Laton to Lanare

The Laton District

The abandoned railroad route between Laton and Lanare, known as The Laton District, of which 17.56 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in California by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY
Docket Number: AB 52 Sub 11F Date: 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 Citation:  

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.

drew
visalia, CA
3/24/2014

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What is the location of the old railroad station?

Mari
Laton, CA
3/31/2014

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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

maps.

John Feasel II
Fresno,, CA
4/25/2014

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