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SOUTHERN PACFIC BAKERSFIELD YARD SUNRISE

This photograph won the best of color photo category at the SPH&T convention.

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Locomotives

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CHASING TRAINS

I had a paragraph all written out, and somehow lost it with this funky interface. I took this in 2006.

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When I was about twelve years old I frequented the area where the outdated steam locomotives were in storage.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

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

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THE SLIM PRINCESS

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRANSPORTAION COMAPANY’S BAKERSFIELD YARD AND ROUNDHOUSE

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RAILROAD DAYS

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRAIN NUMBER 52 AT PALMDALE ON ITS LAST RUN

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

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