"Those trains often had 6 or 7 units on the front and 5 or 6 more mid train to tackle Ridgewood grade. I grew up in Redwood Valley and remember watching them pass and then hearing them blast up the grade with those 567s in run 8 but very low track…"
"Still there, opposite side of the river from the tracks and mostly obscured by vegetation:
Also visible in Streetview from parts of the Laytonville-Dos Rios road bridge over the river.
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…"
"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."
"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…"
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