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Although I know there are a lot of other projects to be done but what do you think should be the next WW&F rolling stock project?

Passenger cars?
14 (41.2%)
Freight cars?
7 (20.6%)
Maintenance cars? Example: flangers.
10 (29.4%)
Steam engines?
1 (2.9%)
Railcars?
1 (2.9%)
All the above
1 (2.9%)

Total Members Voted: 33

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Ira Schreiber

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2009, 03:43:05 PM »
The window was for the light cream....

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2009, 03:48:18 PM »
Ira, probably if I would have looked into the window I would have seen that one coming. Thanks for the laugh.
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2009, 09:01:01 AM »
Does anyone have any drawings on what the future handicap WW&F combine will look like?  ::) ;) :)
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2009, 04:50:14 PM »
At the moment there is no "future" WW&F combined as there are no plans at the moment to build one. The original WW&F had two combineds and a full baggage car at one time. The car mentioned here was the Taconnet. It was a baggage/RPO/passenger car built by the Jackson & Sharp Co. in 1901. It came with a coach named Vassalboro. From what I can tell these cars were shorter in length and taller the the #3. Give me some time and I can come up with a drawing of the car to post.
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2009, 05:16:35 PM »
I vote a passenger car with wheelchair acess.

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2009, 07:01:52 PM »
I vote a passenger car with wheelchair acess.
Yes, but we like to build things that the railway originally had. I think that's the reason people talk about the Taconnet. To avoid transporting the wheelchair passengers in the baggage compartment, we could make the interconnecting door to the passenger compartment and the aisles large enough to accommodate a wheel chair.

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2009, 10:39:53 PM »
I vote a passenger car with wheelchair acess.
Yes, but we like to build things that the railway originally had. I think that's the reason people talk about the Taconnet. To avoid transporting the wheelchair passengers in the baggage compartment, we could make the interconnecting door to the passenger compartment and the aisles large enough to accommodate a wheel chair.
The interior of the car could be of our own design. I would like to see a design for someone who is in a wheel chair to be able to stay in it the whole trip. Perhaps leaving some seats out or something like that so they could sit oin front of a window, instead of looking out a door.
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2009, 11:42:35 PM »
The interior of the car could be of our own design. I would like to see a design for someone who is in a wheel chair to be able to stay in it the whole trip. Perhaps leaving some seats out or something like that so they could sit oin front of a window, instead of looking out a door.
Yes, we definitely need to provide a better ride than we do now - i.e a window view.

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2009, 09:01:09 AM »
Maybe we can build a potato car and a milkcar! It would be cool to have some produce frieght cars! ::) ;) :)
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2009, 09:04:24 AM »
Maybe we can build a baggage and combine cars that are both handicapped so we have a good looking express train!  ::) ;) :)
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2009, 09:37:18 AM »
The original WW&F didn't have a baggage car. There wasn't enough passengers to ever warrant one.
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2009, 12:58:26 AM »
My vote would go to a reproduction of car 1 the baggage,rpo,express car for these reasons this car would provide ADA access as it has window in the baggage area plus be able to show a rpo section and the express section could allow people to shot photos from the express door and this would give you 2/3s of the original train set. By the way it should be numbered 1

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2009, 08:48:46 PM »
The original WW&F didn't have a baggage car. There wasn't enough passengers to ever warrant one.
Yes technically they did. #1 which came with the the original order of passenger cars was more or less a baggage car. It did have a mail section but there was no passenger section. The car is seen in photos as late as 1934 from what I can see.
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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2009, 10:48:47 AM »
I know everyone has his "pet" new car, but a copy of the cream car is mine.  A yellow car with a green roof would really add color to the a freight or mixed train consist.  It would double as a tool car.  Add the stove and you have a warming shelter for winter work projects.

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Re: The next WW&F rolling stock to build after the WW&F tankcar project?
« Reply #29 on: January 30, 2009, 01:50:51 PM »
I like the idea but I think it should be painted green not yellow. ::) ;) :)
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