All-Time Index of The Headlight (newest to oldest)

Issue 41

The Headlight - Issue 40

 

Railroad Town - Portola, California, Norman Holmes & Mike Mucklin
On the Property - Portola Roundhouse Complex, Norman Holmes
Portola’s Western Pacific Hospital, Eugene Vicknair
Issue 40

The Headlight - Issue 40

 

A Sweet Time on the Sugar Pine, Dave Stanley
At the Throttle with Bob Larson, 1969 - 1971
Sacramento's Overhead Traveling Cranes, Richard Shideler
WP Yard Clerk - 1965-66, Bruce Battles
Issue 39
The Headlight - Issue 39

 

Special Expanded Feather River Route Centennial Issue!
Pioneers of the Feather River Route - Beckwourth & Keddie, Michael Mucklin
A Fool's Errand: The Western Pacific Railway Company, John S. Walker
The Boca and Loyalton Railway, Eugene Vicknair
Photo: The Feather River Route today

Issue 38

The Headlight Issue 37

 

On the Property, Sacramento Norhern GP& no. 712, Norman Holmes
At the Throttle with Bob Larson, 1967 - 1969
The Failure of Arcade Trestle - Part II, Jeff S. Asay
Life in the Sierra Valley a Century Ago, William M. Hopkins
Western Pacific's Unique Air-Operated Pin Lifters, Mike Mucklin
Photos from the Feather River Route

Issue 37
The Headlight Issue 37

 

On the Property, WP Caboose 483, Mike Mucklin
At the Throttle with Bob Larson, 1962 - 1967
The Failure of Arcade Trestle - Part I, Jeff S. Asay
Photos from the Feather River Route
Issue 36
The Headlight Issue 36

 

Working on the WP, Bob Larson
2008 WPRRHS Convention photos
Common Standard Phone Booth (C.E. S 47)
Tidewater Southern Plan Sheets
Color photos: Tidewater Southern
Highline Trains pictorial, George Manley
Box Car Gallery, Thom Anderson
On the Property - WP Steam Locomotive No. 165
What's New at the Hobby Shop
Issue 35
The Headlight Issue 35

 

Update on WP's San Jose Branch, Norman W. Holmes
Steam on the San Jose Branch, Eugene Vicknair
The Mad Gamblers, Al Evans
WP General Arrangement Diagrams, Steam & Diesel
San Jose Switchers, a pictorial by Norman Holmes
WP Wood (composite) Cabooses, a pictorial by Peter F. Arnold

Issue 34
The Headlight Issue 34

 

The Final Years of the Silver Lady, John Mummert
CZ Car Diagrams
Photo Tour of the CZ, Bob Larson
CZ "San Francisco Cable Car" Menu Cover
Issue 33
The Headlight Issue 33

 

Railroading's Future, Alfred E. Perlman addresses the Economic Club of Chicago May 15, 1962
WPRRHS 2007 Livermore Convention Photos, Mike Mucklin
Western Pacific's San Jose Branch - Part 2, Norman Holmes
Kitbashing Western Pacific's Shorty Steel Gondolas in HO Scale, Pete Solyom and Dave Pires
Folio Drawings, ALCo S-2, EMD NW2, EMD GP7
Issue 32
The Headlight Issue 32

 

Western Pacific's San Jose Branch - Part 1, Norman Holmes
Trans-Continental Freight Bureau - Instructions to Weighmasters (Reprint from June 1955)
An Outhouse for your Layout, Norman Holmes
WP Outhouse Drawing, Jim Halliwell
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 31
The Headlight Issue 31

 

Sacramento Northern's Chico Depots, Kent Stephens
Nell Brown's Railroad Career with the Western Pacific, as told by Nell Brown
Heavyweight WP Passenger Car Drawings
The Thirsty Giants & Their Quest for Water - Part 2, Virgil C. Staff
Issue 30
The Headlight Issue 30

 

The Thirsty Giants & Their Quest for Water 1910-1953 - Part 1, Virgil C. Staff
Western Pacific's Mill Gondolas, Garth G. Groff
Portrait of the Feather - SN Diesel Photos by George Manley
WPRRHS 2006 Chico Convention Photos, Mike Mucklin
New Product Observations, Thom Anderson, Mark McLeod and Mike Stokinger
Issue 29
The Headlight Issue 29

