WP 918 leading the NCRY's "Train of Lights" into the depot at Sunol
Looking at the pilot and smokebox of Western Pacific Consildation #26. It is one of the largest locomotive at Travel Town, and is an ALCO, WP Model C-43. Built in 1909, #26 led a rather quiet lif... (more)
#3021 has just gotten a clear signal after being in the hole for a Westbound freight at Spring Garden and is now heading East.
Eastbound between Pleasanton and Livermore, WP F7 914A with two "B" units is leading a pig train into the early morning sun in July 0f 1966
The Eastbound California Zephyr has emerged from the tunnel at Keddie and out onto Spanish Fork Trestle. FP7 805A is leading with an F3B and F3A in the lash-up. A steam generator car and a Great ... (more)
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