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White Pass Rotary Run 2011
Photos of the spring 2011 line clearing operation featuring White Pass Rotary #1 and Steam Locomotives 73 and 69. April 25-28, 2011.
Photo Album By: Kevin Madore
 
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Photo ID: 393260

Clearing the platform at Bennett. The White Pass Rotary Fleet begins to attack the winter's accumulation of snow from the tracks at the station platform in Bennett, British Columbia. Loca... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Bennett, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 28, 2011


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Added: Mar 26, 2012

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Photo ID: 388600

The big reveal. White Pass Master Mechanic Dave Sorrell opens the access covers on WPY Rotary #1 to reveal the steam engine that powers the greatest show on rails. When I heard that the Wh... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Feb 03, 2012

Views: 3,696
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Photo ID: 388579

The Chase Train. After photographing the White Pass Rotary Fleet crossing Bridge 14-A above Glacier Siding, our die... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: GE 90 Class
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 98
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: April 25, 2011


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Added: Feb 02, 2012

Views: 4,064
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Favorited: 30

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Photo ID: 387951

Entering White Pass. Having just switched his passenger extra onto White Pass Siding, Brakeman Dave Dobbs lines the switch and signals for the Rotary Fleet to come out of the cut and into W... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: White Pass, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Jan 27, 2012

Views: 4,940
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Favorited: 35

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Photo ID: 387863

Takin' a break. White Pass Railroad Superintendent E.C. "Ed" Hanousek appears to strike a proud pose for me after hopping down from the cab of Rotary #1. The boss has called for the crew t... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Fraser, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 27, 2011


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Added: Jan 25, 2012

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Photo ID: 379771

Ready to do battle with the drifts. The winter is over. The mechanics have done their job and the equipment, some of which is 110 years old, is in top-notch condition. There is a large cr... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Nov 02, 2011

Views: 5,772
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Photo ID: 379767

Deep in the trenches, the battle rages. On Day 2 of their 4-day mission to clear the line, the White Pass Snow Team attacks the worst of the snow pack, in a deep cut called Canadian Shed, a... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: White Pass, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Nov 02, 2011

Views: 7,934
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Favorited: 35

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Photo ID: 372125

Danger Close! On the second day of the 2011 White Pass Rotary run, I stand with half a dozen other photographers atop a rocky bluff, overlooking a deep cut called Canadian Shed. Once the ... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: White Pass, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Aug 16, 2011

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Photo ID: 365640

White Pass Archaeology: WPY #60. Sitting on a bluff near the north end of the White Pass Yard in Skagway is one very forlorn-looking, little 10-wheeler with a rather odd story to tell. ... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Jun 09, 2011

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Photo ID: 365298

Day 4 - Bennett or bust! With the morning sunrise just over an hour old, the White Pass Rotary Fleet leaves Fraser Station for Bennett, to finish the 2011 spring clearing of the line. The... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Fraser, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 73
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 28, 2011


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Added: Jun 05, 2011

Views: 3,239
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Photo ID: 364991

The Gila Monster. The beefy-looking, outside frame locomotive you see here is White Pass Consolidation #69, a Baldwin product built for this line back in 1908. When purchased, she was one... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 69
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Jun 02, 2011

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Photo ID: 364896

Inseparable. White Pass Mikado #73 takes Rotary #1 in tow for a reverse run around the loop track in the Skagway Yard. After returning from a day of plowing, the Rotary Fleet was typicall... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: Jun 01, 2011

Views: 3,113
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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 364228

Got Alcos? In the world of tourist railroading, the White Pass & Yukon is a powerhouse. In their short, May thru September operating season, this narrow gauge railroad has run as many as 4... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: MLW DL535E
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 108
Train ID: None
Photo Date: April 24, 2011


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Added: May 24, 2011

Views: 7,269
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Photo ID: 364172

White Pass Icons Reborn. During the Spring 2011 Rotary Run at the WP&YR, the power for our chase train was this pristine-looking pair of shovel-nose, GE 90 Class Locomotives, seen here at t... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: GE 90 Class
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 91
Train ID: None
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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Added: May 24, 2011

Views: 5,738
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Photo ID: 363846

Send in the Rotary! With deep snow ahead and our passenger train unable to proceed any further north, we take the siding at White Pass Station and watch as the mighty Rotary Fleet charges f... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: White Pass, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 27, 2011


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: May 19, 2011

Views: 3,829
Comments: 3

Favorited: 28

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