Statistics of the T&T

extracted from:
Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History
courtesy Bruce Strange
 
also - Pacific News
and other misc. sources

 
Incorporated:19 July 1904
Operated:15 October 1906 to 14 June 1940
Headquarters:Ludlow, CA until 1933, then DV Junction, CA
Disposition:
 
 
scrapping begun 14 July 1942
scrapping complete ~21 July 1943
abandonment 3 December 1946
Miles of Track:
 
 
167.097 Mainline
California - 137.640; yards & sidings 9.049
Nevada - 29.457; sidings - 0.504
Rail Weight:52 to 65 lbs.
Maximum Grade:
 
1.50%
(2.25% on Ryan Branch)
Maximum Curvature:8 Degrees
Construction:
 
Grading - 30 July 1905
Laying Rails - 19 November 1905
Operation:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Train - 1906
Silver Lake - ?? March 1906
Dumont - 15 October 1906
Sperry - 10 February 1907
Tecopa - ?? May 1907
Zabriskie - 28 May 1907
DV Junction -16 August 1907
Ryan Branch - 21 August 1907
Gold Center - 19 December 1907
ICC Listings:
 
 
 
 
30 June 1906 - 60 miles
30 June 1907 - 103 miles
30 June 1908 - 173 miles
31 December 1933 - 169 miles (143 in operation)
31 December 1940 - 169 miles (none in operation)
Roster:
 
 
 
Type:30 June 1906     31 December 1918
Locomotives106
Passenger Cars74
Freight Cars4543
Cost:
 
Construction - $2,737,159
Equipment - $151,457
Owner:Borax Consolidated, Ltd.
President:F. M. Smith

 

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