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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #165 on: December 10, 2015, 10:47:41 PM »
Tonight's post has a few more shots from the first run of #9 as well as some oddities.  We don't think this post will be as hot as last Sunday night's photo essay that got over 23,000 views but there's some good stuff in there.  Check it out!
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #166 on: December 13, 2015, 07:35:48 PM »
Check fb tonight for a feature on the WMTW Channel 8 news team coming to Sheepscot.  The first few photos show #9 in yard service working on the upper yard spur for the first time.  See who did a masterful interview with Norm Karkos.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #167 on: December 13, 2015, 08:44:04 PM »
...See who did a masterful interview with Norm Karkos.

Oh my...
What–me worry?

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #168 on: December 14, 2015, 01:44:25 AM »
New mile post tonight:

The total number of people who [LIKE] our page, (which means they follow us) and see every post we make is ...

drum roll please  2,526

Thanks to everyone for their support and we hope you visit the museum in 2016!

We hope you become members too  ;D

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #169 on: December 17, 2015, 02:28:14 PM »
Today's post features a photo essay on the first freight pulled by #9 in about 90 years.  The WW&F ran mixed trains in the 1930's so we're not sure when #9 last had a freight.  It may have been a coal drag on the KC in the 1920's. 

The last few images show another (not-seen in decades) addition to the cab. 

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #170 on: December 20, 2015, 09:49:27 PM »
A photo essay of our Victorian Christmas event has been posted.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #171 on: January 03, 2016, 07:48:50 PM »
The first "News Views" of 2016 went up today. Included is a photo of snow fighting equipment from 90 years ago.

Facebook news: 

We have a new record number of people following our page, over 2,700 

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #172 on: January 07, 2016, 04:24:08 PM »
The Thursday post features a look at the turntable project that is slated to begin this year.  Photos are recent as well as 100+ year old views from Wiscasset and Albion.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #173 on: January 14, 2016, 06:32:55 PM »
Today's post features an update on work being done to engine 10 and boxcar 67.  There's a surprise at the end.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #174 on: January 17, 2016, 09:43:10 PM »
Another detail shot of the Wiscasset turntable has been posted.  This photo shows the wooden stringers that are under the rails on the tt bridge.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #175 on: January 21, 2016, 06:20:48 PM »
Today's post has a feature on the plow extra that ran on Monday.  Other news includes photos of the tree clearing at TOM and work on #10.  As usual, there's a surprise photo in the report.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #176 on: January 28, 2016, 03:01:35 PM »
Hi Stewart,

WRT the snow train shot on the FB page, why is the plow being pulled behind the consist?   That plow appears to be designed to buck drifts that would bury little #5.  I would think that it should be at the front of the consist, not the back.    Does this photo depict how they typically operated?

BTW, I am amazed at how much #5 looks like #10 in this photo!   Neat shot.   Wish there were more like it.    I think a flanger car would be a great addition to the museum's collection some day.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #177 on: January 28, 2016, 04:15:54 PM »
I see that you now have to "log in" to Facebook in order to view the WW&F pages.
As I have no intention of joining Facebook I will now be unable to view the photos posted there.
Could these photos now be posted on this forum as well as on "social media?"

Keith

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #178 on: January 28, 2016, 04:18:22 PM »
Hi Keith,

I'm also a member of the non-Facebook club. However, I can read (and view photos) our public Facebook page just fine. Be sure you use this link:
https://www.facebook.com/Wiscasset-Waterville-and-Farmington-Railway-Museum-147279126870/

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #179 on: January 28, 2016, 04:32:01 PM »
Periodically Facebook changes around your settings, just to keep you on your toes, I guess.  This may be one of them.  One of us will take a look at it today, and see if that's a setting that has been turned off or not.