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


  • Arkansas Northwestern Railway Company,
  • Indians of North America -- Land tenure,
  • Railroads -- Right of way

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Other titlesRight of way to Arkansas Northwestern Railway through Indian Territory
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16036245M

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In there was meetings concerning a new Interurban Electric Railway. The proposed route of the railroad at that time was from Joplin, Missouri to Fayetteville, Arkansas. There wasn't a whole lot more talk on the matter until when a charter was granted to Arkansas Northwestern Railroad Company to run an interurban (trolley) train. 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). The Kansas City and Memphis Railway Company (KC&M) at its brief peak in was the largest non-Frisco (St. Louis–San Francisco Railway) railroad in northwestern Arkansas, with miles of standard gauge railroad, based in Rogers (Benton County), was formed in It absorbed the Arkansas and Oklahoma Western Railroad, which ran from Rogers to Siloam Springs (Benton County. The Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad (M&NA) was a regional carrier that, at its peak, stretched from Joplin, Missouri, to Helena (Phillips County). The railroad was plagued with weather-induced disasters, periods of labor unrest, questionable decisions by absentee managers and owners, unforgiving topography, economic conditions, fires, and bad luck.

  The last steam locomotive to run excursions was the St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company (Cotton Belt Route) No and is now on display at the Arkansas Railroad Museum. Arkansas has over miles of trackage that are dominated by the Union Pacific Railroad. Other rail lines that also serve Arkansas are the Kansas City Southern and BNSF. The Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (reporting mark CNW) was a Class I railroad in the Midwestern United was also known as the "North Western".The railroad operated more than 5, miles (8, km) of track as of the turn of the 20th century, and o miles (19, km) of track in seven states before retrenchment in the late arters: Chicago, Illinois. 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. Origin. In , Powell Clayton, who served as governor of Arkansas from to , became the chief promoter of another railroad, the Eureka Springs Railway, which serviced the resort community of Eureka Springs in Carroll County in northwestern Arkansas. As earnings for the Eureka Springs Railway proved insufficient, interest focused on servicing the zinc and lead mines of north central.

The Midland and Northwestern Railway Company was chartered on Janu , to construct a line of railroad from Midland in a northwesterly direction to a point in Gaines County, a distance of sixty-five miles. An extension of the line into New Mexico was contemplated. The initial capital stock was $65,, and the business office was in. Canadian Northern Railway Company: C Canadian Pacific Railway Company: C Cedar Falls and Minnesota Railroad: C Cedar Rapids and Missouri River Railroad Company: C Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls and Northwestern Railway: C Central Arkansas and Eastern Railroad: C Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad: C Central Iowa Railway. Railroads here have their history dating back to Janu when the Memphis & Little Rock chartered by the state of Arkansas. It first completed a mile line connecting Hopefield (near Memphis) and Madison (the railroad's first train also pulled six bales of cotton) and eventually the company would complete its mile main line between its namesake cities by (it was originally. Mississippi, Arkansas & Western Railway. The Mississippi, Arkansas & Western Railway was controlled by the Bliss-Cook Oak Company around , although the property was originally owned by the Chico Lumber Company. The railroad hauled logs to the company sawmill at .