Recent Changes for "Train Tracks" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Train_TracksRecent Changes of the page "Train Tracks" on Davis Wiki.en-us Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-08-23 11:03:10OldDavis73Comment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 62: </td> <td> Line 62: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-08-23 12:03:10'' [[nbsp]] Apparently there's finally going to be some action by the city on at-grade crossing: http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/city/city-applies-for-railroad-crossing-approvals/ --["Users/OldDavis73"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-08-17 12:03:45hankimRevert to version 80 (I think it's spam. Come at me, bro.). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 62: </td> <td> Line 62: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ------<br> - ''2011-08-16 15:58:58'' [[nbsp]] News Update! The City of Davis announced yesterday that it has formally submitted an application to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to construct an at-grade pedestrian/bike crossing at the Davis Train Station.<br> - View more at: http://davisvanguard.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=4616:city-formally-files-for-at-grade-crossing&amp;catid=53:land-useopen-space&amp;Itemid=86<br> - <br> - You're Investigative Eye for Davis and Yolo County. --["Users/DavisVanguard"]<br> - How DARE you, Mr./Ms. Vanguard! I am NOT investigative eye for Davis, Yolo County, or anyone else.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-08-16 15:05:22TomGarbersonJerk. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 67: </td> <td> Line 67: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ How DARE you, Mr./Ms. Vanguard! I am NOT investigative eye for Davis, Yolo County, or anyone else.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-08-16 14:58:58DavisVanguardComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 62: </td> <td> Line 62: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-08-16 15:58:58'' [[nbsp]] News Update! The City of Davis announced yesterday that it has formally submitted an application to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to construct an at-grade pedestrian/bike crossing at the Davis Train Station.<br> + View more at: http://davisvanguard.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=4616:city-formally-files-for-at-grade-crossing&amp;catid=53:land-useopen-space&amp;Itemid=86<br> + <br> + You're Investigative Eye for Davis and Yolo County. --["Users/DavisVanguard"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-04-30 18:13:39ARWENNHOLDad link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + One may often find people ["Railfanning"] near train tracks. Feel free to join in!</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-01-19 22:11:07WayneSchiller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though. --["Users/WayneSchiller"]<br> - ------</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ------</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-01-13 21:56:32ARWENNHOLDfix link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a [wiki:wikipedia:"Wye (railroad)" wye] through Davis, with the wye's intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and ["H Street"]. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by ["Union Pacific Railroad" Union Pacific], but two other rail companies use them. ["California Northern Railroad"] has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a [wiki:wikipedia:"Wye (railroad)" wye] through Davis, with the wye's intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and ["H Street"]. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by ["Union Pacific Railroad" Union Pacific], but two other rail companies use them. <span>The</span> ["California Northern Railroad<span>&nbsp;Company</span>"] has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2011-01-08 11:31:30BruceHansenlinks, Railroad Crossings heading <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a [wiki:wikipedia:"Wye (railroad)" wye] through Davis, with the wye's intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H <span>street</span>. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a [wiki:wikipedia:"Wye (railroad)" wye] through Davis, with the wye's intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and <span>["</span>H <span>Street"]</span>. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by <span>["</span>Union Pacific<span>&nbsp;Railroad" Union Pacific]</span>, but two other rail companies use them. <span>["</span>California Northern<span>&nbsp;Railroad"]</span> has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, <span>especially at</span> L<span>&nbsp;Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtra</span>k<span>&nbsp;Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hick</span>ory Lane<span>. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new</span> apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a separated grade crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. (I found this article in my archive, and it doesn't mention such a number. I know of no year in which seven people were killed in or near Davis; however, it may be accurate for one particular year in Yolo County.--["Users/AlanMiller"]) </td> <td> <span>+</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally<span>&nbsp;at ["L Street"] over to ["Olive Drive"] and ["J Street"] over to the ["train station" Amtrak Station]. They cross from Olive Drive to ["downtown"] at several points</span>, <span>but especially out the back gates of ["Slatter's Court"] and at the end of ["Hickory</span> L<span>ane"]. The Hic</span>kory Lane<span>&nbsp;route is the main route of students from</span> apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a separated grade crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. (I found this article in my archive, and it doesn't mention such a number. I know of no year in which seven people were killed in or near Davis; however, it may be accurate for one particular year in Yolo County.--["Users/AlanMiller"]) </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The main line comes in from the ["Bay Area" southwest] (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without<span>&nbsp;after</span> predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, ha<span>ve the right of way</span> [how is that a puzzle to you? Freight makes Murica run ["Daubert"]]) share these tracks. According to ["Users/TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> <td> <span>+</span> The main line comes in from the ["Bay Area" southwest] (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without<span>, because</span> predecessor <span>["</span>Southern Pacific<span>&nbsp;Railroad" Southern Pacific]</span> pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, ha<span>s the right of way)</span> [how is that a puzzle to you? Freight makes Murica run ["Daubert"]]) share these tracks.<span><br> + <br> + = Railroad Crossings =<br> +</span> According to ["Users/TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north".