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Cochise County



Railroading in Southeast Arizona

Bisbee Depot

Southern Pacific Depot, Benson AZ

Circa 1911 Postcard of the Southern Pacific Depot in Benson, AZ owned by Jean Walker

Douglas E. P. & S. W. Depot, Douglas AZ

Circa 1917 postcard of the E. P. & S. W. Depot build in 1913 in Douglas, AZ owned by Jean Walker

These outside links will tell you about some of the discontinued railroad branches in Cochise County: South Line, The Bisbee Branch, and the Cochise-Douglas Branch

The following is a list of conductors, passenger brakemen, baggage men, freight brakemen and switchmen who worked for the former Tucson Division of Southern Pacific Company, the former Western Division of EP & SW Railroad Company and the former Phoenix, Globe and Cochise division of Arizona Eastern Railroad Company. These three, in July 1, 1958, were merged to form the Tucson Division and includes the Rio Grande Division between Tucson and El Paso for the Southern Pacific Company, Pacific Lines. These records show date of employment and promotion date or branch.

Consolidated Senority List - Freight Brakemen, Tucson Division & Rio Grande Division, Tuscon-El Paso Southern Pacific Co. July 1, 1958.

Consolidated Senority List - Passenger Brakemen & Baggage Men, Tucson Division & Rio Grande Division, Tucson-El Paso Southern Pacific Co. July 1, 1958

Source: Newsletter of the Cochise Genealogical Society: The Tombstone - Issues #18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24. Many of the Cochise Genealogical Society records have made their way to the Douglas Historical Society.

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If you have questions, contributions, or problems with this site, email: Jean Walker

Coordinator - Jean Walker

State Coordinator: Colleen Pustola

Asst. State Coordinators: Shannon Lanning and MD Monk

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