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Doe's anybody know what schedule if any the trains are on?
And what frequency they are using?
Is the Wilfred Detector still working?
Where was 1922 stored? I know they had a derelict located behind Petaluma station. I don't know where it went too after it was used for police training. But 1922 seems to have just appeared. Was that kept at Shelville?
Thank you, powerpawsnw, for your comments.
With no color chips preserved, I'll attempt some educated guesses.
Since redwood figured very prominently in, "The Redwood Empire", I'll submit that the dark green was closely matched to the foliage of the redwood tree. In Fred Stint's book, NWP, vol 1, page 141, we find Nos. 52 and 53. No. 52 seems to have little contrast between the greens, but the shadows are well-lit, indicating a bright, overcast day-great for showing detail,…Continue
Added by David Berriman on December 9, 2011 at 12:03pm — No Comments
Back when I worked at California State Railroad Museum in the 1980s-90s, one of my happier chores was to fine-filter the tens of thousands of historic photographs that landed in the research Library's collections from many old-timer railfans and their widows. A lot of them came in all lumped together or in wildly mixed arrays.
As some of you know I am putting together a video of the NWP working tittle "From Ruth Rockerfeller to NWPco". IT will include a brief history from ruth to NWPY. I have a few pictures of Ruth but I would like to get more pictures and or video of her to be used in this video. The video will be a fundraiser for the NWPRRHS as I give them to the NWPRRHS at no charge to them, it is 100% profit to the group.
Unfortunatly I was working during the time of the ES, NCR, and NWPY and do not…Continue
They came high balling thru N. Mcdowell Petaluma @ about 5PM Saturday. Was this a special run?
I seem to remember reading a discussion of nice paint jobs on some NWP steam which included a two tone green in 1920, (not the greens on 112 now). Anyone know what shades of green they actually were?