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UP 7650 hits the diamond as it crosses the former WP main line into Niles Canyon. At one time, this was a junction between the SP and Western Pacific. SP's line split in two just past the diamond and both lines rejoined in San Jose. WP's line headed east to Stockton. Today, everything is owned...
A lot used to happen here. Two geeps would drill cars simultaneously on seperate leads for canneries and block cars for setouts while main line trains rolled by to the left side of the pic. Yard ops were marshalled from the little office. WP crews were very friendly and never tired of waving to...
Heavy rains caused the waters of the Salt Lake to expand its normal shoreline. The former WP became surrounded and UP crews were dumping rock to keep the line above the encroaching waters. The SP experienced even more problems. This WB piggyback was the NPOAZ.
Preserved F7 5450 at the Pilbara Railway Historic Society museum at 6 mile siding near Dampier WA. Originally WP, obtained by Mount Newman Mining for iron ore railway construction in 1968, now preserved by the PRHS.
The lights at the Millbrae Caltrain/BART station burn brightly into the wee hours of the morning even though neither system is operating at this time. While lighting the place up all night like the Space Shuttle launch site seems like a colossal waste of energy, it did allow for me to shoot the...
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