulled by a locomotive like the one pictured above. Note the train stopped on the way to Princeton at both Woodland, also known as Sprague’s Falls, and Baileyville.  These were two separate stations quite a distance apart. In fact the Baileyville station was much closer to Princeton than to Woodland-Sprague’s Falls. (a by Al Churchill)