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By Susan J. P. O'Hara,Alex Service

The yr 2014 marks the centennial of the crowning glory of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP), celebrated by way of using a �golden spike� at Cain Rock in October 1914. This fulfillment was once the fruits of an important, six-year engineering attempt to attach rail traces finishing at Willits with the early lumber corporation railroads of the Humboldt Bay zone. whilst it used to be accomplished, the NWP associated Eureka with San Francisco through rail, a milestone within the heritage of Humboldt and northerly Mendocino Counties. This ebook examines the effect of the NWP on Northwestern California. even though not operational, the railroad this present day symbolizes the continuing fight to attach this remoted quarter with the broader world.

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