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Philip Marshall

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #45 on: July 12, 2018, 04:12:08 PM »
The aforementioned eBay seller kayakers1107 has just listed an original B&W negative of the combine Taconnet, I think taken outside the Wiscasset shop:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/312178452519

They also currently have 2 or 3 B&W negatives from the SR&RL for sale, including this one:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/ORIG-NEG-Sandy-River-Rangeley-Lakes-2-6-2-number-18-with-scrap-train-Original/312178450312



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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #47 on: July 19, 2018, 04:27:15 PM »
Once again from kayakers1107, what is purported to be the original black and white negative of the well-known scene of No. 9 being loaded onto the truck to leave Wiscasset in 1937:  https://www.ebay.com/itm/163155247575

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« Reply #48 on: July 26, 2018, 05:56:16 PM »
A black-and-white negative of engine No. 2 and train at Albion: https://www.ebay.com/itm/312198343100

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« Reply #49 on: July 26, 2018, 07:06:39 PM »
I would venture to say that there are multiple copies of most, if not all of the old black and white photos of the WW&FRy in the Archives room.  I have spent work weekends working in the room, going through binders and writing captions for the photos and have seen most.  The only new photos I saw were of the Kennebec Central which I referred to Jeff, and one or two of the Monson.  The old color photos showing up are another matter.


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« Reply #50 on: August 10, 2018, 01:02:01 AM »
Well this is one I'm sure I haven't seen before. What jumps out at me right away are the masts of the Hesper and Luther Little poking out directly behind the station roof, in almost perfect alignment with the ROW.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/163191374451


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« Reply #51 on: September 16, 2018, 09:33:09 AM »
Have just found this on eBay, a vintage snapshot of a train passenger with a Wiscasset & Quebec RR car in the background. Search eBay for item 223114906641 to view.

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« Reply #52 on: September 16, 2018, 11:21:38 AM »
Chris,

My guess is that this was our present coach.  It appears to be taken at Edaville.  The end of the other car may be one of the cabooses.  I haven't seen this one in the archives.

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #53 on: October 11, 2018, 04:35:53 PM »
Two color slides of North Whitefield from 1939:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/312251754334

Also, from the same seller, a B&W negative showing a novel view (taken from the roof of a boxcar?) of the Wiscasset upper yard in 1935:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/312251794603

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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #54 on: October 12, 2018, 12:40:31 AM »
Interesting, you can see the two sets of ships masts in the background.  Also, the switch stands only have one head block.
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Re: Useful Stuff on eBay
« Reply #55 on: October 12, 2018, 01:42:03 AM »
Bill, I think they are covered to keep the snow out!

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« Reply #56 on: October 12, 2018, 10:40:24 AM »
Also, the switch stands only have one head block.

Yes, just a long tie is a that was ever used. Different style of switch stand. Not as stable as the head blocks we use now.
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