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Slim-Gauge Field of Dreams
A look at Maine's Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum
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Photo ID: 260885

In the early 1900s, Maine's 2-foot railroads represented the only link to the outside world for many rural communities. Facilities, equipment and procedures were decidedly unsophisticated. The... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna Center, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Nov 21, 2008

Views: 3,938
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Photo ID: 260777

A local freight from Albion hauls the mail south through the Maine woods toward Wiscasset about 1920. Unlike most such scenes, this one didn't come from Grandpa's dusty attic. It's a real-life,... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Nov 20, 2008

Views: 3,098
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Photo ID: 258320

In the early 1900s, Maine's 2-foot railroads were expanding their lines to serve more and more rural communities. Here, a WW&F Forney engine switches a flat-load of railroad ties in Sheepscot Ya... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Nov 01, 2008

Views: 3,913
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Photo ID: 254384

A late night meet between north and southbound trains briefly turns the normally deserted Alna Center Depot into a beehive of activity. Here, crews off-load boxes from a northbound freight, whil... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna Center, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 09, 2008

Views: 2,961
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Photo ID: 254353

The unmistakable profile of a 2-foot Forney makes a pretty silhouette against a clear sky just after sunset.

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna Center, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 09, 2008

Views: 2,595
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Photo ID: 254208

A WW&F engine crew salutes their track crew colleagues as they approach Humanson Trestle on a cool fall morning.

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 08, 2008

Views: 2,733
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Photo ID: 254069

In a classic scene, a WW&F railroad crew synchronize watches prior to a pre-dawn departure from Sheepscot Station in Alna, Maine.

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 07, 2008

Views: 2,735
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Photo ID: 254061

A WW&F track crew working near Humanson Trestle takes a break to allow a southbound freight to pass. Scene circa 1920....photo circa 2008.

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 07, 2008

Views: 4,343
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Photo ID: 253889

In the early 1900s, Maine's 2-foot railroads were a vital link between rural communities. Mixed trains were commonplace as railways with limited resources attemped to satisfy customer demands fo... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 06, 2008

Views: 4,607
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Photo ID: 253886

If you ever wondered what fall in New England might have looked like when steam ruled the rails, you need to visit the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum in October. This railroad... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna Center, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Charter
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 06, 2008

Views: 4,091
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Photo ID: 253772

One of New England's hidden railway treasures struts its stuff for the cameras on a cool fall morning. Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington's little Vulcan Forney makes a stunning sunrise runby wi... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna Center, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 03, 2008


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Added: Oct 05, 2008

Views: 3,856
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Photo ID: 244042

The Trainman uncouples the consist from WW&F Locomotive #10 as she prepares to run around her train at Sheepscot Station in Alna, Maine. WW&F locomotives typically run in reverse while northboun... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: 4 PM Train
Photo Date: June 14, 2008


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Added: Jul 25, 2008

Views: 2,750
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Photo ID: 243916

Here's the Engineer's view from the cab of WW&F #10 as she heads south from Alna Center Station with the last train of the day. Any temptation he might have to "open her up and see what she'll d... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna Center, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: 10
Train ID: 4 PM Train
Photo Date: June 14, 2008


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Added: Jul 24, 2008

Views: 3,446
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Photo ID: 239834

Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington's Locomotive #10 eases back to the switch at Alna Center Station as she prepares to run around her train. WW&F Locomotives run in reverse going northbound and f... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 14, 2008


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Added: Jun 18, 2008

Views: 3,188
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Photo ID: 239654

As the Fireman looks on, the Engineer of Locomotive #10 eases the little 2-footer up to the WW&F's tankhouse for a drink. This structure is a replica of the original Head Tide Water Tank that wa... (more)

Railroad: Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-4T
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: WW&FRy 10
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 14, 2008


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jun 16, 2008

Views: 3,703
Comments: 1

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