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NWP Steel Boxcars

In Tony Thompson's excellent book on SP boxcars, he includes a diagram of what the SP was going to paint the NWP's boxcars (that they later…

Started by Jeff Maurer in General

6 May 15
Reply by Jennifer

Important May 1st SMART meeting

  This next SMART board meeting will have a presentation of the feasibility of connecting Novato to Suisun. This is a state funded study. I…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

23 May 11
Reply by Richard Sotelo

North End Service

Does anybody know about trains returning to the Eureka area?

Started by Luketherailfan in Restoration

14 May 7
Reply by Richard C. Brand

"History of the North Pacific Coast Railway"

Some of your locals must know about this presentation this coming Monday at 7 PM the Santa Rosa Library. ?????

Started by Richard C. Brand in General

1 May 3
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Railroad crossing Sonoma Creek bridge (looking for pictures) Schellville

Hello all, I am looking for photographs of a bridge that once crossed Sonoma creek down in schellville. The tracks ran across Broadway and…

Started by Patrick hellen in General

14 Apr 19
Reply by Jon Heit

SMART and NWP Co. news heard first here.

Had breakfast with a friend this morning and got some new and as yet unpublicized  information on SMART and NWP Co. I'll leave my friend na…

Started by Bob Cleek in General

4 Apr 12
Reply by C. P. Huntington

Mead Clark deliveries

Now living near Santa Rosa and pass by this busy yard frequently. Lumber ships from the mills on centerbeams.  This yard is right next to t…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

1 Apr 11
Reply by Michael H Harrison

New NWP Book by Angelo Figone

I received my copy of the  wonderful new (yeah I just found out about it!) NWP Book by, Angelo Figone, what a wonderful addition to my Fred…

Started by Bob Burns in General

0 Apr 8

Tiburon Idler Flat Cars?

Does anyone know what the car numbers were on the 3 idler flat cars that were used to switch the car floats in and out of Tiburon? I know t…

Started by Jeff Maurer in General

2 Apr 5
Reply by Jeff Maurer

Rail service to Healdsberg and north.

Went up to Healdsberg this week for business but then stopped to review NWP RoW status. The new President of NWP Co told me in so many word…

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

12 Mar 27
Reply by Chad Glover


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