Southern Pacific Transportation Company

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The Southern Pacific Transportation Company was one of the major freight and passenger railroads in the western U.S. until 1996, and is now part of the Union Pacific Railroad. Lines formerly operated by it or a subsidiary should be tagged old_railway_operator=SP in addition to railway=rail (if still in use) or railway=abandoned.

See a list of lines from 1916.

Below is a list (roughly complete) of ex-SP lines, with mapping status.

SPRR proper

From To Status Notes
3rd Street (San Francisco) 7th and Penn Avenue
San Bruno Burbank
West Oakland Sacramento
Davis Tehama
Woodland Binney Junction
Port Costa Rio Grande
Montalvo Saugus
6th Street (San Francisco) San Bruno
Mayfield Vasona Junction
Carnadero Tres Pinos
Guadalupe Betteravia leased to Santa Maria Valley Railroad
West Oakland Thousand Oaks (Berkeley)
Elmira Rumsey
South Vallejo Suisun
Stockton Merced
Peters Milton
Watsonville Junction Santa Cruz
Binney Junction Oroville
Armona Alcalde
Naud Junction Mission Junction
Los Angeles Point Fermin
Florence Santa Ana
Santa Ana Newport Beach
Newport Beach Stanton Junction
West Anaheim Anaheim Junction
Ellsworth Junction (Berkeley) University Camp
9th Street Junction (Berkeley) Thousand Oaks
Cal Junction (Berkeley) Thousand Oaks
16th Street (Oakland) 14th Street
Chino Ontario
Benson New Mexico and Arizona Junction
Baden South San Francisco
Lick New Almaden
Aptos Loma Prieta
Del Monte Junction Lake Majella
Avon Radum
Kerman Fresno
Berenda Raymond
Fresno Friant
Fresno Famoso Junction
Burbank Chatsworth Park
Clement Junction Sentous leased to PE
Sentous Port Los Angeles leased to PE
Home Junction Soldiers' Home leased to PE
Miraflores Tustin
Studebaker Whittier
Alamitos Beach Thenard
Shorb Pasadena
Shorb Duarte
West Anaheim Los Alamitos
Decles Declezville
San Bernardino Riverside
Redlands Junction Crafton
Bassett Pomona
Pomona Junction Chino
Spreckles Junction Spreckles
Ventura Junction Nordhoff
Goshen Junction Exeter
Lompoc Junction Lompoc
Madera end of track (3.91 mi)
Oil Junction Ainrof
Treadwell Junction Porque
Bakersfield Olig
Willows Fruto
Napa Junction Santa Rosa
Sacramento Placerville
Galt Ione
Woodbridge Valley Spring
Citrus Fair Oaks
San Pablo Richmond Transfer
Wyo Hamilton
Napa Junction Calistoga
Rossi Stratford
Colorado Junction Potholes
Peart Howard
Wingo Ramal
Buchli Union
Niland Araz Junction
Santa Cruz Davenport
Porterville Springville
Magnesite Magnesite Junction
Ingle Hardwick
Mayfield Vasona leased from Peninsular Railroad (interurban)
New Mexico and Arizona Junction Nogales
Fresno Goshen leased from CP
Sacramento Walnut Grove leased from CP
Tucson Calabasas
Biola Junction Biola leased from Fresno Traction Company
San Francisco San Bruno leased from SPCo
San Bruno South San Francisco leased from SPCo


From To Status Notes
Oakland Pier West Oakland
Oakland Pier Dutton Avenue
Oakland Pier Elvas
Sacramento Ogden Ogden to 5 miles west leased from UP
Niles San Jose
Oakland Antonio Junction Fruitvale
Fernley Westwood
Hazen Keeler
Churchill Mound House
Umbria Junction Ogden
Roseville CA-OR line
Lathrop Fresno
Fresno Goshen Junction leased to SPRR
Halvern Alvarado
Elmhurst Stonehurst
Tulasco Metropolis
Weed Kirk
Natron Oakridge
Niles Junction Redwood Junction
Sacramento Walnut Grove leased to SPRR
Hazen Fallon
Mojave Owenyo
Filben Candelaria
Chico Stirling City
Corinne Junction Brigham leased from UP
Lincoln Junction (Alameda) High Street leased from SPCo
Pacific Junction (Alameda) Encinal Junction leased from SPCo


From To Status Notes
East Portland OR-CA line
Portland Corvallis
Portland Airlie
Broadmead Sheridan
Springfield Junction Tallman
Albany Junction Lebanon
Lebanon Woodburn
Springfield Natron
Mohawk Junction Wendling
Salem Geer
Willsburg Junction Oswego
Cook Beaverton
North Bend Myrtle Point leased from SPCo
Hillsboro Tillamook leased from SPCo
Salem Black Rock leased from SPCo
Yaquina Albany leased from SPCo
Albany Hoover leased from SPCo
Corvallis Eugene leased from SPCo
Canby Mollala leased from SPCo
Myrtle Point Powers leased from Smith-Powers Logging Company

South Pacific Coast

From To Status Notes
Elmhurst College Park
Alameda Mole 14th Street (Oakland)
Alameda Mole High Street
College Park Santa Cruz
Campbell Almaden Crossing
Felton Boulder Creek
Newell Creek Newell Creek Mill