<span><br> + <br> + Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman was ["Snoring" cited for snoring] in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman was ["Snoring" cited for snoring] in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-16 18:33:16AlanMillerComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 54: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2010-12-16 18:33:16'' [[nbsp]] To AlvinTsao. There is a toll-free phone number on every silver utility box adjacent to all signaled crossings for reporting malfunctions. Unfortunately, and somewhat perplexingly, the crossing arms on the West Valley Line that crosses 3rd, 4th, 5th and 8th Streets, somewhat often malfunction, especially when it rains. Crossing arms are made to "fail safe", meaning unless every circuit indicates there is no train, the circuitry assumes there IS a train, and the gates go down. It sucks, but it is better than assuming there is NO train when there is. --["Users/AlanMiller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-16 09:16:24AlanMiller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p>No differences found!</div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-14 23:53:28AlanMiller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a separated grade crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. (I found this article in my archive, and it doesn't mention such a number. I know of no year in which seven people were killed in o<span>u</span>r near Davis; however, it may be accurate for one particular year in Yolo County.--["Users/AlanMiller"]) </td> <td> <span>+</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a separated grade crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. (I found this article in my archive, and it doesn't mention such a number. I know of no year in which seven people were killed in or near Davis; however, it may be accurate for one particular year in Yolo County.--["Users/AlanMiller"]) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-14 23:52:30AlanMillerCorrection, I believe <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a separated grade crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a separated grade crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;(I found this article in my archive, and it doesn't mention such a number. I know of no year in which seven people were killed in our near Davis; however, it may be accurate for one particular year in Yolo County.--["Users/AlanMiller"])</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-07 10:59:51NickSchmalenberger(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a<span>n over</span>crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Today, pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for a<span>&nbsp;separated grade </span>crossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-06 01:29:54NickSchmalenberger(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is where a number of the ["Homeless"] live in Davis. There <span>is </span>are ["shortcuts" various pathways] from ["Olive Drive"] and ["J Street"] through to the train tracks that are ways to get to the other side. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is where a number of the ["Homeless"] live in Davis. There are ["shortcuts" various pathways] from ["Olive Drive"] and ["J Street"] through to the train tracks that are ways to get to the other side. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-12-06 01:29:39NickSchmalenberger(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is where a number of the ["Homeless"] live in Davis. There is a ["shortcuts" <span>secret</span> pa<span>ssage</span>way] from ["Olive Drive"] through to the train tracks that <span>is a</span> g<span>reat way to get to </span>d<span>owntown Davis</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is where a number of the ["Homeless"] live in Davis. There is a<span>re</span> ["shortcuts" <span>various</span> pa<span>th</span>way<span>s</span>] from ["Olive Drive"] <span>and ["J Street"] </span>through to the train tracks that <span>are ways to</span> g<span>et to the other si</span>d<span>e</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-11-20 02:45:53StevenDaubert(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The main line comes in from the ["Bay Area" southwest] (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) share these tracks. According to ["Users/TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> <td> <span>+</span> The main line comes in from the ["Bay Area" southwest] (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way<span>&nbsp;[how is that a puzzle to you? Freight makes Murica run ["Daubert"]]</span>) share these tracks. According to ["Users/TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-11-20 00:54:01AlvinTsaoComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 52: </td> <td> Line 52: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2010-11-20 00:54:01'' [[nbsp]] What does one do if the track crossing bell keeps going off, and you're pretty sure it's malfunctioned? I live near the track crossing at H &amp; 8th and the bell has been going off for longer than 20 minutes. Disregard this comment if the longest train in the world is crossing through our town... --["Users/AlvinTsao"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-09-01 06:48:42zombiekComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2010-09-01 07:48:42'' [[nbsp]] The California Northern Railroad always blares its horn at the signaled crossing between 8th and H, starting as early as 6:30 AM. Anyone who thinks it's "romantic and part of the quality of life" should try living 50 feet from the tracks at a crossing. (And our landlord swore up and down that the train only comes once a day, in the afternoon, so as newcomers to Davis we weren't exactly well-informed in our decision to live this close to the train.) --["Users/zombiek"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-06-17 21:02:23ScottMeehleiblinked to "Shortcuts" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is where a number of the ["Homeless"] live in Davis. There is a secret passageway from ["Olive Drive"] through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is where a number of the ["Homeless"] live in Davis. There is a <span>["shortcuts" </span>secret passageway<span>]</span> from ["Olive Drive"] through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-06-17 20:49:46ScottMeehleib <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In the past, the wye was often referred to as "the Y" in writing. There was once a ["baseball"] diamond located within the boundaries of the Y, and in the late 1800s, it served as the playing field for the ["Davisville Oletas"]. The Y became a very popular summertime spot for locals to gather <span>in order to</span> root for their home team. A great deal of ["gambling"] also took place<span>&nbsp;at these games</span>, with spectators betting not only on their favorite team, but also on the outcome of each play. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In the past, the wye was often referred to as "the Y" in writing. There was once a ["baseball"] diamond located within the boundaries of the Y, and in the late 1800s, it served as the playing field for the ["Davisville Oletas"]. The Y became a very popular summertime spot for locals to gather <span>and</span> root for their home team. A great deal of ["gambling"] also took place, with spectators betting not only on their favorite team, but also on the outcome of each play. