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Will the Northern Section of this railroad ever run again?

I was thinking about the railroads current status up to Willits, and i came across a question i'd like to ask, Is it even possible to repai…

Started by Emilio Galo

36 Feb 6
Reply by Fred M. Cain

Tiburon Idler Flat Cars?

Does anyone know what the car numbers were on the 3 idler flat cars that were used to switch the car floats in and out of Tiburon? I know t…

Started by Jeff Maurer

0 Feb 4

RIP, Steve Atnip

I learned via an NWP-related Facebook page that longtime NWPRRHS supporter Steve Atnip passed away on January 8th, 2019, after a relatively…

Started by Mark Drury

7 Jan 21
Reply by Dave S.

NORTHWESTERNER INDEX

The NWPRRHS listing of the back issues of the Northwesterner magazine end with Summer of 2014. Does anyone know of a list that shows the is…

Started by Jeff Maurer

1 Jan 11
Reply by Al Merkrebs

Hutchinson Quarry

Does anyone know if the NWP had a spur into the quarry, and if so, any pictures, map etc.? Cheers, David

Started by David Cutting

6 Nov 2, 2018
Reply by Al Merkrebs

Is steam excursion service in the NWP's future?

Read the below link and let the speculation begin! https://www.facebook.com/607281602711658/photos/a.608240969282388/1587925121313963/?typ

Started by Bob Cleek

14 Oct 19, 2018
Reply by Richard Sotelo

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

21 Oct 16, 2018
Reply by Richard Sotelo

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.

3 Oct 2, 2018
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.

4 Oct 1, 2018
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

4 Sep 18, 2018
Reply by Richard Sotelo

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