Pulling away from the Fremont Depot and ready to enter Niles Canyon on its way East.
On March 22, 1970, Western Pacific's California Zephyr stopped at Oroville, CA for the last time. While the engines were watered, both passengers (I was one) and onlookers got one last look at the... (more)
Racing alongside Stanley Blvd. just outside of Livermore with a steam generator car directly behind the locomotives. The now abandoned SP line thru Niles Canyon to the West and Altamont to the Eas... (more)
The Rio Grande units have been removed and Western Pacific locomotives are being placed on the head end of the last Westbound California Zephyr to depart Salt Lake City for Oakland.
Members of the Feather River Rail Society troubleshoot start-up problems with the 2001 in the early morning hours of New Years eve.
Emerging from the Eastern end of Niles Canyon, WP 2001 is taking the curve into the town of Sunol. This locomotive has been preserved at the WP museum in Portola, CA.
The Portola Railroad Museum's GP20 #2001 pauses at Hearst on the former WP mainline during a trip from San Francisco back to Portola.
Western Pacific 804D with the Eastbound Zephyr at now daylighted tunnel 3 in Altamont Pass
The annual Niles Canyon Railway's train of lights.
The 727 works switching the small yard in Fremont. In the background their is a WP Airstream trailer in WP silver & orange color scheme.
The FRRS Special to Dunsmuir finally arrives at it's final destination after it's 2 day trip, the crew in the caboose chat with one another as a UP Northbound arrives