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-06-17 20:47:56ScottMeehleibadded info about "the Y" and the baseball games played there <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- P</span>edestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for an overcrossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. </td> <td> <span>+ In the past, the wye was often referred to as "the Y" in writing. There was once a ["baseball"] diamond located within the boundaries of the Y, and in the late 1800s, it served as the playing field for the ["Davisville Oletas"]. The Y became a very popular summertime spot for locals to gather in order to root for their home team. A great deal of ["gambling"] also took place at these games, with spectators betting not only on their favorite team, but also on the outcome of each play.<br> + <br> + Today, p</span>edestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for an overcrossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-05-10 18:56:11WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>w</span>ye through Davis, with the wye's intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>[wiki:wikipedia:"W</span>ye<span>&nbsp;(railroad)" wye]</span> through Davis, with the wye's intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-05-10 18:54:33WilliamLewisRevert to version 60 (And I prefer this =)). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>Y-shaped path</span> through Davis, with the <span>Y</span>'s intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>wye</span> through Davis, with the <span>wye</span>'s intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-05-10 18:40:28daviselfPast editors prefer "Y-shaped" to "wye" (which is an obscure, little-known word) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;'''Train tracks''' cut a</span> w<span>ye through Davis, with the wye</span>'s intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+ '''Train tracks''' cut a Y</span>-<span>shaped path through Davis,</span> w<span>ith the Y</span>'s intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-05-10 18:09:24WilliamLewisit's wye <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>Y-shaped path</span> through Davis, with the <span>Y</span>'s intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>wye</span> through Davis, with the <span>wye</span>'s intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H street. In fact, H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hardware"] (aka Davis Lumber). All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2010-05-10 17:50:43daviselfAdded link to first sentence, and clarified the language. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;'''Train tracks''' cut a</span> w<span>ye through Davis, the</span> intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., w<span>hich runs adjacent to the tracks behind</span> Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+ '''Train tracks''' cut a Y</span>-<span>shaped path through Davis,</span> w<span>ith the Y's</span> intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st<span>reet</span>.<span>&nbsp;In fact</span>, <span>H street runs adjacent to the tracks behind ["ACE Hard</span>w<span>are"] (aka</span> Davis Lumber<span>)</span>. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-04 18:04:47JasonAlleradded photos of derailment, thankfully inert material onboard <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(derail_front.JPG, thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(derail-side.JPG, thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(derail-crane.JPG, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-04 18:02:21JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=derail-side.JPG">derail-side.JPG</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-04 18:02:00JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=derail-crane.JPG">derail-crane.JPG</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-04 18:01:40JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=derail_front.JPG">derail_front.JPG</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-03 20:15:38WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [http://www.kcra.com/news/21514326/detail.html November 3<span>^</span>rd<span>^</span> 2009] 3 cars behind the Davis Food Co-op </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://www.kcra.com/news/21514326/detail.html November 3rd 2009] 3 cars behind the Davis Food Co-op </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-03 19:00:02JasonAllernoting today's derailment of three cars <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [<span>"</span>http://www.kcra.com/news/21514326/detail.html November 3^rd^ 2009] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://www.kcra.com/news/21514326/detail.html November 3^rd^ 2009]<span>&nbsp;3 cars behind the Davis Food Co-op</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-11-03 18:59:19JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Derailments =<br> + * ["http://www.kcra.com/news/21514326/detail.html November 3^rd^ 2009]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-04-26 20:16:41JimStewartwye, not Y. I can't help it, I'm a conductor's son. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>Y</span> through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjacent to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a <span>wye</span> through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjacent to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-04-26 14:26:39JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(chalk_danger_8th_spring_2009.jpg<span>, right</span>, thumbnail, 400, "Chalked danger sign for bikes at ["East 8th Street" 8th] Eastbound")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(chalk_danger_8th_spring_2009.jpg, thumbnail, 400, "Chalked danger sign for bikes at ["East 8th Street" 8th] Eastbound")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-04-26 14:24:22JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=chalk_danger_8th_spring_2009.jpg">chalk_danger_8th_spring_2009.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-04-26 14:23:55JasonAllerrailroad crossings redirects here <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ == ==<br> + [[Image(chalk_danger_8th_spring_2009.jpg, right, thumbnail, 400, "Chalked danger sign for bikes at ["East 8th Street" 8th] Eastbound")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-02-27 19:39:08JoePomidorarrested =/= cited <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman was ["Snoring" <span>arres</span>ted for snoring] in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman was ["Snoring" <span>ci</span>ted for snoring] in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-02-27 19:29:46KevinChin(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman wa<span>s arrested for snoring in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passe</span>s ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman was ["S<span>noring" arrested for snoring] in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passes ["S</span>olano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-02-27 18:57:05KellyM <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Actually, the Capitol Corridor line goes all the way to San Jose. Amtrak itself has a line that goes all the way to southern california. http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/Page/Browse_Routes_Page&amp;c=Page&amp;cid=1081256321425&amp;ssid=132 --["Users/KellyM"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-02-27 18:52:08srednivashtar <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Other residents find the train horns romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, all part of living in a ["Town History" railroad town].