Henderson Overton Branch HOB #658

Nature of Firm

The HOB operates 14 miles from Overton, TX to Henderson, TX. HOB serves as the rail carrier for the Rusk County Rail District which owns all rights to the corridor. The primary commodities on the line are outbound forest products and inbound drilling commodities. The HOB has the ability to transload most products.

History

The Rusk County Rural Rail District purchased the Henderson Industrial Lead from Union Pacific in May 2010. The HOB, owned by the Blacklands Railroad, acquired the contract to operate the line and began operations on June 24, 2010.

Company Information

Mailing AddressHenderson Overton Branch
c/o The Blacklands Railroad
641 Church Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Phone903-439-0738
Fax903-439-0809
Websitewww.blacklandsrailroad.com
ContactsWayne Defebaugh
President - General Manager
wdefebaugh@msn.com
Company AffiliationPrivate
Interchange PointsOverton, TX
Agreement TypeRule 11
Information Exchange Methodn/a