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October 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Centerbeam flatcar from Windsor?


  I thought that the centerbeam flat cars went loaded to Windsor and returned empty. This last video on October shows loaded centerbeam car southbound with 8 grain hoppers from the two grain receivers. Does Standard Structures receive loads and ship loads?  Anyone know?  Thanks, Steve

P.S. Where are the two grain receivers located. Am currently in Walnut Creek on vacation and will be returning to Seattle via U.S. 10l  from San Francisco. Might want to see the rail car…


Added by steven richard bell on October 26, 2011 at 11:01pm — 3 Comments

No cars for the NWP today

As I was approaching Schellville station a little after 11 this morning RJC 2009 had just crossed the road and they were tying her up for the day when I pulled in. One of the trainmen told me there was a breakdown on the California Northern and they didn't get their cars. They expect to get their cars tomorrow and make a run to Petaluma.

Added by Marty Erickson on October 26, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Robert Ellison's Silent Movie

I greatly enjoyed the NPRRHS video by Robert Ellison.  I added some music to the 14 plus minute silent film by going to and clicking on the ATOS Radio button which plays nothing but Theatre Organ Music; just like what  you would hear if you jumped on the ferryboat and then the streetcar and  went downtown to see a movie in the 1920's at a movie palace like the Fox or Paramount in San Francisco.  As they used to say,"Why don't you bring back…


Added by Paul Gardner on October 22, 2011 at 8:12am — 2 Comments

NWP Videos or Photos October 2011?


Anybody with videos/photos of NWP movements in October of 2011? Saw the video of 8 loaded grain cars being taken to Petaluma and Santa Rosa. Any more recent photos/videos availble to be posted?  Being in Seattle I still can not see or even hear the trains down in Sonoma/Napa counties.  Thanks for posting and please keep ME posted.  Steve

Added by steven richard bell on October 17, 2011 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Photos/ videos of NWP week of Sept 26-30?


   Any of our NWP fans have any photos or videos of NWP activity during week of Sept.26 thru 30 2011? If so, could you post same on NWP site?  Thanks from Seatte, Wa. Steve Bell

Added by steven richard bell on October 3, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

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