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Eureka Southern Railroad

Eureka Southern Railroad - EUKA

Route:
Willits - Eureka, CA (145 miles)
Eureka - Korblex, CA (11.1 miles)
Arcata - Fairhaven, CA (10 miles)
Alton - Carlotta (5 miles)
Arcata - Korbel, CA (9.3 miles)
Headquarters:
Eureka, CA
Junctions with other railroads:
NWP(SP): Willits, CA
Radio frequencies:
160.755, 161.520, 161.550
History:
Line north of Willits opened by Northwestern Pacific in 1907, owned jointly by SP and ATSF.
Merged with Eureka & Klamath Railroad in 1914.
SP bought out ATSF's half in 1929.
SP sold portion of line north of Willits to EUKA in 1984.
Arcata & Mad River RR acquired from Simpson Timber by EUKA in September 1988.
EUKA went bankrupt and assets sold to North Coast Rail Authority in April 1992.
Ownership:
B.R.R. Whipple
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
30 EMD GP38 34754 7154-3 4/1969 ex CR 7667; nee PRSL 2007 1984 1992 to DME 3800, 1993
31 EMD GP38 34755 7154-4 4/1969 ex CR 7668; nee PRSL 2008 1984 1992 to DME 3801, 1993
32 EMD GP38 35449 7202-6 11/1969 ex CR 7820; nee PC 7820 1984 1992 to DME 3802, 1993
33 EMD GP38 35450 7202-7 11/1969 ex EUKA/CR 7821; ex CR 7821; nee PC 7821 1984 1992 to DME 3803, 1993
CCT 70 EMD GP7 18418 5250-10 5/1953 ex CCT 70; nee RDG 618 1992 to NCRR/CCT 70, 1992; to NWP/CCT 70, scrapped 2015

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Last updated: October 13, 2016