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Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
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The addition of a couple people (especially Fred Cain) to this list has sparked a lot of good and interesting discussion.  In the interest of showing what the railroading in the Eel River Canyon is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave S. Mar 2.

Sierra Pacific Industries closing Arcata sawmill
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Greetings-I haven't seen this posted here yet...Sierra Pacific Industries a day or two ago announced they are closing their Arcata sawmill and eliminating its 120+ jobs.  This was one of the Emerson…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Donahue Fan Jan 27, 2016.

Thoughts and notes on Eureka traffic
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The thread on rebuilding the NWP at least to Willits rekindled some thoughts I had on the shippers around Eureka and what's happened to them in the 16+ years since the railroad shut down.  Following…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jelani Apr 24, 2014.

Photos from 1992-1995ish
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Several months ago I spoke on this forum about possibly posting some of the photographs I took behind the Redwood Curtain in the roughly 1992-1995 time frame.  I recall a few people being interested…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by B Richards Jul 27, 2013.

 

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Jeff Moore replied to John Roth's discussion What if the tracks from Ukiah to Willits were restored to make way for a scenic railway?
"So, the potential of various parts of the line for tourist railroading has been discussed from time to time here before.  In all reality, you're asking the wrong question- yes, it's possible.  The real question should be is it…"
yesterday
Jeff Moore replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion SMART addresses vegetation problem on large non-revenue property in Corte Madera
"Richard- I did not state my case well.  In your original message you said, in this order: - As our NCRA stated last week, their right of way running from Eureka to Lombard is classified as a "local railroad" line. - The NWP freight…"
Jun 17
Jeff Moore replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion SMART addresses vegetation problem on large non-revenue property in Corte Madera
"Responses to Richard and Emilio: First off, to Richard.  You say "As our NCRA stated last week, their right of way running from Eureka to Lombard is classified as a "local railroad" line. The NWP freight portion of the RoW is a…"
Jun 16
Jeff Moore replied to Richard Sotelo's discussion SMART addresses vegetation problem on large non-revenue property in Corte Madera
"I don't think the mention of vegetation control on two non-revenue producing properties can in any way be tied into pending northward extensions.  It sounds to me far more like either nuisance abatement or prevention type of…"
Jun 11
Jeff Moore replied to Luketherailfan's discussion Skunk not going to Northspur anymore?
"I've heard the issue is related to deteriorating track conditions on the east end that now prohibit passenger trains on the line west of around the western base of Ridge Hill, reportedly the result of a FRA inspection.  The truncated…"
May 11
Jeff Moore commented on Luketherailfan's photo
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Yreka depot falling apart.

"Railmark's website dramatically overstates the level of activity there.  The YW hasn't hauled any freight since 2008.  Prior to that time they had been handling veneer, peeler cores, and woodchips for Timber Products, the veneer…"
Apr 18
Jeff Moore replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion Rail service to Healdsberg and north.
"Any idea from where they are trucking the material?"
Mar 24
Jeff Moore replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion Rail service to Healdsberg and north.
"I see the spur going into the property, indicating there was rail service at one point in time.  And yes, it is true I live in Nevada, but it's also true that I once lived in the Eureka region and used to regularly drive the 101 corridor,…"
Mar 24
Jeff Moore replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion Rail service to Healdsberg and north.
"Question: How exactly would reopening the railroad to Healdsburg get any trucks off 101?  What significant traffic source exists there for which rail is a competitive option? Jeff Moore Elko, NV"
Mar 23
Dave S. replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"Oops!  As Jeff Moore points out below, I botched the spelling of two of these towns (Fernbridge and Ferndale).  I'm usually much more careful about such things, and meant no disrespect to the inhabitants or anyone who has a connection…"
Mar 2
Jeff Moore replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"First off, it's Ferndale, Fernbridge, and Fortuna.  The residents of Slide (named after, well, a nearby land slide) petitioned the state legislature to rename their town Fortuna in 1884, the change happened in 1888.  The name…"
Mar 1
Fred M. Cain replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"Well, it's not 1964 YET but the news keeps getting worse and worse.  A new powerful storm is supposed to hit this weekend (March 1 - 3) and indeed, as of March 1st early a.m. the first outer band of showers is coming onshore at…"
Mar 1
Dave S. replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"I wonder who was in charge of naming towns up in that area:  Furnbridge, Furndale, and Fortuna, all within a couple of miles of one another. I also wonder how rains this year compared to 1964."
Mar 1
Jeff Moore replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"Fernbridge is at Milepost 268.7, about two miles north of Fortuna and 16 miles south of Eureka.  Humboldt Creamery's facility sits at that station, it's also where the state highway to the old Victorian town of Ferndale takes off from…"
Feb 28
Michael H Harrison replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"That canyon literally gets it from the top down and the bottom up.  Building a trail will be questionable at best. It will wash out multiple times a year also.  I also couldn't imagine going through the Island Mountain Tunnel again. I…"
Feb 28
Fred M. Cain replied to Jeff Moore's discussion Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon
"Well, shoot!  Here we go again folks.  Just in case anyone in California hasn't noticed yet, please let me assure you that the drought is OVER.   It was reported on the TRAINS Magazine forum on my NWP News thread here:…"
Feb 28

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At 4:14am on February 13, 2019, Fred M. Cain said…

Jeff,

O.K., I'll do that.  Prbly nothing you don't already know but it might be interesting.

-Fred M. Cain

At 9:41am on February 12, 2019, Fred M. Cain said…

Hi Jeff,

I had an interesting e-mail exchange with "The Friends of The Eel River" amonth or so ago.  Not sure if I should put it on the group.  Would you be interested in seeing that?

Regards,

Fred M. Cain

At 8:42pm on December 1, 2011, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Jeff! 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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