Alabama Hills (0356)

California Backside (Eastern)

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  • Alabama Hills (0356)

    Alabama Hills on a July monsoonal day.

  • Alabama Hills (0357)

    Alabama Hills on a July monsoonal day.

  • Alturas, CA 1050a

    Former Southern Pacific railroad depot in Alturas. Now home of the Garden Club. Update, 3/4/2012: On an unrelated website there is some discussion that appears to be confusing this station in California with a station in Lakeview, Or, which is about 60…


  • Alturas, CA 1051a

    Entrance to Modoc (County) High School in Alturas. I'm still surprised to be driving through some small town and see a public building designed in a relatively unique architectural style This appears to be Streamline Moderne, though I could not find any…

  • Ancient Bristlecone Pine 389x

    Parking area at Patriarch Grove, which is over 10,000 feet. At Ancient Bristlecone Pine Reserve outside Big Pine, CA

  • Ancient Bristlecone Pine 390x

    August wild flowers, Patriarch Grove, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Reserve, outside Big Pine, CA


  • Ancient Bristlecone Pine 394x

    Though the ages aren't estimated for individual trees at Patriarch Grove, Bristlecone Pines can be as much as 4,000 years old. Though this tree looks dead, it isn't -- there was new foilage on the opposite side. Taken at Ancient Bristlecone Pine Reserve…

  • Ancient Bristlecone Pine 395x

    The making of pine cones... at Patriarch Grove, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Reserve outside Big Pine, CA

  • Ancient Bristlecone Pine 397

    Dirt road to Patriarch Grove of Ancient Bristlecone Pine Reserve outside Big Pine, CA


  • Bealville, BNSF ascending (0465)

    Eastbound BNSF powering up for the climb out of Bealville and up to the Tehachapi loop.

  • Bealville, BNSF ascending (0466)

    Eastbound BNSF, above part of the same train, at Bealville.

  • Bealville, BNSF ascending (0460)

    BNSF freight coming to Bealville (on UP tracks) headed eastbound towards Tehachapi loop. Just a few moments after this picture, the train stopped to wait for a UP to descend.


  • Bealville, UP & BNSF (0464)

    The descending westbound UP meets up with the waiting BNSF at Bealville.

  • Bealville, UP descending (0462)

    UP freight descending westbound into Bealville -- note that part of the train can be seen up on the slope behind the engine. It took this train 10 minutes to descend.

  • Beckwourth Masonic Lodge (0272)

    A surprisingly large and well-constructed, historic, Masonic Lodge in a town that has basically disappeared.


  • Beckwourth Masonic Lodge (0273)

    Plaque describing the Beckwourth Masonic Lodge. The building was build somewhere around 1909.

  • Beckwourth Masonic Lodge (0274)

    A surprisingly large and well-constructed, historic, Masonic Lodge in a town that has basically disappeared.

  • Beckwourth Masonic Lodge (0275)

    A surprisingly large and well-constructed, historic, Masonic Lodge in a town that has basically disappeared.


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