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Category Archives: trains
Part of the North Coast Rail Authority fleet of neglected locomotives. 2014
THE EUREKA SOUTHERN RAILROAD Central California Traction number 70 at Eureka CA c.1992. I think this locomotive was purchased from CCT for use by the Eureka Southern Railroad (former Northwestern Pacific Railroad). Sadly this unit was ultimately trashed and bashed … Continue reading
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
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
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.
I understand that this locomotive is heading for the scrap yard soon.
When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage.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