Pearce to Commonwealth Mill

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  • States: Arizona   
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The Commonwealth Branch

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Greg Harrison

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 9114 Date: 1/13/1932 Section: 1
App. of Arizona Eastern RR. Co., El Paso & Southwestern RR. Co. and Southern Pacific Co., their lessee, for certificate to abandon: 1) the Cochise-Douglas Branch, extending from Cochise to Douglas, a distance of 59.1 miles; 2) the Gleeson Branch, extending from Kelton to Gleeson, a distance of 6.4 miles; 3) the Courtland Branch, extending from Kelton to Courtland, a distance of 4.6 miles; and 4) the Commonwealth Branch, extending from Pearce to Commonwealth Mill, a distance of 1.2 miles; all in Cochise County, Arizona.
Length: 71.3 miles Citation: 193 ICC 8  
Also under this filing: The Cochise-Douglas Branch, The Gleeson Branch, The Courtland Branch   

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