Whitepass and Yukon Route article

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Whitepass and Yukon Route article

Post by Glenn Brooks » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:08 pm

https://www.railwayage.com/mechanical/g ... annel=news

Well written article about the motive power upgrade planned for 2020 on the 36” gauge WP&YR, operating out of Skagway.
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Motive power : 1902 A.S.Campbell 4-4-0 American - 12 5/8" gauge, 1955 Ottaway 4-4-0 American 12" gauge

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Re: Whitepass and Yukon Route article

Post by NP317 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:07 pm

Pretty cool improvements coming!
It's a relief to read of progress, instead of failing historic railway operations.
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Re: Whitepass and Yukon Route article

Post by b4autodark » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:10 am

Thanks for the link, very interesting.

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Re: Whitepass and Yukon Route article

Post by Downwindtracker2 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:56 am

Thanks for the article. For Steam enthusiasts, in Whitehorse, there is an interesting steam paddle wheeler . It's a National Park, so it's being preserved.
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