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2016 Butter & Eggs Day Parade
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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!The theme of this year's Butter & Eggs day parade (April 23rd) is the history of railroads in Petaluma. As such, drum roll please, The Grand Marshall will be The Northwestern…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Donahue Fan Feb 19, 2016.

Newest addition to the NWPRRHS stable
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Welcome P&SR Boxcar #2, rescued from Bodega Bay. Video to follow in a day or two.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Atnip Oct 14, 2012.

 

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Steve Atnip replied to James Caestecker's discussion SMART Right of Way Google Map now available to nwprr.net Members
"different Jake but same email"
Jun 5
Steve Atnip commented on James Caestecker's photo
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Going West at Blackpoint DB

"I also heard that when a hot sun is on one side it warps....connelley adjustment via sledgehammer"
Jun 5
Steve Atnip posted a photo
May 26
James Caestecker commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"Richard, I'm pretty sure that is Doug Bosco, a part owner of the NWP. James"
May 9
Richard C. Brand commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"Bob or Steve: Do we know who that was speaking for NWP at that last meeting?  My connection with the NWP is thru their CEO John Williams of Woodside Consulting here in Palto Alto and Jake Park.  Because of my connections with AAPRCO…"
May 8
Bob Cleek commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"No, there weren't any "definitive statements" about "plans," that I heard either, other than that NWP was going to let GGRM move their rolling stock to Schellville on the old Sonoma spur so they'd have a…"
May 8
Richard C. Brand commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"Bob: That video capture of the last meeting was posted here by Steve Atnip.  You should find it on Steve's page. I listened to that presentation several times and never could hear a definitive statement about plans though. Richard"
May 8
Sean Purtell commented on Steve Atnip's photo
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Nico's donation

"Nice work!"
May 8
Steve Atnip and Sean Purtell are now friends
May 8
Bob Cleek commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"I believe GGRM has operated on the UP ROW before. As much money as UP puts into their amazing heritage steam program, I expect they are old friends with GGRM. The FRA inspections are routine, I believe. I saw a video of a recent NCRA…"
May 8
James Caestecker commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"I hope they have some connections at the UP or the FRA.  Quite a large amount of equipment to move!"
May 8
Richard C. Brand commented on Steve Atnip's blog post GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB
"Steve: Thanks mucho for that update."
May 7
Steve Atnip posted a blog post

GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB

 GGRM update: We are getting close to a move date, need to leak test 1 car get a single car test done on all cars and finish the annual insp on SP 2472 started on 6 may. The good thing is we have 5 yrs left on the boiler time on 2472 before she's due a form 4 teardown. When all this work is done ( during for 2472 ) we can then call the FRA and the UP to come and inspect our equipment, if it all passes there checks then its just a mater of arranging a move date with the UP. Stay tuned for next…See More
May 7
Steve Atnip replied to Dave S.'s discussion Heineken Buys Remaining Stake in Lagunitas
"I don't think there's an issue  about the spur"
May 5
Steve Atnip replied to David L ILLICH's discussion FRA notified SMART this afternoon that Petaluma’s Quiet Zone has been nullified.
"pic from today. "
May 3
Steve Atnip replied to David L ILLICH's discussion FRA notified SMART this afternoon that Petaluma’s Quiet Zone has been nullified.
"I was under the impression that crossing is closed, also landlocking that parcel. "
May 2

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At 2:36pm on March 20, 2017, Jon Kerruish said…

Yes Summit could install the PTC equipment to there locomotive.

At 2:57pm on September 6, 2013, Peter Norgaard said…

I was Drake, Class of '61.  My wife, Lynda was class of '63 .  Thanks for the info. on the archives, will be sure to check it out.  Pete

At 10:22am on June 15, 2012, John P. Morgan said…

Thanks for that!

At 8:04pm on December 8, 2011, Rod D. Whitney said…

Well it was good to meet you sort of.  Keep enjoying the railroad and make comments.  I like to look at them when I have time.  I don't know when I will get to ride again but I do plan to at some point.  For now we are home in Willits, doing security for the willits Yard and planning our Summer, hopefully we will get to go out on the tracks in our car somewhere.

At 9:05pm on November 16, 2011, Zachary M. Toler said…

Welcome! Good to see you back, Steve!

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GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB

 

GGRM update: We are getting close to a move date, need to leak test 1 car get a single car test done on all cars and finish the annual insp on SP 2472 started on 6 may. The good thing is we have 5 yrs left on the boiler time on 2472 before she's due a form 4 teardown. When all this work is done ( during for 2472 ) we can then call the FRA and the UP to come and inspect our equipment, if it all passes there checks then its just a mater of arranging a move date with the UP. Stay tuned…

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