Torres to Poland

The Poland Branch

The abandoned railroad route between Torres and Poland, known as The Poland Branch, was once operated in Arizona by the California, Arizona & Santa Fe Railway.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY
Docket Number: 12190 Date: 10/12/1938 Section: 1
App. of California, Arizona & Santa Fe Railway for authority to abandon part of the Poland Branch, extending from Torres to Poland, located in County of Yavapi, State of Arizona, a distance of 1.46 miles. Property of the California, Arizona & Santa Fe Railway but operated under lease by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.
Length: 1.46 miles Citation: 230 ICC 617  

There is still @ least one tunnel which can be walked through on the Poland Branch. The road to Poland is largely the railroad grade.

Stan Jefferson
Avondale , AZ
3/7/2011

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