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NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD TRAIN AT DEL NORTE STREET

There were a couple of tracks at Del Norte Street (the dock is behind me and to the right). I assume that this was an inbound freight. The railroad was still active in the nineteen-eighties as the timber industry was … Continue reading

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HUMBOLDT BAY IN THE NINETEEN EIGHTIES

  This image is a scanned 35mm color slide from about nineteen-eighty. I used to ride my bicycle to the Del Norte dock to watch and photograph the harbor activity. I took this photograph from the bluff above Broadway. The … Continue reading

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Visiting Old Negatives

At the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum thirty years ago.

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CHIEF OF THE SANTA FE

These are some of my photographs that are in the new music video Chief of the Santa Fe. To watch go to this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88KlrcgkriE

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NWP TUNNEL NUMBER 40 AT LOLETA

  Taken earlier today this is the north entrance. The rest of the tunnel is relatively dry and clean.

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AWAITING THE TORCH

I understand that this locomotive is heading for the scrap yard soon.

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DEAD DIESELS

When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage. That place was in the Southern Pacific’s Bakersfield Yard. The locomotives were replaced with “modern” locomotives like this one. The new … Continue reading

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