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.
WP 3513 East roars northward through the lower Sacramento Valley, at Kingdon, CA, on its way to Salt Lake City.
A WP mechanical department workman gives GP35 No. 3007 a thorough washing before she goes into the shop.
A WP westbound enters the yard at Charter Way.
A string of former Western Pacific GEs sits outside Union Pacific's North Little Rock shops awaiting disposition. Several of these units would be rebuilt to a Super7-23B for use on the Monongahel... (more)
Somebody has written "Too young to die" across the top front of WP F7A No. 915-D. Indeed, during the 70s, many of WP's F7As were traded in for newer EMDs.
438 wears the colors of its new parent, Union Pacific, but still retains the number and letters of the Western Pacific.