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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway Rotary Snowplow

April 7 & 8, 2001


Dateline: April 17, 2001

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For the first time in decades, the rotary was pushed by two steam locomotives. Weather on the first day was spectacular! The first five photos, shot in a part of the White Pass not accessible by car, are by Tina Cyr of WP&YR.

On Sunday, winter returned with snow and a biting wind. A Cat led the way down the line to speed things up for the rotary.

Did a 747 crash in the White Pass?? Nope, just Baldwin #1 trying to sneak up on the waiting crowd!




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