Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep a railway operating? Or perhaps you have lifelong interest in railroads?
Come down & join us as a volunteer!
All Ages and Abilities are Welcome!
To effectively and safely manage crews, we request that you register by following the link next to the date(s) you are interested in.
Not free on a Saturday? Learn about other opportunities here.
- Saturday April 17th- Register Here
Join WW&F Railway President David J. Buczkowski in a work day along the Head Tide trail.
We’ll be maintaining (trimming, cutting brush, etc.) where the rails once roamed through the famous cut in the shadow of the Head Tide church.
- Saturday April 24th- Register Here
- Saturday May 22nd- Register Here
- Saturday June 26th- Register Here
Learn essential railroad maintenance skills and become part of a team that has, and continues to rebuild Maine history.
Your day out on the railway will begin at 8:30am with a safety briefing. Following the briefing, work parties will assemble to learn the basic jobs. The remainder of the day until 3:00 will be spent engaged in track maintenance with a break for lunch. After work a dinner train for volunteers will depart at 4PM and return to Sheepscot at 6PM.
Do you like loud, interesting machinery? If so, this might just a job for you!
Come down & join us for a fun and interesting day of volunteering. Learn railroad ballasting, tamping, and leveling skills and become part of a team that has, and continues to rebuild Maine history.
Your day out on the railway will begin at 8:30am with a safety briefing followed by going out on line to begin work. Following the briefing work parties will assemble and to learn the basic jobs. The remainder of the day until 3:00 will be spent engaged in track leveling and tamping with a break for lunch.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
In addition to our Saturday Work Sessions, the Railway has regular work sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays and other, less formalized, weekend opportunities.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.