Irvona to McGees

The Mayes Branch


(Forwarded from the Pennsylvania & North Western Railroad)

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 17011 Date: 6/13/1950 Section: 1
App. for abandonment of a portion of its Mayes Branch from the junction with the Irvona Branch at Irvona to its terminus at Berwindale, all in Clearfield County, State of Pennsylvania, approximately 3.8 miles.
Length: 3.8 miles Citation: 275 ICC 813  

i noticed abandoned bridges on this abandoned rail line.please let me know if any rail is on tis line also.thank you.

george oakley
reading, PA


I lived in LaJose for 18 years,grew up there and left out in 1986 but there was still track for about a mile,they would park rail cars on there for weeks,most of the track was removed but I was told they might put new track in if coal buisness ever picked up again.

Daniel Peace
Lawton,Oklahoma/raised in LaJose Pa, OK


thank you for the information.since i see you live in oklahoma and haven't probably been back to pa. in a while i was just wondering if the bridges in irvona and newburg along with the rail in newburg were still there.i did live in houtzdale for about 4 years and do remember seeing abandoned rail in the area around the houtzdale area.of course i was living there from 1995 to 2000.i do not know what if anything is left.if you can find out what is still there please let me know.i plan on going out there in the future for fishing in the area which i heard is and seen is pretty good.keep in touch.

george oakley
reading, PA


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