WP GP7 731, seen here in July 1976, is one of the last WP engines still in the old silver and orange scheme by this late date.
The crew readies to depart the Sunol depot for another run down the Niles Canyon.
This shot could have easily been taken in 1956 instead of 2006. These locomotives are part of the collection ot fhe Pacific Locomotive Association and operate on the Niles Canyon Railway.
The steady red light on WP caboose 484 can be seen as it reaches the summit of Altamont Pass and brings up the rear of a 4 car train with 3 WP locomotives at the lead. This was the first time in a... (more)
The ghost-like figures of the crew can be seen as they walk towards the WP power to make a 40 mile run up the Peninsula to the Golden Gate Railroad Museum. Nikon D200, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroad... (more)
Western Pacific power is seen sitting in Newhall yard in Santa Clara. This was part of a move to take nearly all of GGRM's equipment to the NCRy in Sunol. Nikon D200, 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroad... (more)
It is 2AM on the CalTrain SF Peninsula, long after the commutes and a strange ghost train has appeared. The rescue GGRM (Golden Gate RR Museum) equipment relocation train is about to leave "The Ci... (more)
WP 713 & crew prepare for another excursion on the Niles Canyon Railway!
These 3 units belong to the Feather River Rail Society and were part of a special move of historical equipment in the Bay Area this weekend.
The Western Pacific units from the museum in Portola CA lead a special hosptial train movement of cars and locomotives from the Golden Gate RR Museum in SF to the Niles Canyon Railway.
The Western Pacific units from the museum in Portola CA lead a special hosptial train movement of cars and locomotives from the Golden Gate RR Museum in SF to the Niles Canyon Railway. The track ... (more)