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Modelers: new lumber company HO locos being released

Hello All -- I found this post on the "Logging Railroad Modelers" Yahoo group and thought some folks might be interested (unfortunately I model in N scale):"Greetings-First off, I have no interest or…Continue

Started Jun 5, 2015

NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
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Drove past Commercial Street this morning and there's a crew working on the 4 NWP locomotives behind the fence.  They've already moved the southernmost engine to one end of the yard, and are pulling…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emilio Galo May 7, 2015.

 

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Modelers: new lumber company HO locos being released

Hello All -- I found this post on the "Logging Railroad Modelers" Yahoo group and thought some folks might be interested (unfortunately I model in N scale):"Greetings-First off, I have no interest or involvement with any of these products, and simply want to pass the news along...at least a couple interesting logging railroad diesels are forthcoming from manufacturers.  First up is a recent announcement from Bowser's "Executive Line" of a new run of their Baldwin VO1000 switcher, due Winter…See More
Jun 5, 2015
Emilio Galo replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"This is very sad indeed. I'm guessing they will be scrapped? It would have been nice to keep them, NCRA just left them there to rust. Is there any chance that the northern part of this line will ever be repaired? And yes, they need to save…"
May 7, 2015
Ric Schlexer commented on Mark Drury's group Modelers
"Mitch, I plan to replace the B-mann decoders, as you recommend.  I like to buy engines with DCC preinstalled because all the wiring and frame isolation is already done."
May 5, 2015
Ric Schlexer commented on Mark Drury's group Modelers
"Awesome as usual Mitch.  Are your base units the Bachmann 44-tonners?  They're available from Trainworld for $50 (with DCC!). …"
May 4, 2015
Richard C. Brand replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"What date was this picture taken?"
Apr 30, 2015
Carl Casale replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"Still in the yard as of yesterday."
Apr 30, 2015
Chad Gustafson replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"And 1922, prepaint!"
Apr 22, 2015
Chad Glover replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"It's funny.  If you go to google maps and street view on the south side of his lot you can see 1322 in there. Not sure if this will…"
Apr 22, 2015
Ric Schlexer replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"Thanks!  Sounds like it's worth a visit."
Apr 22, 2015
James Bradley, Jr. replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"He has a nice collection of locomotives just outside of Turlock (Chemurgic), so he will probably send them there.  They were nice enough to let me come in and photograph them once.  Most of the locos he has there are former SP units."
Apr 21, 2015
Ric Schlexer replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"Don't be sad.  Monson says he could have his engines up and running by late 2016.  But, running where...?"
Apr 21, 2015
Chad Gustafson replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"Heres some pictures, yo:  http://lostcoastoutpost.com/2015/apr/21/trains-going-bye-bye-graffiti-eureka-balloon-track/ Anybody else suddenly get really, really sad...?"
Apr 21, 2015
Carl O'Connor replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"Is cct70 being scrapped due to copper theft??? What else is wrong with it??"
Apr 21, 2015
Michael H Harrison replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"I have had a lot of cab rides in CCT70."
Apr 21, 2015
Michael H Harrison replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"CCT70 is not the collision one. It is owned by NCRA. It was the most reliable locomotive EUKA and NCRA owned."
Apr 21, 2015
B Richards replied to Ric Schlexer's discussion NWP "ghost" locos in Eureka are being removed this week
"The CCT70 to be scrapped. Is that the one that was in a runaway collision several years ago?"
Apr 21, 2015

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At 11:09am on June 12, 2012, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Ric! 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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