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Utah Railroads



The following are the Railroads that run or have run in Utah
If anyone out there has any additions, deletions, corrections
or information please drop me an e-mail. Anything will be appreciated.





Alta Scenic RY

3' gauge

AF

American Fork RR

3' gauge

AMTK

National Railroad Passenger CORP

Amtrak


Anaconda Copper CO


B&G

Bingham & Garfield RR

Utah Copper subsidiary


Ballard & Thompson

DRGW sudsidiary

BAM

Bamberger Electric RR

Electric, later UP


Bingham Canyon & Camp Floyd



Boston Consolidated Mining CO


BNSF

Burlington Northern Santa Fe RR


CCR

Carbon County RY, 1st

To DRGW

CBC

Carbon County RY, 2nd



Cedar City Terminal RY


CPRR

Central Pacific RR

Later SP


Coalville & Echo RR

3' gauge


Copper Belt RY


CT

Cresent Tramway

2' 6" gauge


Castle Valley RR

Later RGW

CV

Castle Valley RY

Later RGW

D-W

Deseret-Western RY

Electric

DCRR

Deep Creek RR

WP Subsidiary

DRG

Denver & Rio Grande RR

To DRGW

DRGW

Denver & Rio Grande Western RR

Later SP

RGW

Denver & Rio Grande Western-Utah

To RGW

ECXX

ECDC Environmental, L.C.


ECR

Emigration Canyon RR

Electric


Echo & Park City RR

UP Subsidiary

EH

Eureka Hill RR

3' gauge

GWI

Genesee & Wyoming



Goshen Valley RR

Later DRGW


Great Salt Lake & Hot Springs RY


GSLS

Great Salt Lake & Southern RR

Under consideration.

HVR

Heber Valley RR

Tourist

IPPX

Intermountain Power Project


KCCX

Kennecott Copper CORP

Formerly Utah Copper

KH

Kenilworth & Helper RR

To DRGW


Little Cottonwood Transportation CO

LASL

LASL

Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR

Later UP

LCT

Logan City Transit


NCGSL

Newhouse, Copper Gulch & Sevier Lake RR


NCR

National Coal RY

Operated by Utah RY

NET

New East Tintic RY



Odgen City RY



Odgen, Logan and Idaho RR


OSL

Oregon Short Line

UP Subsidiary


Pleasent Valley RR

To UPV

RGW

Rio Grande Western RR

3' and Std. To DRG

SJO

St John & Ophir RR

Later UP


Saltair Beach RY

To SLLA


Salt Lake & Alta RR


SLCS

Salt Lake City Southern

Later UTAH


Salt Lake & Eastern RY

To Utah Central

SLFD

Salt Lake & Fort Douglas RY

Later RGW

SLGW

Salt Lake Garfield & Western RR

Electric

SLLA

Salt Lake & Los Angeles RY

To SLGW

SLM

Salt Lake & Mercur RR



Salt Lake & Ogdon RR

To BAM

SLU

Salt Lake & Utah RR

Electric

SLW

Salt Lake & Western RY

LASL Subsidiary


Sevier RY

DRGW


Sevier Valley RY

Later DRGW-Utah

SP

Southern Pacific

Later UP


San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR

Later LASL

SPV

San Pete Valley RY

3' Later DRG

SU

Southern Utah RR

Later DRGW


Spring Canon Coal

To RGW


Summit County RY

3' to UP


Tintic Range RY

To DRGW

TV

Tooele Valley RR


UCR

Utah Coal RY

Later UTAH

UCRY

Utah Central RY

3' To DRGW

UCRY

Utah Central RY

New


Utah Copper RR

To KCCX


Utah Eastern RR

3' To UP


Utah Eastern RY

To RGW

UI

Utah-Idaho Central RR

Electric Later BAM

UN

Utah Northern



Utah Southern RR

To OSL

UP

Union Pacific RR


UPLX

Utah Power & Light CORP


UPV

Utah & Pleasent Valley RY

3' Later RGW

URY

Uinta RY

3'

USA

United States Army


USAF

United States Air Force


USSX

United States Steel CORP


UTA

Utah Transit Authority

Electric

UTAH

Utah RY

To GWI


Utah Terminal RY

Later UTAH


Wasatch & Jordan Valley

To DRG

WP

Western Pacific RR

Later UP


Notes:

Summary:
229 companies, some not incorporated in Utah.
116 companies that actually built, owned, operated or leased railroad trackage and/or railroad equipment.
76 actual railroad routes built on.
Source: Don Strack

See:
O. Meredith Wilson, The Denver and Rio Grande Project, 1870-1901, A History of the First Thirty Years of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad (1981); Robert G. Athearn, The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Rebel of the Rockies (1977); Leonard J. Arrington, Great Basin Kingdom (1958); Robert A. LeMassena, Rio Grand . . . to the Pacific (1974); and Stephen L. Carr and Robert W. Edwards, Utah Ghost Rails (1989).

And a special thanks to Don Strack and Jim Eager.

For another list of Utah's Railroads, please go to Don Strack's UtahRails page.

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