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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2011, 08:30:54 PM »
An update:
1999 & 2000 are now posted, complete.
2001 & 2002 are coming soon.
2003 is mostly coming soon, except for one issue.
2004 is missing Sept/Oct, but otherwise complete.
2005 - present is posted and complete.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2011, 08:39:33 PM »
One request. Could these be put into order, perhaps oldest at the bottom, so when you add new ones they will be on top and in order?
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2011, 08:51:18 PM »
You can click on the "Subject" heading, and the list will sort in order.

The forum defaults to sort such that the most recent posts are at the top. Once all the Newsletters are posted, I *may* repost them all so that they will sort properly chronologically too.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2011, 08:49:21 PM »
ALL newsletters from 1994 to the present are now posted for members to enjoy. Thanks to Dave and John for all the countless hours it took to produce these.

If you come across any missing issues, bad links, etc., please let me know.

We would love to have someone step forward with issues prior to 1994. Any takers?
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #19 on: April 07, 2011, 03:57:24 PM »
If anyone has newsletter issues older than 1994 and is willing to send them to my office, I will scan them.

By coming to my office, I guarantee they won't disappear at home, and I will ship them directly back to the owner as soon as they are scanned.

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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #20 on: April 07, 2011, 05:06:45 PM »
I have a complete set of all newsletters which I was intending to reproduce into three books. I think the forum e newsletter is a better solution. - What do we need to complete the project - I will send them off to Dave for scanning.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #21 on: April 07, 2011, 05:37:50 PM »
I wish you would have made them into three books.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #22 on: April 07, 2011, 05:38:57 PM »
Hi Allan,

We miss you back on the East coast.

To complete the project, we need all newsletters published prior to 1994. Everything else has been scanned. I'll let you and Dave Crow work out the arrangements.

Thanks for helping with this project.

-Ed
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #23 on: April 08, 2011, 12:34:14 AM »
I too like the book idea. We have the e-edition, but sometimes I'd rather read a book.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #24 on: April 08, 2011, 01:11:29 AM »
Allan,

Please send newsletters prior to 1994 to my office address and I will get them scanned as fast as I can.

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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2011, 01:33:57 PM »
A HUGE thank you to Allan and Dave... Issues from 1989 and 1990 are now posted. The rest will come as time permits!
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #26 on: April 14, 2011, 02:23:41 PM »
I knew of the December 1989 newsletter.  I had no idea that there were earlier ones.  That's great!

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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #27 on: April 15, 2011, 10:11:42 PM »
I am pleased to announce that the Newsletter project is completed! There is now a digital archive available of all known Newsletters from 1989 to the present day. Please join me in thanking John, Dave, and Allan for making this treasure available for all members to enjoy.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #28 on: April 15, 2011, 11:20:24 PM »
A splendid effort!

Having all of this information easily available will make it much easier for historians in years to come – and provide hours of interesting reading for new members.

For me, reading about the work that has gone into reopening the WW&F, especially in the early years, serves to point up the parallels with how we got the Ffestiniog reopened in the mid-1950s. The same basic outlook: 'There must be a way round any difficulty if you only look hard enough'. The same scrounging of materials and equipment – and the same donation of professional and other services by sympathetic supporters. It still goes on on the FR/WHR even now that we have a turnover of several million pounds a year.
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Re: New Forum Section: NEWSLETTERS!!!
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2011, 09:52:47 PM »
Looks great Ed. A nice EEddition tothe forum. Job well done by everyone. Now to take the time and see what I missed...
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