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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

Sonoma County railroad alignments

Can anyone point me to where I can find fairly detailed alignments for (i) the lines between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol?  Which line now has…

Started by Michael Von der Porten

9 Mar 23, 2013
Reply by Michael Von der Porten

NWP Vacation Booklet now on Ebay

I'm not the seller, but the price is very reasonable. Somebody here should grab this gem: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1911-North-Western-Railro

Started by powerpawsnw

2 Jan 3, 2013
Reply by powerpawsnw

No 99, Coffee Grinder and engineer William Price Turner

A non-railfan friend asked about San Francisco and North Pacific No 99 commonly known as "coffee grinder". No 99 is a 0-4-0 geared locomot…

Started by Randy Hees

0 Jul 19, 2011

John West's Excellent NWP/EUKA/CNR/NWPY Images

Those of you who do not follow the NWP Yahoo! group closely may be unaware of John West's online NWP image collection, found here: http://…

Started by Mark Drury

4 May 30, 2011
Reply by Andrew F. Laverdiere

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 Drury

9 May 12, 2011
Reply by powerpawsnw

rail archeology in the Duncans Mills area

Hello all.I'll be away in Maine for a week. Afterwards, it's likely that I'll be up in San Francisco in order to help move some material fo…

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

2 Nov 4, 2010
Reply by Andrew F. Laverdiere

Rob Sarberenyi's images of the north end from 2004

Rob Sarberenyi, the owner and moderator of the Espee Yahoo! group and a fellow member of the West Bay Model Railroad Association, shared an…

Started by Mark Drury

0 Sep 13, 2010

Sonoma Prismoid info needed

HelloA while back, I located the book Redwood Railways by Gilbert Kneiss at the Oakland library. One small chapter was on Mr. Kohns attempt…

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

5 Aug 4, 2010
Reply by Andrew F. Laverdiere

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