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Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
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Could anyone tell me when the last passenger train rolled into Santa Rosa. I assume NWP and I thought I read, a while back, that it was a mixed train.  Possibly in 1950's?I will appreciate any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Moore Sep 10, 2016.

NWPRRHS monogrammed shirt
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I see, in the latest issue of "The Headlight", that the NWPRRHS is offering a gold-colored monogrammed shirt for sale.If it would be posssible, I wonder if the NWPRRHS network could post a colored…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Hill Sep 7, 2013.

 

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Once the Larkspur to Cloverdale route is finally in place (and, hopefully, very successful), has anyone heard any comments or rumblings, from Mendocino and Humboldt counties, about running the line further north?RichardSee More
Sep 24, 2016
Jeff Moore replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"Richard- No, it was not a mixed train.  Probably the main reason you don't remember passenger trains in the area in the '40s and '50s is that they ran only at night.  Daylight service did not come until the Redwood started…"
Sep 10, 2016
Richard Hill replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"Thanks to everyone and especially Jeff Moore. Yes, I thought I did read, somewhere , that 1958 was the last year for a passenger train in Santa Rosa. Was this a mixed train? It's funny, I grew up in Sebastopol in the late 40's and…"
Sep 10, 2016
Richard C. Brand replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"Richard: You have been asking some of the types of questions that I have been as a member of this group.  FYI some of the cars included in the shot photo posted by Chad are strung along different spurs along the line including Healdsburg, …"
Sep 7, 2016
J. Sebastien replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"Yes it was in the 50's. i dont know exactly when though."
Sep 6, 2016
Jeff Moore replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"As for regular passenger service...it appears the date would be 9 November 1958.  NWP continued operating its overnight trains to Eureka up until 2 June 1956, when it was retired and replaced with the Redwood (Trains 3 and 4), which made a…"
Sep 6, 2016
Richard C. Brand replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"Passenger train as in scheduled event or an excursion train which would have been a special event paid in advance train out of SR.   I too would like to know who/what sponsored and then scheduled these passenger trains.  The rail RoW was…"
Sep 1, 2016
Chad Gustafson replied to Richard Hill's discussion Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa
"I was wrong, I posted it two years ago: http://nwprr.net/photo/old-nwp-excusion?context=user"
Aug 31, 2016
Richard Hill posted a discussion

Last Passenger Train in Santa Rosa

Could anyone tell me when the last passenger train rolled into Santa Rosa. I assume NWP and I thought I read, a while back, that it was a mixed train.  Possibly in 1950's?I will appreciate any reply.Thanks,Richard H.See More
Aug 31, 2016
Richard Hill replied to Richard Hill's discussion NWPRRHS monogrammed shirt
"Thanks, Steve, for the photo. Very quick response!  I will be sending in my order for one.   Richard"
Sep 7, 2013
Richard Hill replied to Richard Hill's discussion NWPRRHS monogrammed shirt
"Thanks very much for posting the photo, Steve!  I appreciate it and will be sending in my order. Richard  "
Sep 7, 2013
Steve Atnip replied to Richard Hill's discussion MWPRRHS monogrammed shirt
"Ask and ye shall receive, just don't ask for glamor shots. Also, sweat stain on the collar are extra"
Sep 7, 2013
Richard Hill replied to Richard Hill's discussion MWPRRHS monogrammed shirt
"It was in the Sept-Oct isssue of the Headlight. Yes, it must be new. I don't know what kind of shirt it is. A polo shirt with the NWPRR redwood tree logo I think would be quite popular.   Richard"
Sep 7, 2013
Scott Schiechl replied to Richard Hill's discussion MWPRRHS monogrammed shirt
"FYI: This item is not listed on the NWPRRHS's website.  Too new?  "
Sep 7, 2013
Richard Hill posted a discussion

MWPRRHS monogrammed shirt

I see, in the latest issue of "The Headlight", that the NWPRRHS is offering a gold-colored monogrammed shirt for sale.If it would be posssible, I wonder if the NWPRRHS network could post a colored picture of the shirt? Richard, Santa Rosa See More
Sep 7, 2013
Mark Drury left a comment for Richard Hill
"Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Richard! 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…"
Sep 7, 2013

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Once the Larkspur to Cloverdale route is finally in place (and, hopefully, very successful), has anyone heard any comments or rumblings, from Mendocino and Humboldt counties, about running the line further north?

Richard

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At 10:45am on September 7, 2013, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Richard! 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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