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Location DB > United States > California > Los Angeles > Taylor Yard, Southern Pacific Railroad
Taylor Yard, Southern Pacific Railroad
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created by Aleksandar on 12/17/2008 2:11 AM
last modified by Shockwave on 1/8/2010 1:52 AM
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 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished. Gone. No More. RIP.
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information

Los Angeles, California
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • 24 hour security
  •  Interesting Features
    Largely intact site; several buildings, a turntable and fueling areas complement lots of abandoned track. Good lighting, interesting signs of decay and neglect. Some good items left behind.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • 24 hour guard
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1925
    Closed: 2004
     Required Equipment
  • Camera
  •  Recommended Equipment
    small LED flashlight at nighttime; gray/tan clothes blend well at night.
    Taylor Yard, Los Angeles CA. Constructed in 1925 in order to ease congestion at other railyards. Inactive since 2004.
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    Taylor Yard, Winter 2008
    Wed, Dec 17th, 2008
    posted by Aleksandar
    10 pictures
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    MS Live Glitch
    Thu, Nov 5th, 2009
    posted by RailGuy88
    2 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 1/8/2010 9:21 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 8 10 at 21:21, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 8 10 at 2:22, Steed made this location public
  • on Jan 8 10 at 1:52, Shockwave changed the following: Status
  • on Dec 21 09 at 5:30, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Dec 21 09 at 5:30, Opheliaism conditionally validated this location
  • on Dec 21 09 at 2:49, Aleksandar changed the following: Status
  • on Nov 5 09 at 12:58, RailGuy88 validated this location
  • on Nov 5 09 at 12:58, RailGuy88 updated gallery MS Live Glitch
  • on Nov 5 09 at 12:57, RailGuy88 validated this location
  • on Nov 5 09 at 12:57, RailGuy88 updated gallery picture taylor-yard-02
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