Railroad Workers

You’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad – Open Volunteer Work Sessions

Join the WW&F Railway’s volunteers on an “open” work session.

We have the following work sessions planned for select Saturdays this Fall.

Please join us for one or all of them!
Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome and needed.

Sept. 18:
Caboose painting day!
Help us prepare caboose 554 for it’s Fall Adventures.

Sept. 25:
Box Car 67 painting day!
Help paint historic B&SR Boxcar 67.

Oct. 9:
Lay Track! RR Spiking Party at Trout Brook.
Also will be laying out ties for the new Engine house.

Oct. 30:
Lay Track! (Part II) RR Spiking Party at Trout Brook.
Also will be laying out ties for the new Engine house.

Nov. 13:
Lay Track! (Part III) RR Spiking Party for Sheepscot Engine house.

Nov. 20:
Lay Track! (Part IV) RR Spiking Party for Sheepscot Engine house.
Finish any remaining tasks.

What to Expect

  • Volunteer shifts begin around 8:30AM at 97 Cross Road, Alna, Maine
  • Wear heeled, fully enclosed above the ankle boots (safety boots are preferable)
  • Wear full legged pants (no shorts, etc.)
  • Tools will be supplied, but feel free to bring ones that you are comfortable working with.
  • Tics and bugs are included at no extra charge. Appropriate repellant (and sunscreen) is recommended.
  • Volunteers will ride the train (or carpool) to the work site, depending on the work being done.
  • Lunch will be available for a modest donation – or pack your own.
  • Work will conclude by 3PM.
  • Younger volunteers are welcome under appropriate adult supervision.

Questions?

Please email us at info@wwfry.org

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