A 2-Foot, 3-Way Meet at Top of the Mountain. Trains representing 3 of Maine's historic, 2-foot gauge, common carrier railroads meet in a winter wonderland at Top of the Mountain, at the WW&... (more)
Runaround at T.O.M. At the WW&F Museum, the letters T.O.M. mean Top of the Mountain. At one time, this was the end of the museum's track, and it's still the turning point for the regular e... (more)
Backlit beauty. Having just lined the north switch at Top of the Mountain for the main line, Brakeman Bryce Weeks watches carefully as WW&F #9 brings her mixed train north, headed for Head ... (more)
Steam meets steam at T.O.M. Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Locomotive #9 takes the siding with her mixed train at Top of the Mountain (T.O.M.) on the WW&F Railway, while the beefy Bridgt... (more)
Cleaning switches. With the mid-day temperature hovering around 15F, Fireman Gordon Cook hands the switch broom down to Trainman Dan Malkowski as the crew prepares to take their Sandy River... (more)
Assembling an all SR&RL passenger train. Trainmen Dan Malkowski (foreground) and J.B. Smith (background) are about to complete the assembly of a passenger train that has not appeared in pub... (more)
Two foot to the quarries. With brake club in hand, Brakeman Bryce Weeks protects the rear of his Monson Railroad freight as it backs onto a siding, deep in the woods of Maine.
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Cold 'nuff for ya? With the morning temperature hovering around 9F, Bridgton & Saco River Railroad Locomotive #7 charges upgrade from the yard at Top of the Mountain toward Alna Center and ... (more)
On a mid-October day in midcoast Maine, WW&F engineer Wes Carpenter glances back toward his conductor, during a scheduled stop at "Top of the Mountain." The museum's October Work Weekend is almost... (more)
WWF 9 and the visiting Monson Railroad #3 pose together as they meet at the area known as "Top of the Mountain" in Alna, Maine on the Wiscasset Waterville and Farmington Railway.
Doubling the hill. WW&F Locomotive #10 runs around a cut of freight cars on the siding at "Top of the Mountain", just south of Head Tide on a warm August afternoon. In the cab, E... (more)
Top of the Mountain - End of the Line. WW&F Locomotive #10 sits on the spur track at a location known as "Top of the Mountain", as Brakeman Bill Baskerville prepares to throw the ... (more)
The end of the day finds brakeman Bill Baskerville waiting atop boxcar 309 to release the brake. Meanwhile engineer Gordon Cook, and fireman Joe Fox bring WW&F Ry No 10 around their train at"Top o... (more)
"Big Joe" tamper at work. As I've noted many times, the crews at the WW&F strive to authentically re-create 2 ft. railroading in the early 1900s. Wherever possible, they attempt ... (more)
Lining and leveling....the old fashioned way. A WW&F Section Gang gives a hard heave into their lining bars as Road Foreman Dana Deering (kneeling in the gauge) watches with a keen eye to v... (more)