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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #45 on: August 04, 2011, 09:53:25 AM »
The cover photo has the look and feel of a classic Howard Fogg painting!

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #46 on: August 17, 2011, 08:13:04 AM »
The folks at Bollinger Edgerly Scale Trains (BEST) of Belmont, NH have produced a new WW&F building kit.  The Weeks Mills freight house is now available in O scale, featuring laser cut wood and mold injected windows.  The freight house is their first O scale kit.  Earlier Two-Foot HO kits include the Sheepscot and Alna Center flag stops, Weeks Mills freight house, Head Tide station and section house plus the Marbles station on the SR&RL in Rangeley.  The kits are very nice and reflect BEST's motto "It's not just a model, it's a piece of history". 

Two O scale Weeks Mills freight house kits were kindly donated to the museum for sale in the gift shop.  Call for pricing.  Thanks to the folks at BEST for their generosity.   Visit their website -  www.besttrains.com

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« Reply #47 on: October 11, 2011, 04:14:33 AM »
The gift shop has special WW&F T shirts for sale.  The shirts were designed to commemorate the 15th work weekend and are marked - "WW&F Ry  15th Fall Work Weekend  October 1997 - 2011" on the front.  The front has two photos from 1997 when the first curve and crossing were built at Davis (Brook Crossing).  The back has the motto: "Rebuilding the railroad one spike at a time" and features two photos of track being built near the current EoT.  The shirts were produced as a thank you to all the members who have helped the railroad be what it is today.

The shirts, which are white with black & white photos come in 5 sizes and sell for $7 each (the price is the cost of production) plus tax.  

Note - the medium and large shirts sold out over the weekend but more are ordered.  Additional shirts should be available in a week or two.  

Other new products include videos on railroad history and operations.  One of the more popular videos shows the remaining portions of the D&RG(W) in Colorado and New Mexico with footage being shot on the Cumbres & Toltec and Durango & Silverton.  

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #48 on: October 11, 2011, 08:30:30 AM »
Additional information.  These are some of the newer videos the gift shop carries;

Wide World of Steam $19.99

Great American Train Ride  $14.99

Train Crazy Kids  $7.99

Promontory  $14.99

Golden Age of Steam  $14.99

Monster Steam  $14.99

Colorado Steam  $24.99

Tax is added for store sales and in-state residents ordering on line.

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« Reply #49 on: October 24, 2011, 07:47:51 PM »
The gift shop has received more of the special "WW&FRy 15th Fall Work Weekend" T shirts.  The shirts are in two sizes, medium and large.  About a half dozen members ordered shirts when they sold out so if you are on the list please stop by or email the gift shop for your shirts.  A few extras have been made but are in limited supply so act not if you want one of these commemorative shirts.

The price is $16 each, shipping and tax would be extra.

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #50 on: November 08, 2011, 10:47:27 PM »
The Gift Shop web page has been updated with all sorts of goodies. Please order early and often for Christmas!
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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #51 on: November 16, 2011, 05:01:30 PM »
Thanks for the update Ed.  FYI - The Gift Shop has received a shipment of new denim shirts with the WW&F Heritage logo.  All sizes are available.  As Ed said, please consider puchasing your Christmas items from the WW&F Museum.   Store sales help support important projects such as the restoration of locomotive #9 and the construction of WW&F Milk Car #65. 

Other new products for the store are in the planning stage so stay tuned ...

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #52 on: December 09, 2011, 10:39:23 PM »
Here's info on some of the new products coming to the store.  These items will be in stock by next weekend.

- Half zipper fleece pull overs in royal blue with the WW&F Heritage logo. Four sizes available - medium, large, XL and 2X.

- Full zipper fleece jackets in royal blue with the WW&F Heritage logo.  Four sizes available - medium, large, XL and 2X.

Price will be announced next week. 

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #53 on: December 13, 2011, 02:59:46 PM »
I put my WW&F fleece on last Sunday afternoon as the sun went down while on parking lot duty at the Naugy and it kept me toasty-warm!  It went down into the 20s.

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« Reply #54 on: December 13, 2011, 06:32:20 PM »
Excellent, Bill...this gives me an idea for a series of images. WW&F attire, seen in many different places...

My co-worker Gilles, a sound recordist from Quebec, was wearing his WW&F hat in NYC the other day...wish I'd thought to take a picture!!

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« Reply #55 on: December 13, 2011, 08:56:17 PM »
Speaking of different places, Cindy has been shipping WW&F gift shop merchandise all over the US and some foreign countries.  There have been quite a few over seas customers with a number of sales to the UK and France, even a fellow in Poland.

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« Reply #56 on: December 14, 2011, 08:24:16 AM »
We should be asking people to email a picture of themselves, wearing WW&F gear, with either foreign signage or a landmark as the background... then mail them a ticket for a train ride in return  :)

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #57 on: December 14, 2011, 12:23:14 PM »
I wear my WW&F denim work shirt when I'm doing catenary inspections in Salt Lake City...

Does that count as a foreign country?   :)

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #58 on: December 17, 2011, 10:37:15 PM »
Gift Shop sales during Victorian Christmas were over $1,200.  If you add the store sales from Friday afternoon the total is over $1,500. 

Donations were good with $209 in the store donation box and $656 in the food table donation box.  A special $600 donation towards the purchase of the fleece pull overs helped the store earn more from the sales of the garments.  Factoring in that donation , the total donations for the Victorian Christmas event were $1,475.00

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Re: Museum Gift Shop
« Reply #59 on: June 06, 2012, 07:08:20 PM »
New for Summer 2012 -

The gift shop has a few new items including 3 new puzzles.  The puzzles come in two sizes, a 204 piece and a 30 piece.  All 3 feature color photographs of museum operations and equipment.  The two large puzzles are made from photos showing; (1) The special "WW&F in 1932" scene with the railcar meeting the mixed train at AC from the 2011 Picnic and (2) An "Old Days" scene at Sheepscot with the mixed train at the station and Antique Ford Models A & B parked at the shop.  The small 30 piece puzzle is a photograph of engine 9 in Sheepscot Yard from October, 1997 after she had been restored for operation on compressed air. 

Puzzles are available now. Large puzzles are $7 plus tax and small puzzles $6 plus tax.

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