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Mike Manson replied to Chad Glover's discussion White Pass and Yukon
"Not such an off-topic. Between 1927 and 1930 the following NWP narrow gauge coaches were sold to the White Pass & Yukon: 713, 714, 716, 717, 728, 731 and 732. Renumbered in the 244-264 series, most of them are still in…"
Feb 26, 2015
Mike Manson and Kevin Bunker are now friends
Dec 26, 2014
Mike Manson replied to Cyrus Gillespie's discussion NWP Tiburon carfloat apron plans in the group Modelers
"Hi, Cyrus. The NWP RR Historical Society may have plans in their Petaluma archive, which is located at 1364 North McDowell Avenue, Petaluma. It is located across from the Kohl's shopping center. The Archive is open to the public every Thursday…"
Oct 13, 2014
Mike Manson commented on Chad Gustafson's video
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The Train Wreck -- Travel Channel

"Nice find, Chad. Based on photographs, this car was NWP 180, former SF & NP 41, one of two standard gauge wooden combination passenger and baggage cars built by the Carter Brothers in 1889. Retired 6/15/1936. Now, if someone…"
Mar 7, 2014
Mike Manson and Jelani are now friends
Feb 22, 2014
Mike Manson's discussion was featured

San Francisco in 1938

When you have an hour or two, start Google Earth Pro and navigate to the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Click on the Historical Photos button, and slide the pointer all the way back to 1938.Now, just where was the NWP yard located?See More
Mar 13, 2013
Mike Manson added a discussion to the group Maps
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San Francisco in 1938

When you have an hour or two, start Google Earth Pro and navigate to the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Click on the Historical Photos button, and slide the pointer all the way back to 1938.Now, just where was the NWP yard located?See More
Mar 8, 2013
Susan O'Hara left a comment for Mike Manson
"Hi Mike, We have Caboose 11 at our Depot Museum in Fortuna, and we have information on that specific caboose, Dr. Service our curator, has  more information.  The phone number is (707) 725-7645, and she is there Wed. - Sun, 12-4. Susan"
Feb 19, 2013
Susan O'Hara and Mike Manson are now friends
Feb 19, 2013
Mike Manson joined Mark Drury's group
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NWPRRHS

A group for those who are members of or who are interested in the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Historical Society.
Jan 17, 2013
Mike Manson commented on powerpawsnw's photo
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MtRSRR 045

"Did the railroad crew say what their plans are for the tender?"
Oct 10, 2012
Mike Manson replied to HUTCH 7.62's discussion Peteluma Ballest cars gone.
"My understanding, from talking with a Shamrock representative, is that the 'to be scrapped' cars are going to a salvage yard not on the NWP and therefore must be acceptable for interchanging with the Cal Northern/UP."
Aug 6, 2012
Mike Manson commented on Mark Drury's group Modelers
"Walthers has models of SW-1 diesels coming this fall.  SP 1004 and 1009 are represented in tiger stripes.  According to Fred Stindt's book, 1004 was leased to the NWP from 8/14/51 to 7/18/53, so tiger stripes should be the correct…"
Jul 14, 2012
Mike Manson commented on Mike Davis's photo
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old rail

"There are rails from 1904 or 1905 on the P&SR line to Hunt & Behrens."
Jul 5, 2012
Mike Manson commented on Roger Graeber's photo
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DSC04444

"When did the last SP caboose work along the NWP?"
Jul 3, 2012

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At 7:44am on February 19, 2013, Susan O'Hara said…

Hi Mike,

We have Caboose 11 at our Depot Museum in Fortuna, and we have information on that specific caboose, Dr. Service our curator, has  more information.  The phone number is (707) 725-7645, and she is there Wed. - Sun, 12-4.

Susan

At 9:39am on September 9, 2011, B Richards said…
Yes, credit me as B Richards on the photo.
At 7:24pm on September 3, 2011, B Richards said…
Sure Mike, go ahead and use my photo.
At 8:57pm on November 22, 2009, Mark Drury said…
Interesting and timely article on SP-10 in The Northwesterner, Mike -- I really enjoyed it! Looks like there's nothing to be done for this RDC given the condition it's now in, which is a real shame. Regards,

Mark D.
At 3:44pm on November 11, 2009, Mark Drury said…
Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Mike! Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. I'm adding content daily and am 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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