The Gregarious Railfan
Willcox, AZ  85643  (population 3641)

GPS: N 32.25220, W 109.83118   Google map   

Scanner: UP, 161.550 [96]  

Railroad: Union Pacific Tucson Div, Lordsburg Sub, MP 1074

Description:  Wilcox, AZ is located in Southeast Arizona about 80 miles east of Tucson on I-10. It is located on the
Union Pacific El Paso Line MP 1074.7 on the Lordsburg sub. In town next to the tracks is Historic Railroad Avenue
Park (GPS location above).
There is a Rail themed BBQ restaurant across the street and a rail car and signal on display 1 block west.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:  30

Nearby RR stuff: Next to Railroad Avenue Park is Located next to the restored 1880 Southern Pacific Depot (the
only remaining depot built during the original construction of the Sunset Route 1871-1881). The depot was moved 60
feet from it's original location and now serves as Wilcox City Hall. The waiting room is now a community room.

Gregariousness quotient: low to medium

Local Fast Food:  McDonalds & Burger King on route 186 (N 32.26454, W 109.84122)

Nearby Food:   Big Tex BBQ across from the Station. BBQ, steaks and sandwiches  

Ice Cream:  Dairy Queen, 490 N Haskell Ave, N 32.25747, W 109.82922

Local Pub & Grub:  Rix's Tavern   176 S Haskell Ave (N 32.25154, W 109.83318) (U-Cook it Menu, steaks and

Best suggestion for lodging:  Quality Inn (N 32.26418, W 109.83993) or Super 8 (N 32.267254, W 109.84654)
and others.

Printable PDF take along fact sheet: Wilcox Fact Sheet
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location. Info is from the Internet and TRAINS Magazine.  I would welcome
pictures, additions, or corrections to this page. Pictures and new info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at
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Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
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Big Tex BBQ
The Station
The Rail Car on S. Railroad Ave.