WP's pair of BiCentennial painted units part of display near Fishermans Wharf in San Francisco on Fourth of July weekend.
Over July Fourth weekend UP, Santa Fe, Amtrak, SP and WP participated in a display of equipment adjacent Fishermans Wharf area, WP had both their red, white, blue painted units on hand.
Photographed on Kodachrome more than two years after America's Bicentennial celebration, WP 1776 awaits servicing at D&RGW's Roper Diesel Shop in South Salt Lake. GP40 1776 was built the WP 3540 b... (more)
Western Pacific painted two bicentennial units for our nation's 200th birthday. Seen here are both of them, 1776 and 1976, leading an eastbound freight into the Feather River Canyon.