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Locomotives blow horns in advance of all railroad crossings. That's to let cars and pedestrians know they are coming. The locomotive engineer does this because, legally, he or she must. Many residents who live near such crossings don't like the sound. They complain that the horns blow at inconvenient times irritatingly or even life-disruptingly. Davis is a quiet town, populated by folk who like their quiet--several years ago a woman was arrested for snoring in her own apartment here. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Nonetheless several fatal encounters between residents and locomotives have occurred along this stretch of track. Other residents like the train horns. They say the sound is romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, which is what living in a ["Town History" railroad town] sounds like. Just as life in a Bay Area town includes fog horns in the soundtrack.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2009-01-20 12:26:27JoePomidor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnai "Looking northwest along the tracks from the Union Pacific Railroad/California Northern Railroad Staging yard.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnai<span>l</span> "Looking northwest along the tracks from the Union Pacific Railroad/California Northern Railroad Staging yard.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-11-01 18:08:17JasonAllerAnd some people complain about remote control airplanes... <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(Remote_Control.JPG, thumbnail, "Remote Control Locomotives")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-11-01 18:07:24JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=Remote_Control.JPG">Remote_Control.JPG</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-07-10 09:33:19JasonAllermissed one <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * After more reading it may be that the crossing to the ["The Nishi Property" Nishi property] is the one that requires the horn. It is an unsignalled crossing. --["JasonAller"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * After more reading it may be that the crossing to the ["The Nishi Property" Nishi property] is the one that requires the horn. It is an unsignalled crossing. --["<span>Users/</span>JasonAller"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-07-10 09:33:02JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The main line comes in from the ["Bay Area" southwest] (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) share these tracks. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> <td> <span>+</span> The main line comes in from the ["Bay Area" southwest] (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) share these tracks. According to ["<span>Users/</span>TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * This law is annoying and needless. Aren't there crossing signals? I've lived next to train tracks a few times in my life, but this is the first place where trains do this. —-["RoyWright"]<br> <span>-</span> * Signals fail. There appears to be an option for communities to [http://www.uprr.com/newsinfo/horn.shtml opt out] of the [http://www.fra.dot.gov/us/content/1318 law]. Maybe someone should run for ["city council"] on the ''quiet crossings'' ticket? --["JasonAller"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * This law is annoying and needless. Aren't there crossing signals? I've lived next to train tracks a few times in my life, but this is the first place where trains do this. —-["<span>Users/</span>RoyWright"]<br> <span>+</span> * Signals fail. There appears to be an option for communities to [http://www.uprr.com/newsinfo/horn.shtml opt out] of the [http://www.fra.dot.gov/us/content/1318 law]. Maybe someone should run for ["city council"] on the ''quiet crossings'' ticket? --["<span>Users/</span>JasonAller"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Well thanks for doing the reading I'm too lazy to do. That's a crappy coincidence for Solano Park, then. --["RoyWright"]<br> <span>-</span> * Trains occasionally run by Solano Park without blowing the horn. Maybe they just forget? --["CarlMcCabe"]<br> <span>-</span> * Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though. --["WayneSchiller"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Well thanks for doing the reading I'm too lazy to do. That's a crappy coincidence for Solano Park, then. --["<span>Users/</span>RoyWright"]<br> <span>+</span> * Trains occasionally run by Solano Park without blowing the horn. Maybe they just forget? --["<span>Users/</span>CarlMcCabe"]<br> <span>+</span> * Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though. --["<span>Users/</span>WayneSchiller"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-01-27 13:30:29DougWalter <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * To Berkeley, Emeryville, and Oakland. (Am I misinterpreting your question?) -- ["Users/DougWalter"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-01-27 13:29:02DougWalterLinked to Town History page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Other residents find the train horns romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, all part of living in a <span>railroad town</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. Other residents find the train horns romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, all part of living in a <span>["Town History" railroad town]</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-01-27 06:21:12NickSchmalenbergerresponse to MikeTahani <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The main line comes in from the <span>southwest</span> (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) share these tracks. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> <td> <span>+</span> The main line comes in from the <span>["Bay Area" southwest]</span> (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) share these tracks. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north". </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2008-01-26 23:21:31MikeTahaniComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-01-26 23:21:31'' [[nbsp]] How far (southwest) do the tracks go? --["Users/MikeTahani"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-12-06 09:32:33StephenHjellum <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnai "Looking northe<span>a</span>st along the tracks.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnai "Looking north<span>w</span>est along the tracks<span>&nbsp;from the Union Pacific Railroad/California Northern Railroad Staging yard</span>.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-12-06 09:31:19StephenHjellum <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnaiLooking northeast along the tracks.<span>l</span>)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnai<span>&nbsp;"</span>Looking northeast along the tracks.<span>"</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-12-06 09:30:53StephenHjellum <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnai<span>Looking northeast along the tracks.