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March 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Passenger Car Movement

Believe it or not I saw a wooden coach with clerestory windows  being trucked up Highway 880 opposite Berkeley today at approximately 11:45 AM.  I haven't a clue where it was going.  Anybody know anything about this?  It looked fully restored with new pullman green  paint. 

Paul 

Added by Paul Gardner on March 22, 2011 at 11:39pm — No Comments

EFPP Blog is like a Mini Vacation to Brazil

I found a blog link that has some great 60 cm narrow gauge preservation photos from a limestone carrying railway which began operations in 1914 the same year as the NWP.  The photos shown three locomotives being moved to the original mainline of the Estrada de Ferro(Railway)Perus-Pirapora or EFPP in January.  The text is written in Brazilian but some of the words are similar to english and it was fun to decode what was going on in the photos.  So mix up a tropical drink, turn up the heat,…

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Added by Paul Gardner on March 15, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

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