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Don Underwood
  • Petaluma, CA
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Don Underwood replied to Michael H Harrison's discussion Ooh Bother...
"Bob C., thank you for your research.  I shall resume using Roundup on the nasty weeds in my backyard.  My aching back thanks you for saving me further hard labor from hand pulling.  And no guilt trip.  Thanks! "
May 4
Dave S. commented on Don Underwood's status
"On further thought, there are many situations where you do want the traffic signals to go green when grade crossing warning is activated in order to clear out a crossing adjacent to an intersection.  Imagine, a panicked motorist stuck behind a…"
May 3
Dave S. commented on Don Underwood's status
"No, it's not rocket science, but there's many reasons traffic signal "preemption" might not be implemented yet: 1.  Cost.  SMART needs to conserve cash and get operating.  They don't want to spend money on…"
May 1
Richard C. Brand commented on Don Underwood's status
"This is not rocket science: "Traffic lights should be red long before the crossing gate arms are activated!" The signals here in Palo Alto where the RoW parallels the roadway have been programmed to do this for over 50 years."
May 1
Don Underwood posted a status
"Deja vu all over again.…"
May 1
Don Underwood commented on Mark Drury's group Modelers
"Great details.  Telephone pole cross arms, railing on bridge, pipes on buildings.  Only in Petaluma: Chicken Pharmacy!"
Apr 19
Don Underwood commented on Richard Todd's photo

whale back C-9 new leased power

"Love it! Who makes it?  And the engine?"
Mar 30
Don Underwood commented on Ron Close's photo

SMART Test Train

"Sharp, great color, and clouds!"
Mar 24
Don Underwood commented on Richard Todd's photo

worlds cheapest spray booth

""What is the connection with the NWP?" "...graffiti?"  Richard, the Modelers Group was started long before you joined this site.  Modeling the NWP and similar railroads is perhaps just as relevant as your discussions…"
Dec 20, 2016
Don Underwood commented on John P. Morgan's photo

SP 3804 departing Schellville

"3804 - (L. Potts)"Braced against the rain and rust out on that dead end spur A target for the taggers - a shame to be endured Pushed you off among the weeds - said you were too old Aside that lonely depot they left you in the…"
Dec 12, 2016
Don Underwood commented on Jennifer's blog post Trying Something New
"Well done!  Both your model RR and web page."
Nov 17, 2016
Don Underwood commented on Andrew Roth's photo

NS 5076 Arrival Part 3: Schellville

"Is there enough room in the cage for all this power? Golden hour, golden pic."
Oct 13, 2016
Don Underwood commented on Andrew Roth's video

Long 47 Car Storage Train on the NWP Featuring GP9 #1922: Schellville, CA 9-8-16

"One more reason I avoid watching KPIX "news."  There are some intelligent, informed comments at the end of the story."
Sep 24, 2016
Don Underwood commented on Jennifer's blog post SF - Denver - Chama, Aug '16
"Looks like a fun trip!"
Sep 9, 2016
Don Underwood commented on Richard Todd's status
"Bad news.  They had a wide selection and good prices.  Convenient for left coast deliveries. Hope MBKlein/Model Train Stuff stays in business."
Aug 18, 2016
Don Underwood commented on Joey Meuleman's photo

Haystack Bridge

"Jeff, thank you."
Jul 30, 2016

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At 11:06am on June 12, 2012, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Don! 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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