WP diesels to the early 80s end of operation of the last major railroad built in the west! See the California Zephyr passenger trains, and mainline freights. Remember Oakland street-running, Stockton, Sacramento, the Feather River Canyon, the Nevada Desert and more. 

See the California Zephyr passenger trains, freight and many early EMD, ALCO Baldwin and early GE U-boats all over California. 

Learn the history of the Beckwourth Pass that was founded by the west’s toughest ‘mountain-man’, James Beckwourth. See how the Western Pacific under the leadership of Jay Gould’s son, George, carved out a niche right under Southern Pacific’s nose! It also took the vision and persistence of Arthur W. Keddie to make things unfold. History and great trains are in this all-vintage video.

Don’t miss the “Final-Four” coverage of Western Pacific’s last operational F-units in Altamont Pass and other locations on the “San Jose-Turn”. 

Featuring:

  • Stockton 
  • San Jose 'Turn' 
  • Oakland Streets 
  • Desert Running 
  • The Canyon 
  • Cal Zephyr 
  • Early Diesels 
  • U-boats 
  • ALCOs 

NOTE - The DVD version has an extra 14-minutes of new Sacramento Northern material.

THE WESTERN PACIFIC IN ALL IT'S GLORY FROM OAKLAND TO NEVADA