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Rides Like a Feather
A photo essay documenting the Western Pacific Railroad's freight & passenger service
Photo Album By: Hiawatha Pete
 
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Photo ID: 477725

Western Pacific F7A type diesel locomotive #913 on display at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, CA. My wife & I visited the museum as part of a trip from Buffalo to Sacramento (o... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 913
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 10, 2014


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By: Hiawatha Pete

Added: Apr 14, 2014

Views: 3,538
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 470025

The California Zephyr eases to a stop on 3rd Street, ending its 2,525 mile journey as families await the arrival of loved ones, excited children and other bystanders watch the event, most of them ... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804-A
Train ID: #17
Photo Date: August 02, 1968


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By: Glenn Anderson

Added: Feb 15, 2014

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Views: 32,270
Comments: 10

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Photo ID: 469379

In a view from California highway 70, the westbound 16-car California Zephyr wraps around the hill at James, a few miles short of Oroville, where a crew and power change will take place.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Oroville, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804-D
Train ID: #17
Photo Date: August 03, 1968


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By: Glenn Anderson

Added: Feb 09, 2014

Views: 8,160
Comments: 10

Favorited: 67
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Photo ID: 456706

A Western Pacific bay window caboose trails Union Pacific's SCPV into Provo Yard on Aug. 21, 1983. WP 452 was built by International Car for the WP in 1956 and was retired from service on the UP i... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: International Car Bay Window Caboose
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 452
Train ID: UP SCPV
Photo Date: August 21, 1983


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By: James Belmont

Added: Oct 29, 2013

Views: 3,333
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Favorited: 21

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Photo ID: 449937

More than three years after the Union Pacific and Western Pacific merger, 13 former WP EMDs rust away near Grant Tower in Salt Lake City.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 703
Train ID: Retired WP Power
Photo Date: April 29, 1986


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By: James Belmont

Added: Sep 04, 2013

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Favorited: 30

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Photo ID: 449826

The Western Pacific Railroad acquired three SW1500s from EMD in May 1973. The 1503 served well into the UP merger, becoming the UP 1503, the UP 1317, and finally the UPY 1042 prior to retirement a... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SW1500
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 1503
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: April 15, 1984


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By: James Belmont

Added: Sep 03, 2013

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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 449824

Western Pacific caboose 457 is pictured in new paint recently applied by the Union Pacific and assigned to work the Elko, Nevada wrecker in 1984. It was built new for the WP by International Car i... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: International Car Caboose
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WPMW 457
Train ID: Elko Wrecker
Photo Date: April 11, 1984


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By: James Belmont

Added: Sep 03, 2013

Views: 2,846
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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 449404

Happiness is finding a new Western Pacific GP40-2 in your hometown! The 3554 was built new by EMD for the WP in April 1980, from the carrier's final batch of new locomotives prior to merging with ... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3554
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: August 10, 1980


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By: James Belmont

Added: Aug 31, 2013

Views: 3,175
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Favorited: 33

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Photo ID: 449403

Western Pacific derrick 79 finds itself in Union Pacific's North Yard in Salt Lake City on Feb. 29, 1984. Any information regarding the builder of the WPMW 79 and its disposition would be highly a... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: MOW Derrick Crane
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WPMW 79
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: February 29, 1984


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By: James Belmont

Added: Aug 31, 2013

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Favorited: 31

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Photo ID: 449019

Soon after the 1983 UP-WP merger, Western Pacific locomotives were scattered throughout the UP system. WP 3019, a Boise rebuilt EMD GP35, works the morning switch job in the joint UP/Utah Railway ... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP35
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3019
Train ID: UP Provo Switcher
Photo Date: December 18, 1983


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By: James Belmont

Added: Aug 27, 2013

Views: 3,320
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Favorited: 21

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Photo ID: 448900

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)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: South Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 1776
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: July 15, 1978


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By: James Belmont

Added: Aug 26, 2013

Views: 4,057
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Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 437320

A workman has just finished washing recently delivered GE U23B No. 2258, and it gleams in the afternoon sun as water still drips off it.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: GE U23B
Location: Stockton, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 2258
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1972


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: May 25, 2013

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Photo ID: 433755

Western Pacific GE 3055 has a lot of assistance from BN units as they tug an eastbound train up the Feather River at Pulga, Calif. on June 22, 1974. In the consist headed for Klamath Falls, Orego... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: GE U30B
Location: Pulga, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3055
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 22, 1974


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Apr 25, 2013

Views: 2,697
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Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 324456

2nd to last California Zephyr arriving at Marysville.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Marysville, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804 D
Train ID: 17
Photo Date: March 21, 1970


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By: cz17

Added: May 16, 2010

Views: 5,088
Comments: 1

Favorited: 38
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Photo ID: 278002

The 'last WP unit', 3559 was the highest number GP40-2, the last power ordered by the WP. Norhtbound on the Highline with a BN train to be interchanged at Bieber, CA, this line ran through some gr... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Crescent Mills, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3559
Train ID: BN-170
Photo Date: February, 1981


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By: Jim Bartolotta

Added: Mar 30, 2009

Views: 6,595
Comments: 4

Favorited: 46
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