Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola

4.4
#3 of 15 in Things to do in Plumas County
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  • The Western Pacific Railroad was incorporated in 1903 to compete with the Southern Pacific Railway. Its pass through the Sierra Nevada mountains went through Portola (instead of the famous Donner...  more »
  • I think if you are looking at this, WPRM, as something you want to see then do it. It is a great time and the history is totally amazing. We are very glad that we went and I think you will agree...  more »
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  • Loren was an excellent tour guide, full of knowledge and interesting facts, and very pleasant. An amazing group of volunteers run this entire program off donations. Important piece of railroad history!
  • What a wonderful place to see trains engines and cabooses. Informal and free running. You can wander around and see some one of the kind equipment left from an earlier day. Spend time and enjoy!

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