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Newest addition to the NWPRRHS stable

Welcome P&SR Boxcar #2, rescued from Bodega Bay. Video to follow in a day or two.

Started by Steve Atnip in GeneralLatest Reply

Historical Freight Operations

I've long been a historical operations buff and have recently obtained a copy of NWP Timetable No 37 of September 30, 1956.  I notice somet…

Started by Herb Kelsey in HistoryLatest Reply

Trouble Connecting To This Site?

How many of you are using COMCAST as your Internet service provider?  I'm in the north bay (Vallejo, CA) and I ALWAYS have trouble connecti…

Started by Dave S. in GeneralLatest Reply

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Is steam excursion service in the NWP's future?

Read the below link and let the speculation begin!

Started by Bob Cleek in General

3 11 hours ago
Reply by Richard C. Brand

California SB-1029 has a better than 50/50 chance to pass this year

   There are many changes to the Northwestern Pacific Right of Way.     1) Ends NCRA     2) Smart will have the right of way all the way up…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

21 on Tuesday
Reply by Richard Sotelo

Keep freight and NWP alive on the RoW

Long time friends of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Network. Many times as a non-resident I have enjoined you locals to write letters in…

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

9 on Monday
Reply by Bob Cleek

Great Redwood Trail

ABC News Bay Area covered the story about the Great Redwood trail. They. Sure exaggerated the cost and the number of bikers who will be spe…

Started by Paul Gardner in General

4 Oct 4
Reply by Bob Cleek

What Railroad Is This?

While scrolling through Google Maps, I stumbled upon this fairly lengthy private railroad near Santa Rosa.  The track appears to be either…

Started by James Bradley, Jr. in General

3 Oct 2
Reply by Richard Sotelo

Crossing Construction Supplies - 8th Street (Sonoma)

While passing through Schellville today, I noticed several stacks of new railroad ties, several stacks of concrete crossing panels, and at…

Started by James Bradley, Jr. in General

4 Oct 1
Reply by James Bradley, Jr.

SMART extension to Corte Madera

     This is something that I've been thinking about for a long time.  I do understand that the board of SMART has to finish building all o…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

4 Sep 18
Reply by Richard Sotelo

Auburn Street Bridge is being refurbished/replaced

   The work started on the 15th. The project will continue on the 22nd and 23rd of this month. This bridge is right under highway 101. It s…

Started by Richard Sotelo in SMART

0 Sep 18

Fire train fights Delta Fire These are the cars that sat on the Redding RIZp track…

Started by HUTCH 7.62 in General

1 Sep 11
Reply by Bob Cleek

NWP remnants

Anyone know where Herzog took the old crossties from the NWP RoW when they renovated the line for SMART? I need some of them to reinforce m…

Started by Richard C. Brand in Restoration

1 Sep 2
Reply by Dave S.


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