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The Northwestern Pacific in HO; Recreating the Railroad and its Operations

NWP in HO Scale This is a 71 page PDF of a Power Point presentation on the planning, build, and operation of an HO scale NWP model railro…

Started by Dave S. in GeneralLatest Reply

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

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Is A Rail Excursion to Ridge from Willits even feasible?

Saw a question here on the page, and wanted to open it up for discussion. Is rail biking or even a possible train excursion able to be acco…

Started by Emilio Galo in General

7 Sep 1
Reply by Tim Hallman

Railbiking on the NWP

I know this technically isn't a discussion, but it's too long for a regular status update. I just found this video, and now I want to do th…

Started by John Roth in General

5 Aug 26
Reply by Jeff Moore

Smart started running trains to Larkspur

  As of yesterday Smart began running trains from San Rafael to Larkspur. They are checking the crossing signals at night, from 9 pm to 3 a…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

11 Aug 22
Reply by Andrew F. Laverdiere


anyone know what's going on near the bridge over Petaluma River west of the 101 overpass by the outlets? A new bridge being constructed? 

Started by Chad Glover in General

3 Aug 8
Reply by Chad Glover

What if the tracks from Ukiah to Willits were restored to make way for a scenic railway?

Is that possible? Ukiah to Willits is very scenic. Maybe even Cloverdale to Willits, with intermediate stops in Hopland and Ukiah. Scotia t…

Started by John Roth in Restoration

13 Jul 19
Reply by Richard Sotelo

Any info on the string of hoppers parked at Burdell for the last couple of months?

There's a string of about 22 grain hoppers that's been parked on the Burdell siding for at least the last couple of months. The string bega…

Started by Bob Cleek in General

5 Jul 14
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Skunk not going to Northspur anymore?

I’ve just realized that the Skunk Train doesn’t have it’s usual train to Northspur at all this year. I’m suspicious. Possibly more damage o…

Started by Luketherailfan in General

7 Jun 26
Reply by Luketherailfan

They are on the way !!

according to a post 5min ago on AP GGRM is on its way north 

Started by Chad Glover in General

16 Jun 24
Reply by Jennifer

SMART addresses vegetation problem on large non-revenue property in Corte Madera

  If you look in the SMART Managers Report of May 2019, page 17. Under the Title of Maintenance Of Way. The manager makes mention of two la…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

15 Jun 20
Reply by Richard Sotelo

HO Scale SMART GP38-2

I have an undecorated HO scale model of a GP38-2 that I would like to paint, detail and add sound to this summer. I've chosen to paint it i…

Started by Nico in Modeling

6 Jun 15
Reply by Nico


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