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The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railroad Part 2 6/24/2015

by Chris Guenzler

The Trip

Now we will all board the 1925 Ford Railbus for the trip north up the entire Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railroad. Sit back and enjoy the views of this unique railroad.

What a great ride on a Maine 2 foot gauge. We stopped for some pictures.

The 1925 Ford Railbus on a delightful Maine morning.

Robin and I on the Railbus. We will continue down the railroad.

What a great ride through the woods of Maine. We made another photo stop at Alna Center.

The gang on the 1925 Ford Railbus.

The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railroad Alna Center station.

Two more views of the railbus here.

The railroad crossing sign on the road to Alna Center.

Railroad-related items off the road.

Inside the Alna Center station.

Now we will re-board the railbus to ride the rest of the way north.

We have come to the north end of the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railroad and stopped here for pictures.

We are truly at the north end of the railroad and would reverse to a more level spot to turn the railbus and had a front-row seat of the turning.

That is how you turn a 1925 Ford Railbus. We would now head back south to stop for photos at the creek bridge.

We ran through Alna Center on the way to the bridge where the three photographers got off to get pictures.

The photo stop at the creek bridge. We reboarded for the trip back to the engine house.

A look at a Maine forest.

We are almost back.

The builders have been busy while we were gone this morning.

Coming back into the yard.

We have returned to the engine house. A special thank you for having us on the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railroad. What a great two foot gauge railroad this is. Robin and I drove off, two very happy people.

We left Alna behind and drove back into Wiscasset, stopping just past the grade crossing on US Highway 1.

Turner Center Dairying Association box car 65, a replica of Creamery Car 65 built by the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railroad in 2012. I looked across the highway and walked across the street for a pair of pictures.

Maine Eastern caboose 5, nee SOO Line 96 built by International Car in 1973, is the ticket office for the Maine Eastern passenger trains in Wiscasset. Next we drove on to Boothbay Village.