San Antonio-Corpus Christi Division - San Antonio to Elmendorf is in service as the Rockport Subdivision providing the City Public Service power plant with coal. Sinton to Gregory is in service as part of the UP Kosmo Industrial Lead. Downtown Beeville has a short segment of track abandoned in place for a trolley operation that never happened. The rest was abandoned.
Houston Division - Cuero to Yoakum is in service as part of the UP Cuero Subdivision. Arenal to Eagle Lake is in service as the UP Arenal Industrial Lead serving gravel pits. The rest was abandoned.
Waco Divsion - Yoakum to West Point is in service as part of the UP Cuero Subdivision. West Point to Giddings is in service as part of the UP Giddings Subdivision. Cameron to Quinif was sold to the Sante Fe Railroad in 1984. The rest was abandoned.
Rockport Branch - Gregory to Kosmos is in service as part of the UP Kosmo Industrial Lead. Four major chemical plants are served by this line. The rest was abandoned.
Kerrville Branch - San Antonio to Beckman is in service as the UP Kerrville Subdivision serving a rock quarry at Beckmann. The rock quarry operator uses a short section of the line at Beckmann. The rest was abandoned.
Lockhart (or Austin) Branch - 1.5 miles in Gonzales were left as yard tracks for the Harwood-Gonzales line. The rest was abandoned.
Falfurrias (and Alice) Branch - 1.6 miles in Alice were sold to Texas Mexican Railway in 1984. The rest was abandoned.
SA&AP depots still stand in Cameron, Flatonia, Floresville, Ingleside, Kerrville, Moulton, Poth, Rockdale, Rockport, Wallis, and Waring. Some depots are not at their original railroad locations.
The Muldoon depot was moved to the The Antlers Hotel at Kingsland, TX in 1999.
The Shiner depot was moved to Friendswood, TX around 1990.
The SA&AP Orange Grove depot was recently moved to Bertram to replace a former H&TC depot for use with the Austin Steam Train Association's passenger train operation.
Tower 3 stands in Flatonia as a museum. Tower 40 stands in Luling and is privately owned. Both are retired and moved off railroad property but located near their original locations.
The last surviving SA&AP steam locomotive is owned by the Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad near Atlanta, Georgia. Apparently, it is no longer operational, but it may be on static display.
Sources: "The Southern Pacific Guide - Texas and Lousiana Lines", David Bernstein, 1995; various Union Pacific Employee Timetables; the TNO List.
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Last Revised: 11/17/2007