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SP 4449 at Sacramento 1991.
Colorized train at Laws Museum near Bishop, CA. Pardon me if I shared this before.
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
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
Taken earlier today this is the north entrance. The rest of the tunnel is relatively dry and clean.
When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage.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
SOUTHERN PACIFIC ENGINE NUMBER 4449 AT SACRAMENTO 1991
Sometime around 1972, and near Caliente, a caboose brings up the rear of a Southern Pacific freight train. I spent lots of time working the rear end of freight trains. I always prefered working the mountain (Bakersfield to Palmdale) vs … Continue reading