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Latest Museum News Update:

*Last updated Monday June 27, 2016

Passing of Rod McClure
June 11th, 2016
(updated Thursday 6/16/16)

Celebration of Life for Rod McClure
July 9th 5 PM at museum

Next Board of Director's Meeting
July 9th
1 PM (updated time) in Portola
Election information click here

2016 Season Opening Slide Show on WPRM Gallery Page

New Content added to Historical/Archive Dept Web Page (6/2/16)

New online Membership Change of Address/Phone/Email tool on Members pull-down menu

Join or Renew Membership online also on Members pull-down menu

The dates for RR Days in August have changed - see the FRRS 2016 Calendar for new dates.

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The webcam system is currently down due to equipment failure at the museum. We are attempting to restore service.
The Western Pacific Railroad Museum Webcam looks northeast from the Museum's Diesel shop. The view shows the RIP (Repair in Place) tracks, the museum entrance, and the Union Pacific Portola yard.  The yellow building in the distance is the UP Portola Yard Office. The camera refresh rate is every 12 seconds and auto refreshes.

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