Four cabooses sit at the UP Yermo Yard. Two from the WP, one from MP and one SP. After the merger, foreign cabooses began showing up all over the UP system.
WP 921D during test run in Portola Ca.
After UP took over WP, which had a diesel fleet of four-axle units, Omaha began operating the Feather River Route with the C-C units of that era - SD40s and Dash-2s and U30Cs and C30-7s. WP's B-B... (more)
Not long after the UP takeover of WP it's units were reassigned to local service all across the UP. Here a pair are leading the morning UP Mead Local north on the San Pedro Branch on it's return t... (more)
Eastbound grain empty Plumas Lake
Westbound Western Pacific freight with in the lead GP35 #3014 and GP40 #3525, GE U23B #2264, GP35 #3006. Photo part of my slide collection, photographer unknown.
Three of WP's "fab four" F unit rebuilds were hauling the eastbound San Jose Turn into Sunol on WP's Bay Area main.
Built by Disney, WP 804-A is a faux FP-7 built from the scrapped cab of UP 928, an E-8. In August 2011, the train which housed an ice cream shop was removed and donated to the Western Pacific Rail... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
A GP9 built 1955 with EMD# 20696 and became UP 300, then Iowa Interstate 300, and finally sold to the Feather River Rail Society (Portola) in December 1995.
WP GP40's were reassigned to Texas after the UP-MP-WP merger, having been bumped by CCS equipped UP six axle power. Here the MF (Memphis-Ft.Worth) train is approaching Texarkana with a slug of Eas... (more)
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