Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River!
Author: THE BEAR FAN
Date: 09-16-2023 - 20:21

Jim Mahon, they don't make em like that no more!

Mike Pechner Wrote:
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> I am sure you are aware the CBRL got $1.8 Billion
> dollars in Federal and Oregon State money to
> update the 134 miles from Eugene to the Port of
> Coos Bay to handle double Stack. Other than
> Eureka, IT IS the only other deepwater Port left
> on the Pacific Coast. On the the Great Circle
> Route, its 2 1/2 days closer by container ship to
> to the US from Asian Markets. Saving gazillion
> dollars on Labor and Fuel. When the finish with
> sidings, clearance and roadbed, they will have a
> ton of business with UP as folks like EVERGREEN
> will gladly cut their operating budget and drop
> eastbound containers here instead of LA. This was
> my proposal back in 2000 to re-open NWP to Port of
> Eureka....There isn't a snowballs chance in Death
> Valley NWP that this will happen un less of course
> private money suddenly re-appears.! A few years
> ago, James Mahon who was Chief Engineer for John
> Williams said the line to Eureka could be opened
> for $100,000,000 for 10 mph and $1 Billion for 30
> mph in the Canyon. (Mahon was Division Engineer
> for the SP from Roseville to SLC and saved the SP
> when the winter of 1981-82 swamped the GSL route.
> Ok, let here it from the critics....



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! Y Knot 09-11-2023 - 14:59
  Most interesting vid I've seen here. 20 minutes in he goes over the washout rails hanging in air dare devil 09-11-2023 - 15:31
  Re: Most interesting vid I've seen here. 20 minutes in he goes over the washout rails hanging in air RjCorman 09-14-2023 - 01:03
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! 123 09-11-2023 - 16:55
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! SNIPS 09-11-2023 - 17:33
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! Bob the Train Guy 09-12-2023 - 09:49
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! Mike Pechner 09-12-2023 - 13:49
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! WAF 09-12-2023 - 15:09
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! Realist 09-12-2023 - 17:43
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! George Andrews 09-12-2023 - 18:41
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! Viva EUKA 09-12-2023 - 20:20
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! Alf Doten 09-13-2023 - 12:40
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! ?! 09-13-2023 - 15:33
  Re: Bootlegging the NWP Eel River! THE BEAR FAN 09-16-2023 - 20:21


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