Redding to Delta

The abandoned railroad route between Redding and Delta of which 37.06 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in California by the Central Pacific Railroad and the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: 12564 Date: 9/25/1939 Section: 1
Application of Central Pacific Railway Company to abandon operation and the line itself of a segment of its main line from Redding to Delta, Shasta County, Calif, of approximately 37.06 miles in length.
Length: 37.06 miles Citation: 244 ICC 213  

This segment of the Southern Pacific Railroad was abandoned after the construction of Shasta Dam and the ensuing Lake that filled behind the construction of the dam.

Nic Marchione
Palo Cedro, CA
1/9/2014

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