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Sean Mitchell
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  • Arcata, CA
  • United States

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Awesome article I found at HSU- A recollection of steam at Dos Rios.
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Two summers in the Eel River Canyon…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by jbriogrande Sep 20, 2013.

My NWP research paper- Including my interview with Dan Hauser
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Hey everybody. My name is Sean Mitchell, Timber Heritage Volunteer, and History student at HSU.I wrote this paper for my Historical Methods class, and ended up entering it (with much revision) for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by HUTCH 7.62 Apr 22, 2013.

Timber Heritage Speeder Rides -October 13th, Loleta!

Hey everybody, Just got an email from our President, Pete Johnston, the NCRA approved another use of the line from downtown Loleta to tunnel number 40. Loleta expressed extreme interest in THA…Continue

Started Sep 13, 2012

 

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Grade Failure- Woodman Creek

I captured this earlier this year. Just north of the Woodman Creek bridge and tunnel, there is an impressive washout which shows the interesting cable/reused rail retaining wall mechanism. They would drive the rail in both sides of the grade, and…
6 hours ago
Sean Mitchell replied to Sean Purtell's discussion Interesting Read About North Coast Rail Authority
"Nothing is looking good on the north end. I am not even optimistic about a THA excursion train right now.  "
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Sean Mitchell commented on Jim D's video
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Southern Pacific SD-9 Diesel Locomotive Recovery - 1979 Educational Documentary - WDTVLIVE42

"This was during the aftermath of the Island Mountain Tunnel Fire. The line was closed for 15 months. It cost them over a million to move these engines, and in the end they realized it wasn't worth it. "
Nov 11

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Bay [T]rail from Samoa to Arcata to Eureka unanimously approved by NCRA

Looks like we might have trains again in the North Coast!!!



'. The board had just voted unanimously to receive a report from three of its directors, the ad hoc Humboldt Bay Rail Corridor Committee, and directed staff to bring back a resolution supporting “a broad-based Humboldt County community coalition to advocate for public and private funds with which to restore the Humboldt Bay Rail Corridor, including the provision of trail development therein.” The NCRA directors were so… Continue

Posted on November 23, 2012 at 9:32am — 4 Comments

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At 8:42pm on December 5, 2013, Mike Davis said…

i'm looking at the possibility of coming up to Eureka either 21st-24th or 27th-30th, would any of those days work for being able to access THA records on the Arcata and mad river railroad?

At 9:50am on April 25, 2013, Mike Davis said…

Can I use some of yours and wes fulton's photos in my NWP presentation? Credit will be given

Thanks

At 8:23pm on December 20, 2012, Jim McCarter said…

Sean   Go to Rob Kremer page. Look for discussion "who likes what" then go to that discussion page two. There are 4 photo's from Bob Cleek of an excursion train. Same units I believe, cars a little different.

At 3:33pm on February 16, 2012, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Sean! 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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