Houston, Central Arkansas and Northern Railroad Company.

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Bridges, Railroads, Bartholomew, Bayou (Ark. and
Other titlesAuthorizing construction of bridges across Bayou Bartholomew and across Ouachita, Red, Little, and Sabine Rivers, in Louisiana, by Houston, Central Arkansas and Northern Railroad Company
SeriesH.rp.2345
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
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Open LibraryOL15996792M

HOUSTON AND GREAT NORTHERN RAILROAD. The Houston and Great Northern Railroad was chartered on Octoto build from Houston to the Red River and on to the Canadian border.

The Houston and Great Northern Railroad was chartered on Octoto build from Houston to the Red River and on to the Canadian border. rows  St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway: Central Railroad of Arkansas:.

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houston and great northern railroad. The Houston and Great Northern Railroad was chartered on Octoto build from Houston to the Red River and on to the Canadian border.

Reconstructionqv difficulties prevented any work for several years, but the contract for the first hundred miles was let on Decem The first locomotive was not put on until Januwhen two miles had been constructed. A reorganization of the company was effected and the name changed to the Houston & Texas Central Railway Company by act approved September 1, The line was completed to Cypress, 25 miles, by J ; to Hockley, 35 miles, by ; to Hempstead, 50 miles, inand by.

Inthe north-south line of the Houston, Central Arkansas & Northern Railroad intersected with the Iron Mountain (formerly the Mississippi, Ouachita & Red River and becoming the St.

Louis, Iron Mountain, and Southern in ), and Dermott began to prosper.

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Arkansas Central Railway: Arkansas Eastern Railroad: Unknown: Arkansas Midland Railroad Houston, Central Arkansas and Northern Railway: Hoxie, Pocahontas and Northern Railroad Kansas City and Memphis Railway: Kansas City and Memphis Railway and Bridge Company: Kansas City.

Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Company, Inc. () Assistant Vice President, Safety and Compliance: Jason Woods Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc. () Manager, Sales and Marketing: Anita Horton Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.

() Assistant Vice President, Industrial Development: Ryan Atkins. On September 1,the company was renamed Houston and Texas Central Railway Company. By Apthe railroad was open eighty-one miles to Millican, but the Civil War prevented any additional construction until The H&TC reached Corsicana inDallas inand Denison in.

InGould purchased the Little Rock and Fort Smith Railway, adding it to the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway to form the largest railroad in Arkansas at the time. Gould’s ownership of the railroad was through the Missouri Pacific, which he had purchased in Locating Railroad Employee Records.

Great American Railways. According to Randy Houk's "Railroad Timeline", the first American rails are said to have been laid down at Quincy, Mass. in Since then, numerous railway companies have come and gone, with many mergers occurring along the way.

The Ashley, Drew & Northern Railroad came about in to construct a railroad between Cremer and Monticello, Arkansas. One of its predecessors was the Crossett Railway, a 10 mile line originally built and owned by the Crossett Lumber Company in to haul logs to the lumber mill.

Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its connections, prepared at Colton's Geographic Establishment, N.Y., Summary Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

Houston: Where Seventeen Railroads Meet the Sea is a book written by Jerome H. Farbar and copyrighted by the H. Tammen Company of Denver, Colorado.

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The book contains an introduction section describing the city of Houston in Texas, and. Abner contracted with the Memphis, Helena and Louisiana Railroad Company to provide cross ties and bridge timber for the roadway and also had this same agreement with the Houston, Central Arkansas, and Northern Railroad Company that built the railroad from Halley south into Louisiana.

Railroad Companies in Houston on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Railroads in Houston, TX. Arcadia Publishing has released a new edition to its line of Images of Rail books: Rails Around Houston by Doug Weiskopf. Weiskopf, a native of Houston and lifelong railroad history buff, is the author of several articles on Houston Railroading and is the chapter historian of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society/5(9).

Normalcy gradually resumed, but another major change was in store. The Houston, Central Arkansas and Northern Railroad reached the area in Bayou merchants began to move two miles west to be by the railroad. Three stores opened the next year and two more in The town incorporated in.

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. GALVESTON, HOUSTON AND HENDERSON RAILROAD.

The Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railroad Company was chartered on February 7,to build from Galveston through Houston to Henderson. The early incorporators included W. Lacy, T. Alexandria, Junction City and Shreveport Railroad.

(formed J ) Arkansas Southern Railroad. Alexandria and St. Louis Railway. Houston, Central Arkansas and Northern Railway. Alexandria, Woodworth and Beaumont Railway. #N#Anacoco Valley Railway.

#N#Angola Transfer Company. Louisiana Railway and Navigation Company. Annual report of the Railroad Commission of the State of Arkansas Volume 5 [Arkansas. Railroad Commission] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.

Excerpt: Saline : Arkansas. Railroad Commission. HOUSTON & TEXAS CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY, et al., Plffs. in Err., v. no payment was made on November 1,or at any time thereafter.

Similar payments were made by or on account of the Houston & Texas Central Railway Company (the other of such predecessors) up to and including the 1st day of May,but a portion only of the. 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 Arkansas Louisiana & Mississippi Railroad Company () