Skidmore to Alice

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  • States: Texas   
  • Railroads: SP   

The abandoned railroad route between Skidmore and Alice of which 39.9 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Texas by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: AB-12 Sub 20 Date: 9/15/1975 Section: 1(18)
Application for authority to abandon three segments of railroad: (1) from MP 93.7 at Victoria, Victoria County westerly through Goliad County, to MP 143.0 at Beeville, Bee County, 31.3 mi.; (2) from MP 1.0 at Skidmore, Bee County, s'westerly through San Patricio County, to MP 40.9 at Alice, Jim Wells County, 39.9 mi, and (3) from MP 80.2 at Falfurrias, Brooks County southerly to MP 138.9 at Edinburg, Hidalgo County, 38.7 mi. in Brooks and Hidalgo Counties, all in the State of Texas.
Length: 129.9 miles Citation:  
Also under this filing: Victoria to Beeville, Falfurrias to Edinburg   

Im from south Texas and my family could use more rail service. What if a few of us down there got together and rebuilt a few of these rail roads. I know it sounds over grand but at 1.3 million per mile its doable. If nothing else after a period of time we could sell it to Warren Buffet or his competition or become his competition. ??

john truesdale
Albuquerque, NM
10/10/2012

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sp and tm at alice

terry
alice, TX
12/11/2013

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