The Gregarious Railfan
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the publisher of RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.      
Fresno, CA  93721  (population, 522,053 (2016))          Page 2                                    Mini Guide

GPS:  N 36.73847, W 119.78290  Amtrak Station                 Google map   

Scanner:   BNSF Bakersfield Sub 160.935 [55], BNSF Stockton Sub 161.130 [68]; UP Fresno Sub 161.550 [96]

Railroads:  BNSF  California Division, Bakersfield Sub and Stockton Sub; UP Roseville Div, Fresno Sub;   SJVR

FRA Info:   Crossing Inventory Report for BNSF, Tulare St,   PDF  
Crossing Inventory Report for UP, Tulare St,   PDF

Description:   UP, BNSF, and Amtrak are all busy through Fresno, CA.  The best place for railfanning is the Amtrak

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   60+

Gregariousness quotient:   Low

Breakfast: Denny's 3120 N Blackstone Ave, N 36.77901, W 119.79034;
      IHOP 3020 Tulare St, N 36.74133, W 119.77937

Fast Food:  McDonald's 3115 N Blackstone Ave, N 36.77904, W 119.79078

Pub and Grub:  Dog House Grill 2789 E Shaw Ave,  N 36.80837, W 119.73685

Lodging:   Best Western Village Inn 3110 N Blackstone Ave,  N 36.77869, W 119.79033  

TRAINS Article:   Hot Spots, October 2017

Visitor's Center:   1180 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93710   
“If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion – George Bernard Shaw
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location. Info is from TRAINS Magazine and the internet.  I would welcome
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