</span>l)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(tracks.jpg, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(tracks.jpg, thumbnail<span>&nbsp;"Looking North from 5th street."</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-10-24 19:57:30JasonAller(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for an overcrossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.) </td> <td> <span>+</span> Pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for an overcrossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.)<span>&nbsp;A ["The California Aggie" California Aggie] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/10/24/CampusNews/Davis.Police.Participate.In.OfficerOnATrain.Day-3052720.shtml article] quotes a figure of 7 people killed in one year.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-09-04 06:10:08jefftolentinomispelled my spelling fix hahahha <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjacen<span>e</span>t to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjacent to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-09-04 06:06:52jefftolentinominor spelling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjacnet to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjac<span>e</span>net to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-09-03 18:25:18AlanMillerNoted some facts that needed change or updating and added some more items. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them and pedestrians often cross illegally. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and H st., which runs adjacnet to the tracks behind Davis Lumber. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but two other rail companies use them. California Northern has trackage rights to the small yard of three additional tracks adjacent to the mainline dual tracks to the east, as well as south to another of its lines at Suisun city.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northeast out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north".</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Pedestrians often cross illegally, especially at L Street over to Olive, J Street over to the Amtrak Station, and across from Olive Drive to downtown at several points, but most especially out the back gates of Slaters Court, the trailer park, and at the end of Hickory Lane. The Hickory Lane route is the main route of students from the new apartments on Olive Drive to Downtown, including on Thursday nights when they often cross the double main tracks highly intoxicated. This is a tragedy waiting to happen, perhaps several, until the City figures out a way to pay for an overcrossing here. Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency. (Note: in checking the Tragic Events section, several fatalities on the tracks are not yet listed.)</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - Dubbing the northward bound line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]] with other people calling it a mainline. Regardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its <span>owned</span> [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki). </td> <td> <span>+ The main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]) and curves to straight east out of town and over a raised train bridge and series of bridges paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently relaid with double track after several years without after predecessor Southern Pacific pulled one track out. Both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) share these tracks. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly</span>-<span>used spur line to the north".<br> + <br> +</span> Dubbing the northward bound line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]] with other people calling it a mainline<span>. It once was the mainline, even for Amtrak, but now runs north to Richfield and is out of service to the former junction at Tehama, where the switch has been removed</span>. Regardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its <span>leased from Union Pacific by the</span> [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]<span>&nbsp;and north to Corning and Richfield</span>. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki). </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;Other residents find the train horns romantic and part of the quality of life in Davis, all part of living in a railroad town.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-05-15 18:53:57JabberWokkyAwkward phrasing. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Dubbing the northward bound line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]] <span>and others state it is</span> a mainline. Regardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its owned [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki). </td> <td> <span>+</span> Dubbing the northward bound line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]] <span>with other people calling it</span> a mainline. Regardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its owned [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki). </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-05-15 18:53:12JabberWokkyNoting the other side's term. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Dubbing the north<span>ern</span> line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]]<span>, but r</span>egardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its owned [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki). </td> <td> <span>+</span> Dubbing the north<span>ward bound</span> line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]]<span>&nbsp;and others state it is a mainline. R</span>egardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its owned [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki). </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-05-15 18:51:34JabberWokkyMany changes, trying to make it a bit more readable and solid. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(msc_tracks1.jpg, 360, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(msc_tracks1.jpg, 360, right, <span>noborder, </span>thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northeast out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north.<span>"</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northeast out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north<span>"</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A spur heading northbound from the east-west line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to Tehama just south of Red Bluff. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. ["StevenDaubert"] and numerous other ["Davisites"] believe that these tracks are the offical border of Central and East Davis. Bob Dunning and the wikimap also believe this.<br> - <br> - (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Dubbing the northern line as a "spur" is questionable[[Footnote(Although it should be noted that Zxf's family knows a good deal about local lines)]], but regardless of the proper terminology, the track itself heads northbound from the east-west line and travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to ["Tehama"] just south of ["Red Bluff"]. Its owned [wiki:WikiPedia:"California Northern Railroad"]. