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December 2016 Blog Posts (3)

Merry Christmas from the Carolan Pacific

Added by Jennifer on December 24, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments

NWP Narrow Gauge caboose No. 6101 at Ardenwood

Howdy, all.

I'm sending this out as an update on the ongoing restoration of the NWP narrow gauge caboose at The Railroad Museum at Ardenwood, in Fremont, CA.

When we accepted this caboose from California State Railroad Museum back in 2007, we knew it was going to need a lot of work.  The peculiar 1968-69 "restoration" -- really a heroic renovation -- done by Bethlehem Steel's San Francisco shipyard crew kept the car from falling apart but introduced dozen of…

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Added by Kevin Bunker on December 17, 2016 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Too Many Railcars, Too Little Freight (WSJ 2016-12-02)



Too Many Railcars, Too Little Freight

Rail equipment sits idle as commodities slump, changes in energy market cut into demand…



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Added by Dave S. on December 2, 2016 at 4:45pm — 1 Comment

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