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Posted in cab forward, california state railroad museum, locomotive, southern pacific, sp 4294, sphts, steam engine Tagged locomotive, railroad, state park, steam engine Leave a comment
SANTA FE ALLIGATOR
I used to see these running over the hill. They were always one of my favorites.
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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
Posted in railroad, southern pacific, sp, train, Uncategorized Tagged diesel engine, freight train, locomotive, railroad, red bluff, southern pacific, track, train Leave a comment