Richard Thornton

Richard Thornton

Semi-pro for sixty years.
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KERN COUNTY, CA - MAY 8, 2020: The production of this field is in question during the pandemic and very low oil prices. Secondary recovery may not be cost effective.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - JULY 31, 2018: The iconic landmark "BAKERSFIELD" sign was originally erected across Union Avenue in 1949. It was demolished and a replica built in 1999, spanning Sillect Avenue.
Restricted local government budgets are reflected in potholes and damaged roads
BAKERSFIELD, CA - DECEMBER 28, 2017: Josh McCartney digs out soil from around an underground pipe. The water service company is replacing a damaged section.
Newly planted almond trees on a San Joaquin Valley farm are watered with a drip irrigation system seeking efficiency in a time of drought in California.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - APRIL 23, 2016: An unidentified commuter takes his bicycle off the rack furnished on every Golden Empire Transit bus, to continue his journey on two wheels.
Early spring in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Range and this California ranch land turns temporarily green.
This bank of solar cells provides shade for the parking lot while producing power for the adjacent buildings.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - JULY 4, 2018: A large recycling center houses stacks and piles and bundles of various materials soon to be transported to processing plants for reuse.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - NOV 20: This 1993 GE diesel electric locomotive is part of Amtrak's 40th Anniversary Train visiting the station on November 20, 2011, Bakersfield, California.
KERN COUNTY, CA - MAY 6, 2015: Mexican-American farm workers are hoeing between rows of potatoes on this large Central California farm.
KERN COUNTY, CA – FEBRUARY 27, 2021: This oil well pumping unit is part of the vast Kern River Oil Field northeast of  Bakersfield, California.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - JULY 13, 2021: Internet company employees are installing underground fiber optic cable today in a residential neighborhood.
BAKERSFIELD, CA -  JANUARY 16, 2019: Construction of Amazon's fulfillment center is underway. Concrete tiltup walls are raised showing the warehouse's massive dimensions.
An abandoned house in a poor neighborhood has been boarded up until the bank can dispose of the property
In spring wildflowers are showing in abundance along the fence line of a California ranch in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Range.
In spring wildflowers are showing in abundance along the fence line of a California ranch in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Range.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021:A rarity these days, a 1967 Volkswagen station wagon is being exhibited today downtown at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021:A rarity these days, a 1967 Volkswagen station wagon is being exhibited today downtown at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
An oil tank car sits on a railroad siding awaiting delivery to destination
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021:One of the all time great automotive designs is represented today by this pristine  red 1963 Volkswagen Karman Ghia appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021:One of the all time great automotive designs is represented today by this pristine  red 1963 Volkswagen Karman Ghia appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021:One of the all time great automotive designs is represented today by this pristine  red 1963 Volkswagen Karman Ghia appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021:One of the all time great automotive designs is represented today by this pristine  red 1963 Volkswagen Karman Ghia appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Something not seen everyday is this 1938 Willys-Overland four-door sedan, making an appearance at today's Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Something not seen everyday is this 1938 Willys-Overland four-door sedan, making an appearance at today's Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Something not seen everyday is this 1938 Willys-Overland four-door sedan, making an appearance at today's Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Something not seen everyday is this 1938 Willys-Overland four-door sedan, making an appearance at today's Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Something not seen everyday is this 1938 Willys-Overland four-door sedan, making an appearance at today's Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Something not seen everyday is this 1938 Willys-Overland four-door sedan, making an appearance at today's Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Joe Cox's hot rod based on a 1927 Model T Is on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Joe Cox's hot rod based on a 1927 Model T Is on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Joe Cox's hot rod based on a 1927 Model T Is on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Joe Cox's hot rod based on a 1927 Model T Is on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Joe Cox's hot rod based on a 1927 Model T Is on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The quintessential hot rod is represented today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show. Shown here is a modified 1932 Ford coupe.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The quintessential hot rod is represented today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show. Shown here is a modified 1932 Ford coupe.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The quintessential hot rod is represented today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show. Shown here is a modified 1932 Ford coupe.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The quintessential hot rod is represented today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show. Shown here is a modified 1932 Ford coupe.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The quintessential hot rod is represented today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show. Shown here is a modified 1932 Ford coupe.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The quintessential hot rod is represented today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show. Shown here is a modified 1932 Ford coupe.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: On view today is the radical styling of this 2020 mid engine Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray appearing at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: On view today is the radical styling of this 2020 mid engine Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray appearing at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: On view today is the radical styling of this 2020 mid engine Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray appearing at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: On view today is the radical styling of this 2020 mid engine Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray appearing at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: On view today is the radical styling of this 2020 mid engine Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray appearing at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The distinctive styling of this 1960 Cadillac Coupe Deville is evident at today's 
Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The distinctive styling of this 1960 Cadillac Coupe Deville is evident at today's 
Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The long, low and wide design is personified by this 1963 Lincoln Continental on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The long, low and wide design is personified by this 1963 Lincoln Continental on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The long, low and wide design is personified by this 1963 Lincoln Continental on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The long, low and wide design is personified by this 1963 Lincoln Continental on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: The long, low and wide design is personified by this 1963 Lincoln Continental on display today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this pristine 1955 Chevrolet Bel  Air two-door sedan in red paint.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this pristine 1955 Chevrolet Bel  Air two-door sedan in red paint.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this pristine 1955 Chevrolet Bel  Air two-door sedan in red paint.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this pristine 1955 Chevrolet Bel  Air two-door sedan in red paint.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: One of the rare cars appearing today for the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this exotic Kurtis 500M sports car of 1960s vintage.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: One of the rare cars appearing today for the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this exotic Kurtis 500M sports car of 1960s vintage.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: One of the rare cars appearing today for the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this exotic Kurtis 500M sports car of 1960s vintage.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: One of the rare cars appearing today for the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this exotic Kurtis 500M sports car of 1960s vintage.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: One of the rare cars appearing today for the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this exotic Kurtis 500M sports car of 1960s vintage. The interior cockpit is shown here.
WASCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 6, 2014: The Thomas Jefferson Middle School Cougars marching band struts its stuff as part of the parade during the annual Festival of Roses.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this speedstar modified 1933 Ford hot rod.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this speedstar modified 1933 Ford hot rod.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this speedstar modified 1933 Ford hot rod.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this speedstar modified 1933 Ford hot rod.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show is this speedstar modified 1933 Ford hot rod.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: Two enthusiasts talk about this Speedstar modified 1933 Ford hot rod appearing today at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful German Taycan Turbo S attracts admirers, while on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful German Taycan Turbo S attracts admirers, while on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful German Taycan Turbo S attracts admirers, while on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful Italian De Tomaso Pantera, circa 1960s, is on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful Italian De Tomaso Pantera, circa 1960s, is on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful Italian De Tomaso Pantera, circa 1960s, is on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - OCTOBER 9, 2021: This beautiful Italian De Tomaso Pantera, circa 1960s, is on display at the Cruisin 4 Charity car show.
BAKERSFIELD, CA – JUNE 5, 2021: The Office of Student Life building on the campus of Bakersfield Community College features modern design.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - JULY 15, 2018: The beautiful Bakersfield College William A. Wheeler Aquatic Center features a 50 meter long Olympic-sized competition swimming pool.
BAKERSFIELD, CA -  APRIL 10, 2019: A power shovel rips up pavement and loads a bottom-dump trailer during the city's widening of 24th Street construction project.
There are peaceful walking paths on both sides of the Kern Island irrigation canal, Bakersfield, California. Urban renewal and beautification made this possible.
BAKERSFIELD, CA – MAY 15, 2021: Long and low, this 1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVille exhibits the emphasized tail fins popular in the 50s at today's Steve Downs Melanoma Car Show.
BAKERSFIELD, CA – MAY 15, 2021: Today's Steve Downs Melanoma Car Show brings out John Amoroso's 1961 Sunbeam Alpine roadster, once a popular sports car.
BAKERSFIELD, CA – MAY 8, 2021: An instructor (in black) leads a small group of seniors in a tai chi class.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - FEBRUARY 20, 2021: Users of the all-purpose path through Hart Park are out in force due to the warm, sunny weather on this winter's day.
BAKERSFIELD, CA -  JUNE 17, 2019: Workmen, heavy equipment and a crane converge on a peaceful residential neighborhood to remove and replace a utility pole.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - SEPTEMBER 4, 2021: The old Fox Theater is like of many in the United States that once showed first run movies. Now, it is an "art" theater hosting vintage movies and many varied acts.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - NOVEMBER 14, 2014: Amtrak California makes extensive use of buses to connect rail passengers with places not accessible by the train.
KERN COUNTY, CA - APR 8, 2015: Mexican farm workers begin early in the morning to weed and trim plants in this San Joaquin Valley vineyard.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The F. W. Woolworth building is part of history now but the old structure retains the original style and logo. It is now an antique store.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The F. W. Woolworth building is part of history now but the old structure retains the original style and logo. It is now an antique store.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The interior walls of this fire-damaged building are braced  to allow safe reconstruction.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The interior walls of this fire-damaged building are braced  to allow safe reconstruction.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The interior walls of this fire-damaged building are braced  to allow safe reconstruction.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The interior walls of this fire-damaged building are braced  to allow safe reconstruction.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: The interior walls of this fire-damaged building are braced  to allow safe reconstruction.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: A city employee communicates to another worker at a different location while maintaining the underground sewer system.
BAKERSFIELD,CA - AUGUST 25, 2021: A city employee communicates to another worker at a different location while maintaining the underground sewer system.
KERN COUNTY, CA - AUG 20, 2015: A front end loader discharges excess dirt from a construction project into a bottom dump truck which will take the material off site.
DELANO, CA - APRIL 17, 2016: The members of the United Farm Workers are marching today in support of immigration reform , overtime pay for agricultural workers and to honor Cesar Chavez's birthday.
KERN COUNTY, CA - MAY 6, 2015: Mexican-American farm workers are hoeing between rows of potatoes on this large Central California farm.
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