Author Topic: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers  (Read 14957 times)

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10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« on: May 02, 2016, 07:47:03 PM »
The Spring 2016 Work Weekend marked the official "kick off" of The 21 Campaign. This is a targeted effort by the WW&F Railway Museum to raise funds to construct TWO locomotive boilers.

You can find details at:
https://fundrazr.com/21campaign
https://www.facebook.com/wwandf21campaign

Like the quick Car 67 campaign we conducted over the winter, we are hopeful to attract new donors and members through this effort. Donors to our annual Fall Fundraiser should not feel pressured or obligated to participate. Instead, we hope to reach out to our many virtual friends and followers as we embark on this exciting next phase for the WW&F Railway Museum.

Thanks!
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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2016, 02:35:03 AM »
The first 21 Campaign update has been posted at:
https://www.facebook.com/wwandf21campaign/posts/372487666255173

(You do not need to be a member of FaceBook to see the post.)
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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2016, 01:12:38 PM »
There is also a new post on the main WW&F facebook page showing the historic equipment that will help Boothbay build our new boiler(s).  Have a look at these steam era machines that are being restored for rivet work, boiler building as Portland & Baldwin did 100+ years ago.

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2016, 03:56:14 PM »
Thanks to Wayne Laepple, we've now got press coverage on the Trains Newswire. Read it here.
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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2016, 04:41:55 PM »
GREAT JOB WAYNE!!!!!

THANK YOU ... THANK YOU ... THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!


Best Regards,
Glenn

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2016, 08:45:31 PM »
Kudos to Wayne from me too.

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2016, 04:57:28 AM »
A hardy "Well Done Wayne!"

Good to see you are recovered from your SWW and busy again.

Bill

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2016, 01:19:37 AM »
Updates on the 21 Campaign:
1. We are now over $5000 - thanks in part to a large "anonymous" donor! Thank you - whoever you are!

2. Updates on the project can be found on the 21 Campaign Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/wwandf21campaign/

If everyone reading this post gave just $21, we would have the boiler tooling paid for. Please consider helping however you can (especially if you are not a member - heck, you could make a donation AND become a member - check out the "perks".)

Thanks,

The 21 Campaign Committee

Details and Donate at: https://fundrazr.com/21campaign
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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2016, 05:39:25 PM »
I have signed up for the $21/month plan. It is very painless and adds up quickly.

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2016, 01:25:12 AM »
Ed,

Thanks for the nudge.  I have contributed.  Wish I could afford to give more.

Bruce

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2016, 10:08:19 PM »
https://youtu.be/-X64d06D1Wc

One of the first steps is complete... we have the deep throat riveter operational.  here it is riveting the smokebox back onto "#9's" old boiler.  it works well and should have no problems with 10 and 11's boilers.   
Eric Schade, Phippsburg, Maine

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2016, 11:23:51 PM »
Wow, what a machine! I love it.

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2016, 11:59:01 PM »
Rotation looked easier than last weekend - was it?

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2016, 12:57:34 AM »
Great! Fabulous! Outstanding!

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Re: 10 + 11 = 21: WW&F needs 2 New Boilers
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2016, 07:05:35 PM »
Very nice work. Great accessory for the museum shop.