Modesto and Empire Traction Company M&ET #524
Nature of Firm
The M&ET operates freight and switching services from a connection with UP at Modesto, CA to a connection with BNSF at Empire, CA (5 miles). M&ET operates on nearly 40 miles of main line, yard and industry tracks, Traffic is food products, wine, syrup, plastics, paper products and manufacturing commodities.
The M&ET was incorporated October 7, 1911. Passenger service was discontinued in 1917.
Modesto and Empire Traction Company
Joseph D. Mackil
Kennan H. Beard, III
Tom L. Nielsen
James D. Ross
|Company Affiliation||Beard Land & Investment Company|
|Interchange Points||Modesto, CA|
|Agreement Type||Handling Carrier|
|Information Exchange Method||Fax, phone, EDI
Participates in REN/ISS