Lordsburg to Hachita

The Lordsburg-Hachita Branch

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(Forwarded from the Arizona & New Mexico Railway)

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 10090 Date: 7/25/1933 Section: 1
App. of Arizona and New Mexico Ry. Co. and Southern Pacific Co., its lessee, for certificate to abandon that part of the Lordsburg-Hachita Branch between Hachita and Oil Siding, a distance of 37.6 miles, in Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico.
Length: 37.6 miles Citation: 193 ICC 603  

Subnote states this line crosses the Phelps - Dodge Corporation line, "still active today". The terrain mode of the map clearly shows the rails of this said line have been removed from just past the bridge spanning I-10 to the terminus at an apparently abandoned complex.

Frank Kidder Sr
Phoenix, AZ
6/11/2014

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