Shelburn to West Stayton

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  • States: Oregon   
  • Railroads: SP   

The abandoned railroad route between Shelburn and West Stayton of which 3.43 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Oregon by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: AB 12 Sub 36 Date: 7/2/1976 Section: 1a
Application filed for authority to abandon a line of railroad extending from MP 704.68 north of Shelburn in a northerly direction to the end of the branch at railroad MP 708.11 south of West Stayton, a distance of 3.43 miles in Linn and Marlon Counties, Oregon.
Length: 3.43 miles Citation:  

Shelburn was the location of a junction. Connected at this junction were the line to West Stayton, Woodburn and points north,the abandoned segment discussed here, and the line connecting Albany, Lebanon and Springfield with Mill City and Detroit in the foothills to the east.

Dan Collins
Eugene , OR


Shelburn was originally the diamond of a direct E/W Albany-Mill City-Idanha line with the N/S Oregonian Woodburn Springfield line. The line from Albany came through what is now Timberlinn Park.

Kenn Lantz
Clackamas, OR


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