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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 KelseyLatest Reply

Seeking Info on Bill Thomas, NPC Master Mechanic

All, I've been searching the net for information on Bill Thomas, NPC Master Mechanic and designer and builder of the first cab-forward loc…

Started by Mark DruryLatest Reply

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Last Freight Train from Tiburon 1967

I'm preparing for the 50th anniversary of the last freight train outbound from Tiburon on September 25, 1967. I'm trying to determine appro…

Started by Phillip E. Cassou

0 Aug 14

NWP: End of the Line (Is this railroad too far gone for help?)

Today I wanted to talk about the NWP, in its current condition, and what it was like before FRA shut it down on the northern end. For years…

Started by Emilio Galo

70 Aug 3, 2016
Reply by Emilio Galo

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

10 Sep 7, 2015
Reply by Frederick P. Codoni

Mystery Trestle on the Russian River

Howdy. I have an mystery on my hands and wanted to see if there was anyone around that might be able to pinpoint a location. I found a smal…

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

15 Feb 13, 2015
Reply by Steve Atnip

'64 Flood

I stumbled on a couple items of possible interest related to the '64 flood and thought I'd share them here.  The first is a trailer for the…

Started by Mark Drury

0 Dec 16, 2014

Albion Branch and Trindad Branch Timetable Pages

I need PDF or scanned copies of the employee timetable pages for the Albion and Trinidad Branches (1920s). If anyone has these available pl…

Started by David M. Bernstein

0 Feb 15, 2014

Scotia and the Hedge-Fund Firm That Owns It

Today's Wall Street Journal features an article about Scotia and Marathon Asset Management which now owns the town as a result of The Pacif…

Started by Dave S.

2 Dec 28, 2013
Reply by Dave S.

Last D&RGW SD-9 Scrapped (a former NWP OminiTrax Unit)

Some sad news from TRAINS Magazine NewsWire this week: Last Rio Grande SD9 scrapped Published: October 3, 2012 No. 5305, as built, pictured…

Started by powerpawsnw

4 Jul 17, 2013
Reply by Leonard Marsh

Another Rail News mentioning NWP in a column.

http://www.trainlife.com/magazines/pages/274/20463/june-1996-page-61

Started by Christopher Palomarez

0 Mar 27, 2013

Old NWP Rail News article Dec. 1997

http://www.trainlife.com/magazines/pages/246/18340/december-1997-page-50 Dug this up on the old NWP...interesting read.

Started by Christopher Palomarez

1 Mar 27, 2013
Reply by Devin

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