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WP55069
Kerry Cochran, Eugene Vicknair


On 2/23/19 the car was moved to the California Trolley and Rail Corp.'s trolley barn at History Park in San Jose, where it can be restored to its former glory by volunteers from the Feather River Rail Society.
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Page last updated:  Tue Aug 18 06:21:11 PDT 2020



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Image number 1 -- One side of WP PFE 55069 was given some light repairs and a temporary coat of paint both to protect the side of the car but to also dress it up for the Santa Clara County Fair. 8/1/19 - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 2 -- As a tribute to WP's original plan for the Western Refrigerator Line, the car side was painted yellow and a WRL logo was applied. This is the first time in 96 years this logo has been seen on a prototype railroad car.8/1/19 - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 3 -- Off we go! - Photo by Kerry Cochran
Image number 4 -- Clear of the backyard the size of the car becomes obvious - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 5 -- Moving out WP PFE 55069 moves from its home for the last 39 years - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 6 -- Ricardo from Taylor Heavy Haul backs the last few inches under the car while a classic KFC bucket sign overlooks the scene - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 7 -- Lisa DaFonte takes a photo while the crews from Kelley Housemovers and Taylor Heavy Haul move their gear and strap the car - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 8 -- Illustrating the tight clearance Alex Ramos gets a photo while the Taylor Heavy Haul Crew secures the car - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 9 -- You can see how tight things are to the house as a Kelley Housemoving Crewman helps lower 55069 onto the trailer - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 10 -- Ricardo and his crew confer about clearing wires from the house - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 11 -- Taylor Heavy Haul threads the needle to get under the car - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 12 -- - Photo by Kerry Cochran
Image number 13 -- - Photo by Kerry Cochran
Image number 14 -- - Photo by Kerry Cochran
Image number 15 -- - Photo by Kerry Cochran
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Image number 19 -- - Photo by Kerry Cochran
Image number 20 -- Truck before the load - Photo by Kerry Cochran


Page last updated:  Tue Aug 18 06:21:11 PDT 2020