St. Maries River Railroad Company STMA #698

Nature of Firm

STMA operates freight service from a connection with UP at Plummer to Bovil, ID (71 miles).  Traffic includes lumber, plywood, veneer, logs and inbound shipments of magnesium chlorite.


This line was part of the Milwaukee Road main line from Plummer to St. Maries and Milwaukee Road's Elk River Branch from St. Maries to Bovil.  The line was acquired when MILW discontinued operation of its Western lines in 1980.  Service started on May 23, 1980.

Company Information

Mailing Address

St. Maries River Railroad Company
318 N. 10th Street
P. O. Box 619
St. Maries, ID 83861

Phone 208-245-4531
Fax 208-245-5373
Web Site n/a

Bill Barnholt
General Manager

Company Affiliation Potlatch Corporation
Interchange Points Plummer, ID
Agreement Type Handling Carrier
Information Exchange Method Faxes interchange reports and bills of lading