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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #345 on: January 07, 2017, 09:53:16 AM »
That photo is stunning!  It really encapsulates what the Museum is all about.

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« Reply #346 on: January 09, 2017, 10:19:04 AM »
The Sunday evening post is a look back 19 years ago when Monson #3 first came to the WW&F.  Things around Sheepscot were different in 1998 but you can see how everyone enjoyed having the engine visit, it was the first steam on the WW&F in 60 years.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #347 on: January 12, 2017, 01:19:24 PM »
The Thursday news post has photos of Monson #3 arriving, boxcar #67 progress and new parts for our engine #10.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #348 on: January 12, 2017, 06:36:59 PM »
As of tonight we have a new number of people following the museum fb page.  New total is 3,900

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« Reply #349 on: January 13, 2017, 06:22:05 PM »
Check fb tonight for a sneak peek at what the photograhpers special will look like.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #350 on: January 15, 2017, 08:23:57 PM »
The Sunday evening post is a photo essay on the Maine Two-Foot Winter weekend #1.  Many people made this event a success and you can see it in the photos.  Most of the images are candid shots taken before the actual scenes were set up so they are a bit different than the beautiful images that the real photographers took.

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« Reply #351 on: January 16, 2017, 04:42:48 PM »
Another positive thing from the MTFW weekend, we picked up 20 more followers on facebook.  Some of the photographers posted images on their fb pages which have been shared by others, giving us more good press.

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« Reply #352 on: January 17, 2017, 10:02:15 PM »
Victorian Christmas hours for 2017 need to be fixed, unless of course we are running for 23 hours, in which case Santa will need a nap. ????
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #353 on: January 17, 2017, 10:16:18 PM »
Adult beverages may have been involved in those posts.

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« Reply #354 on: January 17, 2017, 10:27:38 PM »
I posted all the events in 2017 for basically 24 hours, until such times as the time of the event is figured out.

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« Reply #355 on: January 17, 2017, 10:30:46 PM »
Ok, just noticed it and wanted to make sure we were scheduling enough crew..
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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #356 on: January 18, 2017, 10:26:13 AM »
Check fb for a list of upcoming events as well as another wonderful photo from the MTFW last Saturday.  Snowfall today should give the ground a new coating for photos this weekend.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #357 on: January 18, 2017, 10:54:28 PM »
Hi Stewart,

The John Collins photos on the museum FB page are undoubtedly the best I have seen from last weekend.  I see from his page that he's a professional photographer and it shows in the composition and the processing.   I especially like the B&W shot of the two engines side by side at AC Station and the back-lit view of the northbound, 2-engine train at Albee's both are very nice.   I wonder if he has a site where I could see more....I mean other than "Snap Face" or some other social media site?    I'm not much into social media.   ;D

One question came to mind:  On the 2-engine mixed, I am wondering why Monson #3 is the road engine vs. having the WW&F #9 up front?   Since the train is portraying a WW&F Mixed, I thought I would see Number 9 closest to the camera.   I am betting that there's a technical reason why the 3 was up front.

Thanks!  Looking forward to this weekend!

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #358 on: January 18, 2017, 11:09:53 PM »
Hi Kevin, 
Thanks for the comments.  Yep, John's photos are beautiful.  I don't know if he has a photo/web site, we pull (share) photos from his fb page with permission.  You'll see more of his work on our page in the next couple of days.  As to the placement of locomotives on the two engine train I'll defer to Jason and the operations guys for an answer.

See you this weekend.

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #359 on: January 19, 2017, 07:27:17 AM »
Hi Kevin,

The pull/push operation is predicated on the reenactment of the flying cut off at Alna Center.  Since the focus there is on the pushing locomotive, we wanted the WW&F loco there.  That scene is planned for mid Sunday morning; catching the entire large train in the morning light at albees, while planned, is really circumstantial opportunism (just came up with that phrase...).

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