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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #330 on: December 04, 2016, 02:56:38 PM »
The Sunday post is a beautiful photo that is a preview of Victorian Christmas as well as what we will see during the special events in January.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #331 on: December 06, 2016, 08:34:14 AM »
Milepost -

As of this morning there is a record number of people following our fb page.  The new total is 3,800.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #332 on: December 08, 2016, 08:05:40 PM »
Tonight's post shows some of the Victorian Christmas prep that has been done in the past week.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #333 on: December 11, 2016, 08:18:05 PM »
The Sunday evening post is the festive green poster for Victorian Christmas.  Please share it to your page if you are on fb. 

Last Christmas we had 60 volunteers helping and we hope to see many of you on Saturday, thanks! 

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #334 on: December 15, 2016, 06:22:37 PM »
Tonight's post shows the historic B&SR passenger car that arrived at Sheepscot this week.  The photos and story explain how BRV loaned us coach 11 for Victorian Christmas and the January Photo special.  The story goes on to explain how the car will go back to BRV in 2017 to be rebuilt into it's original configuration as B&SR 3 door baggage/RPO/express car #30.  The car, built by Jackson & Sharp in 1900 is a close match to the 3 door combine on the W&Q/WW&F.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #335 on: December 15, 2016, 07:51:15 PM »
I'd say that this would be the ideal car for the 1st "replica" passenger build.
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #336 on: December 16, 2016, 08:03:15 AM »
Wow, pretty car!  I have a distinct feeling that this car will be a godsend at VC if the weather forecast holds up.  The snow is supposed to come in right around dawn and the temp is supposed to be around 11F (it is -4F right now at KIWI (yikes!)).  They are calling for 3-5".   I am thinking of grabbing a hotel room tonight in Brunswick.

It's gonna look like Christmas tomorrow!

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #337 on: December 18, 2016, 11:38:50 AM »
The Sunday news post features views of our Victorian Christmas event.  Thanks to everyone who helped make the day a success.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #338 on: December 18, 2016, 03:11:44 PM »
A message from the museum's fb page:

An open letter to the WW&F membeship.

I thoroughly enjoyed following your postings throughout 2016 and like your Victorian Christmas photos.  I trust you all had a good day if a little cold.  From the UK I follow many global railway sites and I find your regular postings excellent and informative, they maintain a constant interest in the WW&F.  They show your enthusiasm, ambition and the results of considerable dedicated work and I'm sure serve as an inspiration to other such railways.

I wish you all the very best wishes for Christmas and every success in 2017.  I personally look forward to following the new year with you.

John Gardner 

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #339 on: December 21, 2016, 09:11:42 AM »
The Victorian Christmas photo album that was posted on Sunday has been well received.  The post has been viewed by over 12,000 people making it one of the most popular WW&F news posts of all time.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #340 on: December 22, 2016, 06:49:34 PM »
The WW&F Christmas card was posted today.  It's a look back at Winter operations 93 years ago and last weekend during Victorian Christmas.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #341 on: December 29, 2016, 11:22:19 AM »
Today's post is a "Backward Glance" at some of the key projects of 2016.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #342 on: January 03, 2017, 11:01:36 AM »
This morning, RailPictures.net elected to feature one of my Victorian Christmas shots on their Facebook Page, which typically generates a lot of views.   The shot has been up on the site for less than 12 hrs and already has over 4,000 hits and a couple of hundred likes.   The image of #9 and her train pulling into Alna Center in the snow is probably one of my favorites of all time from this event. 

Here's the link to the RP Facebook Site:  https://www.facebook.com/RailPictures.Net/

And the actual image: http://www.railpictures.net/photo/601575/

Happy New Year all!   Looking forward to the photo event later this month!

/Kevin Madore

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #343 on: January 03, 2017, 12:38:10 PM »
Kevin.
Words fail me to praise the photo.
 I will also mention all the goodwill you bring to the WW&F Railway.
Thank you.
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #344 on: January 06, 2017, 01:26:54 PM »
Yesterday's post is a rare view of engine #7 coupled to #2 in the Wiscasset yard in 1930.  The photo shows both engines in steam, possibly ready to double head a train to Albion.  The interesting thing is that once the planned #11 is in service the view with a Baldwin 2-4-4 coupled to a Portland Company 0-4-4 on the WW&F can be replicated.  Contributions to the 21 Campaign will help advance this dream.