The crew gets No. 9, the jewel, ready for another day. My wife saw this and she said: "I feel I just stepped into 1916." That is exactly what happens when you go to the WW&F. The place i... (more)
WW&F number 9 rests between trains during a busy Memorial Day weekend.
A quiet moment is a rarity for the engineer of a steam locomotive, but veteran engineer "Bullet Bob" Longo has the decades of experience to pick just the right time to light up. He's a great frien... (more)
Southbound on Davis Grade. WW&F #9 hauls a 7-car mixed train southbound at Davis Grade, just a quarter mile north of the Sheepscot Yard, which is the southern terminus of the current WW&F M... (more)
Side by side at TOM: A study in contrasts. WW&F Locomotive #9 and Monson Locomotive #3 sit side by side with their trains at Top of the Mountain, just over 7 miles north of Wiscasset, Maine... (more)
Winter in the Maine Woods. WW&F Locomotive #9 charges south with an afternoon passenger train, high above the icy Humanson Brook, en route to its destination, the seacoast town of Wiscasset... (more)
2-Engine Mixed. When trains became too heavy for just one 0-4-4T Forney Locomotive, several of Maine's 2-Foot operations would add a helper locomotive to the consist. Rather than double h... (more)
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.