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early NWP color schemes
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Greetings NWP fans.  Does anyone know about steam-era color schemes for NWP locomotives, passenger equipment etc?For example the one surviving loco on display in Sacramento has a light green color…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fred P Hanes Jan 8, 2016.

 

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"Yes but look at the location of that RoW probably set in the 19th century and probably along an existing wagon road where possible.  Take a ride on the Niles Canyon RR and you will see what improvements in the creation of a RoW have been made…"
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"Hi lazygenius, thanks for posting that link, just read the whole thing through, really enjoyed it.  My own adventure into the canyon was just a short hike near Dos Rios. "
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"Emilio, and anyone else who has not yet perused this: http://www.deekadelic.com/2014/05/05/trekking-the-eel-river-canyon/ You might take a read of the above URL, which is three guys who actually hiked the ROW from Fort Seward to Dos Rios in…"
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"And that ladies and gents, is why the Eel River Canyon will never see another train again. At least, until someone volunteers to write some huge checks..."
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Fred P Hanes replied to Sterling Klinck's discussion Mechanical condition of derelict engines?
"I photographed two locos at Willits in 2014.   They were protected by chain link fence so perhaps in better condition than Schellville's. Engine 3844 bore the NWP herald, with black paint and red trim.   Engine 4304 was in…"
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"Great presentation,  really enjoyed the evening.  Full house too."
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Fred P Hanes replied to Fred P Hanes's discussion early NWP color schemes
"Thanks Bob.    That seems definitive about passenger locos.  I'm planning to attend the Fred Codoni presentation in San Rafael next week.  I expect he can confirm the special paint job for #112. Fred"
Jan 8, 2016
Robert Hogan replied to Fred P Hanes's discussion early NWP color schemes
"Fred.... I can't claim to be the NWP painting guide expert, but I have a NWP timetable from May 1915 that uses the color herald with the redwood tree.   Fred Stint's two NWP books clearly show NWP steam locos to be black with white…"
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early NWP color schemes

Greetings NWP fans.  Does anyone know about steam-era color schemes for NWP locomotives, passenger equipment etc?For example the one surviving loco on display in Sacramento has a light green color with Redwood tree herald on the tender, and the caption says that scheme was used on passenger locos in the late 1920's.   When did the Redwood tree herald start being used?What scheme was used before that date? Examples of NWP passenger cars under restoration also show a light green color.  When did…See More
Jan 7, 2016

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At 5:10pm on May 15, 2014, Mark Drury said…

Wonderful series of photos from the Dos Rios area, Fred -- thank you very much for sharing!  Regards,

Mark D.

At 9:36pm on May 12, 2014, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Fred! 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,

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