Montpelier to Paris

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  • States: Idaho   
  • Railroads: OSL, UP   

The Paris Branch

Point of Interest

The Oregon Short Line Railroad built this spur line from their mainline in Montpelier to Paris in 1911. Abandonment of the line came in 1942 under Union Pacific lease.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 13751 Date: 5/20/1942 Section: 1
Application of Oregon Short Line Railroad Company for authority to abandon the line itself and of the Union Pacific Railroad Company for abandonment of operation thereof of railroad known as the Paris Branch extending from Montpelier to Paris, within Bear Lake County, Idaho, a distance of 9.495 miles.
Length: 9.495 miles Citation: 254 ICC 802  

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