Pusher service. A young WW&F Brakeman watches from his post near the back platform of the last coach as WW&F #9 provides pusher service for his heavy mixed train on the northbound run to Al... (more)
Flag Stop: Alna Center. Like a lot of rural railroads in early 20th Century America, Maine's 2-foot operations were dotted with small, rural stations at which passenger and freight traffic ... (more)
Passing trains at Alna Center. From on board a southbound WW&F Mixed Train in the hole at Alna Center, we watch as a northbound mixed observes the red flag and slows for a station stop. W... (more)
Queenpost Turntable. The most recent addition to the infrastructure on the grounds of the WW&F Museum has also been one of the most impactful. In the fall of 2016, the volunteers construc... (more)
Two feet to the quarries. Maine's 6-mile Monson Railroad existed primarily to move slate from quarries in the Monson area to a connection with the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad, where it coul... (more)
WW&F #9 recouples to its train after a runaround move at the Top of the Mountai siding during Mass Bay RRE Maine Two Footers in the Snow outing.
WW&F #9 leads its train over the grade crossing at Alna Center during Mass Bay RRE Maine Two Footers in the Snow outing.
Crew member clears snow and ice from the running gear of Monson #3, which had been slipping while attempting to start at the Alna Center depot. The locomotive was one of two steamers running on th... (more)
Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington #9 returns with its train from Top of the Mountain, the current end of track on the WW&F. The locomotive was one of two steamers running on the railroad for a Ma... (more)
Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington locomotive #9 and Monson RR #3 pose at Top of the Mountain siding during a charter run for the Mass Bay RRE.
The WWF shop switcher rests in the Sheepscot Shops during the "Maine Two-Foot Winter" event.
The WW&F likes to steam clean their steam locomotive No 9’s smokebox in a method they call "sparking." By using a large PVC pipe connected to a clean out plug and blasting steam through ... (more)
Slate haulers. The crew of Monson #3 waits patiently for their next move, as they bring a couple of empty slate flats to a quarry just outside the little town of Monson, Maine. Of course, ... (more)
Railroading is about time. And that means work can happen at any time. Locomotives need coal, water, fire and people to work. We can thank these folks for their work so that we may see wonders suc... (more)
Steamy Sheepscot Morning. A cloudy, chilly winter morning finds the visiting Monson Railroad #3 emitting tall plumes of steam as she heads for the upper yard at Sheepscot to coal up for the... (more)