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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

Fire Near SMART Fulton Operations Center

According to this map, fire has already crossed over the SMART ROW and is very close to the Fulton Operations Center: https://maps.nwcg.go

Started by Dave S. in General

2 Oct 11, 2017
Reply by Bob Cleek

Napa Valley Wine Train Collides with Limousine Bus, No Injuries

https://twitter.com/brandynharris http://abc7news.com/wine-train-collides-with-limo-bus-in-st-helena/2508979/ http://www.nbcbayarea.com/new

Started by Dave S. in General

3 Oct 8, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

SMART extension to Larkspur SMART fan, Nippn Sharyo fann

I'm so pleased to see the train up and running with paying passengers.  And in the opening ceremony I heard someone say that SMART is the f…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

8 Sep 28, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

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, 2017

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