Homer to Tearing Run Mine

The Tearing Run Branch

The abandoned railroad route between Homer and Tearing Run Mine, known as The Tearing Run Branch, of which 2.7 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 13091 Date: 11/12/1940 Section: 1
Application for authority to abandon Bellwood Branch, a distance of 9.26 miles in Blair and Cambria Counties; Tearing Run Branch, a distance of 2.70 miles in Venango County; total distance of 15.60 miles all in the state of Pennsylvania.
Length: 15.6 miles Citation: 244 ICC 224  
Also under this filing: The Bellwood Branch   

There was a line between Homer City, PA and Tearing Run. This was a few miles long and could have been the line referred to above?? except it was in Indiana county. Unfortunately the website above has been consumed by $Ance$try$. Maybe there was a second Tearing Run in Venago County.

Michael Sheliga
Slickville, PA


Shortened Link: http://a-r.us/0b6

Do you have any pictures or information about The Tearing Run Branch? Please . You will get credit for anything you contribute.