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Dirty Harry Bridge

just for comidic laughs, to talk about the "Dirty Harry Bridge" instead of going to the same post over and over.

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Comment by HUTCH 7.62 on June 4, 2012 at 7:18pm

Comment by Charles Forssi on January 5, 2012 at 6:22pm

No, the observation car was parked just south of the tunnel. It was owned by a hollywood movie star but I can't think of the name right now. It was there until the summer of 1979 when it was moved to I don't know where.

Comment by Zachary M. Toler on January 5, 2012 at 6:13pm

Charles, the only coach like that I was aware of was the North Shore 101, formerly NWP 201, ne NS 101. This coach was fully restored years ago in Duncan Mills, along with a pair of P&SR wooden boxcars. Is the coach your talking about?


Zachary M. Toler

Comment by Charles Forssi on January 5, 2012 at 5:54pm

Does anyone remember that old observation car that used to be parked north of the bridge? It used to belong to some actor in the 1940's. Some guy I met bought it and moved it to another location to restore it. It was one of those western type open platform observations. I believe it was wood. Anybody remember that?


Comment by Charles Forssi on January 5, 2012 at 5:51pm

I remember this bridge when I used to live in San Anselmo in 1979. The bridge was unused then but was still usable. The tracks were all there as far as the bridge that was a little more south. I don't know if that bridge is there either. I think it was a drawbridge if I recall. Any help out there remembering?

Comment by Gary E. McCourt on December 30, 2011 at 1:34pm

Any pictures out there of the old Hutchison Quarry, where Dirty Harry ended ? I still remember the old " Crooked " Tower building, that always looked like it was ready to fall in ! Now... Larkspur Landing... Uggh.

Comment by Zachary M. Toler on December 30, 2011 at 6:00am

Yeah, like at tunnel portals and the ends of bridges, and to mark abandoned ROWs. Although they'd probably wind up stolen or vandalized...


Zachary M. Toler

Comment by HUTCH 7.62 on December 29, 2011 at 12:43pm

It would be nice to see more heralds on the NWP right of way

Comment by Chad Gustafson on December 13, 2011 at 9:45pm

Done and Done Isaac!


You can buy those signs now for $7-9 at local hobby shops..I have two, one I plan on donating to Redwood Empire Live Steamers or the Willits depot. 

Comment by B Richards on December 13, 2011 at 9:38pm

I have heard thru, Hubbys Uncle, that someone has recently (in the last few months) put a new NWP hearld somewhere on the south approach to the bridge.  I'll try to find out more from uncle and get a picture of this.


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