The next to last Western Pacific "California Zephyr" is ready to head West from Salt Lake City.
Happier times: Crowds watch the eastbound California Zephyr slow to a stop at Niles.
WP 804D is being redied to take the next the last WP "California Zephyr" West from Salt Lake City to Oakland on a very cold Friday night, March 20th, 1970
Racing alongside Stanley Blvd. just outside of Livermore with a steam generator car directly behind the locomotives. The now abandoned SP line thru Niles Canyon to the West and Altamont to the Eas... (more)
Western Pacific 804D with the Eastbound Zephyr at now daylighted tunnel 3 in Altamont Pass