While on a business trip my father Robert Hedlund took this photo as he waited the trains arrival. Power WP FP7 804-D & two F3Bs.
A 1959 GP20 (the world's 2nd and one of ten the WP rostered) sits among 1978 Ford Pickups and Thunderbirds in Speed Yard. This was a utility yard for making quick moves either into Ford, or for th... (more)
In a shot that could of been taken in 1978, a WP GP9 sits next to one of the "final 4" F units on the WP. Thanks to the PLA for letting us tour the shops as I know its not often done.
Train SJT, the “San Jose Turn” the very rare afternoon Stockton to Milpitas auto parts and merchandise train in Milpitas, CA, on a day during which I waited all the daylight hours for a train, onl... (more)
A WP manifest departs Stockton at sunset as it crosses the SP's Valley Line at El Pinal.
WP 804D is being redied to take the next the last WP "California Zephyr" West from Salt Lake City to Oakland on a very cold Friday night, March 20th, 1970
Just after crossing over the SP, WP 914A is heading East on Altamont Pass with a manifest freight in February of 1970. About a half hour after this train, WP's California Zephyr would pass this sa... (more)
with SN 712. WP 805-A is on the adjacent track.
with WP GP7 707.