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Bill Reidy

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A couple of end-of-year mentions in the Wiscasset Newspaper
« on: January 03, 2020, 05:27:27 PM »
The Wiscasset Newspaper kindly mentions us in a couple of 2019-in-review articles:

The first is titled "2019’s stories that moved and mattered" and remembers our Fall Work Weekend and No. 9's first trip over Trout Brook since the 1930s:

https://www.wiscassetnewspaper.com/article/2019-s-stories-moved-and-mattered/127777

The second item--a commentary--starts with:

"The annual deep dive into Wiscasset Newspaper’s online files for this week’s year in review revealed a theme fit for a New Year’s message: People worked together around our towns in new and potentially lasting ways..."

Followed shortly by my favorite line:

"That was also so with Westport Island History Committee’s “My Island Home” exhibit at Maine Historical Society and, on a massive scale, Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum’s progress, including the milestone at Trout Brook."

https://www.wiscassetnewspaper.com/article/together-trend/128516

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Re: A couple of end-of-year mentions in the Wiscasset Newspaper
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2020, 06:46:49 PM »

I was amused by the photo of the semi-truck taking a Woolrich swim in the
"2019’s stories that moved and mattered" article.  That occurred a bit before I arrived there, on my way to  Fall Work Weekend. Not surprisingly Rt 1 was completely blocked and there was a long line of traffic taking the ... uhhh ... 'scenic' detour via narrow twisty roads through a residential area.

And since Bill brought up "year end mentions" ...  :)
 
Yesterday I wanted to look at Alna via Google Maps, and I was a bit surprised by the photo that showed up when I typed in Alna ME.  Here is a screenshot ...


Its still there as I post this, but I don't know how long that photo will stay. Here is a link if you want to see it 'live':
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alna,+ME+04535/@44.0832736,-69.7016818,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4caded7b33a79bb9:0xc7478cd6aed0e353!8m2!3d44.1061869!4d-69.6036567



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Re: A couple of end-of-year mentions in the Wiscasset Newspaper
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2020, 07:09:01 PM »
I clicked the link and clicked on the tank car picture. As I scrolled down three pictures were of the area, and then tons of pictures of the WW&F!
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Re: A couple of end-of-year mentions in the Wiscasset Newspaper
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2020, 03:55:25 PM »
When I clicked on it, I got Trout Brook, pre bridge. The tank car was about 3 photos down, then all the museum photos.

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