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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 MOUNTAIN...

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 White Pass....

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 "SKAGWAY SUMMER...

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

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)...

2010 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 2010. For the feature image, WP&YR again commissioned renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created "SKAGWAY SUMMER...

Golden Spike Anniversary – July 29, 2009

Since 1900, A Carcross community event to celebrate the anniversary of the WP&YR Golden Spike See what’s new for 2009 and check out the Train Depot, Visitor Information Center and the exciting displays inside the White Pass Riverfront Warehouse. Come share our...

2009 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 2009. For the feature image, WP&YR again commissioned renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created "SKAGWAY SUMMER...

White Pass Invests in a Locomotive Modernization Program

November 19, 2008 SKAGWAY, AK - White Pass Invests in a Locomotive Modernization Program The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) announced today its commitment to re-power its fleet of 11 GE 90-class locomotives. The first two WP&YR locomotives, numbers 90 and 98, were...