"I will say this on the matter. The railroad authority has and will continue to do a better job moderating its property - both owned and easements granted to it - better than those who seek to claim pieces for their own agenda.
People forget that is…"
"I think the fence looks fine. SMART is choosing to install fencing along the right-of-way within city limits. That's their perogative. Once regular service starts, they can't have people walking the tracks like now with only a couple…"
"Looks like the paint booth at Alstom's Mare Island facility. The light package seems to match the 2700 block of SP's late switcher fleet, though I assume the number, 1501 is new, as it doesn't match any SP roster info I could find."
"It would be wonderful to have a switcher on the NWP again - I missed out on setting the sw1500's back in the day. Perhaps this will be the new local power for switching out Petaluma - we do have the Lagunitas and Dutra spurs going in this year!"
"Does anyone know who owns this car? Given that it is on the south end of the RR bridge and only a few miles north of Windsor, with some RoW restoration, it could be the next car to be brought out.
SMART of course would have to agree."
"Restoring and maintaining private cars is indeed very expensive. Private car owners who charter out their cars can make a small fortune with them, all they have to do is start off with a large fortune."
"Not parts as this is mostly the welding in of sheet steel replacement. But this is a structural issue and therefore a costly project and expensive for the private rail car owner for a car to carry passengers again.
Donald Trump could…"
"Yes - new water and sewer connections were installed across the area in this photo. I imagine the same sort of arrangements were made for this utility crossing as the upgrades at Grant St. (combined with new bike/walking pathway)
I would imagine…"
hi sir, it would be awesome if you could come out on Sunday, October 25 to help us ballest and possably lay some track. @ The Youth Community Park accross from Piner High School. We'll be meeting from 9:00 to around 4:00-5:ish. If you have equipment, (call president Ann Bruner-Welch for more info: (707) 578 4414) it would help out a lot. Cheak out the website for more information. Thanks!
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