Everything that's old is new again.
That's certainly true of a rail line that runs near Taft, Calif.
The old Sunset rail line is being refurbished to do much the same job it did when it was first built.
The line was built around 1908 to ship petroleum products from the Taft oil fields to the rest of the nation.
The line also had passenger service which brought in a lot of oil workers and other people who live in Taft.
Now crews are rebuilding the line with the new heavier rail.
The rail line won't go all the way to Taft, but it will go to an important petroleum facility south east of Taft.
Oil will be shipped in from other parts of the country especially North Dakota and will then be transferred out of facility to a pipeline so the oil can be shipped to refineries in Northern and Southern California.
The project is bringing jobs and economic benefits to this part of Kern County.
The rail line is expected to be done in about three months.
Expect possible delays on Hwy 58 this weekend
Happening this weekend, the inside eastbound lane of Highway 58 will be closed for construction between Real Road and H Street.
Private investigators denied surveillance video
It's been five days since Jason Alderman was shot and killed by police Saturday night at a subway restaurant in Oildale. And the Alderman…
Bakersfield residents remember Katrina
City of Bakersfield Water struggling to save
For the second month the City of Bakersfield Water District has not met the state-mandated 36% decrease in water use, causing them to rethink…