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October 2017 Blog Posts (3)

NWP #1922 today

It has come to my attention that 1922 hasnt been seen for a while on the main. I found this photo of 1922, 007 and 1971 sitting in the deadline at Schellville. Why is she there? Are they storing her until GGRM shows up? (I believe that is 4436 coupled to 1922.) This photo is from June, 2017.…


Added by Ian B. on October 25, 2017 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Summary of Important NWP Units

A grand list of units used by the NWP and NWP affiliates.


4423: SD9E- Used at various times post-GRIP to replace SD7s; used from 1996-1998 on "New NWP," Operational, Niles Canyon Railway as SP 5472, its original number.

4327: SD9E- Used at various times post-GRIP to replace SD7s, used from 1996-1998 on "New NWP", Operational, sold by…


Added by Ian B. on October 25, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Mike Thompson

I tried to send a note to Congressman Thompson but could not because I don't reside in has district even though I spend a lot of $$ there.

My message to him was that to rebuild Santa Rosa and Napa will require a huge amount of new lumber.  My point to him was that there needs to be emergency funding from the feds to renovate the NWP RoW ASAP to Cloverdale to allow freight trains to bring lumber down from Redwood Empire's yard to offset the potential for price gouging from yards…


Added by Richard C. Brand on October 16, 2017 at 10:57pm — 2 Comments

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