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Roger Graeber replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion Petaluma depot and caboose
"IF you own a piece of railroad equipment you must make arrangements for storage either free or paid The UP caboose is privately owned. Jamie member Jacob Park is trying to contact you you can email Roger.Graeber@gmail.com And I will get him in…"
Sep 12, 2014
Roger Graeber commented on Roger Graeber's photo
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Sp No employees on roof

"If You are not an Employee then it is OK?"
Jul 24, 2014
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Jul 24, 2014
Tommy Tommy commented on Roger Graeber's video
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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Petaluma River

"You did a great job. They are supposed to be taking pictures of all the stuff they are removing I guess. "
Apr 22, 2014
Roger Graeber commented on Roger Graeber's video
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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Petaluma River

"SMART Asked me for a video on the haystack Bridge to give to the California archive showing the old bridge. This is basically what I gave Smart With a few minor tweeks"
Apr 22, 2014
Tommy Tommy commented on Roger Graeber's video
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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Petaluma River

"great video I saw it close yesterday. You couldn't hear a thing. Granted, freeway is right there, but it was basically noiseless. This will be a valuable document once the bridge is removed. Great record. "
Apr 22, 2014
Roger Graeber replied to Emilio Galo's discussion Is it possible to restore the old NWP line from Willits to Eureka?
"ANything can be done with enough MONEY. If the port of Eureka comes to being then the money might turn up."
Mar 18, 2014
Roger Graeber replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion SMART Construction
"I have seen the equipment while I have been video taping the action. I DID NOT include the equipment in the last video that I did. If I get an action shot I will includ it in the next video on the NWP. The rail is loaded on a dollies that…"
Mar 12, 2014
Roger Graeber replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion SMART Construction
"SWH Has special equipment to move the rail without a train"
Mar 11, 2014
Roger Graeber replied to Emilio Galo's discussion Is it possible to restore the old NWP line from Willits to Eureka?
"  I WAS AT an NCRA MEETING RECENTLY and it was announced THAT THE new EAST WEST CONNECTION TO EUREKA WOULD cost 1 billion dollars, and that the restoration of the NWPRR from Eureka to Santa Rosa would cost 600 million dollars. This is just…"
Nov 10, 2013
Roger Graeber replied to Chad Gustafson's discussion NWP Movie in the group Videographers
"Hello All I have produced 3 videos on the NWP & SMART that are available from the NWPRRHS. THe New NWP DVD one and two, 2012 & 2013. And SMART Construction by Stacy and Whitbeck / Herzog 2013. These only document the current state of the…"
Nov 10, 2013
Roger Graeber commented on Roger Graeber's photo
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Second rotten pier

"There are 45 wooden piers holding up the brifge. SO 2 bad piers is not  abig deal. And the speed limit is set at 10 MPH ot reduce the stress on the bridge. Many of the piers have had neww wood spliced in. The repairs were kept to a Minumin…"
Nov 7, 2013
Roger Graeber replied to Alan D Nelson's discussion I Wonder If? Freidman's Petaluma
"John Williams has been making a pitch to the NCRA board for mor help adding switches"
Oct 26, 2013
Jim McCarter commented on Roger Graeber's video
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The new Cinnabar bridge on the Northwestern Pacific and SMART railroads

"Roger   nice video  fun to watch    thank you"
Oct 25, 2013
Roger Graeber posted a video

The new Cinnabar bridge on the Northwestern Pacific and SMART railroads

The Cinnabar bridge needed to be replaced handle high speed commute trains. Old wood trestle is replace with a modern concrete and steel bridge
Oct 25, 2013
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Oct 11, 2013

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Ruth Rockerfeller-Eureka Southern-NCR-NWPY-Photos and video needed

As some of you know I am putting together a video of the NWP working tittle "From Ruth Rockerfeller to NWPco". IT will include a brief history from ruth to NWPY. I have a few pictures of Ruth but I would like to get more pictures and or video of her to be used in this video. The video will be a fundraiser for the NWPRRHS as I give them to the NWPRRHS at no charge to them, it is 100% profit to the group.

Unfortunatly I was working during the time of the ES, NCR, and NWPY and do not…

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Posted on December 7, 2011 at 10:35am — 2 Comments

SMART could run in 2012 just not 79 mph

Smart is trying to build a Cadillac system with a Chevy budget. As I understand it the only alternative considered at the Nov 6th meeting were for parts of a Cadillac. What should be considered is a whole Chevy. The tracks are ready for Freight AND PASSENGERS from the Ignacio wye to Windsor. It is possible to reasonably make improvements to the existing Freight tracks to run Passenger trains at 45 or 55 Miles per hour. According to my calculations the 12 miles between Petaluma and Novato would… Continue

Posted on November 21, 2010 at 8:46am — 8 Comments

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At 10:59am on June 27, 2010, Mark Drury said…
Thanks for the tip, Roger -- I created a forum post for Lionel's opinion piece. Also, which software do you use to create your videos? And thank you again for sharing those! Regards,

Mark D.
At 1:09pm on June 15, 2010, Mark Drury said…
Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Roger! 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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