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.
This local is pulling cars out of UP's East LA yard...
Picking up orders from one of the tower operators, as this train heads for the port of San Pedro.
With SN 712
After the merger with the UP, several sets of WP road and switcher units found their way down to Southern California and worked local UP yard and switch jobs.
In April of 2004, recreation of the Western Pacific California Zephyr operated from the Bay Area to Reno, Nevada. The locomotive was, in reality, an ex-VIA F9 wearing make up. An excursion was op... (more)