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HO Scale SMART GP38-2
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I have an undecorated HO scale model of a GP38-2 that I would like to paint, detail and add sound to this summer. I've chosen to paint it in SMART colors as number 100. I think I'm going to go with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Feb 5, 2018.


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Alex commented on Nico's status
"1501 and caboose have been there for over a week."
Mar 7
Nico posted a status
"1501 is sitting at H&B. Thought I saw a caboose too..."
Mar 6
Nico posted a status
"1501 in Petaluma 4:38"
Feb 20
Nico commented on Richard C. Brand's blog post Napa Valley Wine Train gets $1.7M grant to green the popular tourist line
"I hope its not going to be one of those UP Genets they're selling..."
Feb 8
Nico replied to Mark Drury's discussion RIP, Steve Atnip
"I'm so sad to hear the news! Steve was the one that introduce me to this site years ago. I would occasionally run into him while chasing the NWP in it's early days and I briefly volunteered with him at the P&SR museum in Petaluma. As…"
Jan 10
Richard C. Brand commented on Nico's status
"Nico: You called this one correctly.  While the SMART GM did not identify where they were damaged his picture clearly showed major in transit damage by UP.  See my post today Nov 7."
Nov 7, 2018
Richard C. Brand commented on Nico's status
"Dave: We won't forget because we are watching.  Please identify issues as I will be attending the next SMART mtg. If nothing else you know that I will fight for the success of both SMART AND NWP on this new RoW.  Having just once…"
Oct 29, 2018
Dave S. commented on Nico's status
"Steve:  Forgot about that!  Thanks! So, is the "A" car the one with the cafe or the restroom?  I always get those two mixed up."
Oct 28, 2018
Dave S. commented on Nico's status
"What are "C" cars?  Isn't it the case the SMART only has "A" cars?  All the trains that I've seen are either "A" cars back to back, or three "A" cars lashed together.  Right? Or is…"
Oct 27, 2018
Dave S. commented on Nico's status
"A recent Trains Mag. article says that the Nippon Sharyo plant in Illinois is closing.  Isn't this where the SMART cars were…"
Oct 25, 2018
Nico posted a status
"Learned today that the new SMART cars have not been put into service because UP humped and damaged them...hmm."
Oct 22, 2018
Nico commented on Scott Kremer's video

NWP 2009 West; October 12th, 2018 (Read description)

"They must have been testing them last night. Heard a southbound through Petaluma around 10:30."
Oct 14, 2018
Nico replied to James Bradley, Jr.'s discussion Crossing Construction Supplies - 8th Street (Sonoma)
"I would guess that they are for GGRM as they would need projection moving their equipment across 8th st. The current crossing looks pretty beat up. I wonder if this is contributing to the move delay."
Sep 29, 2018
Nico posted a status
"Heard 2009 In Petaluma about 10 minuets ago."
Aug 23, 2018
Chad Gustafson commented on Nico's status
"I enjoy playing Devil's advocate, so I'll take this on. Not sure the idea of a Quiet Zone is "stupid." I llove trains, railroading, history, etc. I moved into a home here in North Carolina a stone's throw from a…"
Aug 14, 2018
Emilio Galo commented on Nico's status
"Dave, I agree. Quiet zones are just stupid."
Aug 13, 2018

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At 1:53pm on September 16, 2015, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Nico! 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,

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