Western Pacific GP7 707, sporting the classic orange and silver paint of the WP is displayed at Portola railroad days. Just down from the 707 is WP FP7 805A. The classic EMDs are both parked in fr... (more)
After a long day of running an A-B-A set of F7's and Zephyr cars, two switchers (WP 707 and WP 2001) team up to switch out the four cars owned by the museum on a spectacular Halloween afternoon, a... (more)
Western Pacific GP7 707 idles in Portola, California, in October 1973. It won't be long now before the first snows hit the Feather River Canyon, and that snowplow will be used as intended.
with SN 712. WP 805-A is on the adjacent track.
With SN 712
The steady red light on WP caboose 484 can be seen as it reaches the summit of Altamont Pass and brings up the rear of a 4 car train with 3 WP locomotives at the lead. This was the first time in a... (more)
The Western Pacific units from the museum in Portola CA lead a special hosptial train movement of cars and locomotives from the Golden Gate RR Museum in SF to the Niles Canyon Railway.
The Western Pacific units from the museum in Portola CA lead a special hosptial train movement of cars and locomotives from the Golden Gate RR Museum in SF to the Niles Canyon Railway. The track ... (more)
The Portola Museum train works its way home, shown here taking the siding at James for a meet with a westbound stack train.
Men At Work on the WP #707...Nikon D100 18-70mm.
Head on view of the WP #707 at the Portola Railroad Museum. Nikon D100 18-70mm.
Crew member hooks up the water hose to the locomotive. Nikon D70 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com