Flagstaff, AZ 86001 (population, 65,482)
GPS: N 35.19630, W 111.64570 (BNSF station) Google map
Scanner: BNSF 160.935 , 160.335 
Railroad: BNSF Southwest Div, Seligman Sub, MP 344
Description: Flagstaff, AZ is located in central Arizona on the busy BNSF “Transcon” and on old Route 66. Great
access at many places to the "Transcon" and all the amenities that a city could offer.
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: up to 100, including Amtrak’s Southwest Chief.
Nearby RR stuff: Flagstaff Amtrak, just 500 ft west
Other interesting or fun stuff: Lowell Astronomical Observatory on Mars Hill is just west of downtown. Historic
downtown shopping and quite a few brewpubs are located in Flagstaff. The Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, and
Petrified Forrest are all nearby.
Photo opportunities: Spectacular views of the BNSF all along Route 66
Gregariousness quotient: Low to Medium
Local breakfast: The Crown Railroad Cafe, 3300 Historic Rte 66, N 35.21332, W 111.60012; and Mike and Ronda's,
3518 East Santa Fe Avenue, N 35.21446, W 111.59822
Local Fast Food: South of the Amtrak Station on Bus I-40, N 35.18689, W 111.66151; & East of town on Butler
Ave. N 35.19211, W 111.62597
Ice Cream: Dairy Queen, south of the Amtrak Station on Milton (Bus I-40), N 35.19366, W 111.65741
Local Pub and grub: Attitudes Bar & Grille, N 35.19709, W 111.65064 south across the tracks from the Amtrak
Station; & Collins Irish Pub, north across the street from the Amtrak Station. N 35.19763, W 111.64911
Best choice for lodging: The Highland Country Inn, 223 S. Milton. N 35.19550, W 111.65551; And a multitude of
national chain choices farther south on Milton all the way to I-40
Printable PDF take along fact sheet: Flagstaff Fact Sheet
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TRAINS June 2012
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