Glorious early August late afternoon photographing and having an adventure of chasing the Western Pacific excursion, hosted by the Niles Canyon Railway. One of the preserved WP locomotives, WP 713... (more)
After a series of switching moves, WP 713 backs up towards the mainline switch in the Brightside yard. 713 will then take the main to get to the other side of the yard, where it will be shut down ... (more)
WP 713 leads the last train of the day through a S-Curve near Brightside on the way to Niles
WP 713 leads the last train of the day through the farmer's crossing
Quite an impressive site to see. True WP Heritage leads the Niles Canyon Railway's tourist train into the Sunol Depot. This day marked the last day for normal operations as the museum closes 2013 ... (more)
Two orange and silver Geeps undergo repairs outside the shops.
WP 713 is part of the Pacific Locomotive Association's collection. The unit is currently out of service pending traction motor and roots blower repairs.
WP 713 rolls by a neat house on it's way back to Sunol.
WP 713 leads a Springtime Special West out of Brightside crossing a grade crossing protected by two wig-wags.
In a shot that could of been taken in 1978, a WP GP9 sits next to one of the "final 4" F units on the WP. Thanks to the PLA for letting us tour the shops as I know its not often done.
The annual Niles Canyon Railway's train of lights.
The crew readies to depart the Sunol depot for another run down the Niles Canyon.