The Brooks Preservation Society/Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad prides itself as an all-volunteer organization. Volunteers are essential to preserving our railroad heritage. We offer a plethora of opportunities to explore your rail interest or learn something new.
Below is just a few of the volunteer opportunities available;
Answering phones and/or responding to inquiries
Web Site Development/Maintenance
Car Attendants *
* Must have prior experience and/or complete our training program.
** Must complete our training program.
Restoration and Maintenance Projects
Brooks Station & Grounds
City Point Station & Grounds
Lining and Surfacing
We offer Volunteers a flexible schedule. Most activities occur on weekends, but opportunities do exist to volunteer during the week. Projects are assigned based on interest and experience. All efforts will be made to give everyone a choice of projects.
What to bring
Please be prepared for work days by wearing appropriate clothing, hats and gloves. Those interested in train and/or track work need to wear steel toed boots. Please ensure to bring water.
Who to Contact
Become a society member through volunteering! The BPS/B&ML RR Volunteer Membership plan credits volunteers with a Society Membership upon completing 15 hours of volunteer service.