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Railfan's View of the California Zephyr - In Feather River Canyon (350-586)
Photographed by Mac Owen
Blackhawk Films, Davenport, Iowa

Railfan's View of the California Zephyr - In Feather River Canyon

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West Oakland, Calif. Buses bring California Zephyr passengers from San Francisco directly to train-side

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Eastbound California Zephyr at Western Pacific's Oakland Passenger Station

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California Zephyr pulling into Marysville. Note cantinary of W.P.'s subsidiary, the Sacramento Northern

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Eastbound California Zephyr changes locomotives at Oroville

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Eastbound California Zephyr on new line through foothills of the Sierra

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Westbound California Zephyr in Sierra foothills east of Oroville

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New line, built to make possible construction of power dams in the Feather River, with California Zephyr on combination highway-railroad bridge

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View of rails across new highway-railroad bridge near Cherokee, Calif.

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High canyon view of eastbound California Zephyr west of Pulga, Calif.

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Eastbound California Zephyr at Twin Bridges near Pulga, Calif.

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Westbound California Zephyr in Feather River Canyon near Oresta, Calif.

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Electric fence warns dispatcher if rock falls onto track

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Westbound California Zephyr on trestle near Rock Creek, Calif.

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A train's-eye view of tunnel near Tobin, Calif.

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Freight passes California Zephyr at Rich Bar, at one time largest gold town on the Feather River

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Westbound California Zephyr drifts down Feather River Canyon near Virgilia

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View of Feather River Canyon looking west, near Keddie. Bieber lines to northern California across canyon.

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View of famous Keddie "Y" bridges in Feather River Canyon

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California Zephyr crossing Keddie "Y" bridge

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Westbound California Zephyr pulling out of Keddie in the early morning.

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View of Western Pacific's Keddie Yards

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California Zephyr on Famous Williams Loop

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High in the Sierras, looking east near Portola, line straightens out

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Portola, Calif. Western Pacific's station and yards

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