Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway 0-4-4 9 hauls a mixed train through Alna, Maine.
Looking for coal. On a very chilly December morning, WW&F Locomotive #9 climbs the hill to the upper yard in Sheepscot en route to the coal bunker for some fuel, because she's got virtually... (more)
Engineer "Bullet Bob " Longo pauses in the cab of #9 during the second weekend of the annual "Victorian Christmas" event. A recent snowfall and an ongoing ice storm kept many potential visitors fr... (more)
One of the many WW&F trips of the day returns back to Sheepscot from Alna Center during the second weekend of the annual "Victorian Christmas" event. A recent snowfall and an ongoing ice storm kep... (more)
Number 9 running down the passing siding at Alna Center during the first weekend of the WW&FRy's 2017 Victorian Christmas event.
Twilight in Sheepscot. Having tied on to the string of coaches, #9's Engineman James Patten has a quick conference with Conductor Jonathan St. Mary, prior to moving back to the north switch... (more)
Gotta love steam in the snow. With the cylinder cocks wide open, WW&F Engineman James Patten takes Locomotive #9 south on the main line toward the Sheepscot Station Platform, where he'll ti... (more)
What color is #9's Boiler Jacket? After lining the north switch for the main, WW&F #9's Conductor scrambles aboard as Engineman James Patten takes her forward toward the Sheepscot platform ... (more)
Not taking water this time. With the day's trips completed, WW&F Locomotive #9 won't be taking water as she pauses at the replica Head Tide Tank. Rather, she's just completed running arou... (more)
Switching for the run-around. The sun has set and the lanterns have come out as our Conductor throws the south switch near end-of-track, in preparation #9's run-around to the north end of t... (more)
Starting the put-away. With the arrival of the last Christmas Train from Alna Center, the WW&F crew begins the switching moves that will get the coaches safely stowed in the car barn, and t... (more)
Charging through the woods of Maine. Here's #9, just about 5 minutes north of Sheepscot as she charges southbound on a return trip from Alna Center. On this particular day, the 9 hauled ... (more)
Gliding past Sutter's. WW&F Locomotive #9 drifts toward Sutter's Crossing, with three coaches in tow, on the southbound run from Alna Center, during the WW&F Museum's Victorian Christmas Ev... (more)
Merry Christmas from Maine! WW&F Locomotive #9 negotiates the 3-way stub switch at the north end of the Sheepscot Yard, as she prepares to tie on to her train and begin the museum's annual ... (more)