1932 : El Paso to Los Angeles Train Journey
28th MAY, 1932
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NOTE : The route marked on the maps are as accurate as per the information it's based on. There might have been slight
deviations in some parts due to the day of the week or faults in the rail-line on the day.
The Golden State Limited train traveled along different rail lines after leaving Chicago to reach Los Angeles.
These rail lines were called by different names between certain towns and cities. The rail line between Chicago & Kansas City the line was called Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific Line.
Between Kansas City and Tucumcari, NM. it was called Rock Island Line and onto to El Paso,TX. it was the Southern Pacific Line.
The final leg of the journey between El Paso and Los Angeles,CA. it was also the Southern Pacific Line.
TOTAL RAIL DISTANCE BETWEEN EL PASO, TX. TO TUCSON VIA DOUGLAS, AZ. IS 340 MILES / 547 KMS.
Departed El Paso at 9:10 am and arrived in Douglas, AZ., at 1:50 pm. Later arrived in Tucson at 5:20 pm.
EL PASO, TEXAS
The train arrived in El Paso, Texas, the next day at 8:45 in the morning and Baba got down at the station. He had a 20-minute walk before proceeding to Tucson, Arizona, which was reached at 5:20 that evening.
( See the previous chapter for more details on El Paso.
El Paso to Tucson
refer to the map near the top of this page which shows the 2 routes to Tucson.
It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.
Visit the "Location" page for this town on this web site, click on the button.
Tucson Union Station
Tucson, Arizona in the Past
TOTAL RAIL DISTANCE BETWEEN TUCSON, AZ. TO LOS ANGELES,CA. VIA PHOENIX, AZ. IS 798 MILES / 1,284 KMS.
CASA GRANDE, ARIZONA
OLD UNION RAILWAY STATION
Images from the Past
The train arrived in Phoenix at 8:40 pm. It stayed a short while before heading to Yuma on the border with California.
29th May, 1932
Arrived at Yuma, Arizona at 1:05 am & departed for Los Angeles after a very short stay.
PINK ROUTE : TOTAL RAIL DISTANCE BETWEEN TUCSON,AZ. TO YUMA, AZ. IS 251 MILES / 404 KMS.
BLUE ROUTE : TOTAL RAIL DISTANCE BETWEEN TUCSON TO YUMA, AZ. VIA PHOENIZ, AZ. IS 295 MILES / 475 KMS.
TOTAL RAIL DISTANCE BETWEEN YUMA,AZ. TO LOS ANGELES,CA. IS 252 MILES / 406 KMS.
29th May, 1932
After arriving at Yuma, Arizona at 1:05 am the train departed for Los Angeles after a very short stay.
The following are some of the train stations that the train passed through before arriving at Alhambra train station at 8:30am.
It's is not known if any stops were made at some of the bigger stations prior.
2400 North Gower Street in Hollywood
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