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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #225 on: April 21, 2016, 10:04:01 PM »
Todays "News Views" features -

* Vacuum train brake work on #9.
* Track work in the upper yard.
* Work Weekend prep and a couple other projects. 

You'll also see what happened to the poor shop man who put a scratch in #9's boiler jacket ...

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #226 on: April 21, 2016, 11:46:05 PM »
Joe, there is no scratch (that I know of).

If it were a real grave we'd have made it deeper...

See ya
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #227 on: April 24, 2016, 05:12:06 PM »
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A discussion regarding the scratch is now buried in "Whimsical Weirdness and Foolery."
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #228 on: April 24, 2016, 05:18:25 PM »
I was waiting for that to happen.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #229 on: April 24, 2016, 11:06:05 PM »
Tonight's "Backward Glance" photo is KCRR #4 on the Randolph turntable about a year after the locomotive arrived from the SR&RL in 1924.  Have a look at the post to find out what the KCRR paid the Phillips boys for the engine.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #230 on: April 29, 2016, 11:12:21 AM »
Check fb today for a special report on Thursdays Photo Excursion and a post announcing the "21 Campaign" to raise funds to build two new boilers.  Follow the link for information and to make a donation to this important campaign.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #231 on: May 01, 2016, 10:50:33 PM »
Tonite we re-posted the "21 Campaign" notice with an easier link to the donation site than the previous post.  We hope our 3,100+ fb friends will consider helping with the project to build two new boilers for the WW&F Railway.

Thank you.

Your WW&F fb team.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #232 on: May 05, 2016, 07:19:26 PM »
The Thursday broadcast features views of the many projects that got attention during the SWW.  Tune in to see many of our friends at work as well as a couple of surprises!

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #233 on: May 08, 2016, 05:15:53 PM »
The "Backward Glance" today is a view of our #9 when she was #4 on the Kennebec Central.  The locomotive was only active on the KC for 5 years (1924 - '29) so the photo, taken at Randolph is fairly rare.  This post is the continuing story of our #9 and how she just kept "booming" around, eventually serving 4 railroads. 

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #234 on: May 11, 2016, 10:43:21 AM »
Update posts for the "21 CAMPAIGN" will be posted every Tuesday so please log in to see them and share them with your friends. The 5/10 post features a timeline of shop work for the next couple of months.  Spreading the word about this important project will allow more people to see what we want to accomplish for #10 and 11 and how we will get there.

Many thanks to everyone who has already donated.  Whether it's $2.10 or $21.00+ each contribution is important and appreciated.

21 Campaign Team
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #235 on: May 13, 2016, 10:59:43 AM »
The Thursday May 12th broadcast is a feature favorite that we have not done for a while.  Tune in for a "Then & Now" look at the Whitefield section house plus an important update on the 21 Campaign.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #236 on: May 13, 2016, 01:45:17 PM »
As noted on Facebook, take note of the nice straight track into Bay 1 of the Car Barn and the gentle curve into Bay 2.  Missing in the 'Now Photo' is the great section crew who accomplished that during the SWW.
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #237 on: May 13, 2016, 03:30:52 PM »
Hi Bill,   Just in case you missed the earlier post with highlights of the SWW, the May 5th news has pics of our gang ballasting and running Big Joe in the north yard.  One view shows the crew as seen through the section house window.  Yes, the track looks good super!
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #238 on: May 19, 2016, 11:37:07 PM »
Tonight's post features "Riveting News" with still photos, descriptions and a video link showing the operation of our pneumatic riveter.  An added bonus is updates with photos of boxcar 67's draft gear and #9's new vacuum train brake pipe.

The riveter will be a big help with building new boilers for #10 and 11.  You can help advance this work with a donation to the 21 Campaign.

Thanks!!

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #239 on: May 22, 2016, 07:38:38 PM »
 Stewart,  Thanks for the great video and pictures of the pneumatic riveter in action. Will all the rivets be reinstalled in the old smoke box?