 

Sacramento Northern Issue - Part 2
The Self-Propelled Era on the Sacramento Northern, Tom Irion
Derailment at Haggin, Dave Stanley
SN 1632 Caboose, Jim Halliwell
1/60th Scale Drawings of SN 1632 Caboose, Jim Halliwell
Issue 28
The Headlight Issue 28

 

Sacramento Northern Issue - Part 1
A Brief History of the Sacramento Northern, Garth G. Groff
Modeling the Sacramento Northern, Charles Smiley
Issue 27
The Headlight Issue 27

 

Western Pacific Steel Caboose 452 - Prototype for the S-2 Caboose Overhaul Program, Mike Mucklin
WPRRHS 2005 Tracy Convention Photos, Mike Mucklin
Steam Train Helpers - Part 3, Virgil C. Staff
Mexican Laborers, Al Evans
Bad Timing, Al Evans
Issue 26
The Headlight Issue 26

 

Steam Train Helpers - Part 2, Virgil C. Staff
United States Gypsum Railroad at Gerlach, Nevada, Norman W. Holmes
Western Pacific Standard Forms
Fire in the Hole, All Evans
Issue 25
The Headlight Issue 25

 

Steam Train Helpers - Part 1, Virgil C. Staff
General Electric U23B Diesels - Part 2, The Super 7s, Kent Stephens
Dispatching Trains on the Western Pacific - Part 4, Introduction by Kent Stephens
Motor Extra 830 West, Peter Josserand (Reprinted from the March 1945 issue of Railroad Magazine)
On the Property - WP Transco Class XML Box Car No. 19901, Dave Pires
Issue 24
The Headlight Issue 24

 

Western Pacific's EMD SW1500 Trio, Frank Brehm and Thom Anderson
WP SW1500 vs. Peterbilt, Al Fonseca
Street Running in San Francisco, Dave Stanley
Modeling Western Pacifics's SW1500 in HO Scale, John Wilson
2004 WPRRHS Reno Convention Report, Staff
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 23
The Headlight Issue 23

 

Western Pacific's Coal Territory 1910-1950, Virgil C. Staff
WP Derrick Gondola WPMW 37-1, Steven Bechtold
Western Pacific Diesel Servicing, Reprint from a 1948 Baldwin Locomotive Works Magazine
1940 Baldwin Diesel Advertisement, Reprinted from a 1948 issue of Railway Mechanical Engineer
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 22
The Headlight Issue 22

 

Remembering Pete Solyom, Thom Anderson
Remember When - WP Was the Last F-Unit Road in California, John Ryczkowski
Modeling a WP 65' Mill Gondola in HO Scale, Dave Pires
Western Pacific Book Reviews, Norman Holmes
WP Rolling Stock Gallery - Derricks WPMW 27 and 37, Thom Anderson
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 21
The Headlight Issue 21
Construction and Maintenance on Western Pacific's Western Division 1910-1930, Virgil C. Staff
More on the Clover Valley Lumber Company, Kent Stephens
Williams Loop Diagram
Issue 20
The Headlight Issue 20

 

General Electric U23B Diesels, Kent Stephens
Modeling a WP U23B in HO SCale - Part 2, Robert H. Tarbox
On the Property - WP FP7 805-A, Staff
Western Pacific U23B Wrecks, Staff
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 19
The Headlight Issue 19

 

Clover Valley Lumber Company, Tom Moungovan
On the Property - Covered Hopper WPMW 0196
Modeling a WP U23B in HO Scale - Part 1, Robert H. Tarbox
Rolling Stock Photo Gallery - Depressed Center Flat Cars 1601-1602
Through the Sacramento Valley - 2002 WPRRHS Yuba City Convention Report, Mike Mucklin
Issue 18
The Headlight Issue 18

 

California Zephyr 50th Annuversary Issue - Part 2
Modeling the CZ, Bruce Conklin
California Zephyr Passenger Car Roster, Frank Brehm
Steam Generator Cars, Frank Brehm
Baggage Cars, Frank Brehm
Vista Dome Coach, Frank Brehm
California Zephyr Consists, Frank Brehm
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge, Frank BrehmDining Cars, Frank Brehm
6-5 Sleeper, Frank Brehm

