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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Northwestern Pacific Railroad, Pacific Electric Railway, Sacramento Northern Railway, Key System, East Bay Electric Lines, San Diego Electric Railway, List of California street railroads, Tidewater Southern Railway, Petaluma and Santa Rosa Railroad, Market Street Railway, Ocean Shore Railroad, Shipyard Railway, Central California Traction Company, San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway, Peninsular Railway, Pacific Coast Railway, Northern Electric Railway-Marysville and Colusa Branch, Visalia Electric Railroad, Glendale and Montrose Railway, Nevada County Traction Company, Sacramento Valley Electric Railroad, Watsonville Traction Company. Excerpt: The Northwestern Pacific Railroad (reporting mark NWP) is a regional railroad serving California's North Coast. The railroad ran from the North Bay at Sausalito to Eureka, California, primarily near the present-day U.S. Route 101 corridor. The NWP ran an electrified interurban commuter railroad in Marin County until 1941. The opening of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1937 caused commuters to shift from the train-ferry service to commuting by bus and car. The NWP was merged into the Southern Pacific in 1992, only four years before the Union Pacific/Southern Pacific merger. Under the auspices of the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA), freight service by NWP. Inc. is currently operating from the California Northern interchange at Schellville, north to Windsor. Locomotives including a Tier 3 hybrid at the Schellville depot awaiting thrice weekly runs. Plans are set to have freight trains to Willits by 2014. The Northwestern Pacific will run along part of the same route as Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit, which will travel from Larkspur to Cloverdale. Mesa Grande train station, about 1910 462,6Samoa Southern Pacific Railroad controlled the NWP line from Schellville to Willits wh...