Take our Thorndike train to the fair.  This train takes roughly 10 minutes to travel between stations.


  • Parking is at the Auction Hall, the first left off Mill Road.  Overflow parking is down by the old grain mill further on Mill Road.
  • Follow the road next to the Auction Hall to our boarding area and ticket booth next to Farwell's General Store on route 139. 


  • Boarding for ticket holders is between Heirloom House and Farwell General on route 139.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Tickets can be purchased online or at our facility.  Our ticket booth will be located at Farwell's Store.

Direction for Thorndike Train

Set your GPS (See Note **) destination to Mill Road in Thorndike otherwise

Look for Mill Road which is the first right next to the Thorndike Post Office on route 220 as you head towards the fair.  The Auction Hall Parking lot will be the first left on Mill Road.  Overflow parking will be at the old grain mill further down Mill Road.

Attention:  Mill Road has residences at its end.  Please do not park in the narrow sections of Mill Road!  There is plenty of parking in open areas along Mill Road.

** NOTE for Thorndike Travelers: Your GPS will most likely route you through Unity on your way to Thorndike.  To avoid this high traffic area, please consider an alternate route such as

  • If coming from points North, consider using Route 202 to Route 7.  Follow Route 7 south to Brooks then west on Route 139 to Thorndike.
  • If coming from points West or South, consider using Routes 137 or 202 through Albion then stay on Route 137 to Route 220.
    • Route 220 Note:  If traffic is backed up to the intersection of routes 137 & 220, consider following route 137 to the bottom of the hill.  Take Baily road to route 139.  Then west to Thorndike.
  • If using Route 1 in the mid coast area (north or south) head for Belfast and use Route 7 to get to Brooks.  Then west on Route 139 to Thorndike.

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Thorndike Parking and Boarding Area


Seating is subject to space and availability at time of departure and our operation is not handicapped accessible at this time. 


The Railroad reserves the right to change train equipment and schedules without advance notice. The railroad cannot be responsible for unscheduled delays.