Crump to Leroy

The Coalinga Branch

The abandoned railroad route between Crump and Leroy, known as The Coalinga Branch, of which 2.07 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in California by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 11730 Date: 7/22/1937 Section: 1
App. of Southern Pacific RR Co. and Southern Pacific Co, for authority to abandon so-called Coalinga Branch owned by Southern Pacific RR Co. and operated by Southern Pacific Co. lessee between Crump and LeRoy a distance of 2.07miles together with all sidings, spur track and appurtenaces, all in Fresno, County, Calif.
Length: 2.07 miles Citation: 221 ICC 767  

Since SJVR only took over Branch as far as Turk, How was Turk-Coalinga segment disposed of(Embargo after 1983 Earhquake)?

Steve Donaldson
Central Calif. Coast, CA


the line ends just southwest outside of Huron not that far from Coalinga, i found that out with google earth.

Tulare, CA


please put a map on here

Tulare, CA


My grandpa and grandma have lived in coalinga for decades and they saw the tracks in coalinga when they were still active and they were used as mostly car storage he says the tracks were removed from coalinga sometime in the 90s

Tulare, CA


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Do you have any pictures or information about The Coalinga Branch? Please . You will get credit for anything you contribute.