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Here is the Lighthouse complex as it was in 1980. The lighthouse was still there, but not operating. At the time of the photograph I believe that the complex was operating as The Lighthouse Ranch. Eventually the lighthouse was moved … Continue reading
Here is another image for the exhibit.
When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage.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
I took this photograph in Palmdale California sometime in 1973. This was the last SP San Joaquin Daylight to run east. On this day I had worked a freight from Bakersfield to Palmdale and waited for the very late running … Continue reading