GE ready to ship out of Skagway
Going out with one of the next barge down to Seattle, General Electric 100 with the original Alco power. Number 100 is the last of a series of 11 original for the White Pass build shovel nose diesel engines who will get rebuilt and receive a new engine. September 9, 2013, Boerries Burkhardt
Baldwin 73 at the July 4th parade 2013
White Pass decorated the engine for the birthday of the United States, July 4th. Boerries Burkhardt Image.
GE 90 with special logo!
This is a rare image of the two GE's at Whitehorse. Special as the engine has the WP&YR ship logo, the first logo ever add to the new diesel fleet of the White Pass engines. Later the year or early 1958 the ship logo was removed and the first Thunderbird was painted to the engine. Exact data of the change is not know. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.
Skagway in 1981 or 1982
That's how it looked when a cruise ship arrived at Skagway back in the 1980's. Also in front of the cruise ship we see the White Pass vessel with his big container crane. The two Alcos were painted blue and all 1969 built seel coaches had the NO SMOKING sign. Collection of Boerries Burkhardt.
Now in the WP&YR store
Deane Motis made a wonderful photo book about the White Pass & Yukon Route, called Portraits in Steel & Granite. The book is exclusively available only over the WP&YR on their web page. Please click on the image to come direct to their online shop.
This postcard show an engine of the White Pass & Yukon Route and a caboose at Skagway back in 1906 or earlier. In our discussing about the unknown engine we have the following guessings, 59, 60, 61 or 66 and 67. As soon as we cofirm the engine number, I'll update my page here.