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Photos by - Greg Elems & Paul Finnegan


Page last updated:  Sat Aug 22 06:35:34 PDT 2020

Slide 1
Milward: Three models of switch engines at the WPRM. 8/21/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 2
Dodge Pole siding with a complete train. 8/21/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 3
WP line up. 8/21/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 4
Thursday morning 8/20/20, this is how RIP 1 looked. Thursday afternoon it was full with the box cars that we store parts and other items used around the museum. 8/20/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 5
WP 6116 One of WP’s older cars at the WPRM. 8/20/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 6
WP 3051 and WP 708 comparing retirement stories at the WPRM. 8/19/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 7
Three of our green units on a smoky afternoon at the WPRM. 8/19/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 8
Since we were doing some staging of equipment we put these together. 8/19/20 - Greg Elems

Slide 9
WP 608 on the west end of the diesel shop. - Greg Elems

Slide 10
WP 608 on the west end of the diesel shop. - Greg Elems

Slide 11
Conductor Loren Ross brings another group of passengers to a completion of a great caboose train ride on Saturday May 26, 2018 - Greg Elems

Slide 12
Brakeman Burr Wilson at work on the first weekend of caboose train operations in May 2018. - Greg Elems

Slide 13
WP 645 herald on caboose - Greg Elems

Slide 14
WP 921 catching the last rays of sunshine at the WPRM. - Greg Elems

Slide 15
Saturday afternoon before the Light the Fire dinner the clouds opened up and bathed the SP 4706 in evening light. - Greg Elems

Slide 16
David Elems doing some machining on a part
for the steam work week crew. - Greg Elems

Slide 17
WP 805-A with evening light and stormy skies. - Greg Elems

Slide 18
Evening light and stormy skies set the stage for 707. - Greg Elems

Slide 19
After a busy day with 2 RALs and engineer check rides, 2873 sits in the blue hour in front of the WPRM diesel shop in Portola. - Greg Elems

Slide 20
Saturday night May 5th, 2018 found the WP 165 and WP 501 in the shop together in Portola after getting worked on earlier in the day. - Greg Elems

Slide 21
WP 501 is over the pit, getting its fuel tank
inspected and prepped for oil and fuel. - Greg Elems

Slide 22
At the close of the day on May 5th, 2018
WP 707 is seen here in the blue hour. - Greg Elems

Slide 23
WP 805A at the close of the day on May 5th, 2018 - Greg Elems

Slide 24
SP 2873 at the crossing on opening day 2018 - Paul Finnegan

Slide 25
Antique Car Club Visit May 30, 2018 - Paul Finnegan

Slide 26
DRGW 01414

Slide 27
WP805A DRGW01414 on a sunny afternoon at the WPRM.

Slide 28
WP917 as a ghostly image in the window of QRR 1100.

Slide 29
On 7/8/18 David Elems finished work on the 917D. So to test it under load, we tacked the QRR 1100 onto the 4 GP's and used them to load test 917D. David pushed the cut of engines around the balloon and pulled them back to spot the 917D on the pan. Then Loren Ross, Bil Jackson, Ed Powell and Greg Elems put the 4 GP's on 4 rail and shut the 1100 down for the day. Here we see 917D starting to pull at the pedestrian crossing looking like she did on the San Jose Turn. - Greg Elems

Slide 30
2001 reflecting on the rail on Sunday afternoon. - Greg Elems

Slide 31
As thunderheads form over the Sierra, 501 and 2001 sit at the west end of the shop tracks in Portola. - Greg Elems

Slide 32
WP 165 on July 22, 2018 - Greg Elems


Page last updated:  Sat Aug 22 06:35:34 PDT 2020