Last train to Wiscasset. On a cool October evening, the crew of this short WW&F Ry consist prepares to head south, pausing briefly at the Sheepscot flagstop with the last train of the evening. Thi... (more)
Engineer Robert Longo and fireman Joe Fox contemplate their next move. This scene was created during the 2009 WW&F fall work weekend as part of the annual night run to Alna Center.
Engineer Joe Fox eases his train into Sheepscot Station in preparation for the last run of the day. A volunteer at the WW&F since age 14, Joe is now a full-time railroader.
The show must go on. Veteran conductor Dwight Winkley gives the "stretch" signal to engineer Robert Longo, during a July cloudburst.
Engineer Dana Deering and the day's fireman James Patten, roll into Alna Center after cresting the steepest hill on the WW&F -known as "the ladder."
Looking down No 10's boiler on a snowy winter's day and seeing Sheepscot in the distance, it's easy to imagine how engine crews looked forward to rounding Davis curve and seeing this same scene a ... (more)
WW&F Ry Museum Annual Picnic 2009. An early morning photo freight crosses Humason Brook Trestle heading south toward Sheepscot Mills Crossing. The trestle was designed by museum founder Harry Perc... (more)
David Blackman of Boothbay Railway Village drives a hot rivet into the door ring of WW&F Ry No 9's new boiler. Meanwhile, out of view inside the firebox, BRV's Jason Lamontagne holds a buck again... (more)
Annual Picnic 2009. WW&F Ry No 10, along with coach 3, coach 8, and open car 103, have just exited Cockeye curve and are gliding toward Davis grade, on a spectacular summers day in Maine.
Running northward tender first, WW&F Ry No 10 appears to be keeping a watchful eye on her train, as engineer Joe Fox peeks back over his shoulder and applies more throttle.
As dusk settles in, it becomes apparent that the 410's headlights are illuminated -- a nice touch that lends more life to the display.
Frozen in place. She's not going anywhere anytime soon, but sure looks like she could thanks to the ongoing efforts of volunteers from the Boston & Maine Historical Society.
Fireman Roger Whitney (a real-life fireman), pushes the Headtide Watertank spout up and away after a brief stop to replenish the forney's water supply.
Fireman's view from WW&F Ry No 10. We're heading through "Cockeye Curve" pulling a mixed train on a rainy Friday afternoon.