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LOCOMOTIVE

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SANTA FE ALLIGATOR

I used to see these running over the hill. They were always one of my favorites.

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DEAD LOCOMOTIVES

Silent and transient these renumbered locomotives are on their way to an uncertain future.

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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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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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