Author Topic: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers  (Read 26502 times)

Glenn Christensen

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #90 on: July 28, 2017, 01:58:58 AM »
Excellent job on the flanging video Stephen!!!

Seriously, BRAVO!!!

I can't wait to see the rest of the series and then the "Feature-Length" movie.  Who do we cast for Fred?


Best regards,
Glenn

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #91 on: July 29, 2017, 10:42:28 AM »
No one could play the part except Fred, himself.

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #92 on: January 02, 2018, 06:27:04 PM »
A note of clarification:

Boothbay Railway Village (BRV) is an ASME accredited power boiler construction shop.  They are not a certified boiler welding inspection service.

BRV is this actual builder of the boilers for our locomotives 10 and 11.  Through a cooperative agreement between Boothbay Railway and the WW&F Railway, Boothbay Railway is allowing us to provide nearly all of the labor for this work, under their supervision, which comes through close communication between their Shop Superintendent and myself, as well as regular (as the work warrants) visits by him.  Some work must be done directly by BRV in their shop.  Our work site is an “off site job location” for BRV.  We plan to put up signage to that effect to clarify that point.

We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to BRV for allowing this arrangement.  The commercial value of these two riveted boilers from an ASME shop would likely exceed $250,000.  We hope to reciprocate their generosity by making some of our specialized equipment available to them when the need arises.

Thank you,
Jason

Bob Holmes

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #93 on: January 03, 2018, 12:13:59 AM »
Thanks for the very clear interpretation of this critical relationship...

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #94 on: May 04, 2018, 12:45:47 PM »
BIG, BIG, BIG NEWS!!

The 21 campaign has officially passed the $100,000 mark due to the generosity of our members, friends and donors.
Mike
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Stephen Piwowarski

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #95 on: May 05, 2018, 01:44:42 AM »
Wonderful news, and well worth sharing! We now have complete funding for both boilers within our sights!

Meanwhile, here is some more exciting news to report regarding both the Museum's endowment and the 21 Campaign. A generous member has issued a challenge: If $15,000.00 is donated to the 21 Campaign between the April 27-29, 2018  Spring Work Weekend and the Annual Picnic on August 12, 2018, he will donate $1,000.00 to the Museum’s Endowment Fund. Our member hopes to draw attention to both funds in an entertaining way. His hope is to increase contributions to the in the 21 Campaign Fund, while also raising awareness of our endowment fund and encourage others to donate to it as well. Please be generous in helping us reach our goals!

Steve Piwowarski

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #96 on: May 05, 2018, 02:34:31 AM »
Steve, this needs to be broadcast widely...

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #97 on: May 05, 2018, 03:52:00 AM »
Thanks Bob,

This will be getting more widespread distribution. I thought that, given the benchmark we've just reached, this would be an appropriate time to share it with our forum readers.

It will also be shared via Facebook (21 Campaign and WW&F page), the newsletter, and other sources. The more that know, the better. Tell your friends!

Steve

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #98 on: May 05, 2018, 01:12:07 PM »
I would encourage more members to join our $21/month club.  $21 a month is only 70 cents/day - its really not even the cost of a cup of coffee and with more folks participating the goal of $130,000 will happen a whole lot faster!  Please contribute ......
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