Sugarfield to Yuba City and Josephine

The Knights Landing Branch

The abandoned railroad route between Sugarfield and Yuba City and Josephine, known as The Knights Landing Branch, was once operated in California by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 13129 Date: 12/20/1940 Section: 1
Application for authority to abandon a portion of its Knights Landing Branch between Yuba City, Sutter County, and Maryville, Yuba County, California a distance of 0.7094 miles
Length: 0.709 miles Citation: 244 ICC 543  
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 14606 Date: 6/19/1944 Section: 1
Application of Southern Pacific R.R. Co. and of the Southern Pacific Co, for the former to abandon and the latter operation of the Knights Landing Branch between Grace and Wilson, within Sutter County, California a distance of approx. 12.294 miles.
Length: 12.294 miles Citation: 257 ICC 807  
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 23716 Date: 6/29/1965 Section: 1(18)
Applic for auth. to aband. that port, of the Knights Landing Branch, Sacramento Divn., betw. M.P. 101.00 at or near Robbins, Calif., to the end of said branch at M.P. 117.425 at or near Josephine, Calif., a distance of 16.425 mi., in Sutter County, Calif, together with all sidings, spur tracks and appurtenances.
Length: 16.425 miles Citation:  
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 26954 Date: 12/16/1971 Section: 1(18)
Application for authority to abandon the end portion of its Knights Landing Branch from Sugarfield, to the end of the Branch line near Robbins, a distance of 12.751 miles, together with all sidings, spur tracks and appurtenances, all in Yolo and Sutter Counties, Calif.
Length: 12.751 miles Citation:  

Ive been born raised here no the millers from auburn, roseville conductors an there son as dispatchers.. So needless to say I'm in too the TRAINS...&I AM INTERESTED IN OBTAINING PHOTOS OF THE the pictures of the S.pacfic train from the knight landing error. I want them for my train wall of fame I'm just starting this project I do find the history of them fascinating, Thanks for ur Time,Sincerely Susan Hudgins 530-6325040 or suzihudgins1@gmail.com

skhudgins
marysville, CA
12/2/2015

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Somewhere I think I have a photo of the Knights Landing Depot.

J.R. Welsh
Woodland, CA
9/11/2016

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