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Randsburg

Written by George Gilbert Lynch

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A two-hour drive east puts you in a quiet little town with a history as good as the gold that came from its mountains.

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The Horseless Carriage

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The proof is in the asphalt—Kern County's love affair with the automobile started very early...and hasn't stopped!

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Railways to Rockets

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When Kern County entered the Space Race, we did it with guts, grit, and gusto. These were the days of desert thunder.

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Ice Wars

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The ice business was a hot one in 1912, and there was only room for one. It meant one thing: someone would get burned.

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When TV Came to Town

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In the days before cable and TiVo, there was only you, your family, and that strange little black and white box.

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What’s the good Word... Weather Bird?

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In the days before The Weather Channel, Bakersfieldians looked to the sky and to this famous bird for the daily forecast.

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