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‘Rails to Trails’ Lawsuit Settlement: $5M Fed payout to landowners along old Cochise County railroad corridor

Cochise County, Arizona – The check is in the mail. That is the message several Cochise County landowners received recently after the U.S. Dept. of Justice agreed to a settlement in a decade-long lawsuit involving land encumbered by easements granted a century ago to the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Company. The legal action involved […]

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10yr Legal Battle Over 100yr-Old Railroad Land Deals; Perhaps Soon Resolved

By: Terri Jo Neff reprinted from Cochise County Record U.S. government will pay Cochise County landowners for “taking” of property “Rails to Trails” legislation led to questions of easement ownership FAIRBANK- A mediation session held in June may finally bring an end to a decade-long federal court battle involving several Cochise County property owners who

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