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Cause Areas

When

Fri Oct 07, 2016 - Mon Oct 10, 2016

Where

PO Box 24297 Cross RoadAlna, ME 04535

Join our crew of volunteers as we rebuild the historic WW+F Railway.

About

The WW&F has two track extension weekends every year, in spring and in the fall. The spring work weekend is the weekend of the last Saturday in April, and encompasses Friday through Sunday. The fall work weekend is the Friday through Monday ending in Columbus Day, in October.

The typical pattern is track is laid in the Fall (ties, rail, and spiking the two together), and the new track is ballasted and put into service the following Spring. However, for Fall 2016 we will likely be balasting track that was recently laid, and constructing some new track. Other projects will be available.

Work usually begins early in the morning, between 7 and 8 AM, although people arrive at all times throughout the day. The Museum supplies its volunteers with lunch and supper on these days. The work ends between 5 and 6 PM.

For 2016, the fall work weekend will be October 7 - 10.

Skills

  • Welding
  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • History
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • Young children must be supervised by parents.
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