Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discus

Post by elecuyer » Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:48 pm

Articles on this collaboration are posted at:
www.wiscassetnewspaper.com
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trn.trains.com
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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discus

Post by troffey » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:37 am

We came up this weekend for Steam and Sleighs. It was our first visit to the museum, and I have to say I was very impressed. You put on a great event that we very much enjoyed. The volunteers were very engaging and informative. We look forward to coming up again in the future.

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discus

Post by Bill Reidy » Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:51 pm

The WW&F's spring work weekend is this Friday through Sunday.

Details on planned work can be found at this link. Everyone is welcome to attend -- folks who would like to assist in the work, as well as folks who would just like to see the progress underway.

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

Post by elecuyer » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:27 am

We at the WW&F are looking forward to having Darlin' Corey kicking off our Music on the Railway series this Saturday, June 22nd. It looks like the weather has chosen to cooperate and we can't wait to host them at the railway- they're amazing. The train leaves at 5:00 sharp from Sheepscot Station (97 Cross Road, Alna, Maine).

Tickets, which include train fare, are $20, adults | $10, children 4-12 | free, children 3 & under.

For more information on Darlin' Corey, you can visit their website at https://www.darlincorey.com/. Tickets for the Music on the Railway series can be found at https://wwfrytickets.simpletix.com/.

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

Post by RussNelson » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:42 pm

The Fall Work Weekend is coming up. October 11th through 14th (Fri -> Mon) over the Veteran's Day weekend. More information here: http://wwfry.org/?tribe_events=fall-work-weekend

We're aiming to lay and spike 2000' of rail this year(!). 600' has already been laid, to get the spikers started behind the rail train. We're going to get over the bridge and within spitting distance of 218!!!

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

Post by elecuyer » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:59 pm

The WW&F's rails are now stretched across Trout Brook, and have reached the near edge of Route 218!

Find details and photos at:
https://www.facebook.com/WWFRailway/pos ... 0448401871

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

Post by Bill Reidy » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:06 pm

Over 2000 feet of track was laid this weekend, bringing the rail head to within 300 feet of Route 218. Photos and discussion as the weekend's work progressed can be found at http://forum.wwfry.org/index.php/topic,3510.msg43530.html#msg43530

Our volunteers turned out in force, according to our log book: 87 on Friday; 117 Saturday; 98 Sunday; and 52 Monday. Thank you all.

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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

Post by elecuyer » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:34 am

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Due to a cancellation, there are now two tickets available for the February 7-9, 2020 photo charter on the WW&F!

When this photo special was announced, the February dates sold out very quickly. Now is you chance to get in on the fun.

Attendance is limited to 25 participants. While no roads will be closed during our event, no portion of the WW&F right-of-way is accessible from public vantage points, guaranteeing a unique and unforgettable romp through the snow.

Special guests under steam will not only include Monson Locomotive 3, but Bridgeton and Saco River locomotive #7 - its first visit to the photogenic and historic WW&F railway. Static displays will also include B&SR #8 - just arrived on the WW&F rails from its long (and virtually inaccessible) slumber.

Get your tickets NOW at:
https://wwfrytickets.simpletix.com/e/44025
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Re: Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway (WW&F) Discussion

Post by elecuyer » Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:19 pm

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While the February dates (announced above) are now sold out (again), due to a cancellation, there is now one ticket available for the January 17-19, 2020 photo charter on the WW&F!

Attendance is limited to 25 participants. While no roads will be closed during our event, no portion of the WW&F right-of-way is accessible from public vantage points, guaranteeing a unique and unforgettable romp through the snow.

Special guests under steam will not only include Monson Locomotive 3, but Bridgeton and Saco River locomotive #7 - its first visit to the photogenic and historic WW&F railway. Static displays will also include B&SR #8 - just arrived on the WW&F rails from its long (and virtually inaccessible) slumber.

Get your ticket NOW at:
https://wwfrytickets.simpletix.com/e/44025
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