Merry Christmas from Maine! On Saturday, December 17th, 2016, the WW&F Museum ran its 16th Annual Victorian Christmas celebration. This event features free train rides, visits to Santa Cl... (more)
A Mainstay of North American RailroadingWith all the changes in railroading over the last few decades, more and more "railroady" items - such as searchlight signals, marke... (more)
Bellying Up to the BarEven on a cool, misty Maine morning, Wiscasset; Waterville & Farmington #9 is a thirsty beast. Prior to the first passenger run of the day, steam swirls aroun... (more)
Out of the Mists of the PastWiscasset; Waterville & Farmington 2'-gauge 0-4-4 #9 has just taken on a load of coal, and is backing down to pick up the two passenger cars for today's ... (more)
Steam and Steel... but it also takes a human to make a locomotive come "alive" and do what it was designed to do. As steam swirls around and through the cab on a cool and... (more)
Stretching Its Legs After a RebuildingWiscasset, Waterville & Farmington #9, a 24" gauge 0-4-4, recently completed an extensive rebuild that lasted nearly a decade. This littl... (more)
Yes, the Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway ceased operation way back in 1933. Everybody knows that.
But what not everyone knows, a little bit of it survived. As a child and as an adult... (more)
WW&F's No. 9's steam dynamo in action.
I have waited 55 years to see a Maine 2 foot gauge railroad alive and in steam. It was worth the wait.
Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington 0-4-4 No.9 brings it home in Alna, Maine.
Brakeman Bill Baskerville surveys his train from the rear platform of caboose No. 320. He is rolling southbound near Rosewood Crossing on the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington, a reconstructed 2 ... (more)
In the chill of a Maine evening long ago, just when the loons started their spooky song on the lake, you heard the equally haunting sounds of a machine, far off yet coming. Closer it came, the sou... (more)
WW&FRy number 9 simmering on the mainline in front of Sheepscot station.
Keepin' 'em rolling.... Inside the Sheepscot Shop Building, WW&F crew members Joe Fox and Bob Longo prepare to take a few measurements of a narrow gauge wheel-set that's seen a lot of hard... (more)
Sutter's Crossing.As the sun sinks lower into the afternoon sky, much of the WW&F ROW falls into deep shadow. Sutter's Crossing, which is pretty nicely lit from mid-morning to mid-afternoo... (more)
Re-assembling a Freight at Top of the Mountain.Brakeman Bill Baskerville stands on the catwalk of Reefer Car 65 as Engineer Rick Sisson, Fireman Jason Lamontagne and Conductor J.B. Smith br... (more)