NP 4012 in Auburn WA Yard Winter Card - The NPRHA reproduced some of Jack Christensen's great watercolor paintings of NP steam locomotives operating in snow conditions as Holiday Season greeting cards. Each card is commercially printed in full color, comes with a 5.7" x 4.4" envelope and has the caption shown below on the back. Each package contains twelve copies of the card shown above and twelve envelopes.
The conductor and engineer confer while the J-Manifest readies to leave the Auburn Yard, as the head brakeman lines the switches on the long lead. The J Manifest train handled open loads of lumber which is limited to 35 mph, suitable for the Z-3 power assigned between Auburn and Yakima.