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Box 646 und BX4

White Pass donated the historical box car 656 (left) to the city of Skagway. White Pass moved the car from shops to the location near the Skagway museum in 2016. Photo by Paul Vaughn

 

TAKU TRAM - White Pass & Yukon Rout shortest route between Taku and Scotia Bay at Atlin Lake.  They used WP&YR equipment like the open observation car below.

232 at Taku

White Pass passenger car 232 at Taku City at Lake Atlin in 1923. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.

They are coming! Container Route on White Pass. Sorry not in full scale but in 1/48 scale for your O scale layout. These are brass kits for the first containers. You can paint them in green or red. For standard use or to carry explosives. But mainly they were used also for carry asbestos from Cassiar Asbestos Mine over the White Pass railroad to the lower 48's.

More images will be shown when the first parts come from the supplier.

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Update: May 20, 2016 the first steam train with engine 73!

The season has started!

First train of the 2016  season

First train of the season to Fraser. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)

 

First train of the 2016 season

A wonderful view to Alaska mountains. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)

 

First train of the 2016 season

Low hanging clouds between the tunnel and American Shed. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)

 

First train of the 2016 season

Entering tunnel over bridge 15C. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)

 

First train of the 2016 season

Arrival at the international boundary between the USA and Canada. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)

 

First train of the 2016 season

I guess my favorite engineer John Westfall was inside the leading GE. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)

 

First train of the 2016 season

Arrival at Fraser, Canada. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa) 

 

First train of the 2016 season

There are only friendly peoples working at White Pass. Here conductor Cline welcome guest to the Southbound train. April 29, 2016 (Photo by Joseph J. Torregrossa)