Oakland bound coal loads cross the famous Keddie Wye on a late summer afternoon.
Founded in 1903 as a way to give the powerhouse Southern Pacific railroad competition into northern California, the Western Pacific was built to connect the Rio Grande railroad in Utah with the Sa... (more)
Southbound BN WP run through "Highline" train on WP Keddie Wye
A BNSF train on the former Western Pacific Highline crosses the Clear Creek Trestle. The train has just departed Keddie, heading for Klamath Falls.
In Jun 1972, a pair of GE U23Bs idles in front of WP's depot at Keddie, CA. The two U-boats are covered with a patina of chalky road dust, picked up between here and points north on the nearby Hig... (more)
A solid set of Western Pacific power heads west over the Keddie Wye bridge in the Feather River Canyon.
A trio of Union Pacific 8000 class Fast 40s exit the tunnel with a hot intermodal train and roll on to the Keddie Wye bridge in the Feather River Canyon.
Four Western Pacific GP40's and a Burlington Northern GP40 on this southbound (timetable westbound) freight on the Highline near Keddie, California on January 09, 1979.
A high line manifest catches a bit of sunlight as crosses the impressive Clear Creek Trestle at Keddie, California. Ominous clouds have gathered nearby, foreshadowing the potential for heavy rains... (more)
A UP manifest crosses the famous wye bridge at Keddie on a fine May afternoon.
UP 7360 leads a North Platte, NE to Roseville, CA manifest over the Keddie Wye in the Feather River Canyon
One of my favorite experiences of my recent California trip was at a vantage point high on the rocks to the northeast of the famous Keddie Wye. Just after 8 A.M., UP's Canyon Crawler eases out ont... (more)
The power consist was WP 3012, 3015, and 3062: two GP35s and an U30B A Roger Puta Photograph
WP 2002 leads a large consist across the Keddie Wye bridge in June 1980.
WP's Keddie to Westwood, CA "Westwood Turn" local was climbing northbound out of Keddie.