Arden to Desert Hills

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  • States: Nevada   
  • Railroads: UP   

The Desert Hills Branch

Point of Interest

This line served the Arden Plaster Mine (and was operated by that mining company) and connected to the Union Pacific line at Arden. Mine shipments along the line started in 1907. In 1919, the mine was purchased by the U.S. Gypsum Mining Company, who continued operations along the line until 1930.

Thanks to Mike Palmer for contributing information about this route.

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