The Jarilla Branch

Orogrande to Zora, NM

—  ICC Abandonment Filings  —

Southern Pacific Railroad
Docket: 10195 10/23/1933 Section: 1
App. of El Paso and Northeastern Ry. Co. and Southern Pacific C o . , its lessee, for a certificate to abandon the Jarilla Branch extending from Orogrande to Zora, a distance of 4.722 miles, in Otero County, New Mexico.
Length: 4.722 miles Citation: 202 ICC 313

—  User Comments  —


I am trying to find as much information on this track section as possible. This was a busy mining area from 1895 to the 1940's. Any information you could share would be greatly appreciated. I would really like to see any photographs of this line if any are available.

Ron Gatlin, Historian
El Paso, TX