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Stein Dolplads
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Pacific Lumber -

Just read an article in the newest Classic Trains magazine with the title: PACIFIC LUMBER - CALIFORNIA'S LAST LOGGER. I really enjoyed reading this article. It is written very well and tells about Scotia area and has loads of great pictures. Just wanted all my NWPR friends to know!Have a great railroad day!Stein!See More
Jul 31, 2013
Stein Dolplads commented on Stein Dolplads's blog post Pacific Lumber Company
"Thanks Sean and Richard for your info. I really appreciate it. Looking forward to checking out these places again."
Jun 5, 2013
Sean Mitchell commented on Stein Dolplads's blog post Pacific Lumber Company
"I actually have a friend who wrote an awesome paper on TPL, maybe I can track it down for you.  As far as the railroad, the NWP was completed in 1914, and shut down in 1998.  I wrote a paper on it's demise, here's a link. I won…"
May 19, 2013
Richard Todd commented on Stein Dolplads's blog post Pacific Lumber Company
"Stein, if you go to photos, previous, to #3, you will find a station map for Scotia. The station was between the log pond and the river. The current company was started in 1882. Its history is complex and interesting. TPL had logging lines…"
May 19, 2013
Stein Dolplads posted a blog post

Pacific Lumber Company

I was wondering if anyone knows the history about the Pacific Lumber Company? Anyone know the railroad history here. When it started, where it went and when it was abandoned? Where was the NWPR station located in Scotia? Thanks, SteinSee More
May 19, 2013
Aaron K. Francis commented on Stein Dolplads's photo
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"Wow.  That's a bummer but I hope someone restores them.  Anyone have an idea about the fate of the two that were trapped at Scotia with repair orders?"
Jan 1, 2013
Jon Usle commented on Stein Dolplads's photo
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Willits - train yard?

"Correction, per my snail mail sold November 2011. The 5 cars sold $11,500 to a passenger car dealer."
Dec 31, 2012
Jon Usle commented on Stein Dolplads's photo
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"I remember that the daylight coaches were auctioned off. This year I think, I looked at them. They were cheap, but they had to be removed by truck immediately after sale. Just didnt have 10 grand sitting around for purchase and transport to so-cal."
Dec 31, 2012
Aaron K. Francis commented on Stein Dolplads's photo
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"This was the scene that I saw last summer, also.  It had been years prior since I was last in Willits when I noted that the Daylight coaches were still there, heavily vandalized.  Where did they end up?"
Dec 31, 2012
anthony steele commented on Stein Dolplads's photo
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"are they going to put these cars into servise"
Dec 30, 2012
Tim Hallman commented on Stein Dolplads's photo
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"It's the wye that is used to turn locomotives/stock around and used to continue on to the Sherwood branch (if you were to turn around, that's where it went)."
Dec 27, 2012
Stein Dolplads posted a status
"To all my Northwestern Pacific Railroad friends: Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!!"
Dec 27, 2012
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"This is taken at Scotia, California. Does anyone know something about this railroad? I am very interested in finding out more information. Thanks."
Dec 27, 2012
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Dec 27, 2012
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""Does anyone know what this yard was used for? This picture is from the Willits yard near to highway 101.""
Dec 27, 2012
Stein Dolplads posted a status
"Does anyone know what this yard was used for? This picture is from the Willits yard near to highway 101."
Dec 27, 2012

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Pacific Lumber -

Just read an article in the newest Classic Trains magazine with the title: PACIFIC LUMBER - CALIFORNIA'S LAST LOGGER. I really enjoyed reading this article. It is written very well and tells about Scotia area and has loads of great pictures. Just wanted all my NWPR friends to know!

Have a great railroad day!

Stein!

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 12:41pm

Pacific Lumber Company

I was wondering if anyone knows the history about the Pacific Lumber Company? Anyone know the railroad history here. When it started, where it went and when it was abandoned? Where was the NWPR station located in Scotia? Thanks, Stein

Posted on May 19, 2013 at 12:41pm — 3 Comments

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At 12:40pm on July 26, 2011, Steve Atnip said…
Deepest condolences for your recent national tragedy.
At 9:33pm on July 25, 2011, Mark Drury said…
Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Stein!  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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