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by Norcal-Logger
Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Wheel Found
Replies: 0
Views: 5526

Wheel Found

Hi all, I'm sure many of you are familiar with the story of the J. G. Kellogg that went into the Sacramento River and was supposedly never recovered. A steel "train" wheel has been recovered from the river in a nearby location and some are trying to determine if it could be a wheel from that locomot...
by Norcal-Logger
Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A question for Randy
Replies: 0
Views: 11058

A question for Randy

Hi Randy,
Do you know the history of the Best Traction engine that is or was at Ardenwood?

Thanks
Rick Marty
by Norcal-Logger
Sat Oct 16, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Railroads/Mines near Lake Shasta?
Replies: 6
Views: 8938

Re: Railroads/Mines near Lake Shasta?

Hi, Yea there are a few of us that keep track of such things. The ones of the most economic importance were: Sacramento valley and Eastern 1908-1930's standard gauge common carrier, ran from a point on the Sacramento river/Southern Pacific line up the Pitt River to Delamar City and the Bully Hill mi...
by Norcal-Logger
Wed May 05, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: MA Burns lmbr/ Castle Crags Lmbr ??
Replies: 15
Views: 13919

Re: MA Burns lmbr/ Castle Crags Lmbr ??

Randy,
Could you please elaborate on the name Friend & Terry.
Also You indicate that a rail operation was in place when Burns bought the property,
could you please elaborate on that as well?
Thanks
Rick
by Norcal-Logger
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: MA Burns lmbr/ Castle Crags Lmbr ??
Replies: 15
Views: 13919

Re: MA Burns lmbr/ Castle Crags Lmbr ??

Hello John, You probably already have this info. You don't mention having it so I posted it on the off chance. I have some other but will take a while to dig it out. Andrew, Thank you for posting the additional leads/information Most everything I have on Burns etc is courtesy of others that were wil...
by Norcal-Logger
Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Shasta Lmbr abnd loco ?
Replies: 3
Views: 4921

Re: Shasta Lmbr abnd loco ?

Hi John, Seems pretty unlikely that it is still out there. Red River pulled all the rail and spikes as well as the loco's and cars when they left. The fire through there a few years back opened up most all that area to easy inspection and nothing like a loco was found. Quite a few local people highl...
by Norcal-Logger
Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Colusa & Lake RR
Replies: 34
Views: 44284

Re: Colusa & Lake RR

Curtis, Dave Braun did I write-up on the Colusa and Lake in David Morgan's book on the Prather Lumber Co. "It's Lonely At The Top" Self Published I believe. I think I got my copy from Karen's Books look here; http://www.karensbooks.com/search.html Also Dave Braun is not to difficult to locate, try t...
by Norcal-Logger
Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 34
Views: 83725

Re: Introductions

Hi all, Another new guy and I don't do Colorado. I like logging and shortline railroading in Northern California, Concentrating on Shasta County and the surrounding area. I am a member of the Timber Heritage group in Eureka and the Shasta Cascade rail group in Redding. The 1 to 1 railroading is fun ...