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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When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage.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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Union Pacific

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRANSPORTAION COMAPANY’S BAKERSFIELD YARD AND ROUNDHOUSE

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MORE SACRAMENTO VALLEY RICE

Oftentimes, I need input from others about my images. I cannot decide between the above images which one best portrays the overall feeling of the structure. I did rate the image without the railcars as the higher ranking, but I … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC FREIGHT TRAIN IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY

I took this photograph sometime in the mid nineteen-eighties with my old Rollicord. The tonality and hues of this image are a bit unique. The scanned print started out as a black and white image. I then “hand-tinted” with Marshal … Continue reading

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