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Carl O'Connor
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • United States

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McNear Brick and block
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Hello,I was curious if anyone thought that mcnear brick and block in San rafael would be a good possible customer?? They could truck product to shelville to trans load to trains to ship out. I see so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Cleek Aug 10, 2015.

NWP Customer App
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Just got the latest Progressive Railroading and there is a article in there about class 1 railroads having mobile apps to help customers track shipments, pay bills etc. Would this ever work for the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frederick P. Codoni Sep 7, 2015.

8th st east Sonoma Future
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Was just thinking the the recent expansion in shelville, the Sonoma pallet spur and the mystery reload customer that what would the likely hood be of rebuilding the rail line up to Graskopf wine…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Burns Jun 28, 2015.

Piggyback Trailers on the NWP
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Does anyone think that with the number of semi trailers going in and out of Sonoma county that a piggyback service would be option for the NWP?? You have trucking companies like yellow, Estes, and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by jbriogrande Aug 10, 2015.

 

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Carl O'Connor commented on Scott Kremer's video
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NWP 1922 South, Ft. A SMART DMU 12/12/2016

"Was it me or was 2009 smoking more than normal??"
Dec 14, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Mike Davis's photo
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1922 takes 3804 to interchange

"It was a mow car I believe when the like operated in the 90's"
Dec 11, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"Where though?? I can't find a place big enough."
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"If you look at Google maps it looks like you could make a northbound left hand spur that could go to alliance wine and korbel possibly."
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"There is a soil company and a stainless steel company in as as well as the modular building contractor but I doubt those would require a new spur"
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"What about Alexander valley cellars, mt storm forrest products, possibly wine alliance or korbel wine?"
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"It's still smarts track so they will need to approve it and they are kind of a wildcard to me at this point"
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"It's still in the permit process as far as I know. They are still transloading near willowbrook at the old Adobe lumber."
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to David L ILLICH's discussion NWP New Customer in Windsor
"I doubt this will be done very fast. Remember we are still waiting for spurs at sutra and lagunitas. Hopefully it's something other than hopper cars."
Nov 8, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Justin Gregori's photo
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IMG_6533

"Yes this is a dining car."
Nov 3, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to Michael H Harrison's discussion HERE IT IS!!!!!!!
"Well looks like that was pointless. Looks like the STB dosent want to deal with the two agencies that are acting like little kids and pointing fingers. I bet in the end this only hurts nwp in getting new customers."
Oct 21, 2016
Carl O'Connor replied to Chad Glover's discussion Another delay? Not a shocker
"I wonder who is paying for the replacement?? That won't be cheap. If it is smart that has to pay for it, how much money do they have left?? How much longer can they go with not operating?"
Oct 14, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Andrew Roth's photo
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NS 5076 Arrival Part 4: Schellville

"I hear this unit might have double control stands also. Can anyone confirm??"
Oct 13, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Chad Glover's status
"What if it was boxcars full of dynamite??? The people wouldn't bat a eye because boxcars couldn't possibly haul anything hazardous!!. People don't realize how much propane is around them now. There are tanks all over Sonoma county…"
Sep 28, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Andrew Roth's video
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Long 47 Car Storage Train on the NWP Featuring GP9 #1922: Schellville, CA 9-8-16

"Has anyone done the math on the weight of this train?? Seems very unlikely that 1922 and 1501 would be able to pull it easily."
Sep 25, 2016
Carl O'Connor commented on Scott Kremer's photo
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5pm Westbound Across Brazos

"I'm just thankful that it's funs as good as it does, and has been a work horse for the NWP. Sometimes looks aren't everything as long as the performance is good."
Sep 13, 2016

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At 6:42pm on November 4, 2015, John Peers said…

Hi Carl.

I still have it. I would expect buyer to pay shipping.

Shipment to you would be $7.

My paypal link is paypal.me/peers

Let me Know if you are still interested.

Thanks,

John.

At 9:44am on January 19, 2013, Mike Davis said…

I can take both cars of your hands for $20 for the pair

At 4:38pm on July 3, 2011, Mark Drury said…
Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Carl!  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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