Altair to Sheridan

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  • States: Texas   
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The Eagle Lake-Sheridan Branch

The abandoned railroad route between Altair and Sheridan, known as The Eagle Lake-Sheridan Branch, of which 11.5 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Texas by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 22584 Date: 4/29/1963 Section: 1(18)
Applic. and Ret. to Quest. for auth. to aband. that part of its Eagle Lake-Sheridan Branch, Glidden Subdivision, from Altair and Sheridan, a distance of 11.5 mi., all in Colorado County, Texas.
Length: 11.5 miles Citation:  

Do you have any information on the cross streets or street names that are close to this abandoned track?

Dallas, TX


US 90A follows the south side of the former roadbed between Altair & Sheridan, TX. The roadbed is still mostly visible.

Mike Harris
Houston, TX


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