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Victor R. Pickle
  • Ceres, CA
  • United States

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Dave S. commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Jeff Moore:  WELL DONE!  I knew somebody would find it! Now, the big question is "how did it get way over there?""
Mar 13
Fred Waldsmith commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Yes, I think I saw it....and a LOT of greenhouses so I wouldn't go out strolling around!! It sure got quite a ways from the tracks, or right of way??"
Mar 12
Jeff Moore commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Still there, opposite side of the river from the tracks and mostly obscured by vegetation: https://goo.gl/maps/qzUzPW4rBn62 Also visible in Streetview from parts of the Laytonville-Dos Rios road bridge over the river.  Jeff Moore Elko, NV"
Mar 12
Dave S. commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Was looking for this using Google and Bing satellite imagery, but couldn't find it. With this year's big rains it may have been pushed further down river.  Something to look for this summer."
Mar 12
Fred Waldsmith commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"More recent than 1964...probably from 96-97, and the NWP pretty much went under on the North end."
Mar 8
HUTCH 7.62 commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
Mar 8
HUTCH 7.62 commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Reminds me of the SP of my childhood"
Mar 8
HUTCH 7.62 commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
Mar 8
Richard C. Brand commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Jon: Wade was bummed that he had to leave Redwood City.  Don't know if you were ever there but he had a large shop plus room to store his several cars including the VC.  He also had full use of the yard loco as a part of the…"
Aug 22, 2016
Jon W. Kirchanski commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Richard, I know Wade and the VC well.  Haven't seen his car on the road in a long time though."
Aug 21, 2016
Richard C. Brand commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"If the NCRA ever gets the RoW opened up into Healdsburg then several of us on this site are looking at establishing excursions up to the wineries in Alexander Valley.  Check with me for further details."
Aug 20, 2016
Richard C. Brand commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Then you must know my friend Wade Pellisier ex Redwood City now up in the gold country."
Aug 20, 2016
Jon W. Kirchanski commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Yes, we belonged to AAPRCO as General Rail Corp in the 1988-2005 days and belong again.  New entity is Redwood Empire Railcar LLC, with Dick Spotswood, Bryan Whipple and me as principals.  "
Aug 20, 2016
Richard C. Brand commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"J. Kirchanski: Are you a member of AAPRCO?"
Aug 20, 2016
Jon W. Kirchanski commented on Victor R. Pickle's photo
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"Back then it was owned by Jim Bugs Bruggere who later sold the engine to Eureka Southern.  So it's been scrapped, just like the Arcata and Mad River, too bad.  Bugs has passed on too, which is a tragedy as he had a great compendium of…"
Aug 20, 2016
Victor R. Pickle commented on Marty Erickson's photo
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"Yes that was a celebration of the reopening of a tunnel north of Willits I don't remember the tunnel number right now. It was around the mid nineties, the NCR ran a special passenger train up from Willits. Then another train from the…"
Aug 10, 2016

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At 6:20am on March 24, 2016, Richard Todd said…

Victor, where have you been??? What great photos! I am very much looking forward to more of your work! I know the amount of hiking you had to do to get many of them.

Thank you so much for sharing!

At 8:58pm on March 22, 2016, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Victor! 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

P.S. Great to make your acquaintance on the Ukiah Expats FB page!

 
 
 

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