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Arizona Narrow-Gauge Railroad Company.

United States. Congress. House

Arizona Narrow-Gauge Railroad Company.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arizona Narrow Gauge Railroad Company,
  • Right of way,
  • White Mountain Indian Reservation (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGranting right of way to Arizona Narrow-Gauge Railroad Company through White Mountain Indian Reservation in Arizona
    SeriesH.rp.4170
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15987397M

      Robert L. MacDonald is a founding member and historian of the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum and is a member of the collections committee. He is a retired sales representative for the Canadian National Railways in northern New England and a longtime member of the Railroad Club. The Superstition Scenic Narrow Gauge Railroad’s inch gauge train has a Plymouth diesel pulling a passenger car and a caboose along minute, narrated journey around a mile and a half of track. Departs every 35 minutes. Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad Heritage Preservation Society N. 43rd Ave., Phoenix •

      This is the last industrial narrow gauge railroad in America, the U.S. Gypsum mine line that runs north to a quarry in the Fish Creek Mountains, which is estimated to contain a deposit worth 25 million tons of gypsum. It was the search for oil that first brought speculators to . The Arizona and Utah Railway went into receivership in and was then incorporated as the Western Arizona Railroad in January of At this same time it was leased to the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe as a non-operating subsidiary. The approximately mile stretch of line that extends to the west of Chloride was also abandoned at this.

    Narrow Gauge Railroader Club Certificate San Bernardino, Arrowhead and Waterman Railroad Company Freight Books San Diego & Arizona Eastern Railway Settlements San Diego & Arizona Railway/Tijuana & Tecate Railway Collection. The railroad was originally built as a 3 ft narrow gauge line and was converted to standard gauge in Originally headquartered in Superior, Arizona, the company primarily hauled cattle and copper on miles of standard gauge track to and from the Southern Pacific mainline in Magma, Arizona, between Florence and Queen Creek.


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