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Bill Reidy

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Happy 30th Anniversary!
« on: August 08, 2019, 09:58:00 AM »
30 years ago today -- August 8th, 1989 -- the Maine Secretary of State approved the application to establish the non-profit Sheepscot Valley Railroaders.  The SVR was later renamed the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, during the 2003 Annual Meeting.
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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2019, 11:30:31 AM »
August 8th is a good day for the WW&F Railway, there's another anniversary on this date -

11 years ago the Model AA flatbed truck was donated, it arrived at Sheepscot on 08/08/08.
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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2019, 06:24:32 PM »
Bill, This date information should be noted on the WW&F Calendar.

Bill Reidy

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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2019, 10:09:21 PM »
Bill, This date information should be noted on the WW&F Calendar.

Hopefully the calendar person notes that!
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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2019, 11:22:19 AM »
Interest in the Anniversary and the Annual Picnic event has been very good.  Picnic attendance was up, gift shop sales set a record and response to the anniversary publications, (newsletter and posted photos) has been fantastic.  We heard many compliments from people regarding the July/August newsletter and as of this morning, over 21,000 people have viewed photos from the picnic on FB. Thanks to everyone who worked to prepare and present a great 30th Anniversary celebration.

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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2019, 03:47:16 PM »
21000 people that blows my mind no wonder you have 1200 members Congratulations to the fb team;

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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2019, 05:43:54 PM »
I am a big fan of the narrow gauge and Maine in general. Happy anniversary to the museum! With a little luck, the museum will some day celebrate its 90th anniversary like the Seashore Trolley Museum is doing this summer! The 30th anniversary newsletter was a great piece of reading! And I should know,  I have all of them.

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Re: Happy 30th Anniversary!
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2019, 06:31:32 PM »
Seashore's celebrating their 80th this year (1939).