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Numerous ["Davisites"] consider that these tracks are the official border of Central and East Davis (as is reflected in general on the wiki).</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Photos =<br> + [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, "Looking southwest along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]", thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(tracks.jpg, thumbnail)]]<br> + == ==<br> + [[Image(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a train", thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(oiltrain.jpg, "Staging along second street", thumbnail)]]<br> + <br> + [[comments]]<br> + ''re: the horn blowing law''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though. --["WayneSchiller"]<span><br> - <br> - [[Image(msc_tracks2.jpg, thumbnail)]]<br> - [[Image(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, "Looking southwest along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]", thumbnail)]]<br> - [[Image(tracks.jpg, thumbnail)]]<br> - [[Image(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a train", thumbnail)]]<br> - [[Image(oiltrain.jpg, "Staging along second street", thumbnail)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> *<span>&nbsp;</span>Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though. --["WayneSchiller"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-05-15 16:14:46NickSchmalenbergerwiki link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [<span>http://en.</span>wiki<span>p</span>edia<span>.org/wiki/</span>California<span>_</span>Northern<span>_</span>Railroad]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [wiki<span>:WikiP</span>edia<span>:"</span>California<span>&nbsp;</span>Northern<span>&nbsp;</span>Railroad<span>"</span>]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-05-15 15:40:30StephenHjellum(This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [http://e <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California<span>&nbsp;</span>Northern<span>&nbsp;Railroad|California Northern </span>Railroad]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California<span>_</span>Northern<span>_</span>Railroad]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-05-15 15:38:27StephenHjellum <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned <span>by California Northern</span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/California Northern Railroad]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned [http://en.wikipedia.org/<span>wiki/California Northern Railroad|</span>California Northern Railroad]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-04-24 02:46:47WayneSchiller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though. </td> <td> <span>+</span> *Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though.<span>&nbsp;--["WayneSchiller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-04-24 02:45:46WayneSchiller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *Try living at Slatter's Court. We get your trains all night too, whose conductors don't usually don't blow the horns of Gabriel here either, but they do it enough. And during the day we get to listen to that and the Amtrak PA system announcing train schedules. I have fought the PA, and I got some concessions, but I think it’s rude that Amtrak can get away with doing that. I still love living on the line, though.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-03-14 15:13:27WesHardakerpic of staging area on second street. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(oiltrain.jpg, "Staging along second street", thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-03-14 15:12:55WesHardakerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=oiltrain.jpg">oiltrain.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-02-16 06:50:35SueBailey <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves north<span>we</span>st out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north." </td> <td> <span>+</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves north<span>ea</span>st out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north." </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-01-30 08:12:17StephenHjellum <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + (This is not a spur, it connects to Tehema in the far north! Its owned by California Northern[http://en.wikipedia.org/California Northern Railroad]. It's a MAINLINE!) --["StephenHjellum"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2007-01-14 16:29:35StevenDaubertEast D Border <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A spur heading northbound from the east-west line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to Tehama just south of Red Bluff. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the ["Sacramento River"] along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland. </td> <td> <span>+</span> A spur heading northbound from the east-west line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to Tehama just south of Red Bluff. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. <span>["StevenDaubert"] and numerous other ["Davisites"] believe that these tracks are the offical border of Central and East Davis. Bob Dunning and the wikimap also believe this.<br> + </span>Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the ["Sacramento River"] along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-06-17 18:03:36JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><br> <span>-</span> * This law is annoying and needless. Aren't there crossing signals? I've lived next to train tracks a few times in my life, but this is the first place where trains do this. <span>—</span>-["RoyWright"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours.<br> <span>+</span> * This law is annoying and needless. Aren't there crossing signals? I've lived next to train tracks a few times in my life, but this is the first place where trains do this. <span>—</span>-["RoyWright"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a <span>["</span>train<span>"]</span>", thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a train", thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-19 18:33:03XeDty <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(msc_tracks1.jpg, right, <span>360</span>)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(msc_tracks1.jpg, <span>360, </span>right, <span>thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is where a number of the <span>h</span>omeless live in Davis. There is a secret passageway from ["Olive Drive"] through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is where a number of the <span>["H</span>omeless<span>"]</span> live in Davis. There is a secret passageway from ["Olive Drive"] through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Thumbnail</span>(msc_tracks2.jpg)]]<br> <span>- [[Thumbnail</span>(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, "Looking southwest along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]")]]<br> <span>- [[Thumbnail</span>(tracks.jpg)]]<br> <span>- [[Thumbnail</span>(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a ["train"]")]] </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image</span>(msc_tracks2.jpg<span>, thumbnail</span>)]]<br> <span>+ [[Image</span>(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, "Looking southwest along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]"<span>, thumbnail</span>)]]<br> <span>+ [[Image</span>(tracks.jpg<span>, thumbnail</span>)]]<br> <span>+ [[Image</span>(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a ["train"]"<span>, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-19 18:32:06XeDty <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is where a number of the homeless live in Davis. There is a secret passageway from Olive Drive through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is where a number of the homeless live in Davis. There is a secret passageway from <span>["</span>Olive Drive<span>"]</span> through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-19 18:31:30XeDty <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + This is where a number of the homeless live in Davis. There is a secret passageway from Olive Drive through to the train tracks that is a great way to get to downtown Davis.