1914 NWP Film (revisited)
Below is a series of "screenshots" from three silent movies on the NWP... two are apparently from when the line opened, along the route, the "golden spike" ceremony, and a huge parade in downtown Eureka. The third film is about a "Redwood Empire Special," identified as a 121-car train of North Coast Redwood destined for the east from Sacramento over Donner. Power is SP Cab-Forward 4144; California Governor James "Sonny Jim" Rolf hams it up quite a bit as the supposed engineer of the train, which is described in the film as the heaviest ever taken over Donner in a single section- no date, but probably about 1930.
I've just pulled these scenes out at random places along the video... in the order they appear on the film (from south to North??)
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Who can tell us where some of the locations are?...
Archival footage supplied by, and used with permission of, the Internet Moving Images Archive (at http://www.archive.org/details/movies) in association with Prelinger Archives