Cushing to Shawnee

This coaling tower in Cushing was never used, as the steam engines in this area were oil-fired, not coal-fired. Photo by Mike Palmer, June 2011.

—  ICC Abandonment Filings  —

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Docket: AB-52 Sub 7 12/22/1975 Section: 1(18)
Application for authority to abandon a line of railroad between MP 84/4300' near Cushing to MP 123/2000' near Shawnee, a distance of 38.3 mi., in Payne, Lincoln and Pottawatomie Counties, Okla.
Length: 38.300 miles Citation:  

—  User Comments  —

Does anyone know when the line from Meeker to Cushing was shut down? I have coon hunted along the old line for the past 40 plus years, I remember when the tracks were still there but I don't remember ever seeing a train come thorugh.

Wayne Arnold
Midwest city,, OK