Western Pacific F7A 919-D, F7B, GP20, F7A prepare to head west out of Keddie yard in October, 1969. Photo from my collection, the photographer was not specified.
Today ex-Zephyr FP7A 805-D and two F-units are rolling a 58 car freight west-bound near Oakland, California on March 10, 1970. From my slide collection, no photographer's name on slide.
In the dead line in Stockton.
When my father went on business trips to San Jose in the late 1970s, the Western Pacific F7s were a favorite target. On this day he didn't get an F7 on the lead, but GP40 3501 - GP20 2008 - F7(a)... (more)
I was pleasantly surprised to find this shot in my dad's collection. I knew he had a lot of roster shots of the Western Pacific. But didn't realize he had this gem out on the WP main. From what he... (more)
WP 's last hurrah F7s running down the Altamont pass en route to Oakland
WP GP 40 and companions at the service area at Stockton.
The problems with WP's Perlman green are clearly demonstrated at this shot.
Western Pacific U23B 2263, and GP40 3543, are in Union Pacific's, Salt Lace City's North yard.
With UP's take over of the MoPac in the early '80s, a wide array of power began to pass through Yard Center in Dolton. A Western Pacific GP40 is a long way from its former home as it awaits its n... (more)
Western Pacific Bicentennial GP40 1976 is seen at San Francisco CA on the actual Bicentennial July 4, 1976. The 1976 was built as WP 3541 in September 1971. Companion GP40 1776(WP 3540) was also b... (more)
WP 258 at Oroville, CA 1950. Unkown photographer from my collection.
A trio of Western Pacific locomotives was found in the engine servicing section of the railroad’s Keddie, California, facility on September 2, 1973. GP20s 2006 and 2001 are bracketing GP35 3013... (more)
California Zephyr power sits in front of a dome car. I believe it is Western Pacific 832 "Silver Hostel", a 1948 "Vista Dome" Lounge Car.
Western Pacific Railroad Museum, where you can climb on the equipment (metal gets very hot in the sun)!
Western Pacific Railroad Museums collection of WP GP7s