Polvo to Vail

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  • States: Arizona   
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The abandoned railroad route between Polvo and Vail was once operated in Arizona by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 17504 Date: 6/25/1951 Section: 1(18)
App. of Southern Pacific Railroad Company and Southern Pacific Company for authority to abandon that portion of the line between Polvo and Vail, within Pima County, Arizona.
Length: Unknown Citation: 282 ICC 807  
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 17405 Date: 6/25/1951 Section: 1(18)
App. of Southern Pacific RR Co. lessee, Southern Pacific Company, lessee for abandonment of abortion of line between Polvo and Vail, within Pima County, Arizona, approx, 13.52 Miles.
Length: 13.52 miles Citation: 282 ICC 807  

That was the old line that went from Vail to Tucson across what would become DMAFB. The line was removed & a new line built alongside the El Paso & Southwestern out of Vail and West to Tucson.

Gary Erickson
Benson , AZ
2/7/2011

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