Tag Archives: A MIRACLE? NO – JUST HARD WORK!

THE CLICKETY-CLACK SOUND IS LONG GONE

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The romantic lore of the history of the railroads has within it the “clickety-clack” sound produced as the steel wheels of railroad cars roll over the rail joints and this sound is widely associated by people to railroads. Except, today … Continue reading

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BUILDING RAILROAD BRIDGES

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We were driving East on the Riverside Freeway and we reduced our speed to a crawl because of freeway construction. At slower speeds, one can look at the scenery without much concern as long as you do not overdo it. … Continue reading

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A RECENT DAY AT CAJON PASS SUMMIT

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I have been photographing trains in the Cajon Pass since about 1960. I have observed many changes to the right-of-way over the years and recently I returned to Summit Station area for an update. While there, I photographed a BNSF … Continue reading

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RECENT PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ORANGE EMPIRE RAILROAD MUSEUM

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These photographs are mere teasers. You must visit OERM for the details!

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SANTA’S WORKSHOP AT ORANGE EMPIRE RAILWAY MUSEUM

Posted in NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY AT OERM, ORANGE EMPIRE RAILROAD MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPHS, RAILROAD STRUCTURES, RESTORED RAILROAD EQUIPMENT, SPECIAL EVENT AT OERM, STANDARD GAUGE RAILROADS, VC-2 STEAM ENGINE PICTURES | Tagged | Leave a comment

BIG CHANGE IN CAJON PASS

THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD EXERCISED THEIR RIGHT TO A ROUTE THROUGH THE CAJON PASS BY CONSTRUCTING A NEW LINE FROM COLTON TO PALMDALE. THE NEW LINE SAW ITS FIRST REVENUE FREIGHT TRAIN IN 1967. ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, I MADE TRIPS TO THE CONSTRUCTION SITE … Continue reading

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A STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IS MORE THEN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS

THE TITLE BEGS THE QUESTION: WHAT ARE THE PARTS THE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IS GREATER THEN THE SUM OF? ON A RECENT FRIDAY MORNING, THE MUSEUM’S ACTIVE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE, THE VC-2, WAS BEING PREPARED FOR THE WEEKEND PASSENGER TRAINS TO PERRIS. … Continue reading

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