Richard Beal photo
Rolling over the Keddie Wye with some classic UP power, check out the old COPR boxcar!
Unusual guest of BNSF military movement special comes across the south leg of Keddie Wye into the tunnel 32.
After waiting for three hours, I could finally catch my first train of the day at Keddie. This manifest came from BNSF Gateway Sub, entering UP Canyon Sub along the Feather River Canyon. The lead ... (more)
At the junction of the High Line and the main at the venerable old Western Pacific division point at Keddie, a westbound double stack heads into the canyon.
Two SD70M's lead the daily Oakland to Marion, AR "K" train across the famous Keddie Wye. Just out of view, Train #5, the Westbound California Zephyr (detouring) is waiting in the hole.
Crossing the Keddie Wye
Leaving BNSF's Gateway Sub, this manifest crosses the Keddie Wye as it starts it's trek west on UP's Canyon Sub, beggining it's decent down the Feather River Canyon.
BNSF 4960 leads a hot train off the Inside Gateway, crossing the famous Keddie Wye.
Having cut off of its train it had just brought down the Highline, F7A #913-A is passing thru the tunnel which is on the leg of the Keddie Wye. It is heading to the Keddie Yards.
I was lucky to catch the WP heritage-liveried 1983; earlier on that day I also saw the UP centennial 6936 at Portola which was to cross the Wye on July 4th.
The BNSF managers' special departs UP tracks and enters the BNSF Gateway Sub. via the north leg of the Keddie Wye.
BNSF 4934 departs home rails and creeps out onto the Keddie Wye, now westbound on the UP Canyon Subdivision
A BNSF train waits at the end of the BN Gateway Sub before entering the UP Canyon Sub westbound at Keddie.
BNSF 4904 and a rainbow consist lead a southbound manifest at Keddie Wye, with 5 different paint schemes including ex-CP and QNS&L units.
The Portola museum train reached Keddie around 7:30 pm. Darkness ended the chase before the train reached Quincy Junction. The two silver and orange geeps were running, as were the Kodachrome an... (more)