Category Archives: sp

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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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When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage.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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SOUTHERN PACIFIC ENGINE 4449

SOUTHERN PACIFIC ENGINE NUMBER 4449 AT SACRAMENTO 1991

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THE SLIM PRINCESS

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRANSPORTAION COMAPANY’S BAKERSFIELD YARD AND ROUNDHOUSE

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BRINGING UP THE REAR, OR CABOOSE RAT

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

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