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Bill Baskerville

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« Reply #60 on: May 29, 2020, 04:37:13 PM »
Way to go Cindy.... Well Done!
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« Reply #61 on: May 29, 2020, 05:14:25 PM »
Nice job Cindy. This particular logo would also make a great T-shirt.


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« Reply #62 on: May 29, 2020, 05:51:10 PM »
The on-line gift shop has never closed through everything that has been happening in the last 6 months.   Even when the freight house was being remodeled, the mail order crew operated out of a boxcar. (It seemed like most of the time, items that were sold were on the bottom of a stack of stuff.)
On-line/mail orders have provided the WW&F with vital income each month while the normal sources dried up.

BTW - Cindy should get the credit for designing the graphic on the mask.  As of 6pm tonight, about 32 have already been sold.
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« Reply #63 on: May 29, 2020, 07:35:48 PM »
Oh, I want one!  I can't safely join the core weekday crew right now, and I miss you all big time.  But I will order the mask.

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« Reply #64 on: May 29, 2020, 08:40:48 PM »
A T-shirt -- yes, please! With a pocket, if you please.

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« Reply #65 on: May 29, 2020, 10:05:23 PM »
A T-shirt -- yes, please! With a pocket, if you please.

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« Reply #66 on: May 29, 2020, 10:14:03 PM »
Black tee shirt, no pocket please
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« Reply #67 on: May 29, 2020, 10:15:40 PM »
Please. Not black. Too hot in the summer! Can we compromise with gray?

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« Reply #68 on: May 29, 2020, 10:22:02 PM »
The gift shop already stocks gray pocket WW&F T shirts in long and short sleeve.

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« Reply #69 on: May 29, 2020, 10:44:45 PM »
I bought two today. One became an anniversary gift for my bride...

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Re: COVID-19 (aka "coronavirus") and the WW&F...
« Reply #70 on: May 29, 2020, 11:29:48 PM »
Please. Not black. Too hot in the summer! Can we compromise with gray?
Black was chosen because it doesn't show the sweat stains ;)

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« Reply #71 on: May 30, 2020, 11:51:42 AM »
Please. Not black. Too hot in the summer! Can we compromise with gray?
I wear my WW&F apparel at other times in the year, and at home.  It is my humble way to show support for the Museum and advertise our favorite railway.
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« Reply #72 on: May 31, 2020, 08:05:40 PM »
All,

On May 29, 2020 Governor Mills issued Executive Order No. 55 FY 19/20. As of June 1 gatherings have been increased from 10 to 50.

What does this mean for the WW&F Railway? As of tomorrow up to 50 volunteers at a time from Maine or who have quarantined in Maine for 14 days or longer will be allowed to come to the railroad. If you decide to come you will be expected to social distance and to wear a mask where appropriate. (Plug - the gift shop has WW&F masks available for a very reasonable $15.00). Meals will not be served so you will be on your own.

For all of our sakes, please take your temperature before you leave for the railroad. If it is above normal, please stay home. Also, if you feel sick, have a cough, are sneezing or have lost your sense of smell, again, please stay home. Please remember many of our volunteers fall into high risk categories. Think of them if not yourself. Use your common sense!

We have an immediate need to ballast parts of the Mountain Extension where the track has suffered sun kinking. We would like to start ballast trains now that Mike has repaired the culverts. The crack weekday crew along with James and his Saturday crew have laid out ties, spiked and ballasted the track over the repairs so ballast trains should be able to start running this coming Saturday.

I know we are all anxious to gather at Sheepscot but let’s remember to do this responsibly.

Finally, we still plan to open to the public on August 8. Much needs to be done to prepare for the public. We’ve been working hard to plan for the opening.

Thanks for your anticipated cooperation.

Dave Buczkowski
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« Reply #73 on: May 31, 2020, 10:35:10 PM »
Dave,

Thank you for the prompt update.  Our Mainer'rs should be able to really start fixing up our roadbed so we will be ready to operate in August.  As an out-of-stater, I am awaiting the relaxing of the 14-day quarantine order.

Everyone stay safe.....
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« Reply #74 on: June 01, 2020, 09:26:30 AM »
 Good news Dave. Outhere as of tomorrow you can freely move about in France  but  gathering is still limited to ten people, which is not really an hinderance for AMTP whose museum reopens Sundays in June. As regards public transportation  accommodations in trains are still  limited to 50% of the capacity for the time being but things  should be come back to normal as of June 22nd. So AMTP trains will run again in July, diesel powered trains of course because the harvest will be on then.