10-6 Sleeper, Frank Brehm
16 Section Sleeper, Frank Brehm
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge-Observation, Frank Brehm
On the Property - California Zephyr Vista Dome Buffet-Dormitory-Lounge car Silver Hostel
CZ Brochures, John Walker
Issue 17
The Headlight Issue 17

 

California Zephyr 50th Annuversary Issue - Part 1
WPRRHS Remembers Harry "Hap" Manit
The California Zephyr, Frank Brehm
Last Call for Dinner, Reprint from WP company magazine Mileposts, September 1950
On the Property - Western Pacific FP7A 805A, Frank Brehm
WP's Unique No-Brush Train Washer in Portola, California, Frank Brehm
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery) Issue 18
California Zephyr Issue - Part 2
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Issue 16
The Headlight Issue 16

 

WPRRHS Remembers David Cox, Staff
Dispatching Trains on the Western Pacific, Introduction by Kent Stephens
Beanery Blockade, Peter Josserand (Reprinted from the August 1947 issue of Railroad Magazine)
Assorted Reprinted Stories from Western Pacific Mileposts
1998 WPRRHS Stockton Convention Report, Staff
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
First Generation Diesels on the Western Pacific (Photo feature)
On the Property - Western Pacific GP9 731, Mike Mucklin
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 15
The Headlight Issue 15

 

The Perlman Years - An Introduction, John Walker
Western Pacific Rides High in the New Perlman Era, Joe Asher - Reprinted from the December 27, 1971 issue of Railway Age
A Familiar Face Revives the Western Pacific, Reprinted from the April 8, 1972 issue of Business Week
Merchandising Western Pacific, Introduction by John Walker
1997 WPRRHS Oroville Convention Report, John Walker with Mike Mucklin and Robert Forren
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
On the Property - Western Pacific GP20 2001, Thom Anderson
WP Freight Schedules and Blocking Assignments as of May 25, 1973
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 14
The Headlight Issue 14

 

Western Pacific's Oroville Line Relocation, Kent Stephens
WP Opens New Line, Reprint from Railway Age Weekly, November 5, 1962
Feather River Railway - Casualty of the Oroville Dam, Kent Stephens
WP Stock Car in HO Scale, Michael Starkey
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
WP R-30-12 Reefer in HO Scale, Michael Starkey
Modeling WP SW9s - Part 2, Thom Anderson
On the Property - SN 44 tonner 146, Bill Shippen
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 13
The Headlight Issue 13

 

Oro Dam Constructors Railroad, Kent Stephens
Western Pacific SW9s, Thom Anderson
Modeling WP SW9s - Part 1, Pete Solyom
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
On the Property - WP Steel Cabooses 484, Staff
On-Duty with WP's SW9s, Interview with WP Engineer Kirk Baer
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 12
The Headlight Issue 12

 

Burlington Northern Pool Power on the WP, John Walker
Introduction to Peter Jossernad's Series, Kent Stephens
Taming the Canyon, Peter Josserand (Reprinted from the November 1946 issue of Railroad Magazine)
Then & Now on the Western Pacific - James, California
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
Report on the Sixth Annual Western Prototype Modelers Meet, Pete Solyom
On the Property - WP GP7 707, Pete Solyom
Western Pacific Recreational Vehicle Carrier in HO Scale, Dave Pires
Portrait of the Feather (WP Photo Gallery)
Issue 11
The Headlight Issue 11

 

A Look Back at Western Pacific's Employee Magazines The Headlight and Mileposts, John Ryczkowski
Western Pacific in the Air - Western Pacific Airlines
Introduction to the Josserand Article Series, Kent Stephens
Western Pacific 50' Single-Sheathed Automobile Box Cars, John Ryczkowski
Modeling Western Pacific 50' Single-Sheathed Automobile Box Cars, Page Porter
The Old Dispatcher's Story, Peter Josserand (Reprinted from the October 1937 issue of Railroad Magazine)
Mountain Dispatcher, Peter Josserand (Reprinted from the April 1944 issue of Railroad Magazine)
Delivering Train Orders by Telegraph During the Era Before CTC and Two-Way Radio, Kent Stephens with Norman Holmes
Issue 10
The Headlight Issue 10

 

