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Bill Provines, Fireman on the Mount Tamalpais Railroad, Dies

From http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/05/BAEO1AETPP.DTL: Bill Provines, the last surviving employee of the famous…

Started by Mark Drury in General

1 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Chad Gustafson

"Ready To Haul Freight Again"

Following is a link to and the text of a Press Democrat article published today that Steve Atnip and Chad alerted me to, and one that poppe…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

0 Nov 1, 2009

Cloverdale Seeks to Link Downtown to the Train Station

Another Steve Atnip find. I'm looking forward to the day when I can hop on my bike in Menlo Park, ride the few minutes to the Caltrain stat…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

0 Oct 30, 2009

Ruth Rockefeller, Ardent NWP Supporter, Passed Away Last Sunday

The following article popped up in the RSS feed at the bottom left of the Main page. Ruth Rockefeller, long-time Willits resident and suppo…

Started by Mark Drury in General

0 Oct 29, 2009

NCRA Press Release: NWP Repairs "Substantially Complete"

Steve Atnip pointed out there's a new press release on the NCRA website, attached below, that indicates repairs are substantially complete…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

1 Oct 26, 2009
Reply by Chad Gustafson

SMART Awards Initial Contracts for Commute Train, Bike Path

The NWP-related news is coming fast and furious, courtesy of Steve Atnip once again. Hot on the heels of the NCRA's announcement that repai…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

0 Oct 26, 2009

SP/NWP Speeder For Sale

No, I'm not selling it, but if I had more free time and a rails-in-the-backyard-tolerant spouse I might purchase this SPM speeder -- I'm su…

Started by Mark Drury in Restoration

3 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Chad Gustafson

NWP RR Co. Presentation to the H.C. Board of Supervisors

I attached the March 10, 2009, presentation (below, under Attachments) which John Williams appears to have delivered to the Humboldt County…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

0 Oct 15, 2009

Christian Goepel's "Northwestern Pacific Today" Blog

I meant to share Christian's blog on the network some time ago but perhaps everyone has already seen it. In any case, he has some nice, rec…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

0 Oct 15, 2009

Win a trip on the Virgina private rail car - THA Raffle

Timber Heritage Accociation is having a raffle with a trip on the Virgina private railcar as the prize. More info. http://capdiamont.wordpr

Started by Lawrence LaBranche in Events

3 Sep 26, 2009
Reply by Cory W Swank

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