Chales Smiley #D113 Western Pacific The Last Decade - DVD
- Manufacture: DVDs
- Number: D113
- Price: $19.99
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.
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