Modeling WP GP35s, Kerry Pierce
WP Beer Cars, John Ryczkowski
Assorted reprints from WP company magazines The Headlight and Mileposts
Head On!, Norman Holmes
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
Shafter, Nevada 1947, Bruce L. Battles
WP Colors in Model Paints, Staff
Just Over 10 Years Ago, Staff
Western Pacific Decals, Staff
Issue 9
The Headlight Issue 9

 

Ten Year Merger Anniversary and Motive Power Review
Uncle Pete Plucks the Feather, Staff
The Western Pacific 1903-1983 - A Brief History, WPRR and Headlight Staff
Steel Rails on Old Trails, Reprint from WP company magazine The Headlight, January 1946
Post-Merger Locomotive Notes, Don Strack
WP Steam Locomotive Roster, Staff
Western Pacific System Map
WP Diesel Locomotive Roster, Staff
Preserved WP Locomotives
Issue 8
The Headlight Issue 8

 

Take a Ride on the Sperry, Chris Skow
Western Pacific GP35s, Larry Hanlon
Modeling WP ex-Milwaukee 40' Rib Side Box Cars, Peter Arnold
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
Issue 7
The Headlight Issue 7

 

FT History/Overview, Larry Hanlon
WP FT Roster, Staff
Horsepower vs. Tractive Effort, Reprint from WP company magazine The Headlight, January 1942
In War, Peace, Diesels Do Job on WPRR, Reprint from WP company magazine The Headlight, January 1947
Life on a Battleship, Bob Larson
More Power Pulls Today's Freights, Mileposts Reprint
WP FT Folio Drawing Fold-Out
EMD FT General Arrangement Drawings
Western Pacific FT Paint Schemes, Staff
WP FT Pictorial Roster - 901-912, Staff
FT Mishap Photos
Issue 6
The Headlight Issue 6

 

The Budd Cars are Rolling, Mileposts Reprint
Morrison-Knudsen GP35 and GP40 Remanufacturing - Part 2, Norman Anderson
Modeling Western Pacific "Gould Standard" Wood Cupola Cabooses, John Ryczkowski
Assorted reprints from WP company magazine The Headlight
Modeling the Western Pacific GP40-2s, Pete Solyom, Tom Bacarella with Dave Hussey
Western Pacific Freight Cars circa 1970, Don DeLay
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
Issue 5
The Headlight Issue 5

 

The Reno Branch, John Ryczkowski
9001 Series 70 Ton Mill Gondolas, John Ryczkowski
The Charles O. Sweetwood Story, Mileposts Reprint
Feather River Route Standard - Standard Tool House 1929-30
Western Pacific GP40s Update, Larry Hanlon
Morrison-Knudsen GP35 and GP40 Remanufacturing - Part 1, Norman Anderson
Easy to Model WP Freight Cars, Tom Bacarella
WP Modeling Article Index Update 3, Pete Solyom
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
Issue 4
The Headlight Issue 4

 

A Tale of Two Engines - 3014 & 3020, John Ryczkowski
4051 Series PC/WP Box Cars, Pete Solyom
WP GP40s - A Guide to Types, Larry Hanlon
Western Pacific GP40 Views
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
WP Modeling Article Index Update 2, Pete Solyom
Assorted Reprinted Stories from Western Pacific Mileposts
Issue 3
The Headlight Issue 3

 

Western Pacific AAR Steel Box Cars, John Ryczkowski
Western Pacific F3's in Freight Service, John Ryczkowski
WP Series 1201 Tank Cars, Staff Report
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom
Trainsheet Back Issue Index
WP Modeling Article Index to Date, Pete Solyom
Assorted Reprinted Stories from Western Pacific Mileposts
Issue 2
The Headlight Issue 2

 

Joint Issue with Freight Cars Journal Issue 33
Western Pacific Freight Car Equipment List at the time of the UP Merger, John Ryczkowski
Western Pacific Freight Car photos
Issue 1
The Headlight Issue 1

 

I Remember the Zephyr, Norman Holmes
The California Zephyr, Reprinted from the November 1949 Railroad Magazine
Welcome Aboard the California Zephyr, Reprinted CZ trip guide and timetable
WP California Zephyr Equipment Diagrams
WP FP7 and F3 Fold-Out Drawings
Assorted Reprinted Stories from Western Pacific Mileposts
Western Pacific Model Report, Pete Solyom

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