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Ben Margherone
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  • Petaluma, CA
  • United States

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Ben Margherone posted a video

NWP 5076's first day switching H&B in Petaluma 11-3-16

Location: Lakeville Rd, Petaluma, CA Train: NWP Petaluma turn Engines: NWP GP38-2 #5076
Nov 3, 2016
Richard C. Brand commented on Ben Margherone's status
"thanks to Ben and everyone for making this wonderful video available once again.  Last Tuesday my 6 year old grandson waited patiently to watch while I tried to get it loaded from Youtube.  It was very odd because I could see the single…"
Sep 15, 2016
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Sep 15, 2016
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"Trying to repost my video. Keep getting a 500 error."
Sep 15, 2016
Chuck Mathis commented on Ben Margherone's video
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NWP 1501 around Petaluma, CA 8-11-16

"I do remember when the NWP put the cars on the ground just South of the road crossing. It was interesting to watch the crews struggle to rerail them. What a job!"
Aug 19, 2016
Chuck Mathis commented on Ben Margherone's video
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NWP 1501 around Petaluma, CA 8-11-16

"Back in "the day", loads to this location could have been thought of a seasonal. I remember the sidings being void of multiple cars many times when I routinely cruised the area. Then, all of a sudden, they were jammed with cars. I never…"
Aug 19, 2016
Richard C. Brand commented on Ben Margherone's video
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NWP 1501 around Petaluma, CA 8-11-16

"Thanks Ben for this post focused on the NWP. Yes it is disconcerting about their number of loads.  Remember Standard Structures was supposed to be a big customer for NWP as well as Redwood Empire via transloading in Windsor.  Hopefully…"
Aug 18, 2016
Chris commented on Ben Margherone's video
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NWP 1501 around Petaluma, CA 8-11-16

"Was thinking the same thing.  It seems like traffic to Dairymans has really slowed.  You used to see 4-6 cars sitting on the spur track constantly.  It's been empty lately when i've driven by.  "
Aug 18, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Ben Margherone's video
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NWP 1501 around Petaluma, CA 8-11-16

"Wow looks like the trains are not very long these days?? What happened to that 500 car order that they talked about at the ncra meeting 4-5 months back?"
Aug 18, 2016
Ben Margherone posted a video

NWP 1501 around Petaluma, CA 8-11-16

Locations: Pvt Xing, Petaluma, CA; Lakeville St, Petaluma, CA; Ely Rd, Petaluma, CA Train: Petaluma Local Engines: NWP MP15DC #1501
Aug 18, 2016
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"SMART departing Cotati SB 9:57"
Aug 6, 2016
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1501 @ Schellville

"It's the CP Pony Express. It's being stored at Schellville for the moment. No idea what they're doing with it."
Jul 25, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Ben Margherone's photo
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"Is that a old so baggage car?? What are they doing with that??"
Jul 25, 2016
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Jul 25, 2016
Ben Margherone posted a status
"1501 stopped on the main at Haystack 9:36"
Jul 24, 2016
Bob Cleek commented on Ben Margherone's photo
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Amtrak 958 @ Schellville

"Quite a striking comparison in size between that caboose and the Amtrack Special!"
Jun 28, 2016

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At 11:36am on August 27, 2012, Zachary M. Toler said…

I love your profile photo! Welcome to the network!

 

Zachary M. Toler

At 11:30am on August 27, 2012, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Ben! Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. We're adding content daily and actively recruiting new members -- please feel free to invite your own friends if you think they may be interested.  Regards,

Mark Drury

 
 
 

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