Abandoned Rails of

Las Animas County, Colorado

—  ICC Abandonment Filings  —

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Docket: 11936 2/17/1938 Section: 1
App. of Colorado & Southern Railway (1) for authority to operate over 2.98 miles of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in Las Animas County, Colo. (2) for authority to operate over 3.75 miles of Colorado & Wyoming Railway in the same county, and (3) for authority to abandon 3.92 miles of Colorado & Southern Railway in the same county, Colorado.
Length: 3.92 miles

—  User Comments  —

A railroad from Kit Carson Colorado to Las Animas or that general area was the first railroad abandoned in Colorado. Google shows some of the remaining evidence, and at least one Historical marker for this RR.

Melvin Pfau
Goodland, KS
11/22/2011