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Any interesting rail movements in March? Haven't seen many train-action photos recently. Am in Seattle so unable to see NWP tracks clearly. Hope that there has been/is interesting activity going on. I suppose that rail train #5 has delivered more rail to NWP. How far has new rail been laid? I estimate that each rail-train has about 3.5mi. of track aboard with 50 rails of 1500 ft each cradled on cars. Steve
No photos or videos posted since January 18th. Storm damage? Been 2 weeks since last posted rail movement over NWP tracks. Anyone have photos/videos to post?
I take it that photo #490 was taken somewhere within California. No information shown on photo site.
Anyone have some photos of NWPRR railroad action since Jan. 18th.? Should have been some runs since.
I must assume that people don't see the humor that I add to comments (i.e. Carthage building Rome) I must preface and suffix all my humorously intended comments as humor.
However, since there is Car in Carthage we are talking about "car loads" of traffic to/from Eureka. The fully loaded cars of lumber would be about 100 tons plus tare wait ( I know that to tarry is to wait) and tarry wait on NWP to reestablish service to Eureka will be long-ton weight. My assumption is that the…Continue
This is a live web cam sponsored by Trains Magazine that overviews the crossing at Rochelle, Ill. of the UP main line out of Proviso west and the BNSF line up towards St.Paul from Aurora. Both of these tracks are double tracks and activity can be up to 100 trains per day. The UP line is the main line west out of Chicago towards Omaha and all points west , northwest and southwest so plenty of rail activity to be seen. There is also an interchange track between the UP and BNSF which isn't…Continue
Any photos of action on the NWP during the weeks of Oct. 23 thru Nov. 12th?
Added by steven richard bell on November 14, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments
How about either using large heliocopters to transport the containers to Windsor and then reloading onto rail at that point. All that needs to be done is construting a large facility in Windsor to hold maybe 2-300 containers and enough rail siding length to hold maybe 50-60 well cars. Plus there needs to be a landing sight and storage area for helicopters involved. These facilities could be used for moving logs/lumber south for transloading onto rail. With enough lighting being provided…Continue
As the late ( how late?) Senator Dirkson one said "A million here, a million there pretty soon you are talking real money."
500 million to renovate NWP trackage to Eureka? Eureka, I've found it as the saying went. I don't think that I would spend 500 million dollars to go to Eureka? I'd rather go to Saint Petersburg, Russia for that amount of cash/money or indebtedness. Think of all the lumber to be brought out of Arcata/Eureka? They could drop a bunch of them OLD redwood…Continue
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…Continue
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
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
Good shot of NWP train of 9 MT grain cars. Always enjoy seeing entire train consist just to see which railroads are represented . Some folks watch for locomotives, I watch ( keep track of) reporting marks. Here in Seattle Edmonds we do get a variety of marks. Last week spotted a MoPac gondola with MP herald and MP marks--not UP mark. We see COER, NKCR marks ocassionally along with a PCN car couple of months ago. Never know when a shortliine car will appear along with various private…Continue
Thanks, guys, for posting both videos and photos onto site. However, it would be good if the videos showed something other than a single engine running light and if videos were taken when NWP train was in near distance rather than at far distance. In terms of photos, one photo of a scene is enough. 3 photos of same scene is a bit boring due to repetitiveness of images. If there is a clear difference in shots taken it is fine but 3 of basically same image is hard to fathom why…Continue
Added by steven richard bell on September 16, 2011 at 12:36am — No Comments
ANYONE TAKE ANY PHOTOS OF NWP TRAINS BETWEEN AUG.30 AND SEPT 7,2011? WOULD LIKE TO SEE THEM IF "THEM" EXISTS. STEVE IN SEATTLE.