Arizona Eastern

From To Status Notes
Bowie Miami
Cochise Gleeson
Maricopa Hassayampa
Tempe Mesa
Winkelman Christmas
Hayden Winkelman
Ray Junction Hayden Junction
Chandler Junction Casaba
Amster Junction Amster
Pearce Commonwealth Mine
Hansen Junction Hansen
Phoenix Winkelman
Hayden Junction R&GV Junction leased from Ray and Gila Valley Railroad

Atlantic System (Texas-Louisiana)

Name From To Status Notes
(main) Houston West Junction complete GH&SA
(main) West Junction Rio Grande incomplete GH&SA
(main) Rosenberg Beeville complete GH&SA
Wharton Branch Wharton Junction Palacios GH&SA
Hawkinsville Branch Bay City Junction (Van Vleck) Hawkinsville GH&SA
Damon Branch Rosenberg Damon GH&SA; built later?
(main) Port Lavaca San Antonio GH&SA
(main) Magers (Houston) 38th Street (Galveston) incomplete GH&SA; jointly owned over Galveston Bay
Strang Sylvan GH&SA
Eagle Pass Branch Spofford Eagle Pass GH&SA
La Grange Branch Glidden La Grange complete GH&SA
Gonzales Branch Harwood Gonzales complete GH&SA
(main) Houston (Chaney) Blodgett complete GH&SA; abandoned early?
(main) Blodgett Stella complete GH&SA
(main) Stella West Junction complete GH&SA
Harrisburg Branch Stella Harrisburg complete GH&SA
Bay Shore Line Strang Seabrook GH&SA
Houston Junction Eureka GH&SA (where was this line?)
(main) Eureka West Junction complete GH&SA
Indianola Lavaca Junction (Clarks) GH&SA; abandoned early
North Galveston Junction North Galveston GH&SA; abandoned 1896
Virginia Point Island Station GH&SA; abandoned early
(main) Houston Denison complete except through Dallas and Denison end H&TC
Western Branch Hempstead Austin complete H&TC
Austin Branch Austin Llano complete H&TC
Waco Branch Bremond Ross complete except Waco to Ross H&TC
Ft. Worth Branch Garrett Fort Worth complete except very end at Fort Worth H&TC
Lampasas Branch Burnet Lampasas complete H&TC
Marble Falls Branch Fairland Marble Falls complete H&TC
Lancaster Tap Hutchins Lancaster complete H&TC
Mexia and Nelleva Cut Off Nelleva Junction Mexia Junction complete H&TC
Dalsa Line Hearne Giddings complete H&TC
(main) Eureka West Junction complete H&TC
Houston Houston Heights complete H&TC; inventoried as yard trackage
Dallas Belt Line T&P Junction Forest Avenue H&TC
(main) Houston Shreveport complete except possibly at end in Shreveport HE&WT and H&S
De Ridder Lake Charles Lake Charles and Northern Railroad
Lafayette Sabine River (Orange) Louisiana Western Railroad
Abbeville Mamou Louisiana Western Railroad
Mallard Junction Lake Arthur Louisiana Western Railroad
Algiers Lafayette ML&T
Lafayette Cheneyville ML&T
Lafayette NOT&M Junction (Anchorage) ML&T
Cade Port Barre ML&T
St. Martinsville Junction St. Martinsville ML&T
Thibodeaux Junction Napoleonville ML&T
Baldwin Weeks Island ML&T
Schriever Houma ML&T
Raceland Junction Lockport ML&T
New Iberia Salt Mine ML&T
Bayou Sale South Bend ML&T
Iberia and Vermilion Junction Abbeville Iberia and Vermilion Railroad
(main) Sabine River (Orange) Houston complete T&NO
Dallas-Sabine Branch (main) Sabine Pass T&P Crossing (Dallas) complete T&NO (trackage rights on HE&WT from Dorr Junction to Bonita Junction)
Sour Lake Branch Nome Sour Lake complete T&NO
Clinton Branch Houston Clinton complete T&NO
Galena Branch Clinton complete T&NO
Port Arthur Branch West Port Arthur Port Arthur complete T&NO
Rusk Branch Gallatin Rusk complete T&NO
BFB&C Branch Rockland Turpentine incomplete (only wye at Rockland mapped) T&NO; grading from Turpentine to Browndel
(main) San Antonio Corpus Christi complete SA&AP
(main) Houston Kenedy complete SA&AP
Waco Branch (main) Yoakum Waco complete SA&AP
Falfurrias Branch Skidmore Falfurrias complete SA&AP
Kerrville Branch (main) San Antonio Kerrville SA&AP
Lockhart Branch Shiner Junction (Austin Junction) Lockhart complete SA&AP
Rockport Branch Gregory Rockport complete SA&AP
Falfurrias McAllen complete SA≈ built later
Edinburgh Junction Brownsville incomplete SA≈ built later
Sterling Sterling Junction Franklin and Abbeville Railway
Franklin and Abbeville Junction Davids Junction Franklin and Abbeville Railway
Sterling Columbia Franklin and Abbeville Railway
Sterling Camperdown Franklin and Abbeville Railway
Dayton Baytown Dayton-Goose Creek Railway
Ennis Greenville Texas Midland Railroad
Commerce Paris Texas Midland Railroad
Rusk Palestine complete Texas State Railroad; in SP system until 1962
Bryan Bryan Junction complete Bryan and Central Texas Interurban Railway (operated by H&TC; abandoned ca. 1922)
Interurban Junction Whitaker complete Bryan and Central Texas Interurban Railway (operated by H&TC; abandoned ca. 1922)