All aboard the Irwindale train

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I follow the s-shaped turnoff down beneath Irwindale Avenue. I wound around until I saw this billboard. This is where the Irwindale Gold Line station will be.

It lies in the shadow of those big, metallic beer tanks of MillerCoors, a place us San Gabriel Valley oldtimers call Miller Brewing. I can see it now. All those beer workers getting off shift, hopping a train home.

It is an odd location. But who knows, perhaps it will actually serve other manufacturing and office jobs near Irwindale Ave and the 210 Freeway.

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About Steve Scauzillo

I love journalism. I've been working in journalism for 32 years. I love communicating and now, that includes writing about environment, transportation and the foothill/Puente Hills communities of Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights, Walnut and Diamond Bar. I write a couple of columns, one on fridays in Opinion and the other, The Green Way, in the main news section. Send me ideas for stories. Or comments. I was opinion page editor for 12 years so I enjoy a good opinion now and then.

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