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Why did NWP by TCRY 007?

I've seen this unit sitting in Schellville for quite some time (since around 2014) and was wondering why NWP bought it. It has no horn, it…

Started by Ian B. in General

1 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

Rail Gauge: A Transit Adventure on SMART

Interesting article.  http://www.sfweekly.com/culture/rail-gauge-a-transit-adventure-on-smart/ It mentions "Windsor, in particular, has b…

Started by Dave S. in SMART

3 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

Interesting Read About North Coast Rail Authority

https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2017/dec/15/railroad-news-citing-uncertain-future-california-t/

Started by Sean Purtell in General

7 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Richard C. Brand

A Note to New Member Spencer Keisling

Spencer: you are new here and it seems you don't understand the culture or how the site works.  People post photos, and then people comment…

Started by Dave S. in General

4 Dec 18, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

Concrete NWP Mileposts

Working on decoding old NWP concrete mileposts at our museum in Tiburon. We have one indicating 79 miles (town of Fraser south of Cazadero)…

Started by Phillip E. Cassou in History

0 Dec 3, 2017

1970s-1980s NWP Freight Operation

I'm trying to understand typical operations on the NWP during this time period. Currently I have a scattered sense. One thing I would like…

Started by Dan Whitton in General

3 Nov 19, 2017
Reply by Ron Close

What are these cars called? What are they for?

California Rail Productions video "Trains at the Stockton Diamonds". In this wonderful video, four mystery cars appear together at 10:48. …

Started by Dave S. in General

2 Nov 8, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

Best time to photograph/see NWP operations?

I know that the NWP doesnt operate 7 days a week (I've heard 3 days only) but what days are those and at what time do they run? I need to g…

Started by Ian B. in General

4 Nov 1, 2017
Reply by Ian B.

Could NWP be vital in rebuilding santa Rosa??

Hey guys I was curious if you thought that the nwp could be vital to bring in lumber and supplies to help rebuild santa Rosa after the fire…

Started by Carl O'Connor in General

6 Oct 24, 2017
Reply by Ian B.

Cyclist struck by SMART train in Santa Rosa

at Coffey and West Steele lanes.  The call came in to dispatchers at 3:55 p.m. from a police officer responding to the incident. The cycli…

Started by Dave S. in General

6 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by Jennifer

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