"He's got the red, white and blue flying high". The stars and stripes fly high above Old Sacramento as Western Pacific 913 slowly strolls down the Sac Southern Lines with a packed excursion train ... (more)
Western Pacific 913 is almost ready to depart with the Polar Express train. Many kids have boarded and are now anxious to get "the show on the tracks".
As the sun sets, Western Pacific 913 leads the Polar Express south out of Sacramento, CA while the skyline looms in the background. It was a beautiful winter day perfect for bike riding, walking, ... (more)
As the sun dips below the Sacramento River, Western Pacific 913 leads a train full of excited young kids who are getting to experience The Polar Express. The train boarded the passengers in Old To... (more)
The Polar Express is ready to depart for a run on the first night of operation in Old Sacramento, as the conductor gives a wave to me as I trip the shutter.
The San Jose Turn arrives in Fremont, California, passing the SP junction at Niles Tower. After setting out cars in the Fremont yard, it will back up past Niles Tower and head down the San Jose B... (more)
The one that Disney didn’t get. I asked them to pull it outside for a photo - they laughed and said "no."
Three former WP F units gather and pose at the Portola Railroad Museum in 1994 (now Western Pacific RR Museum). The 913 and 921-D are two of the “Fab 4”. The Fab 4 were the last four WP F units an... (more)
Seen from up on the second floor at CSRM - they have done an excellent job on their exhibits inside the roundhouse.
WP 913 is one of the centerpiece displays in the museum roundhouse at CSRM, where she has been for nearly 25 years after donation by WP in 1981.
WP F7's 913, 917, 918 and a handfull of geeps and U-Boats (8 locomotives total) head east to Stockton in June of 1980. Photographed at the Radum wigwag.
WP F7's 913, 918, 921 and U-30-B 3061 eastbound at Livermore, Ca. 913 and 918 were retired shortly after this trip.