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This is what I get for posting when I'm tired. The name given in the Times-Standard, Dec. 23, 2011, is "Hambro Group, but in the article it is spelled, "Hasbro Group", several times, so assume, "Hasbro", is correct. Don't know the address, but it is located in the area called, "Korblex", which stood for, "Korbel Exchange", the interchange with the now-gone Arcata & Mad River Rail Road. I emphasize, they did not dismantle their siding, but the mainline out front, (about 250 ft. of…Continue
Posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:15pm
Saw something yesterday that got me a little hot. The mainline in front of the plant was torn up, most of the iron was cut up and gone. As I was surveying the damage, a security guard talked to me. He said Haskell was doing it and the right people were notified and put a stop to it. I hope the rail authority will put on a rare display of guts and force them to pay for the damage. This would put a chill on those who think the track structure is there for them to steal.
Posted on January 5, 2012 at 9:13pm — 7 Comments
Thank you, powerpawsnw, for your comments.
With no color chips preserved, I'll attempt some educated guesses.
Since redwood figured very prominently in, "The Redwood Empire", I'll submit that the dark green was closely matched to the foliage of the redwood tree. In Fred Stint's book, NWP, vol 1, page 141, we find Nos. 52 and 53. No. 52 seems to have little contrast between the greens, but the shadows are well-lit, indicating a bright, overcast day-great for showing detail,…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2011 at 12:03pm