D&RG / D&RGW Tropic Spur History

Tropic Branch Facts
From: Oakview, CO
To: Oakdale, CO
Miles: 1.95
Built: 1908 (SG)
Abdn: 1935

The Tropic Branch, sometimes called the Oakdale Branch or Tropic Spur, was constructed in 1908 from Oakdale Jct. (otherwise called Oakview), on the new standard gauge La Veta Pass main just west of La Veta, 1.95 miles up to the Tropic coal mine near Oakdale. It was torn out in 1935.

Tropic Branch Timetable Information

Tropic Branch Timetable

194.5Oakdale Jct, CO Connection to La Veta Pass
196.3Tropic, CO  
196.5(End of Track)  

Timetable History

1932-1935D&RGW Alamosa Division Timetables, Subdivision 10-A
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