Built by Disney, WP 804-A is a faux FP-7 built from the scrapped cab of UP 928, an E-8. In August 2011, the train which housed an ice cream shop was removed and donated to the Western Pacific Rail... (more)
Power from the California Zephyr fades away in Portola
After being overhauled, UP 9532 and 9282 have been stored here at the Portola Railroad Museum to avoid vandalism to these "like new" locomotives until traffic picks up. Apparently 9532 s... (more)
Orange and Silver, Geeps and Covered Wagons
Quincy Railroad 1100, Sierra Pacific Industries "Lil' Lulu", sits on display at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, CA during the 2011 Portola Railroad Days. The unit is an e... (more)
California Zephyr FP7 #805-A and NW2 #608 bask in the early morning sunlight and pose for tourists outside the WPRM's diesel shop on the second day of the Portola Railroad Days 2014.
Western Pacific GP7 707, sporting the classic orange and silver paint of the WP is displayed at Portola railroad days. Just down from the 707 is WP FP7 805A. The classic EMDs are both parked in fr... (more)
Even though the Western Pacific railroad became a part of the Union Pacific in 1982 the WP still lives on in Portola, CA at the WPRM. The museum owns a number of old WP engines, passenger cars, an... (more)
WP 2001 ready to lead a train with 14 cars for a trip down the Feather River Canyon.
After a long day of running an A-B-A set of F7's and Zephyr cars, two switchers (WP 707 and WP 2001) team up to switch out the four cars owned by the museum on a spectacular Halloween afternoon, a... (more)
One of the Fab Four sits shut down waiting some work at Portola, as seen from inside the shops.