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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #405 on: April 10, 2017, 11:30:03 AM »
The Sunday post is the news blurb about the NRHS awarding the WW&F it's Railway Heritage Grant for additional work on our Eames Automatic Vacuum Brake System.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #406 on: April 13, 2017, 10:54:28 PM »
It's been a very busy week at Sheepscot, check the fb page for photo updates on a number of projects.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #407 on: April 16, 2017, 08:09:28 PM »
The Sunday post features an Easter event photo album with a boxcar #67 update at the end.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #408 on: April 20, 2017, 10:33:19 PM »
Tonight's post features scenes of the shop crew using the flanging machine today to bend the first plate for #10's backhead.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #409 on: April 21, 2017, 06:35:44 PM »
Here's an indication of the level of interest in our project to build new boilers:  

The news and photos of the shop crew flanging the first firebox plate went up last night and over 6,200 people have seen the post.
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #410 on: April 21, 2017, 08:02:32 PM »
I hope some video will be shot of the flanging process and posted.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #411 on: April 24, 2017, 02:39:10 AM »
The Sunday evening post features a 100+ year old photo taken in Wiscasset of the bridge walk where everyone crossed the WW&F freight line on the bridge.  The rare view was taken prior to the construction of the Turner Centre Creamery so you see more of the trestlework.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #412 on: April 27, 2017, 04:02:22 PM »
The Thursday post is a look at project progress as we kickoff the Spring Work Weekend.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #413 on: May 01, 2017, 01:03:13 AM »
Check fb tonight for the first part of the photo essay on the Spring Work Weekend.  So many things were accomplished that we're covering the event in two parts.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #414 on: May 04, 2017, 11:13:06 PM »
The Thursday post is part 2 of the photo essay on the SWW.  We covered some of the smaller projects this time with a surprise at the end.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #415 on: May 08, 2017, 11:32:15 AM »
The Sunday post is a classic view from the B&SR showing our coach #3 in the consist.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #416 on: May 11, 2017, 06:21:18 PM »
The Thursday post compares news from the early 20th century with similar news from 2017. 

Other facebook news: We now have over 4,300 people following our page.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #417 on: May 14, 2017, 05:37:04 PM »
Tune in today to see where part of the fb team went yesterday.  Hint: think "rock pile".

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #418 on: May 18, 2017, 11:41:16 PM »
Check today's post for updates on:

* Engines #3 and #9

* Boxcar #67

* Flatcar #118

* Equipment flatcar #1015

* Car barn

It's been a very busy week.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #419 on: May 19, 2017, 11:48:39 AM »
I know it requires more time, but has anyone thought of advertising normal operation days on facebook? For example next Thursday or Friday put out the word that steam will be running on Saturday & Sunday of Memorial Day weekend? I notice other operations do this and it seems to get people interested and remind followers that trains run more than for special events. Many of our special event riders still think that Alna Center is the end of the line.