WW&FRy no. 9 is steaming up outside of shop bay 4 after some check valve and injector work. Monson RR no. 3 is spotted on the bay 3 lead with the steam dome opened undergoing throttle work.
Enroute to its display track in downtown Wiscasset, WW&F reefer No 65 rolls past the former home of museum founder Harry Percival. Harry passed away in 2001, but as the person who shingled the roo... (more)
Brakeman Jonathan St Mary hitches a ride, as WW&F Ry No 10 steams onto track 3 and begins the process of assembling the museum's Victorian Christmas train. www.wwfry.org
At the end of a spectacular day pulling the museum's Victorian Christmas trains, WW&F No 10 makes one of her final switching moves of year -placing coach 8 into the carshop, before being put away ... (more)
Well known for his decades of involvement in steam preservation, restorer and master pattern maker Bernie Perch muscles one of his reproduction steam whistles upright, to demonstrate the scale of ... (more)
Moonlight and kerosene. As darkness falls, members of the WW&F Ry steam crew check in at Sheepscot station, and prepare for the last run of the day to Alna Center. www.wwfry.org
Engineer Rick Sisson takes some happy passengers for a spin in the WW&F Ry Museum's newest piece of motive power -a home-built 2-foot gauge railcar. Built by restorer and craftsman Leon Weeks, the... (more)
With fireman and engineer comfortably seated for the long ride ahead, No 10 rolls south with a full head of steam, through the absolute darkness of rural Maine.
WW&F Ry No 10 simmers just outside bay one of the Sheepscot engine house, building steam for the day ahead. Although No 10 was originally built for the Underwood, Short & Reeves sugar plantation a... (more)
Using the glow from his kerosene lantern, WW&F brakeman Josh Recave checks his watch during some night time switching moves.