The Gregarious Railfan
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.      
Cabazon, CA  92230  (population, 2535 (2010))                                                    Mini Guide

GPS:  N 33.91611, W 116.78301         Google map   

Scanner:   UP 161.550

Railroads:  Union Pacific Los Angeles Division, Yuma Sub

FRA Info:   Crossing Inventory Report for UPRR, Broadway St,   PDF   

Description:  120 miles from San Diego, CA in the desert. Cabazon is the gateway to railroad's Beaumont Hill on UP's
famed Sunset Route main line across California.  Often bypassed by rail enthusiasts on the way to more "exciting"
mountain crossings such as Cajon or Tehachapi, the railroad from Thousand Palms on the east to Loma Linda on the
west can be not only fun, but easy to get to, explore, and photograph.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   32

Photo Opportunities:   all along Railroad Ave.  N 33.91811, W 116.77327   

Gregariousness quotient:   Low

Breakfast:   Ruby's Diner, 49000 Seminole Dr,  N 33.92258, W 116.80627

Fast Food:   Burger King, 50900 Seminole Dr.  N 33.91950, W 116.77318

Pub and Grub: The Station Tap House Bar and Grill, 41 W Ramsey St, Banning, CA,  N 33.92545, W 116.87718     
2 miles west,

Lodging:  Quality Inn, 1690 W Ramsey St, Banning, CA  N 33.92501, W 116.89540

TRAINS Article:  TRAINS Hot spot Jan. 2018 issue

Visitor's Center:   Banning, CA Chamber of Commerce    
“If I believe in God and life after death and you do not, and if there is no God, we both lose when we die.
However if there is a God, you will still lose and I gain everything.” – Blaise Pascal   
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location. Info is from TRAINS Magazine and the internet.  I would welcome
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