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How to find the locations of your photos

Hello all.In the interest of making things easier for people who look at photos you post who don't live in the area you're photographing, I…

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

0 Aug 23, 2010

Not NWP related but info for railroad history buffs.

 I had occasion today to speak with William Bliss. He is the grandson of DL Bliss (as in DL Bliss State Park) who owned Glenbrook and built…

Started by Bob Burns

0 Jul 26, 2010

Greetings

Hello all. I'm Drew. I joined because I have an interest in the history of railroading in the Bay Area. Some of you are aware of me due to…

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

0 Jul 16, 2010

NEW MAP GROUP

NEW MAP GROUP IDEA   How about creating a new group just for maps?  I know there are some maps in the photo section.  What I propose is a g…

Started by Paul Gardner

2 Jul 10, 2010
Reply by Mark Drury

Union Pacific Dedicates Boy Scout Locomotive

A Little off NWP topic, but a interesting story....   BSA In the News: UNION PACIFIC DEDICATES BOY SCOUT LOCOMOTIVE   (From Trains Magazine…

Started by Chad Gustafson

0 Jul 6, 2010

Connection Issues

  Hi:     I know this is very much a futuristic topic, but I am thinking about connectivity issues with tbe SMART passenger train.     Livi…

Started by Richard Hill

0 May 9, 2010

Scrap thief punches NWPRR official Sheriff Report

A Santa Rosa man who apparently helped himself to some scrap metal that didn't belong to him, ended up in jail after deputies deduced he wa…

Started by Bob Burns

2 Apr 14, 2010
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Alto Tunnel 1975 lean concrete fill near North Portal - Jacobs Assoc. report indicates no proof exists that this was ever done

Can anyone tell me how to verify that a lean concrete plug was in fact poured near the north portal of the alto tunnel in corte madera (rep…

Started by michelle Bourke

2 Apr 14, 2010
Reply by Mark Drury

Federal high-speed rail funds awarded

Well folks, the feds have decided it's time to build high-speed rail, and they're coming through with billions for high-speed rail developm…

Started by Evan

2 Jan 28, 2010
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"California Northern's entire fleet goes green"

From an article in the Napa Valley Register: The California Northern Railroad, which operates in the Napa Valley, has converted its entire…

Started by Mark Drury

0 Jan 19, 2010

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