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2017 Santa Train

Saturday, December 9th Skagway, Alaska White Pass Train Depot – 2nd Avenue Family and Friends are welcome to join Santa for a complimentary ride! Santa arrives at 11:00 AM AKT in Skagway, Alaska. Train will depart as soon as Santa has visited with all the children...

2018 Calendar Available Now!

2018 Calendar Continuing our  century old tradition WP&YR is proud to showcase photograpghy from the 2016 White Pass Photo Contest. It captures the granduer and excitement that is WHITE PASS!

2016 WP&YR Santa Train

We can’t believe that the annual Santa Train is rapidly approaching!  Below you’ll find all the details on the 2016 Santa Train. We hope to see you there!...

2014 WP&YR Santa Train We can't believe that the annual Santa Train is rapidly approaching!  Below you'll find all the details on WP&YR's Yuletide activities, including when you can swing by the Skagway Depot's Coffee Bar for a toasty beverage.  We hope to see you all...

Engine No. 52 Gets New Home

-- July 9, 2014 -- After being the highlight of WP&YR’s float in Skagway's 4th of July parade, Engine No. 52 now has a new home alongside Rotary No. 1 behind the Skagway Depot. Residing at the Maintenance Shops for many years and slowly succumbing to the elements,...

White Pass 4th of July Float Wins Grand Prize In Skagway Parade

-- July 4, 2014 -- This year Independence Day proved to be a crazy day filled with torrential rainfall, altered train schedules, a highway closure, and Chilkoot Trail flooding. But amid the chaos, the 4th of July festivities in Skagway still went on, if just a tad bit...

Calvin E. Shelly Archive Donation

--July 8, 2014-- On Monday July 7, 2014, Radiance of the Seas passenger Brian Shelly stopped by the WP&YR Depot to say that he had something of historical significance that he wanted to gift to White Pass. Mr. Shelly stepped into the office of WP&YR Marketing Manager...

White Pass and Yukon Route’s Santa Train: A Community Event

December 9, 2013 SKAGWAY, AK This year’s Santa Train was another fabulous success! On Saturday, December 7, a record total of 476 happy Yuletiders, mostly from Skagway and Whitehorse, rode the Santa Train from Milepost 0, Skagway, Alaska, to Milepost 8, Clifton...

White Pass Proudly Presents Our 2013 Wall Calendar

White Pass & Yukon Route is excited to announce our 2013 Wall Calendar featuring the beautiful artwork “WP&YR Steam and Snow Heritage” by renowned transportation artist J. Craig Thorpe, showcasing our historic 2011 Rotary Snow Plow Fleet outing at MP 23. Bridging the...