Northwestern Pacific Railroad

Reporting mark: NWP
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The Northwestern Pacific Railroad was a regional railroad serving California's North Coast. The railroad ran from the North Bay at Sausalito to Eureka, California, primarily near the U.S. Route 101 corridor.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwestern_Pacific_Railroad

CFNR - Brazos Drawbridge (Napa County, California)
Built 1979; Rendered inoperable by copper theives 2007; Reopened for traffic 2009
Bridge over Napa River on California Northern Railroad (CFNR)
Bridge is open to rail traffic with ongoing repairs

NWP - Alderpoint Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1913 by the American Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Bellum Boulevard Overpass (Marin County, California)
Built 1930
Wooden bridge of NWP Railroad over Bellum Blvd. in San Rafael
Bridge is abandoned on RR right of way

NWP - Black Point Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1911;
Warren through truss bridge over Petaluma River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Open to low emission locomotives and cars carrying animal feed and lumber up north four to five times a week.

NWP - Black Point Bridge (Old) (Marin County, California)
Built in 1891; Replaced 1911
Parker through truss bridge over Petaluma River on Northwestern Pacific RR
No longer exists

NWP - Cain Rock Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1910; Spans lost during 1964 flood and repalced.
Pratt and Warren through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Chris Creek Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Chris Creek on NWP Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NWP - Corte Madera Drawbridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1930; Section over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard removed in 2003
Bascule bridge over Corte Madera Creek on abandoned Northwestern and Pacific Railroad in Corte Madera
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Dyerville Loop Road Overpass (Humboldt County, California)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Dyerville Loop Road on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

NWP - Eureka Slough Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eureka Slough on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Open to authorized vehicles only

NWP - Eureka Slough Bridge (Old) (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Eureka Slough on Northwestern Pacific RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Gallinas Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917; Machinery removed 1947; Bridge replaced 2014
Pony plate girder hinged lift bridge over Gallinas Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Haystack's Landing Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1903; Replaced 2015; last train operated over Sept. 21, 2015
Warren through truss bridge over Pataluma River on Railroad (SMART)
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Healdsburg Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1921 to replace earlier timber bridge
Subdivided Warren through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed

NWP - Island Mountain Bridge (Trinity County, California)
Built 1965
Warren through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Island Mountain Bridge (Old) (Trinity County, California)
Built 1913; Destroyed by flooding 1964
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

NWP - Island Mountain Tunnel (Trinity County, California)
Tunnel on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed

NWP - Keys Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Removed ca. 1907
Pratt through truss bridge over Key's Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Removed

NWP - Loleta Trestle (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over Loleta creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Loleta Tunnel (Humboldt County, California)
Abandoned tunnel on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

NWP - Monte Rio Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Relocated here 1909. Line abandoned 1935. Spans relocated 1937.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Removed

NWP - Nanning Creek Trestle (Humboldt County, California)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Nanning Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

NWP - Novato Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917
Bridge over Novato Creek on Northwestern Pacific RR
No longer exists

NWP - Old Redwood Highway Overpass (Sonoma County, California)
Bridge over Old Redwood Highway on NWP RR
Open to traffic

NWP - Scotia Bluffs bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Scotia Bluffs/French Gulch on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

NWP - Sonama Tunnel (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1898; Sealed to smother a fire in 2011
Abandoned tunnel on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Sealed 2011 to smother a fire.

NWP - South Fork Temporary Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1910
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Van Duzen River Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1913
Pratt through truss bridge over Van Duzen River on Eureka Southern Railroad
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Van Duzen River Bridge (Old) (Humboldt County, California)
Replaced 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over Van Duzen River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Wingo Lift Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1920 by the Toledo Bridge & Crane Co
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Slough feeding San Pablo Bay on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Open to traffic

SMART - Cal Park Hill Tunnel (Marin County, California)
Built 1884, closed 1978 , opened to pedestrains 2010.
Tunnel on Pedestrian Pathway/SMART
Open to pedestrians, commuter rail traffic planned

SMART - Puerto Suello Tunnel (Marin County, California)
Built 1879; Roof collapsed druing a fire 1961, rebuil 1967, Clo0sed in the 80s, Rehabilitated 2014-16
Tunnel on Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
Open to traffic

Southern Pacific-Golden Gate Ferries Limited Auto Ferries (San Francisco County, California)
Auto ferry service began 1909; Ferry service stopped in 1958.
Lost Ferry across San Francisco Bay carrying automobiles
No Longer In Operation

SP - Brazos Drawbridge (Old) (Napa County, California)
Built 1903 ; replaced 1979
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Napa River on Southern Pacific
Replaced by a new bridge