The folks in Omaha have decided that the Feather River Route calls for C-C power, so nearly new GP40-2 3556 finds itself demoted to local service on a branchline in Kansas. A few miles from its p... (more)
The next to last Western Pacific "California Zephyr" is ready to head West from Salt Lake City.
Four Western Pacific GP40's and a Burlington Northern GP40 on this southbound (timetable westbound) freight on the Highline near Keddie, California on January 09, 1979.
Western Pacific GP40's 3511, 3529 and 3537 westbound at James, California.
The 805-D is on the point of the westbound California Zephyr as it zooms by at Magna, Utah near Salt Lake City.
Western Pacific GE U30B's 766, 767, 762 at Portola, California.
A pair of GP35s lead a westbound WP manifest through El Pinal in October 1974. El Pinal is where the WP crossed SP's Valley Line between Bakersfield and Elvas Tower in Sacramento. In another coupl... (more)
WP 3504 West approaches the lead at Charter Way as it prepares to enter Stockton Yard. No. 3504 wears one of several paint schemes WP tried before settling on the all-orange nose. 3504 was built i... (more)
Western Pacific 3546 leads a westbound across the Tobin Trestle as it rolls down through the Feather River Canyon.
In May 1973, Western Pacific's MW37 a big Industrial Brownhoist railroad crane, sits in the yard at Oroville awaiting its next assignment on the railroad. The most likely spot it'll be needed is t... (more)
More then two years after the Union Pacific-Western Pacific merger, former WP U30B's rust away at UP yard in Omaha, Nebraska.
A Western Pacific GP35 shunts cars near Denver Union Station. I never made it out to the WP, but the Union Pacific provided a few units for me to see while in Denver.
Locomotives await work at Union Pacific’s Omaha Shops in May 1984, including Western Pacific GP40 No. 3503. A couple of strings of no longer needed cabooses are in the background, as is UP’s form... (more)
WP 3523 west has stopped for a crew change, while WP 2261 waits to head east.
Late in the afternoon, a couple of young boys hang out near a small bridge as a WP westbound crosses it. To the right of the train is the WP-Santa Fe interchange yard.