Lots of pre BN merger power on the Western Pacific.
BN merger power was gathering all over the Western Pacific.
The CB&Q (Burlington) and others are in the process of forming the Burlington Northern Railroad. Many could be seen on the Western Pacific coming down from the Pacific Northwest.
BN symbol 138 departs Oroville for the Pacific Northwest with a single WP U30B on the point and several BN Alcos behind.
UP 2422 West descends from the Feather River Canyon to Oroville via a gaint s-curve just east of town.
Western Pacific mechanical forces test BN 4365 at Oroville before her next assignment.
WP 3069 West departs Oroville Yard after changing crews.