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Beaumont Hill Trip 4/20/2013



by Chris Guenzler



Bill Compton picked me up at 6:10 AM and we headed out to Redlands. From the Interstate 10 Freeway we saw that the Nevada Street wig wag on the old Santa Fe Redland branch was gone. We exited at Orange Street and went to the Santa Fe Redlands Station.









Views of the old Santa Fe Redlands Station.





It has oranges and Santa Fe on the building. From here we went over to San Timiteo Canyon where after the second crossing on the former Southern Pacific Railroad tracks we spotted our first train on the day.





Union Pacific 7405 West with UP 5849 as DPU on the rear end.











Union Pacific 7094 West near Fingal.





Mount San Jacinto.





2003 was the year the second track was added.





A lizard on a rock.













Union Pacific 7602 East. From here we drove down to the old siding location of West Palm Springs and I called Let's Talk Trains.





Mount San Jacinto.







Union Pacific 7602 East near the former West Palm Springs siding location.









Union Pacific 4301 East near the former West Palm Springs siding location.









Union Pacific 5633 East with UP 8331 DPU mid train near the former West Palm Springs siding location.









Union Pacific 5816 West near the former West Palm Springs siding location.









Union Pacific 6693 East with UP 7248 DPU near the former West Palm Springs siding location.











Union Pacific 7640 East near the former West Palm Springs siding location.







Union Pacific 7837 West near the former West Palm Springs siding location.





Union Pacific 5891 East near the former West Palm Springs siding location.





Union Pacific 7837 West from the CA Highway 111 bridge. We then went to KFC for me and Carl's Junior for Bill in Banning for lunch. From there we went to the top of the curve in San Timiteo Canyon so Bill could eat his lunch.



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