A short NWP freight trundles over the Petaluma River swing bridge on its way to Ignacio. Alignment issues with the 106-year old bridge delayed the train until after the sun had dipped behind the m... (more)
With a short train in tow, NWP 1501 notches out and accelerates to track speed across the Wingo lift bridge. The 1920 product of Toledo, Ohio carries both the tracks of the NWP and the local road ... (more)
Shoving out of the wye and into Schellville Yard, 1501 looks right at home on the NWP. Originally built as Southern Pacific 2694 in December, 1974, 1501 has served the NWP for about a year now.
Running back over the crossing to grab some tank cars out of the Schellville Wye, Northwestern Pacific 1501 passes the depot and signs for a local cherry farmer.
NWP 1501 heads east through the marsh at Black Point, bound for the CFNR interchange at Lombard.
Bound for Petaluma, NWP 1501 and train pass the railfan line at Fairville on a beautiful spring evening.
Meeting a freight. A Roger Puta Photograph
The newest locomotive on the Northwestern Pacific's fleet, ex NS, also former Southern RY, 5076 leads the southbound Petaluma Turn back from Windsor after spending 2 nights there while the centerb... (more)
NWP 1501, 1922, and train wait at Brazos while the bridge tender lowers the bridge (behind me) so they can proceed to the California Northern Railroad Interchange at Napa Junction on a beautiful D... (more)
The Northwestern Pacific Daylight departs Healdsburg for Willits.
The Northwestern Pacific Daylight makes its way through the beautiful vineyards at Asti, CA. The special is returning to Healdsburg after a trip north over Ridge Hill to Willits.
NWP 4327 and 4324 meet at Geyserville to swap trains.
NWP 1501 leads the Southbound Petaluma Turn thru Rowland in Novato after some switching in Petaluma.
After some switching in Petlaluma, NWP 1501 holds at the Haystack Bridge (behind me) waiting to proceed Southbound to the California Northern Interchange at Napa Junction.