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Wayne Laepple

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WW&F featured in June Trains magazine
« on: May 01, 2023, 04:57:52 PM »
The WW&F was identified in the June issue of Trains magazine as one of the "heritage operations that get it right" in an article by Brian Solomon called "Tourist Railway Success Stories." There are also a couple of nice photos by author Solomon. He places the WW&F right up there with the EBT, Strasburg, Cumbres & Toltec and several Continental heritage operations. He especially likes our "dedication to authenticity" which he says "truly brings the past to life."

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Re: WW&F featured in June Trains magazine
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2023, 05:27:11 PM »
I was very pleasantly surprised to find this article this past weekend.  I was immediately hooked when I saw the lead two-page photo of the WW&F at Top of Mountain during the Grand Reunion event in January 2020.  Then I read the article and saw the company to which we are compared.  A tribute to what our volunteers and supporters have achieved over the past 30+ years.
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Re: WW&F featured in June Trains magazine
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2023, 05:32:50 PM »
Saw it today!  What great recognition for WW&F!!

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Re: WW&F featured in June Trains magazine
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2023, 06:26:01 PM »
I got my magazine today, and read the article. Very nice indeed. Of other interesting note is his first time visit and impression of the museum.

During the Spring Work Weekend I had the pleasure of speaking to many new volunteers, all of whom said they thoroughly enjoyed their first visit.

It is great to see the museum get recognition, but it is even better to hear of awesome first impressions. A first impression is everything to any organization.

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Re: WW&F featured in June Trains magazine
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2023, 08:40:36 PM »
Joe, you are correct. You only get one first impression. I’m glad we are able to give good ones.
Dave

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Re: WW&F featured in June Trains magazine
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2023, 06:51:32 AM »
Even more special when you consider that the C&TS and EBT had something to start with whereas the WW&F started with nothing but a right of way.
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