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-05 17:34:02CarlMcCabe <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Trains occasionally run by Solano Park without blowing the horn. Maybe they just forget? --["CarlMcCabe"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-04 14:33:56RoyWrightOh. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * After more reading it may be that the crossing to the ["The Nishi Property" Nishi property] is the one that requires the horn. It is an unsignalled crossing. --<span>&nbsp;</span>["JasonAller"]<br> -<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * After more reading it may be that the crossing to the ["The Nishi Property" Nishi property] is the one that requires the horn. It is an unsignalled crossing. --["JasonAller"]<br> <span>+ * Well thanks for doing the reading I'm too lazy to do. That's a crappy coincidence for Solano Park, then. </span>-<span>-["RoyWright"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-04 11:42:05JasonAllerahh... maybe found the reason for the horn. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * After more reading it may be that the crossing to the ["The Nishi Property" Nishi property] is the one that requires the horn. It is an unsignalled crossing. -- ["JasonAller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-04 11:38:52JasonAllerThere is a way out. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Signals fail. --["JasonAller"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * Signals fail. There appears to be an option for communities to [http://www.uprr.com/newsinfo/horn.shtml opt out] of the [http://www.fra.dot.gov/us/content/1318 law]. Maybe someone should run for ["city council"] on the ''quiet crossings'' ticket? --["JasonAller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2006-02-04 11:29:42RoyWrightMoved some discussion from Solano Park <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Railroads are required by law to sound horns in advance of all crossings for safety reasons. Many residents who live near such crossings find this irritating or even life-disrupting. For instance, every train that passes ["Solano Park"] blows its horn several times on the way by, at all hours. <br> + * This law is annoying and needless. Aren't there crossing signals? I've lived next to train tracks a few times in my life, but this is the first place where trains do this. —-["RoyWright"]<br> + * Signals fail. --["JasonAller"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-11-15 10:46:34AlphaDogformat, +pics, incorp comments <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(msc_tracks1.jpg, right, 360)]]<span>&nbsp;[[Thumbnail(msc_tracks2.jpg, right, 360)]]<br> - [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(msc_tracks1.jpg, right, 360)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them<span>&nbsp;and pedestrians often cross illegally</span>.<span>&nbsp;Much to the dismay of ["townies"], these crossings result in ["Tragic Events" fatalities] with some frequency.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzlingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time.<span>&nbsp;According to ["TarZxf"], "Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the north."</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Not too long ago, someone fell asleep/passed out on the tracks and was ["Suicides" decapitated].</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ----''["railroad crossings"] -- move here?''[[BR]]<br> - ''Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the North.'' - ["TarZxf"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(msc_tracks2.jpg)]]<br> + [[Thumbnail(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, "Looking southwest along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]")]]<br> + [[Thumbnail(tracks.jpg)]]<br> + [[Thumbnail(waitingfortrain.jpg, "Eventually, you will find yourself waiting for a ["train"]")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Thumbnail(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, 360, "Looking southwest along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]")]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-11-15 10:44:09AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=waitingfortrain.jpg">waitingfortrain.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-11-15 10:43:56AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=tracks.jpg">tracks.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-11-15 09:25:24TurboCatAdded details about California Northern line. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A spur heading northbound from the east-west line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually ending north of ["Woodland"]. This spur line is mainly used by the Sacramento Northern Rail Company for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the ["Sacramento River"] along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ A spur heading northbound from the east-west line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually going 110.7 miles to Tehama just south of Red Bluff. This is the West Valley Subdivision of the California Northern and is used for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the ["Sacramento River"] along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-11-14 16:20:39PatrickFerris <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Running mainly east-west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzz<span>l</span>ingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-09-09 11:24:41CarlMcCabeedit, re-edit, and do it all again. i.e. whoops... <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, 360, "Looking west along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, 360, "Looking <span>south</span>west along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-09-09 11:14:37CarlMcCabeanother photo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(tracks_past_gardens.jpg, 360, "Looking west along the tracks that run past ["Solano Park Gardens"] and under ["Interstate 80" I-80]")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-09-09 11:12:47CarlMcCabeUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=tracks_past_gardens.jpg">tracks_past_gardens.