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I've seen this unit sitting in Schellville for quite some time (since around 2014) and was wondering why NWP bought it. It has no horn, it isn't PTC equipped, although it probably runs considering…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Fred Haines Dec 24, 2017.
I noticed the faint remains of a spur near Cloverdale headed into All-Coast Forest Products. Considering that the mill is still outputting lumber, could it be considered a customer in the future when…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Muller Dec 24, 2017.
I know that the NWP doesnt operate 7 days a week (I've heard 3 days only) but what days are those and at what time do they run? I need to get out and see some action with 1501 and 2009.Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian B. Nov 1, 2017.
At least a few of these visited the NWP, so I compiled this info on them.
(Also: If anyone knows how to reach My Espee Modeller's Archive, I would be more than willing to send them this info. I have tried, but it never reaches through their email.)
(MU means Multiple Unit Control)
Delivered in two batches, 5228-5249 and 5250-5278.…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2018 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments
I gathered as much information about the SD7's as I could. What I have is here.
Used up and down the NWP until about 1970. The beloved Caddilacs replaced these on the system until SP closed up shop. All were used as road switchers from Eureka to San Francisco. They operated up and down the line until they were shoved to switching service in SP's West Colton, Taylor, Roseville and Eugene yards. There is but one exception to this, however...
These are the units I identified from…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2018 at 12:16pm — 4 Comments
It has come to my attention that 1922 hasnt been seen for a while on the main. I found this photo of 1922, 007 and 1971 sitting in the deadline at Schellville. Why is she there? Are they storing her until GGRM shows up? (I believe that is 4436 coupled to 1922.) This photo is from June, 2017.…
Posted on October 25, 2017 at 10:30am — 10 Comments