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

Alexander Avenue Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built ca. 1926
Concrete arch bridge over Abandoned NWP Railroad on Alexander Avenue in Larkspur
Open to traffic

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

Main Gate Road Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1995
Steel stringer bridge over SMART Railroad on Main Gate Road
Open to traffic

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 - Alto Tunnel (Marin County, California)
Built 1884, closed 1971
Abandoned tunnel on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Partially collapsed

NWP - Bell Spring Creek Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Bell Springs Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned, but appears to be used

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

NWP - Black Point Bridge (1911) (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 - Blue Rock Creek Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Blue Rock Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

NWP - Bohemia Grove Bridge (Marin County, California)
Lost 1907
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

NWP - Brown's Canyon Trestle (Marin County, California)
Built 1876
Lost Timber stringer over Brown's Canyon on North Pacific Coast Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NWP - Cain Rock Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1910; 2 northern spans lost during 1964 flood and replaced.
Pratt and Warren through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

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 - Duncans Mills Girder Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NWP - Duncans Mills Truss Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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 (1916) (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 - Hacienda Howe Truss (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1876; Replaced 1890
Lost Bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Hacienda Metal Pratt Truss (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Hacienda Wooden Pratt Truss (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1890; Burned 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire

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 - Keyes Estuary Phoenix Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1880 elsewhere; Relocated here 1906/7; Removed 1931 and relocated again
Pratt through truss bridge over Key's Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Removed

NWP - Lagunitas Creek Phoenix Bridge (Marin County, California)
Relocated here 1930 after being relocated to the Keyes Estuary in 1906/7 from Texas; Plausibly removed 1933
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lagunitas Creek & Road on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

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)
Renovated in 1960
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 - Shell Rock Creek Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Shell Rock Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

NWP - Shively Tunnel (Humboldt County, California)
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on North Western Pacific
Derelict/abandoned

NWP - Sonoma 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 Bridge (Temporary) (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 - Walker Road Overpass (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1923
Deck plate girder bridge over Walker Road on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

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

NWP - Woodman Creek Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Woodman Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

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 during a fire 1961, rebuilt 1967, Closed in the 80s, Rehabilitated 2014-16
Tunnel on Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
Open to traffic

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

SP - 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