The Sierra Nevada Branch

Shoshone County, Idaho

—  ICC Abandonment Filings  —

Union Pacific Railroad
Docket: 13489 10/10/1941 Section: 1
App. of Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company for abandonment of a portion of its Sierra Nevada Branch in Shoshone County, Idaho a distance of 0.85 of a mile and for Union Pacific Railroad Company to abandon operations over same.
Length: 0.85 miles Citation: 249 ICC 631
Union Pacific Railroad
Docket: 17949 10/31/1952 Section: 1(18)
App. of Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company for permission to physically abandon, and Union Pacific Railroad Company, Lessee, the operation thereof, of a portion of the Sierra Nevada Branch in Shoshone County, Idaho, 1.22 miles in length plus incidental side tracks totaling 491 feet.
Length: 1.22 miles Citation: 282 ICC 819

—  User Comments  —

Question: What water was the bridge over, and approximately how high was the bridge? Also, what period of time was the railroad functional over this bridge?

Thank you so much for your response.

Fran Pallesen
Evergreen, CO
6/21/2017