BHP Arizona Railroad Company MAA #453

Nature of Firm

MAA operates freight service from a connection with the UP at Magma to Superior, AZ (28.11 miles).


The company was incorporated October 13, 1914 as the Magna Arizona Railroad Company, and opened as a narrow gauge line in 1915.  It was converted to standard gauge in April 1923. Passenger service lasted until July 1940. The copper mine at Superior was closed in June 1996.

Company Information

Mailing Address

BHP Arizona Railroad Company
P. O. Box M
San Manuel, AZ 85631

Phone 520-385-3456
Fax 520-385-3623
Web Site n/a

Kent Fletcher
VP & General Manager

Company Affiliation BHP Billiton
Interchange Points Magma, AZ
Agreement Type Interline Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI