Steam and Sleighs 2020

  • Jan 25 - Feb 16, 2020

  • Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum
    97 Cross Road, Alna, Maine 04535, United States

Description

Steam and Sleighs 2020

Note: These are not Victorian Christmas Reservations/Tickets for December 14th 2019. Access tickets for Victorian Christmas through the main wwfrytickets.simpletix.com page.

Experience an unforgettable day at the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway during 'Steam and Sleighs'.

Ride the Railway's steam-powered Sheepscot Valley Winter Service trains and enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh (or wagon) ride, backcountry cross country skiing, snowshoeing, winter hiking, and more at our station stops along your journey.

Trains leave from Sheepscot Station (97 Cross Rd. Alna) and make stops at Alna Center and Top of Mountain Stations.

At Alna Center, detrain for horse-drawn sleigh rides and cross country skiing along with hot beverages prepared on the station's potbelly stove. Outside, warm your hands around the bonfire and participate in a variety of demonstrations. In addition to the heated station, additional a portable toilet can be found here.

At Top of Mountain detrain for snowshoeing, backcountry X/C, hiking and to explore the work the railway is undertaking on the mountain extension, a .75 mile extension of the railway to a new station adjacent to Midcoast Conservancy's Trout Brook Preserve. For your convenience, a heated caboose and attendant will be on hand to help direct you. There are no additional facilities at this remote location.

Trains leave Sheepscot Station (97 Cross Road, Alna) at 10:30, 12, and 1:30.  An additional 3:00PM train will pick up hikers, skiers and snowshoers. Visitors are welcome for a train ride only at 3:00PM. Tickets are valid for round trip passage to and from Sheepscot Station and include access to all of the day's activities. You may return on any train you wish to or break your journey at any station and resume it on a later train. Steam and Sleighs will be held Snow or Shine. In the event of inclement and hazardous weather, the event will be canceled and tickets will be refunded. Come dressed prepared for the weather. If you care to engage in outdoor activities, please bring your own skis, snowshoes, or outdoor gear.

Arrive 15 minutes in advance of your train's departure time to ensure a relaxed and pleasant experience.

See you on the Narrow Gauge!

Venue Details
Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum
97 Cross Road, Alna, Maine 04535, United States
The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, Inc., is a non-profit organization established in 1989 to acquire, preserve, and restore the operation of narrow gauge railroads and equipment which operated in the Sheepscot Valley and on other roads and to establish a Museum for the display of artifacts for enlightenment and education of the general public concerning the social and economic impact of railroads on the communities served. All of the proceeds generated by these events will be used to support the Museum's mission and projects preserving the WW&F Railway.