"Possible series would have been either 2260+ since the last (B-50-11 40' OB) boxcars were numbered 2160-2259, but since they were the first all steel boxcars, they could have also been 2300+ or even 2000-2099 (since for some reason the 2000…"
"Thanks for the reply, but these cars were never actually numbered for the NWP. Instead they numbered them all for the SP since the NWP was becoming more absorbed into the SP. They were the B-50-18 all steel (aka PS-1ish) boxcars. Since there was a…"
In Tony Thompson's excellent book on SP boxcars, he includes a diagram of what the SP was going to paint the NWP's boxcars (that they later didn't order). Does anyone know what the number series of these cars were going to be? Thanks in advance for the help.Jeff MaurerPenryn CASee More
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 they were silver with black stripes and lettered NWP MW but I can't make out the numbers of any of the cars. Thanks for any assistance.See More
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 issues since then or somewhere online that has the info? Thanks for any help here.Jeff MaurerSacramento Valley NTrakSee More
"Taken from the SP 10 Facebook page:
Today (11/29/16) was a very historic day for preservation regarding the history of the Southern Pacific. SP 10, Southern Pacific's only RDC came home to Northern California once again, after a 38 year stay in…"
Welcome to the NWP Network, Jeff! Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. I'm adding content daily and have begun recruiting new members, with the expectation that we'll have a viable and interesting community on the the network soon. Please feel free to invite your own friends if you think they may be interested. Regards,