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Stewart "Start" Rhine
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« Reply #15 on: June 06, 2014, 07:11:07 PM »

The Museum's facebook page layout has been updated.  The most noticable change is that new posts are stacked in a column on the right side and the photographs in the "thumbnail" display are larger than before.  Of course you can still click on each photo (and we hope you do) to see the full image and get a detailed caption.   

As before - The WW&F page is set for public access so you don't need to be a facebook subscriber to view posts, photos and information.

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« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2014, 10:55:21 PM »

Thank you, Stewart. The Facebook page is looking good. I enjoy seeing all the photo updates, both old and new.

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« Reply #17 on: June 07, 2014, 06:41:24 PM »

Tonight's "LOCOMOTIVE 9 PROGRESS" report has 6 photos of work on the engine this week.  One view features an historic surprise that was discovered when Alan was cleaning the original front end castings.
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« Reply #18 on: June 12, 2014, 04:52:05 AM »

Another "LOCOMOTIVE 9 PROGRESS" report has been posted with 9 photos of recent work.  Most of it done by Brendan, Rick and Team Downey.

This is the 4th Progress Report so please scroll down if you haven't seen the previous postings.  BTW - The last report has close to 900 views since it was posted Sunday night.  Nice to see so much interest in #9.
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« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2014, 11:12:07 AM »

Alan and Howard,

I have been following your progress on Facebook and I admire you guys for first traveling that far to work on the WW&FRy and for your super craftsmanship on the pilot.  I also like that you set up the wood shop.  When I went up there in April, it looked much different and what you guys have done was a definite improvement.  I hope it stays that way.

Alan, you and your Dad are invited to stop here in White Haven for lunch, or dinner and a visit on your way home if your are driving and we are available like you did last year.  Are you going to take enough wood home to make #11's pilot now that you know all the ins and outs of pilot making?

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« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2014, 04:58:26 PM »

Tonight's Backward Glance is a feature on the carpentry crew building the Sheepscot Station replica during the Summer of 1993.  Modern matching photos are included for comparison.

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« Reply #21 on: June 14, 2014, 08:25:38 PM »

Tonight the fb team posted the next installment of LOCOMOTIVE 9 PROGRESS with images from the past few days.  There are 13 photos featuring the work on the pilot ... with a special surprise thank-you for the Downeys.

Please remember to "friend" the museum's page and [LIKE] the post(s)  Thanks!

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« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2014, 05:15:35 PM »

Todays "Throw Back Thursday" post features the construction of bays 2 and 3 in 1993 - '94. A nice surprise in the photos is flatcar 118 in new Portland Company style paint. There's a 2014 photo at the end for conparison of the north end of the shop building.
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« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2014, 05:44:15 PM »

Your fb crew has posted a new photo essay of work that Stephen Piwowarski and Marcel Levesque did on engine 9 last week.  There's projects with metal and wood ... something for everybody!

Please remember to [LIKE] our page if you haven't done so yet.
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« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2014, 07:26:57 PM »

Additionally I added some photos from Saturday's NEREX and Mason's groups to Facebook.
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« Reply #25 on: June 26, 2014, 08:36:20 PM »

Tonight's Backward Glance features Sheepscot Station from it's construction in 1993 to the present.  Shown are the building in various colors,  with changes to the exterior and interior.  Today, it is the true showcase of a rural steam-era depot.
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« Reply #26 on: July 03, 2014, 04:38:49 PM »

The Backward Glance for today shows a very important event in the life of the museum.  The photo essay shows the crew laying the first mainline rails in front of Sheepscot station in the Summer of 1993.  It was an exciting time ... and we have come such a long way since then.  Please visit our fb page for a look back 21 years ago.
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« Reply #27 on: July 07, 2014, 07:27:20 AM »

Please check out the latest facebook post called "POSTCARD FROM MAINE"  

Your fb team: Mark, James and Cindy appreciate the support from museum members and friends.  Page [LIKES] are well over 900 and post views have surpassed 6,500. It's a great way to promote the museum so please tell your friends, thanks!
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« Reply #28 on: July 09, 2014, 01:04:18 PM »

The latest Locomotive #9 Progress report has been posted.  If you've never seen Jason welding, nows your chance!
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« Reply #29 on: July 17, 2014, 07:58:58 PM »

Tonights Backward Glance features construction of the Sheepscot freight house in 1995.  The building was based on the Weeks Mills freight house.  There are early construction photos and comparison views from later years.  The last shot shows the original (still-standing) structure at Weeks Mills.
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