Dedicated to Sharing the Heritage of Redwood Empire Railroading
Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Hayes Oct 7, 2014.
One of our members recently applied for work at one of the big railroad companies and you all pitched in with practical advise about how to go about it.
I'm likewise soliciting advice, although my goals are somewhat more modest. My office here in LA is downsizing and I'll be cut free in a few months so its time to start looking for new work.
If possible here in LA, would there be the means of finding railroad work with a smaller operation, a short line…Continue
Posted on January 5, 2015 at 9:57am — 3 Comments
Hello all. While I don't think anyone here particularly cares about minor railroads in states on the other side of the country, I just have to express my dismay with my old home state and the sorry state of its rail infrastructure, not too dissimilar with that of the NWP not too long ago. Plus, the New England railroad forum that I used to contribute to is defunct thanks to stupid bickering, trolling, poor management and horrible design.…Continue
Posted on July 1, 2014 at 12:36pm — 17 Comments
For those of you who have paid attention to my activities since I've been a member, you'll notice that I am an active researcher when I'm investigating abandoned railroads, preferring to go out and see for myself where things used to be. Something I just ran across, just reminded me of how dangerous it is. Seems that back in 2011, a city council member up in Fort Bragg was murdered in cold blood by some pot growers. Before I moved down here, an area that I would have loved to explore for the…Continue
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