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Hotter Still

It’s going to be hot again today. 109º. With a chance of thunderstorms. It’s not right. We’re in the middle of a long streak of over 100º projected highs. The last of July continues to be oppressive. August looks to be the same.

After having breakfast at Alice’s I stopped for some photos around the railroad spur in Oildale:

I have a fondness for old advertising and advert art. One of my favs is the ad on the side of the Santa Fe railroad cars from the fifties. I found this car off it’s wheels in a junk yard adjacent to the spur this morning: