WP's Keddie to Westwood, CA "Westwood Turn" local was climbing northbound out of Keddie.
WP "Westwood Turn" power resting outside Keddie yard office
WP's worn out F7s race down the Altamont pass toward
Eastbound WP train climbing through James headed for BN interchange Bieber
With the first eastbound excursion from Niles to Sunol underway, WP 918-D is on the home stretch to sunol as it loudly announces its presence at the farmer's crossing.
As the town of Sunol is slowly waking up, WP 918-D pauses to greet the first passengers at the depot before boarding begins. This appearance of 918 was part of a "Western Pacific Day" ev... (more)
WP GP7 #713 leads the WP Day Special through Farmer's Crossing on its way to Brightside Yard to tie down for the day.
WP 918-D leads the Western Pacific Day Special through Farwell Bridge.
Venerable F7A No. 914-A idles on the ready track in Stockton Yard.
Power from the California Zephyr fades away in Portola
Orange and Silver, Geeps and Covered Wagons
The Overland Route Named the Harriman Shield in honor of E.H. Harriman who gained control of the railroad in 1897, this particular design first hit the rails in 1904 and then made a reappe... (more)
And he carries the reminders of ev'ry glove that laid him down ... But the fighter still remains. Built in January 1950 as part of Western Pacific F7 A-B-B-A set 921. By September 3rd, 19... (more)
A pair of Western Pacific cabooses, 444 and 474, were found in the railroad's yard in Oroville, California, on September 3rd, 1973.
Like an oracle for the future, WP GP40 3514 is in tow of an UP SD24 already in 1975. Unfortunately, the WP has gone for ever.