I did a little bit of digging (recalling seeing something about this earlier) - the location you reference north of Novato is known as 'Burdell'. I've seen the siding used to store empty/loaded grain hoppers in the last couple…"
"A bit of copy lifted from the Press Democrat article:
"Following Thursday night’s startup, the test runs by slow-rolling locomotives will occur between 9:30 p.m. and 4 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 9:30 p.m. to 9 a.m.…"
"No mention of rail service (it's already right there and a spur could be built for practically nothing) - hate to think what a mess 25 loading docks will make of route 121 and 8th street in/out of Sonoma."
"One can hope - Nu Forest Products in Healdsburg recently shut down, sold off their land to a developer, and headed north to consolidate operations with All-Coast Forest Products. It's a race against time to get service up there, but that's…"
"Reviving the conversation, I seem to recall someone posted up in-cab shots from some of the NWP locmotives - particularly a pair of photos taken from inside unit 1922 at night in what looked to be Petaluma. Anyone care to point me in the right…"
"1922 is most likely side-lined because it is a leased unit without PTC (Postitive Train Control) installed. As such, it cannot run solo on any active portion of the SMART tracks. (at least not without special dispatching) I do miss seeing it out and…"
"I don't know how current the info is, but per their website (http://nwprailroad.com/locations/):
- Schellville (provided by NWP)
- Petaluma (also NWP)
- Windsor (provided by Standard Industrial)"
I don't know for certain how it would be done, but I think the alignment would be a right-hand switch off the main from the south. The reason I think it would be this is due to the service area and structures for the County…"
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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