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Transload Question
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I know the NWP is getting desperate for new customers and to me trans loading seems like a huge possibility. I had a few questions though. Does anyone know how trans loading on the NWP works? Does…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard C. Brand Aug 4.

McNear Brick and block
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Hello,I was curious if anyone thought that mcnear brick and block in San rafael would be a good possible customer?? They could truck product to shelville to trans load to trains to ship out. I see so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Cleek Aug 10, 2015.

NWP Customer App
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Just got the latest Progressive Railroading and there is a article in there about class 1 railroads having mobile apps to help customers track shipments, pay bills etc. Would this ever work for the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frederick P. Codoni Sep 7, 2015.

8th st east Sonoma Future
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Was just thinking the the recent expansion in shelville, the Sonoma pallet spur and the mystery reload customer that what would the likely hood be of rebuilding the rail line up to Graskopf wine…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Burns Jun 28, 2015.

 

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Carl O'Connor commented on Scott Kremer's photo
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NWP 1922 at Standard Structures. February of 2015

"I wonder how much nwp charges to transload a load. I did not see it on thier tarrif."
Aug 10
Carl O'Connor commented on Scott Kremer's photo
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NWP 1922 at Standard Structures. February of 2015

"Why is redwood empire not transloading anymore??"
Aug 9
Richard C. Brand replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion Transload Question
"Now that is an interesting story about Dutra.  FYI the manufacturing of asphalt requires a LOT of low grade petroleum and isn't there a storage yard of that material nearby in tanker cars??? NWP is owned in part by Woodside Consulting…"
Aug 4
Chris replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion Transload Question
Aug 3
Richard C. Brand replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion Transload Question
"I thought that Dutra would be an active customer by now.  Anyone know what is happening to that opportunity?  I will assume that materials are still being shipped to Dutra by barge. And there is a LOT of aggregate going into the…"
Aug 3
Joseph Muller replied to Carl O'Connor's discussion Transload Question
"I don't know how current the info is, but per their website (http://nwprailroad.com/locations/): Transload locations: - Schellville (provided by NWP) - Petaluma (also NWP) - Windsor (provided by Standard Industrial)"
Aug 3
Carl O'Connor posted a discussion

Transload Question

I know the NWP is getting desperate for new customers and to me trans loading seems like a huge possibility. I had a few questions though. Does anyone know how trans loading on the NWP works? Does NWP supply the forklifts and crew or does the customer? Does NWP have trucking companies that they work with to transport loads to or from the customer or does customer set that up.Just trying to understand why customers and so hesitant on trans loading.CarlSee More
Aug 3
Richard C. Brand left a comment for Carl O'Connor
"Thanks Carl.  Always appreciate your posts. Cheers, Richard"
Jul 21
Richard C. Brand and Carl O'Connor are now friends
Jul 21
Carl O'Connor replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion New Windsor brewery new NWP customer?
"This is true. I am not sure that Russian River production numbers are close to lagunitas. Not sure if the numbers would make sense."
Jul 1
Carl O'Connor replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion New Windsor brewery new NWP customer?
"I was looking on Google maps and can't see where the brewery will be. Have a general idea but I doubt that nwp will be able to put in a spur since smart want all ptc switches and a spur will cost millions of dollars. With the amount of money…"
Jun 29

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At 4:13pm on July 21, 2017, Richard C. Brand said…

Thanks Carl.  Always appreciate your posts.

Cheers, Richard

At 6:42pm on November 4, 2015, John Peers said…

Hi Carl.

I still have it. I would expect buyer to pay shipping.

Shipment to you would be $7.

My paypal link is paypal.me/peers

Let me Know if you are still interested.

Thanks,

John.

At 9:44am on January 19, 2013, Mike Davis said…

I can take both cars of your hands for $20 for the pair

At 4:38pm on July 3, 2011, Mark Drury said…
Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Carl!  Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. We're adding content daily and actively recruiting new members -- please feel free to invite your own friends if you think they may be interested.  Regards,

Mark Drury
 
 
 

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