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Top Ten California Railroad Projects funded by SB-1

   This is only a couple of days old but the tenth project is for 970K. Pilot program: Services to fill the Gaps- Evaluate opportunities an…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

2 Mar 11
Reply by Richard Sotelo

NWP: End of the Line (Is this railroad too far gone for help?)

Today I wanted to talk about the NWP, in its current condition, and what it was like before FRA shut it down on the northern end. For years…

Started by Emilio Galo in History

78 Mar 10
Reply by Emilio Galo

SMART Board Meeting today

Anyone planning to attend today's board meeting?  Item 8 on the agenda is: "Authorize the General Manager to Enterinto Purchase Agreements…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

0 Mar 6

Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon

The addition of a couple people (especially Fred Cain) to this list has sparked a lot of good and interesting discussion.  In the interest…

Started by Jeff Moore in General

14 Mar 2
Reply by Dave S.

Awfully Muddy, The Rise and Fall of the NWP

Humboldt State University, 2018 History Award Papers, 1st Prize: See "Download" link on this page.

Started by Dave S. in General

1 Mar 1
Reply by Jennifer

The Northwestern Pacific in HO; Recreating the Railroad and its Operations

NWP in HO Scale This is a 71 page PDF of a Power Point presentation on the planning, build, and operation of an HO scale NWP model railro…

Started by Dave S. in General

3 Feb 28
Reply by Dave S.

RoW co-ownership disclosed by GM

At last week's SMART board meeting GM Mansourian discussed the hiway 37 raod washout and repair status of the rail line.  The Chief Enginee…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

6 Feb 26
Reply by Dave S.

Northwestern Pacific Railroad in Color by Scott Inman and Ed Mackinson

Hi Friends: If you haven't heard, the long-awaited NWP in Color from Morning Sun Books is now in print and available from the NWPRRHS.  T…

Started by Scott Inman in General

4 Feb 24
Reply by Dave S.

Caboose and box car in Booneville

i had to go to Fort Bragg yesterday and while passing through Booneville there is a caboose and boxcar that are part of a real estate offic…

Started by Chad Glover in General

1 Feb 24
Reply by Dave S.

Automatic Block Signal System

Group, I tried doing a forum search for "automatic block signals" and didn't find anything so I was wondering if this subject has even com…

Started by Fred M. Cain in General

7 Feb 20
Reply by Dave S.


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