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  1. BNSF Track Geometry Train

    BNSF Track Geometry Train

    BNSF Track Geometry Train is seen tied down at the BNSF Yard in Bakersfield, it consisted of BNSF 6905, BNSF 6302, BNSF 81 and BNSF 50 (Rio Grande River)
  2. Oil Cans

    Oil Cans

    A creative shot of tank cars at the old Oil Cans facility.
  3. BNSF 4589 Emerging

    BNSF 4589 Emerging

    BNSF 4589 and train are seen emerging through the fog on the departure track at the Bakersfield BNSF Yard.
  4. Southern Pacfic Depot at Bakersfield

    Southern Pacfic Depot at Bakersfield

    The depot may be in a bad part of Bakersfield and (even worse) owned by UP, but this town is SP (and AT&SF)!
  5. 991 lead by 7777

    991 lead by 7777

    BNSF 7777 seen leading train 991 the high priority eastbound mail train from Richmond to Chicago
  6. SP Turntable

    SP Turntable

    This is the old SP Turntable in Bakersfield, now UP. It looks like they used it not to long ago, the pit as all clean and swept in a perfect circle
  7. San Joaquin Valley Railroad

    San Joaquin Valley Railroad

    A pair of SJVR GP20'S are sitting at Bakersfield, Ca. awaiting their next assignment
  8. BNSF'S Mojave Sub

    BNSF'S Mojave Sub

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