Historic Packing Houses and Other Industrial Structures in Southern California

Virtual Tour of San Bernardino County: Dixon

Copyright 2002 by James E. Lancaster, Ph.D.

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Dixon (UP)

Dixon was on a UP spur that paralled Etiwanda Ave. east of Ontario, CA. Railfan and Pacific Electric modeler Tom VanWormer photographed these simple loading sheds at Dixon in April 1967.

Tom VanWormer photo, used by permission.

Etiwanda Ave. is in the foreground. The sheds, evidently used primarily for loading grapes, are shown in more detail in this close-up view (Photo-TVW).

Cliff Prather was at Dixon a year later and photographed this UP local from the opposite side of tracks.

Clifford Prather photo, used by permission.

In June 1968 Tom photographed an interesting industrial complex in the same general area east of Ontario (Photo-TVW). The exact location and purpose of this facility are unknown.

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