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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: 213775

The Eastbound California Zephyr has emerged from the tunnel at Keddie and out onto Spanish Fork Trestle. FP7 805A is leading with an F3B and F3A in the lash-up. A steam generator car and a Great ... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Keddie, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 805A
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: September, 1969


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Nov 29, 2007

Views: 12,575
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Photo ID: 192316

I don't know how long she had been sitting there, but WP #334 still looked pretty good when I took this photo in June of 1964. The big 2-8-2 would later be moved to the Western Railway Museum at R... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 334
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1964


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Jul 04, 2007

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Photo ID: 179140

Still earning their keep on the Western Pacific's portion of the California Zephyr, 803A and two F3B units are Eastbound just East of the townsite of Altamont. The track below is the now removed S... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Altamont, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 803A
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: February, 1970


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Mar 12, 2007

People's Choice 3

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Photo ID: 179041

The last WP California Zephyr is making its stop at Portola where an F3B and 3 coaches (which had come up on the last Eastbound the day before) are added to the consist for the last trip into Oakl... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Portola, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804A
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: March 22, 1970


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Mar 12, 2007

Views: 8,353
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Photo ID: 69434

Coming off the high line headed for Oroville, California

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Keddie, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3532
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 16, 1973


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By: Jim Munding

Added: Jul 14, 2004

Photo of the Week

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Photo ID: 4263

This train was long enough to cross over itself on the loop. Note fortuitous placement of WP boxcar and covered hopper! K64, Minolta SRT-101, Rokkor 50mm f1.7

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Quincy, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3557
Train ID: Eastbound manifest
Photo Date: August, 1982


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By: Mike Woodruff

Added: Jan 25, 2003

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