The Laton District

Laton to Lanare, CA

—  ICC Abandonment Filings  —

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Docket: AB 52 Sub 11F 9/29/1980 Section: 1a
Application filed for authority to abandon a line of railroad in Fresno and Kings Counties, California, approximately 17.56 miles.
Length: 17.56 miles

—  User Comments  —

I worked for AT&T at the time when track crews were removing the tracks going west to Riverdale. It broke my heart to see it go.

visalia, CA

What is the location of the old railroad station?

Laton, CA

I was a conductor on the ATSF from 1977 to 1994 here on the Valley Div.

I remember the Laton branch. there was a wye at Laton and a wye at Lanare. You can still see the wye at Lanare on google


John Feasel II
Fresno,, CA