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Save the Old locomotives in Eureka

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Save the Old locomotives in Eureka

These locomotives have been sitting here for a long time, and they have gotten worse as the years have progressed. They are on the corner of Commerical and Waterfront Dr. 

Location: Eureka, CA
Members: 7
Latest Activity: Jun 8, 2016

Who wants to save these locomotives from rusting?

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NWP Locomotives in Eureka, CA 1 Reply

  These locomotives were parked here in 1997, after the northern part of the line shut down due to no money, and a lot of issues with the environment.  Ever since early 1997, these trains have been…Continue

Started by Emilio Galo Nov 5, 2013.

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Comment by Emilio Galo on June 8, 2016 at 11:21am

Wow, reading this 3 years later, I'm still into saving these old locomotives.

Comment by Sean Mitchell on November 10, 2013 at 7:50am

The 3190 earlier this year. 

Comment by Emilio Galo on November 9, 2013 at 4:41pm

Do you have any current pictures of these trains?

Comment by Emilio Galo on November 9, 2013 at 4:41pm

These locomotives have a lot of potential in them, Eureka just needs to pull their act together.

Comment by Mike Cook on November 9, 2013 at 4:30pm

If they can be rebuilt, I think they should, it seems a waste to just send them out for scrap.  When I was up there last summer, they did have all the stacks and openings covered up and sealed, I am hoping they drained the fuel and oil as well. Somebody did tell me some of the wire has been vandalized, but how much I don't know. They also cleared a lot of the track in the enclosed and secured area where the engines are sitting.

Comment by Emilio Galo on November 7, 2013 at 5:04pm

Adios

Comment by Emilio Galo on November 7, 2013 at 5:01pm

That's cool. Got to go. Nice talking to you. 

Comment by Emilio Galo on November 7, 2013 at 4:59pm
Comment by Emilio Galo on November 7, 2013 at 4:58pm

Ok. Try to include the Black Widows in the model set, and include #1922.

Comment by Emilio Galo on November 7, 2013 at 4:55pm

Well, we can hope! :)

 

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