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Newest addition to the NWPRRHS stable

Welcome P&SR Boxcar #2, rescued from Bodega Bay. Video to follow in a day or two.

Started by Steve Atnip in GeneralLatest Reply

Historical Freight Operations

I've long been a historical operations buff and have recently obtained a copy of NWP Timetable No 37 of September 30, 1956.  I notice somet…

Started by Herb Kelsey in HistoryLatest Reply

Trouble Connecting To This Site?

How many of you are using COMCAST as your Internet service provider?  I'm in the north bay (Vallejo, CA) and I ALWAYS have trouble connecti…

Started by Dave S. in GeneralLatest Reply

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Acquisition of NWP Co. by SMART

The NCRA w-site contains a copy of SB 1029 which dissolves the NCRA and allocates $4M to SMART "for the acquisition of freight rights and e…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

8 on Wednesday
Reply by Richard C. Brand


The NWPRRHS listing of the back issues of the Northwesterner magazine end with Summer of 2014. Does anyone know of a list that shows the is…

Started by Jeff Maurer in General

1 Jan 11
Reply by Al Merkrebs

RIP, Steve Atnip

I learned via an NWP-related Facebook page that longtime NWPRRHS supporter Steve Atnip passed away on January 8th, 2019, after a relatively…

Started by Mark Drury in General

4 Jan 11
Reply by Dave S.

1922 RIP

Unfortunately had too many words to describe these picts especially about old 1922.

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

4 Dec 21, 2018
Reply by Mark Drury

Woodside Counsulting Group holiday card

Hope some of you have received the 2018 NWP holiday card.  The front picture is of 1501 hauling hoppers of blast at midnight down to the ne…

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

5 Dec 21, 2018
Reply by Dave S.

SMART November Board meeting

I am now spending a lot of taxable money in Sonoma Cty and will be attending the Board of Directors meeting in Petaluma next Wednesday at 1…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

14 Dec 14, 2018
Reply by Matt Jacobs

Old No 9 moved to Sonoma

Nice update on the Mt Tam loco brought back here:

Started by Richard C. Brand in Restoration

0 Nov 30, 2018

Facing Deadlier Fires, California Tries Something New: More Logging

Article in today's WSJ:  download PDF below. What could this mean for the future of the NWP, especially above Willits?

Started by Dave S. in General

9 Nov 26, 2018
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Hutchinson Quarry

Does anyone know if the NWP had a spur into the quarry, and if so, any pictures, map etc.? Cheers, David

Started by David Cutting in General

6 Nov 2, 2018
Reply by Al Merkrebs

NWPRR Freight

Gang:I am now living and watching what is happening up here in the Santa Rosa area. 1st there are too overly long trucks with lumber on the…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

13 Nov 1, 2018
Reply by Bob Cleek


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