a westbound WP train is just accererating away from a crew change at Oroville, CA
Union Pacific 8156 leads the MNPRV into Oroville, CA after traveling through the Feather River Canyon on the UP Canyon Subdivision.
Coming into Oroville.
BNSF 4475 leads a manifest towards Oroville while the cows, oblivious to the train enjoy the grass brought on by the abundance of rain the past several months. The skis to the west may be clear, ... (more)
Western Pacific GP40 3543 leads a consist that is made up of Burlington Northern pool power, including C-425 4265, GP35 2540 and GP30 2222. It was a colorful time to be in northern California!
Run-through Burlington Northern power is serviced at Western Pacific's Oroville yard in northern California. The BN power, combined with a WP engine, shows how colorful the first few years of the... (more)
Of the twenty SDP40s constructed, six belonged to the Great Northern. Burlington Northern SDP40 9850's heritage is obvious, as it has yet to be repainted into BN Cascade Green. The attractive Bi... (more)
Burlington Northern U33C 5719, seen here on the Western Pacific in Oroville, California, is the former Northern Pacific 3304.
Burlington Northern U33C 5719, still wearing the colors of original owner Northern Pacific (the former NP 3304), leads a set of BN power on a Western Pacific train passing through Oroville, Califo... (more)
WP OME James, CA
This was the yard switcher for the day. I could find GP-7s all over but these were somehow scarce. Where did they hang out?
Howling EB? freight is departing in style. That's my old pal TC Caughman sitting on the "mustard jar", my 1976 Datsun, just taking it all in.
Run-through power for today's train 138
Switching in the yard
A hint of what's to come in the middle...