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Lumber Customer Questions

1. Standard Structures does not seem to be shipping by rail lately. What happened? 2. Is Sonoma-Pacific Pallets in Schellville still shippi…

Started by Sterling Klinck in General

0 Sep 23

SP Redwood on PD site

Nice picture of the train on the PD w-site: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/7170866-181/smart-extends-the-long-line?artslide=0 Is this fr…

Started by Richard C. Brand in General

0 Aug 25

Share your news about the Golden Gate Railroad Museum's move to Schellville.

I'm not sure if it's really been discussed here much, but a quick review of local railroad related social media sites reveals that the Gold…

Started by Bob Cleek in General

25 Aug 25
Reply by Bob Cleek

NWPRRHS future database of former NWP employees

NWPRRHS invites people to share information about any relatives who have worked for NWP, names, dates, jobs, any stories you may have heard…

Started by Steve Atnip in General

0 Aug 24

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 in History

0 Aug 14

What's Holding Up SMART?

From what I can gather, SMART still hasn't received final FRA approval of their PTC system.  Is this correct?  It begs the question, then h…

Started by Dave S. in General

2 Aug 14
Reply by Dave S.

Transload Question

I know the NWP is getting desperate for new customers and to me trans loading seems like a huge possibility. I had a few questions though.…

Started by Carl O'Connor in General

4 Aug 4
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Bay Trail in Humboldt

While they agreed to NOT rip up the NCRA rails around Humboldt Bay, instead they are dumping the dirt from the trail construction over the…

Started by Thad Wuest in General

0 Jul 12

Good Idea for NWP?

I was reading this article about the UP leaving caltrain. I personally think that if it could turn a profit, NWP would be a great operator.…

Started by Michael H Harrison in The "New" NWP

5 Jul 10
Reply by Richard C. Brand

I rode the SMART Preview train---and liked it!

Along with a lot of other folks I rode the preview train northbound today to Sonoma Airport station (although there was no sign as to how t…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

2 Jul 10
Reply by Frank C.

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