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2012 White Pass & Yukon Route Calendar

SKAGWAY, AK — Carrying on a century old tradition, White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) has again produced a stunning 24" X 36" wall calendar for 2012. The 2012 feature image was again commissioned to renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created "TUNNEL...

Rotary Snow Plow Spring 2011 Event

WP&YR Rotary Guests, Please accept this sincere "thank you" for your participation in the 2011 White Pass & Yukon Route Rotary Event! We share with you a well-deserved sense of accomplishment at having delivered such an important & historic milestone for...

2011 White Pass & Yukon Route Calendar

SKAGWAY, AK — Carrying on a century old tradition, White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) has again produced a stunning 24" X 36" wall calendar for 2011. For the feature image, WP&YR again commissioned renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created...

The Future is Green

Two repowered locomotives will do what now takes three existing locomotives to do. The result is a fuel savings of 50 percent per train set and reduced operating costs by minimizing unscheduled repairs and accompanying overtime. The repowered locomotives meet...

Railfan and Modeler does White Pass GEs in G-Scale

Two repowered locomotives will do what now takes three existing locomotives to do. The result is a fuel savings of 50 percent per train set and reduced operating costs by minimizing unscheduled repairs and accompanying overtime. The repowered locomotives meet...

2010 White Pass & Yukon Route Calendar

Railfan and modeler Werner Grundman (shown far right) shared the masterpieces he created with White Pass President Gary C. Danielson and Rail Superintendent Ed Hanousek during his July visit to White Pass. He was accompanied by his friend Lorne Scott (shown far left)...

Golden Spike Anniversary – July 29, 2009

SKAGWAY, AK — Carrying on a century old tradition, White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) has again produced a stunning 24" X 36" wall calendar for 2010. For the feature image, WP&YR again commissioned renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created...

2009 White Pass & Yukon Route Calendar

Update: Service has been restored. SKAGWAY, AK – A major washout of the White Pass railbed at MilePost 37, located between Log Cabin and Bennett BC, has delayed the start of scheduled rail service to Carcross. Passenger rail service between Fraser BC and Carcross...