The Shamrock Branch

—  ICC Abandonment Filings  —

Pennsylvania Railroad
Docket: 13681 4/1/1942 Section: 1
App. of Pennsylvania RR Co. and The Monongahela Ry Co. for abandonment by the former of its Shamrock Branch, extending from Shamrock Branch Junction to Shamrock Works (mining operations) a distance of 1.37 miles, all in Fayette County, Pennsylvania and abandonment of operation thereof by The Monongahela Railway Company, as Lessee.
Length: 1.370 miles Citation: 252 ICC 806  

—  User Comments  —

What other information on Monongohela Railway abandonments are there. I saw something on the Mather Run grade. that grade was considered the end at the mining co. and there was also a bridge on that grade. A little history lesson the mather mine used to have the largest coal seam in Southwest PA.

Jsohua J Long
Spartansburg, PA
2/12/2017