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Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs

Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads,
  • Indian Territory

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesArkansas and Choctaw Railway to construct railway in Indian Territory
    SeriesH.rp.1734
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16047398M

    The Rock Island’s Perry, Arkansas Depot is Moved in Advance of Restoration (Oct. 28, ) In the last week of September, a house moving company placed steel beams underneath the Perry depot and moved it to a temporary location until we have a new foundation ready to place the depot on. This includes extensive photos of the moving process and.   The historic overlook across the Arkansas River provides a moment for visitors to reflect on the Choctaw and Cherokee Nations that once thrived in this part of Arkansas. ten years later the first electric streetcar service was franchised to the “Fort Smith & Van Buren Electric Street Railway Light & Power Company”. While Arkansas.

    Forrest City was one of the first few Arkansas locations to receive these signals, with a new style signal installed prior to Perhaps to aid in visibility, this signal was placed on the south side of the mainline, on the passenger platform adjacent to the Marion Hotel. This is the story of that building - the Choctaw freight station - a companion structure to Little Rock's highly acclaimed Choctaw Route passenger station. The Choctaw Terminal website offers a "virtual tour" of this unique building that was deemed expendable in the name of progress.

    The Arkansas Southern Railroad (ARS) began operations on October 9, Watco Transportation Services, Inc. (WTS) acquired the railroad from the KCS through a lease agreement. Nestled among the pines of western Arkansas, the ARS consists of 63 miles of track on two branches. Arkansas and Choctaw Railway: Arkansas and Indian Territory Railway: Arkansas and Louisiana Midland Railway: Arkansas and Louisiana Missouri Railway: Kansas City and Memphis Railway and Bridge Company: Kansas City and Southern Railway: Kansas City, Arkansas and New.


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Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad (CO&G), known informally as the "Choctaw Route," was an American railroad in the states of the Arkansas, and company, originally known as the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, completed its main line between West Memphis, Arkansas and western Oklahoma by In the CO&G chartered a subsidiary company, the Choctaw, Headquarters: South McAlester, Oklahoma.

rows  Central Railway of Arkansas: Central Railway of Arkansas: COA N/A Central. Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company by United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs,[s.n.] edition, Electronic resource in English. The Memphis and Little Rock Railroad (M&LR) was the first railroad to operate in the state of Arkansas. The M&LR was a mile-long railroad line that ran from Hopefield (Crittenden County), just opposite Memphis, Tennessee, to Little Rock (Pulaski County).

A five-and-one-half-foot-gauge railroad, it was constructed between and At the beginning of the Civil War, only the eastern. Discover Arkansas; Choctaw. Find Things to Do Find Places to Eat View All Results.

Choctaw Marina. Hwy. South Choctaw, AR Visit Website. Frank's Hickory House. U.S. 65 Choctaw, AR Toadsuck Catfish Inn. U.S. 65 South Choctaw. Get directions, reviews and information for Arkansas Oklahoma Railway Co in Mcalester, OK. Arkansas and Choctaw Railway items from this time period can be very valuable and items of most types that predate will be valuable if they are in good condition.

Many collectors are looking for antique railroadiana that dates before so there is a strong market for anyone looking to sell. Mississippi, Arkansas & Western Railway.

The Mississippi, Arkansas & Western Railway was controlled by the Bliss-Cook Oak Company aroundalthough the property was originally owned by the Chico Lumber Company. The railroad hauled logs to the company sawmill at. After numerous bankruptcies the M&LR route eventually was purchased by the Choctaw, Oklahoma, & Gulf Railroad (the Choctaw Route) in and this company would later become part of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad system (Rock Island).

As the years progressed so did the state's railroad mileage, which quickly surpassed by These former lines included the Choctaw and Memphis Railroad Company in eastern Arkansas and the Choctaw Coal and Railway Co., in western Oklahoma.

The line in Oklahoma was primarily a coal carrying railroad with branch lines into the coal mining regions. Some of these branch lines remained a part of the rail system until late ’s. Each of the main parts of the eventual L&A system: the Louisiana Railway and Navigation Company (LR&N), The Texas Line (East Line), and Louisiana and Arkansas Railway (L&A) are given loving and in-depth coverage.

Of the triumvirate of railroad architects, William Edenborn of the LR&N, was the most fascinating to me.5/5(3). Arkansas Midland Railroad Contacts. Arkansas Midland Railroad Company, Inc. Reynolds Road Building 41 Malvern, AR Emergency Phone Number () Customer Service: ()Ext. [email protected] Billing Questions: [email protected] General Manager: Ryan Richardson Arkansas Louisiana & Mississippi Railroad.

Known as the Choctaw Route, the railroad was first incorporated by an act of Congress in as the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company (CC&R) under the laws of Minnesota. The charter authorized the company to enter the Indian lands and granted the rights to mine, smelt, refine, deal in.

PARIS, CHOCTAW AND LITTLE ROCK Paris, Choctaw and Little Rock Railway Company was chartered on May 8, The railroad was planned to connect Paris in Lamar County with Hooks Ferry on the Red River, a distance of thirty miles, and then run through the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory to Arkansas.

Choctaw Route Station () Constructed inthe Choctaw Route Station served as a passenger depot the Chocktaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company before become property of the Rock Island Railroad in The station served as a major passenger terminal on the Rock Island line until the mid 's.

The legacy of the CO&G began in when it was created through the reorganization of the Choctaw Coal & Railway Company. The CC&R was incorporated inopening 65 miles between Wister and McAlester in to serve area coal mines.

Beautifully engraved certificate from the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company issued in This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a train. This item is hand signed by the Company’s Transfer Officer and Agent for Voting Trustees and is over years old.

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (commonly called the Rock Island) was an Illinois railroad that gained access to Arkansas in Its purchase of the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad gave it the beginnings of a transcontinental route along the thirty-fifth parallel and the beginnings of a route to the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans.

Arkansas & Ozarks Railway. by Scott Muskopf/photos as noted When the mile Missouri & Arkansas Railway was approved for total abandonment on April 6,it would be the largest railroad abandonment in U.S. history, until that of the infinitely more well-known New York, Ontario & Western in kansas & Choctaw Railway.

Arkansas & Choctaw was a creation of the Central Coal & Coke Company of Kansas City, Missouri. The primary force behind Central, which would one day become the largest coal company it the southwestern United States, was its first president, a gen-tleman named Richard Keith.

Central was organized on May 1. The old Rock Island Railroad Depot at Perry will soon be moving down the line. About feet down the line. For the past year and a half, an effort has been underway to save the century-old depot.The Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad was founded in by David and Patricia Donoley.

With only a handful of employees and two customers we operated roughly 70 miles of railroad. Today, the Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad serves over 20 customers and operates an expanding miles of railroad. We also employ over 35 people.Louisiana and Arkansas Railway The Louisiana and Arkansas Railway (reporting mark LA) was a railroad that operated in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.

The railroad's main line extended miles, from Hope, Arkansas to Shreveport and New Orleans. Branch lines served Vidalia, Louisiana (opposite Natchez, Mississippi), and Dallas, Texas.