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Portola Railroad Days 2017

35th Annual
August 25th-27th, 2017

 

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Museum admission is waived on August 26th and 27th. Train rides will run all day noon to 4 pm (later if necessary), train ride tickets are $4 for adults, $2 for children, $10 for family groups (2 adults & related children). Locomotive cab rides are available on a limited basis, $20 for adults & $10 for children, limited to a maximum of two people per trip (liability release required).

Train rides and cab rides are also planned for Friday, August 25th (normal Museum admission charges will apply).

UP has contributed two units for display RR Days Weekend. UP 1982 (painted in Missouri Pacific colors) and UP 3014 are on display.

Model Train exhibits are planned for the diesel shop and a live steam G Scale train should be steamed up and running on the loading dock.


The 2017 RR Days are now history, but you can view photos from preparation for RR Days or photos from RR Days weekend.

 

 

Heritage engine from UP at WPRM during RR Days 2017

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UP 1982 in painted in Missouri Pacific colors arrives August 24th in the UP Yard.
More information from Wikipedia about the UP 1982.
Photo by Bart Hansen

Visiting modern engine from UP at WPRM during RR Days 2017

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UP 3014, SD70ACe-T4.
Technical information about this locomotive HERE.
Photo by Michael Clawson

Visiting UP Units on Display at Museum on Saturday August 26th on East 2 Rail

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Photo by David Epling