MAINE OPERATION LIFESAVER

Maine Operation Lifesaver display at Brunswick train station/visitor center.

Dick Clark, Phil Clough staff West Paris Old Home Days display.

Rockland Kiwanis thank Mike Grizkewitsch after his Operation Lifesaver presentation.

Discussing the Amtrak extension to Brunswick clockwise Phil Clough (in dark blue shirt), Doug Clark, Fred Hirsch, extension project director Jim Russell, and Arthur Hussey.

Bill Soule talks with Madawaska Elementary youngsters.

The Great Falls Model Railroad Club helped staff the Maine Operation Lifesaver display in November 2011 at the Auburn Middle School.

Paul Lodge briefs teachers about the importance of railroad safety presentations for their students aboard Amtrakís Downeaster in August 2011.

At the Safe Kids/Healthy Kids held in Lewiston, Stephen Martelli staffs a table.

Some of the crowd attending the annual volunteer appreciation event and monthly meeting in October 2011.

Maurice Fortin (left) and Bill Soule browse the giveaway table at the volunteer appreciation meeting.

Phil Clough (left) and Jay Calnan consider some of the culinary choices in the Great Falls Model Railroad Clubís Hobo Cafť at the volunteer appreciation meeting.

Amtrakís 40th anniversary train visited Freeport for a weekend in mid-August 2011 and Gordon Riordon (left) and Dick Clark were among those welcoming visitors.

Mom and the kids pose with the Maine Operation Lifesaver mural.

Two different trains operate on one of Maine Operation Lifesaverís model train layouts.


David Gilchrist chats with visitors at Cruiz Nite in New Auburn.

Stephen Martelli educates children on rail safety at the Auburn Library.

With a display at the American Public Works Association conference in Skowhegan, Fred Hirsch (left) and Harry Pellett staff a display.

Ellsworth youngsters on a field day aboard the Downeast Scenic Railroad which, of course, included a rail safety presentation from volunteer Gary Briggs.


A May 2011 Grade Crossing Crash Investigation course, sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration and Maine Operation Lifesaver, drew 38 law enforcement attendees in the Brunswick-Topsham area. The GCCI curriculum was led by the FRAís Dick Towle.

A May 2011 Grade Crossing Crash Investigation course, sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration and Maine Operation Lifesaver, drew 38 law enforcement attendees in the Brunswick-Topsham area. The Maine Eastern Railroad donated its equipment and personnel for the hands-on portion of the course.

Maine Operation Lifesaverís Norma Griffiths (left) speaks with New Brunswick O/Lís Lorrie Johnston as they pass out rail safety brochures.

At the Milltown, New Brunswick border, drivers crossing the international line, where railroad tracks exist, were handed rail safety material during a blitz. From left: Fred Hirsch, Maine Operation Lifesaver; Robb Francis, NB O/L, Lorrie Johnston, NB O/L; and Norma Griffiths, Maine O/L.


National Train Day 2011 in Bangor drew a crowd to model train layouts and an Operation Lifesaver exhibit.

Maine Operation Lifesaverís Sonia Moeller and Stephen Martelli during National Train Day in Bath.


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