Death Visits the Scotia Bluff

Pictures of NWP#184 Salvage

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NWP workmen, divers and volunteers continued operations this morning in search of he three bodies of the railroadmen who were killed January 17, when their locomotive was struck by a slide and plunged into the icy waters of the Eel river, near Nanning Creek.



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Location today, across the Eel River from Rio Dell

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The Alton & Pacific Railroad was a privately owned tourist attraction located on Highway 36 in nearby Alton. It no longer exists.


Heralded the "City of Fortuna", this steam locomotive, originally the Hammond Lumber Company Number 16, was once located near the entrance in Rohner Park. It is now being operated as an excursion train in Washington.
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Pictures and information on local railroad depots.