Re: NWP Shellville derailment
Author: my guess what happened
Date: 03-19-2023 - 20:41

FUD Wrote:
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> Tracks can't be better than they were back when I
> worked in Sonoma County (when the Real NWP was
> still running things). Schellville was always a
> bad spot, with the curve, the switches, and the
> mucky sometimes-flooded ground in the winter.
> Derailment not a surprise.
>
> Guess somebody's going to have to pay for a few
> emergency truckloads for Lagunitas, or maybe
> whatever chicken feed place might still be getting
> shipments...

Took a look at the derailment. Looked like water soaked ties could not hold gage on yard track turnout curve . Cars derailed on soft ground and the engine pulled hard enough to string line and plop two hoppers on their side.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  NWP Shellville derailment Toby's big brother 03-17-2023 - 16:41
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment Buck the Cuck 03-17-2023 - 18:06
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment derailment fan 03-17-2023 - 18:56
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment Toby's big brother 03-17-2023 - 20:11
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment True 03-17-2023 - 19:37
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment Demi Novato 03-17-2023 - 20:00
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment derailment fan 03-18-2023 - 14:32
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment FUD 03-17-2023 - 20:48
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment Skunkworks 03-17-2023 - 21:09
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment my guess what happened 03-19-2023 - 20:41
  Re: NWP Shellville derailment Yikes 03-18-2023 - 21:15


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