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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 AtnipLatest 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.Latest Reply

My abandoned railroad Google maps

Hello all. I've been drawing a few Google maps of various California and Maine abandoned railroads. Here's some links if you want to check…

Started by Andrew F. LaverdiereLatest Reply

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California's Lumber Shortline Railroads (America Through Time)

Author:  our own Jeff Moore. This is a great little book with wonderful photos and historical narratives about many of our smaller railroa…

Started by Dave S.

3 Feb 12
Reply by Jeff Moore

PTC Problems on UP

form Wall Street Journal, 2018-01-26 Union Pacific CEO: Train Braking Technology Is Clogging the Railway System to curb collisions or derai…

Started by Dave S.

2 Feb 4
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Reopening the line to South Fork?

Hey everyone, I know I have not done a discussion in forever, but I have a question to ask. Would reopening the line from Samoa to South Fo…

Started by Emilio Galo

14 Jan 29
Reply by Dave S.

SMART Could Save $45M for 3 Mile Windsor Extension

Great article illustrates how government thinking balloons the cost of many projects.  SMART estimates the cost at about $18M per mile to…

Started by Dave S.

4 Jan 22
Reply by Emilio Galo

5-Year-Old Girl Slips Through Gap At Petaluma Train Station

This apparently occurred around January 6th, but made the news yesterday: PETALUMA (KPIX 5) – A 5-year-old girl slipped and fell into the…

Started by Dave S.

9 Jan 21
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Eel River Corridor Possibly Converted to Hiking Trail

https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2018/jan/10/under-pressure-state-regulators-north-coast-railro/

Started by Sean Purtell

1 Jan 11
Reply by Dave S.

Rail source for the Larkspur extension

Hi all, What is the source for the new rail acquired for the Larkspur extension and by which method was it delivered to the staging area. …

Started by Mr. Gail E. Dunning

2 Dec 29, 2017
Reply by David L ILLICH

Cool Video

https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2017/dec/1/video-103-year-old-humboldt-choo-choo-footage-surf/

Started by Sean Purtell

6 Dec 26, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

Grading work at Shellville

drove through Shellville yesterday and the entire field to the west of 8th St is being graded with heavy equipment.  Is this first stage of…

Started by Chad Glover

8 Dec 25, 2017
Reply by Joseph Muller

Possible customers in the north?

I noticed the faint remains of a spur near Cloverdale headed into All-Coast Forest Products. Considering that the mill is still outputting…

Started by Ian B.

2 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Joseph Muller

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