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-03-13 11:33:09AlphaDog+pics, minor edits <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Train tracks cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["Train Station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(msc_tracks1.jpg, right, 360)]] [[Thumbnail(msc_tracks2.jpg, right, 360)]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Running mainly East-West through Davis, the main line comes in from the Southwest, more or less following ["I 80"], curves to the Northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the North, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Train tracks''' cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["train station"] at ["2nd Street" 2nd] and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - A spur heading northbound from the <span>E</span>ast-<span>W</span>est line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually ending <span>N</span>orth of ["Woodland"]. <span>&nbsp;</span>This spur line is mainly used by the Sacramento Northern Rail Company for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. <span>&nbsp;</span>Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the Sacramento River along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland. </td> <td> <span>+ Running mainly east</span>-<span>west through Davis, the main line comes in from the southwest (more or less following ["I 80"]), curves northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the north, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time.<br> + <br> +</span> A spur heading northbound from the <span>e</span>ast-<span>w</span>est line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually ending <span>n</span>orth of ["Woodland"]. This spur line is mainly used by the Sacramento Northern Rail Company for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the <span>["</span>Sacramento River<span>"]</span> along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-03-13 11:32:17AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=msc_tracks2.jpg">msc_tracks2.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-03-13 11:31:40AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks?action=Files&do=view&target=msc_tracks1.jpg">msc_tracks1.jpg</a>.Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-03-06 01:11:54CraigBrozinsky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Train tracks cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["Train Station"] at <span>Seco</span>nd and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Train tracks cut a Y through Davis, the intersection being near the ["Train Station"] at <span>["2</span>nd<span>&nbsp;Street" 2nd]</span> and E st. All tracks are owned by Union Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-02-27 23:05:15TarZxfSPRR was bought out by UPRR some years ago, formatting, spalling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Train tracks cut a Y through <span>d</span>avis, the intersection being near the ["Train Station"] at Second and E st. All tracks are owned by <span>S</span>o<span>uther</span>n Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Train tracks cut a Y through <span>D</span>avis, the intersection being near the ["Train Station"] at Second and E st. All tracks are owned by <span>Uni</span>on Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- One set of rail lines comes in from the south west, more or less following ["I 80"]. This then curves to the north west and takes its own train bridge that follows the ["Causeway"] into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Causeway"] was recently expanded from one set of tracks to two. This allows both passenger and freight (which, puzzingly, have the right of way) trains to cross at the same time.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Running mainly East-West through Davis, the main line comes in from the Southwest, more or less following ["I 80"], curves to the Northwest out of town and over a raised train bridge paralleling the ["Yolo Causeway"] to the North, into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. The section of track across the ["Yolo Causeway"] was recently expanded from single track to double track, allowing both passenger and freight (which, puzzingly, have the right of way) to cross at the same time.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The line that Y's off off the east west line travels northish along H st. and eventually ends north of just north of ["Woodland"].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ A spur heading northbound from the East-West line travels along H Street out of Davis, eventually ending North of ["Woodland"]. This spur line is mainly used by the Sacramento Northern Rail Company for moving freight in and out of ["Woodland"]. Also from ["Woodland"] to ["West Sacramento"] is the Yolo Short Line Rail Road, which runs close to the Sacramento River along South River Road in West Sacramento and along Main Street in Woodland.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Not too long ago, someone fell asleep/<span>&nbsp;</span>passed out on the tracks and was ["Suicides" decapitated]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Not too long ago, someone fell asleep/passed out on the tracks and was ["Suicides" decapitated]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ----''["railroad crossings"] -- move here?''[[BR]]<br> + ''Most of the crossings in Davis are not at grade; exception being the lightly-used spur line to the North.'' - ["TarZxf"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''["railroad crossings"] -- move here?''</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-02-27 17:45:28PaulLanzi2nd set of tracks across causeway <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> One set of rail lines comes in from the south west, more or less following ["I 80"]. This then curves to the north west and takes its own train bridge that follows the ["Causeway"] into ["Sacramento"] and beyond. </td> <td> <span>+</span> One set of rail lines comes in from the south west, more or less following ["I 80"]. This then curves to the north west and takes its own train bridge that follows the ["Causeway"] into ["Sacramento"] and beyond.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;The section of track across the ["Causeway"] was recently expanded from one set of tracks to two. This allows both passenger and freight (which, puzzingly, have the right of way) trains to cross at the same time.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-02-14 10:04:26PhilipNeustromanother page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + ''["railroad crossings"] -- move here?''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Train Trackshttp://daviswiki.org/Train_Tracks2005-02-14 09:46:30ArlenAbrahamrequest: boss photo of tracks <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Train Tracks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Train tracks cut a Y through davis, the intersection being near the ["Train Station"] at Second and E st. All tracks are owned by Southern Pacific, but multiple rail companies use them.<br> + <br> + One set of rail lines comes in from the south west, more or less following ["I 80"]. This then curves to the north west and takes its own train bridge that follows the ["Causeway"] into ["Sacramento"] and beyond.<br> + <br> + The line that Y's off off the east west line travels northish along H st. and eventually ends north of just north of ["Woodland"].<br> + <br> + Not too long ago, someone fell asleep/ passed out on the tracks and was ["Suicides" decapitated].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>