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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2013, 09:28:38 PM »
Engine 1 view is cropped from the photo of a work train in the Head Tide cut.  Coach 3 photo was taken at Edaville.

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2013, 07:32:19 PM »

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #18 on: April 08, 2013, 01:45:37 AM »
See also http://www.wwfry.org/giftshop/pics/Two-Footer_Trilogy.jpg a combined volume of three Clinton Thurlow books available at your friendly local WW&F Gift Shop.



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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2016, 09:05:46 AM »
George Mansfield's business card came up for sale:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/antique-ECONOMIC-RAILWAYS-MANSFIELD-SYSTEM-Boston-MA-BILLERICA-BEDFORD-RR-/162070915599

The text on the card reads, "Geo. E. Mansfield, 24 Washington Street, Boston. Economic Railways, Mansfield System". It would appear to date from his post-B&SR work as a private railroad consultant, maybe late 1880s.

I was the only bidder, which surprised me. (Needless to say I think it's worth more than $4.99.) My plan is eventually to donate it to the museum.


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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2016, 11:14:27 AM »
That's wonderful, thank you Philip.



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« Reply #26 on: October 05, 2017, 06:19:22 PM »
A Kodachrome slide of Albion yard in 1939, with grazing cows and rails still in place:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ORIG-SLIDE-Wiscasset-Waterville-Farmington-yard-Albion-Original-Kodachrome/311973374586

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2018, 04:34:40 PM »
From the same seller as the previous item, a Kodachrome slide of the Head Tide station in 1937:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/312041726646

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2018, 06:20:38 PM »
A 1939 Kodachrome slide of the Wiscasset upper yard and shop buildings, with numerous overturned carbodies:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/312159306606

One visible detail I had not been aware of before is the green trim on the buildings, which really complements the yellow on the clapboards.

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2018, 10:57:10 PM »
The museum is bidding on the aforementioned slide. Please do not outbid us.

I have also learned that our archivist has not been monitoring this thread, and was not aware of this slide (or the ones previously sold.) Linc Reed-Nickerson is now handling our ebay activities - please coordinate directly with him at ebaysales@wwfry.org if you see an item that we should have in our collection. Thanks!
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