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February 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Scenery Scenes II

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Added by Jennifer on February 15, 2014 at 11:28am — 3 Comments

"Rotaries" on KQED TV

Not specific to NWP but if you have not already seen the show on KQED TV, this is a must see.  It is the story of the last outing of the Roseville based 1929 vintage SP/UP rotary snowplows on Donner Summit during the 2011 heavy snow storms.  It is a 60 minute show and it is wonderful including the sound of the plow's steam whistles plus the engine sounds of the F7's that provide the electrical power for the rotary blades.

Brought up the hair on the back of my neck.

Added by Richard C. Brand on February 14, 2014 at 1:12am — 2 Comments

Setting Up at the Great Train Expo - Santa Rosa

Putting out a note to the forum: I will be actively setup and demonstrating a fully operation HO Free-mo layout with Northern California Free-mo (http://free-mo.org/norcalfreemo) this weekend in part for the Great Train Expo in Santa Rosa. If you are in the area please drop by and say "HI!"

We plan on setting up in this configuration:

 

A couple photos of our layout:…

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Added by Christopher Palomarez on February 13, 2014 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

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