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Jennifer and Matt Helm are now friends
May 10, 2015
Matt Helm commented on Thad Wuest's photo

moving the Inside Track

""The Inside Track" was the name of the gift boutique that was once housed inside this old Pullman. It was originally located near the intersection of Waterfront Drive and C Streets, in the City of Eureka, Humboldt County.  Several…"
Oct 13, 2014
Matt Helm posted photos
Apr 22, 2014
Matt Helm joined Zachary M. Toler's group

NWP #1922 Fan Club

A group for anyone who likes NWP GP9 #1922, and would like to see it used more on trains. Also for sharing news related to #1922 or sightings thereof.See More
Aug 28, 2013
Matt Helm joined Jason Peterich's group

SP SD9s "Huff" and "Puff"

For any who are interested in SP 4450 and SP 4451, the two SP SD9s with steam generators for passenger service.
Aug 28, 2013
Matt Helm joined Mark Drury's group

The "New" NWP

A group interested in the latest incarnation of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, which is once again moving freight on 62 miles of rail between Windsor and Napa County.
Aug 14, 2013
Matt Helm joined Mark Drury's group


A group for those who are members of or who are interested in the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Historical Society.
Aug 14, 2013
Matt Helm joined Mike Cook's group

Mendocino County NEW NWP fans

A group for Mendocino County fans of the new NWP.  News, photos, and anything related!See More
Aug 12, 2013
Matt Helm commented on Michael Maass's photo


"The two dump cars are know as side dumping ballast cars. They were used to spread ballast along the right away where it was needed. The Eureka yard is known as the Balloon Tract due to the shape of the yard and specifically the track for turning…"
Jul 18, 2013
Matt Helm commented on Steve Atnip's photo

Island Mt bridge/tunnel

"Nice shot of the Island Mountain bridge and southern tunnel portal. I've always wanted to see this in person!"
Jul 18, 2013
Matt Helm commented on Sean Eric Bartlett's photo

Photo uploaded on January 13, 2013

"Just seeing this reminds me of my days as a youngster running around the Eureka railyard! I always loved the retro colors of the Eureka Southern locomotives. I believe there were some HO models similar to these at one time in the Hobby Shop in…"
Jul 11, 2013
Matt Helm commented on Sean Mitchell's photo

North Portal, now concrete

"Really enjoy the tunnel 40 photos you've posted. I've been kind of a tunnel hunter myself lately along the line, but have only been to #40 myself so far. Very cool!"
Jul 11, 2013
Matt Helm commented on Mike Davis's photo

Mare Island Rail Service

"Nice to see both locomotives, but the Baldwin VO-1000 is pretty darn cool!"
Jul 11, 2013
Matt Helm updated their profile
Jul 11, 2013
Don Borden commented on Matt Helm's photo

Fort Seward Station

"BTW the rail is still there, just buried in the vegetation."
Jun 19, 2013
Don Borden commented on Matt Helm's photo

Fort Seward Station

"It's easy to get to with a car. Quickest way is to take Hwy 36 from Fortuna or Red Bluff and when reaching Bridgeville go south towards Alderpoint. After going through Blocksburg look for the Fort Seward sign and drop down into the canyon.…"
Jun 19, 2013

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At 1:09pm on June 11, 2013, Matt Helm said…
Thank you!
At 6:59am on July 9, 2012, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Matt! 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

At 7:15pm on July 7, 2012, J. Sebastien said…

Welcom to the Party!


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