Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington 0-4-4T 9 tackles the short but steep grade known as "The Ladder" leading into Alna Center. The diminutive train is almost dwarfed by the Yard Limit sign... (more)
During two weekends this winter, one in January and one in February Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway in Alna, Maine ran "Steam and Sleighs" events. Passengers boarded the train at Sheepsc... (more)
Built by Davenport, Iowa Ironworks Company, the Mary Jane Steam Engine was a wood-burner and, at its best speed, traveled 25 miles per hour. Records indicate the train was used for at least 50 yea... (more)
Bringing 'em home. After 6 hrs of really intense operations, shuttling back and forth between Sheepscot and Alna Center, during this year's Victorian Christmas event, the very last of the W... (more)
Merry Christmas from Maine! The WW&F Railway Museum's 1891-era Portland Forney #9 runs light in the north yard at Sheepscot, preparing to haul the first of the day's Christmas Express Train... (more)
To celebrate 50 years since the end of steam on the BR Southern Region, The Swanage Railway celebrate in style with this triple headed outing. We see 30053,34070 and 80146 between Corfe Castle and... (more)
ex LSWR No. 30053 seen leaving Corfe Castle.
LSWR No. 30053 near Corfe Castle on the Swanage Railway.
A window on history. It's April of 1933 and the WW&F Railway is somehow still hanging on. The advent of heavy trucks and better country roads are tapping the lifeblood of the little railro... (more)
Engineman Robert Longo. WW&F Engineman Robert Longo enjoys a brief moment of respite with his pipe, as he gazes past the coal boards of Locomotive #9, waiting for the Station Agent to bring... (more)
Engineman Joe Fox. WW&F Engineman Joe Fox carefully watches the water glass as he runs the right-side injector on Locomotive #9, during a morning steam-up in the Sheepscot Yard.