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California's Lumber Shortline Railroads (America Through Time)

Author:  our own Jeff Moore. This is a great little book with wonderful photos and historical narratives about many of our smaller railroa…

Started by Dave S. in General

4 Mar 14
Reply by Alan Baer

Grading work at Shellville

drove through Shellville yesterday and the entire field to the west of 8th St is being graded with heavy equipment.  Is this first stage of…

Started by Chad Glover in General

15 Feb 26
Reply by Bob Burns

SMART awarded $10.5 M from Calif State

They will received this amount over a "three year period" and will use it "for operating the new passenger train service." Hopefully that m…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

5 Feb 21
Reply by Matt Jacobs

NCRA issues

Heads up to watch this month's NCRA meeting.  On the agenda is a report from NWP Co. item K 2b.  While this is in closed session hopefully…

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

0 Feb 7

HO Scale SMART GP38-2

I have an undecorated HO scale model of a GP38-2 that I would like to paint, detail and add sound to this summer. I've chosen to paint it i…

Started by Nico in Modeling

4 Feb 5
Reply by Jennifer

PTC Problems on UP

form Wall Street Journal, 2018-01-26 Union Pacific CEO: Train Braking Technology Is Clogging the Railway System to curb collisions or derai…

Started by Dave S. in General

2 Feb 4
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Nortyh Coast Rail Status update Mike Cook

Mike: What do you see happening with rail up your way? As you have probably noticed there has some recent posting about renovation of the R…

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

1 Jan 30
Reply by John [ Jack] Tremain

Reopening the line to South Fork?

Hey everyone, I know I have not done a discussion in forever, but I have a question to ask. Would reopening the line from Samoa to South Fo…

Started by Emilio Galo in General

14 Jan 29
Reply by Dave S.

NWP hauling for FEMA?

To Santa Rosa members:What method is FEMA using haul away the polluted debris from the Tubbs fire.  Normally this type of material is haule…

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

7 Jan 23
Reply by Carl O'Connor

SMART Could Save $45M for 3 Mile Windsor Extension

Great article illustrates how government thinking balloons the cost of many projects.  SMART estimates the cost at about $18M per mile to…

Started by Dave S. in General

4 Jan 22
Reply by Emilio Galo

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