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918 Perlman years
918 Perlman Green Years
1978-82

 
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On March 5th 1982, WP F7A 918 is sitting on the SP-WP interchange. The WP 918 was on its was to the Pacific Locomotive Association (PLA), then at Point Richmond, CA. It had an electrical cabinet fire the year before and had finally been donated to the PLA in 1982. She is currently at Niles Canyon in her more traditional orange and silver dress.
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Photos and text by Ron Lehmer

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June 17, 1982: SP SW1500 2684 has reached down into the WP transfer connection in West Oakland
to get WP F7A 918. The 918 is on its way to PLA in Richmond for preservation.
Photo and text by Ron Lehmer
 

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918 hangs out at the Stockton roundhouse in 1978.
Steve Dixon photo.


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918, 921 and a couple U-Boats wait out their next assignment at the Stockton roundhouse sometime in 1978.

Steve Dixon photo.

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Trailing unit 918 departs Stockton in 1978. Paint was still fresh in this photo.

Greg Elems photo

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918 trails 2 early geeps while heading eastbound at Pleasanton in 1980.

Dan Furtado photo

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918 mid-consist with all four sisters at Radum in 1980.

Dan Furtado photo

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921, 917 and 918 pose for this shot in Oakland. Date and photographer unknown.

Howard Wise collection

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918 and 2 trailing F's head westbound through Altamont pass. Date and photographer unknown.

Howard Wise collection.

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918 and unidentified U-boat head through Altamont Pass. Date and photographer unknown.

Howard Wise collection