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Sean Purtell
  • 25, Male
  • Petaluma, CA
  • United States

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Sherwood Branch
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It is great to be here with everyone!Just to share a little bit about myself, I'm a Petaluma native who grew up chasing trains up and down the line, I have some good memories as a young young kid of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Glover Oct 5, 2015.

 

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Sean Purtell commented on John P. Morgan's photo
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Shine

"Thats awesome, we live in Omaha NE right now and that shop is just a couple hours from us."
23 hours ago
Sean Purtell commented on John P. Morgan's photo
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Shine

"Where is the shop this was taken in?"
yesterday
Chad Glover replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"I'd never used the create your own map feature on google maps. Was super easy to do. I'll use this again in the future. Check it out."
Oct 5, 2015
Sean Purtell replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"Wow now that is neat chad thanks for sharing that, that's got some impressive clarity to it"
Oct 5, 2015
Chad Glover replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"If you look close on Google Earth there is a lot of spots you can see where the ROW was to the north and south.  There's another small patch of ties to the north of that spot you found Sean.   You can also follow the ROW to the…"
Oct 5, 2015
Sean Purtell replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"Did some playing around on google maps and saw some ties from sherwood branch, pictures are different magnification to help orient."
Oct 5, 2015
Sean Purtell replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"Fred,Those pictures are something else, thank a ton for sharing. That would be incredible to visit the old mill site, i'll have to look into that. Sounds like the ties I mentioned were part of that extension (toward Fort Bragg), as to the east…"
Sep 7, 2015
Frederick P. Codoni replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"I have a number of photos of the Sherwood Branch, but with a 5 MB limit I can send only one at a time on this site. Give me your e-mail address and I'll send them that way. Fred Codoni, Editor, The Northwesterner and Headlight. "
Sep 7, 2015
Frederick P. Codoni replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"Here are a few photos of the Sherwood Branch. Will have to send in groups because of 5MB limit. The branch extended from Willits 23.8 miles by NWP, then 4.2 miles further by the Northwestern Redwood Company Railroad. PHOTO ID: 2092 - Sawmill at…"
Sep 7, 2015
Steve Atnip replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Sherwood Branch
"Assembled in place I imagine."
Sep 1, 2015
Sean Purtell joined Mark Drury's group
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Timber Heritage Association

The purpose of the Timber Heritage Association is to create awareness and appreciation for the impact of timber, logging and railroads on the settlement and development of Humboldt County.
Aug 31, 2015
Sean Purtell joined Mark Drury's group
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Maps

A group interested in maps, cartography, GIS, and geography of the area which encompasses the NWP and related roads of the Redwood Empire.
Aug 31, 2015
Sean Purtell 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.
Aug 31, 2015
Sean Purtell commented on Mike Buettner's album
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NCRA ROW Eel River Canyon

"Mike these pictures are awesome, how do you get here?"
Aug 30, 2015
Sean Purtell updated their profile
Aug 30, 2015
Sean Purtell commented on Jerry J. Kitts's photo
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esrs1a

"Are those passenger cars from SP 4449?"
Aug 30, 2015

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At 8:03pm on August 30, 2015, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Sean! 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,

Mark Drury

 
 
 

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