Pacific Railroad
Preservation Assoc.

Photo Gallery of Rock Train trip May 1999

The W&P railroad invited us to help them in a celebration by pulling a train of coaches of VIP's from Reed pit to Tonquin pit. For more information, see the Oct 99 newsletter.


Moving into St. Marys yard during the week before the Saturday Rock Train trip. Photo by David Thompson

700 tender with temporary Portland & Western logo

New tender logo for the occasion. Photo by Matt Baccitich

view from dome car

Dome car shot while going in reverse to Reed Jct. Photo by Matt Baccitich

view from train

Reed Pit (near Reed Jct MP 62.5). Photo by Kyrian Gray

view from train

Starting up the 1.5% grade through an S curve out of Reed Pit. Greg Kamholz at the throttle, with Jim Abney firing. Photo by David Thompson

view of crowd at rock crusher at Tonquin Pit

Tonquin Pit (near Tonquin Jct MP 39.5). Photo by Kyrian Gray

P&W 3002 pulling rock train viewed from 700 consist

The rock train stopped over the conveyor dump. Photo by Matt Baccitich

people at Tonquin Pit

Jim Abney, Walt Eisenman, John Kelso, and Don Wheeler. Photo by Matt Baccitich

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