Corsicana to Hillsboro

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  • States: Texas   
  • Railroads: StL&SW   
Interlocking Tower Point of Interest

Interlocking Towers

Nbr Location Railroads Type Authorized Retired Map
167 Hillsboro MKT, B-RI    Unknown
Other abandonments: Hillsboro to Waxahachie, Cleburne to Teague   
181 Mertens StL&SW, I-GN    Unknown

Corsicana to Hillsboro abandoned in the 1930's. Line paralleled TX 22 most of the way, but it was curvy as opposed to straight. Started at a wye on the west side of Corsicana and went west through Barry, Blooming Grove, Frost, Mertens, Brandon, and entered Hillsboro a little north of due east.

Kal Silverberg
Fort Worth, TX


According to Google Maps, the right-of-way is still visible as it enters Blooming Grove from the east. God bless.

Cleveland, MS


If you look on the satellite photos at the north end of Hillsboro you can still see tracks from this line on both sides of I 35. East side is all grown over, but tracks are still visible. West side of 35 is in an industrial area and still used. It wyed onto the Katy line from Ft. Worth to Waco and also crossed the line from Teague to Cleburne at the same spot. This must have been a busy place back in the day!

Mike Novak
Granbury, TX


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