Amtrak's westbound Feather River Express drifts across Rock Creek on the homeward leg of the 2011 Portola Railroad Days excursion. On this day the heartbeat of the Feather River Route's former own... (more)
The calm piece of another summer day in the Feather River Canyon is broken by a familiar yet almost forgotten pulse of a EMD 567 series prime mover and the colors of the fallen Western Pacific rai... (more)
As we travel down the steep grade from the Feather River Canyon to the California Valley, we get a glimpse of our lead motor, Western Pacific 2001. Western Pacific 2001 has done a great job taking... (more)
The well known sound of WP's Nathan M5s returns to Keddie, CA as the WP 2001 and the returning Feather river express charge through the former resort town.
Western Pacific still lives in the famed Feather river canyon. Here WP 2001 skirts the waters of the Feather river as it makes its way to Oroville. Again the calm, windless morning provides a calm... (more)
The Feather River express is nearing the end of its run through the Feather river canyon as it snakes along side the famed river at the west end of Pulga siding. This famous location is where US70... (more)
Former California Zephyr Dome-lounge-Obs "Silver Solarium" brings up the markers of the Feather river express as it makes its way through the Feather river canyon. And for this moment it appears t... (more)
The quiet still of a beautiful August morning is broken by the equally beautiful sound of a turbo-charged 567 EMD prime mover. WP GP20 #2001 is again on the point of the Feather River express as i... (more)
A look back in time? No, this is not the Western Pacific California Zephyr making it's way down the Feather River Route. This is the Feather River Express being led by Western Pacific 2001 through... (more)
Western Pacific 2001 sits proudly at the WPRM in Portola.
WP 2001 ready to lead a train with 14 cars for a trip down the Feather River Canyon.
WP 2001 leads the FRE along side Pulga siding, the entire train can be seen s side the Feather River here.
Coming into Oroville.
Western Pacific GP20 2001 pilots the westbound Feather River Express excursion seen dropping down grade at James, just before crossing under Hwy 70.
WP 2001 leads the FRE off the West Branch bridge, the bridge carries the Canyon Sub & Hwy 70 across a portion of Lake Oroville.