Acadia National ParkOn foot, by rail, by road - people have made their way to the summit of Cadillac Mountain for centuries. Noticing the influx of vacationing rusticators in the late 1800s, entrepreneur Frank Clergue devised an ambitious system in which carriages hauled passengers from Bar Harbor to Eagle Lake, where they boarded a steamboat that took them to a cog railroad, which carried them up this steep western slope. The three-tier excursion took 90 minutes. After 10 years the railway closed, largely because competitors had built a new carriage route - and that, in turn, was greatly improved for automobiles in the 1920s and 1930s.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 561368 N 4911067|
|Decimal Degrees||44.35028333, -68.23001667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 21.017', W 68° 13.801'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 21' 1.02" N, 68° 13' 48.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Cadillac Summit Rd, Bar Harbor ME 04609, US|
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