I ran into into another one of these units this year at the former McCloud railway here: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/704763/
These yellow units were painted this color by US Steel in Pit... (more)
Built in 1952, this AS-616 has regained its former SP number. After leaving the SP system, the unit worked the Oregon and Northwestern, an eastern Oregon lumber railroad until the closing of the m... (more)
Locomotives that once pulled the California Zephyr rest at the Portola Railroad Museum.
An eastbound hotshot departs Portola. In just a few miles, the pines will give way to the sagebrush of the Great Basin deserts.
The B&L Local heads for the sawmill in Loyalton at sunset in the Sierra Valley. The locomotive is a former Western Pacific unit that has probably taken these rails many times.
UP's United Way locomotive, SD40-2 No. 3300, idles on the point of an STEK (Stockton, CA to Elko Nevada manifest) in the yard at Portola, CA. It's the 4th of July, and Portola's Railroad Museum ha... (more)
Western Pacific GE U30B's 766, 767, 762 at Portola, California.
Late on a summer evening, the B&L Local heads for the Sierra Pacific mill in Loyalton. This is all gone now.
Having arrived early this morning, UP's United Way locomotive idles in the yard on the point of an STEK (Stockton, CA to Elko, NV manifest).
A Roger Puta Photograph
A quintet of UP U30Cs departs Portola with an eastbound WP manifest headed for Salt Lake.
WP 921D during test run in Portola Ca.
Built by Disney, WP 804-A is a faux FP-7 built from the scrapped cab of UP 928, an E-8. In August 2011, the train which housed an ice cream shop was removed and donated to the Western Pacific Rail... (more)
A new Dead Line has been formed at Portola, California. The small UP yard is on the former Western Pacific line through the High Sierras. The line is either C40-8 or SD60 engines.