The famous "Milpitas Fs" along with a friend challenge Altamont again with their auto racks headed for the Ford plant.
Howling EB? freight is departing in style. That's my old pal TC Caughman sitting on the "mustard jar", my 1976 Datsun, just taking it all in.
Nice orange yard switcher with my favorite spark arresters is wide open and looking good. The tower area was a great place and a needed respite from railfanning in Roseville most of the time.
We had driven to the Sierra RR for steam trip which ended right about this spot where the Tidewater Southern unit was leased to switch the mill. Too late for West Side Lumber which used to come i... (more)
I was scanning my collection of WP slides and happened on my very favorite rain shot so here it is. This is a westbound freight and the weather outside is frightful.
Switching in the yard
A hint of what's to come in the middle...
Having cut off of its train it had just brought down the Highline, F7A #913-A is passing thru the tunnel which is on the leg of the Keddie Wye. It is heading to the Keddie Yards.
Yellow cones indicate car loading locations
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