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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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Rail service to Healdsberg and north.

Went up to Healdsberg this week for business but then stopped to review NWP RoW status. The new President of NWP Co told me in so many word…

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

7 12 hours ago
Reply by Richard C. Brand

What’s up with 1922

The 1922 is (or was) one of my favorite locos on the nwp and I was just wondering where it’s been and why I haven’t been seeing much of it…

Started by Luketherailfan in General

7 Mar 18
Reply by Luketherailfan

Network Formatting Issues

As stated in a few member status updates and comments the network is currently experiencing issues with formatting -- the site looks quite…

Started by Mark Drury in General

15 Mar 13
Reply by Dave S.

Mendocino County Railway Society Newsletter Excerpts

Stumbled upon this interesting webpage.  Fifteen years of history on the NWP route from 1989 through 2004.  Topics include:  Eureka Souther…

Started by Dave S. in General

2 Mar 12
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Tiburon Idler Flat Cars?

Does anyone know what the car numbers were on the 3 idler flat cars that were used to switch the car floats in and out of Tiburon? I know t…

Started by Jeff Maurer in General

1 Mar 11
Reply by Cory W Swank

Top Ten California Railroad Projects funded by SB-1

   This is only a couple of days old but the tenth project is for 970K. Pilot program: Services to fill the Gaps- Evaluate opportunities an…

Started by Richard Sotelo in General

2 Mar 11
Reply by Richard Sotelo

NWP: End of the Line (Is this railroad too far gone for help?)

Today I wanted to talk about the NWP, in its current condition, and what it was like before FRA shut it down on the northern end. For years…

Started by Emilio Galo in History

78 Mar 10
Reply by Emilio Galo

SMART Board Meeting today

Anyone planning to attend today's board meeting?  Item 8 on the agenda is: "Authorize the General Manager to Enterinto Purchase Agreements…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

0 Mar 6

Slip Sliding Away in the Eel River Canyon

The addition of a couple people (especially Fred Cain) to this list has sparked a lot of good and interesting discussion.  In the interest…

Started by Jeff Moore in General

14 Mar 2
Reply by Dave S.

Awfully Muddy, The Rise and Fall of the NWP

Humboldt State University, 2018 History Award Papers, 1st Prize: See "Download" link on this page.

Started by Dave S. in General

1 Mar 1
Reply by Jennifer


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