Wallace to Burke

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  • States: Idaho   
  • Railroads: NP, UP   

The abandoned railroad route between Wallace and Burke of which 6.3 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Idaho by the Northern Pacific Railway and the Union Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 12157 Date: 9/6/1938 Section: 1(18)
Application of Northern Pacific Ry Co. for authority to (1) abandon its branch line of single track railroad approximately 6.32 miles in length between Wallace and Burke, wholly in Shoshone County, Idaho, and (2) to operate jointly with the Union Pacific Railroad of Oregon-Washington RR & Navigation Co, approximately 6.30 miles in length, extending from Wallace to Burke, wholly in Shoshone County, Idaho. (The line to be operated closely parallels the line proposed to be abandoned and served the same intermediate points, namely: Gem, Frisco Black Bear, Dorn and Mace.
Length: 6.3 miles Citation:  

1917 USGS map indicates northwestern track out of Wallace to be Northern Pacific and southwestern track to be Oregon Washington RR

Chuck Jones
San Juan Capistrano, CA


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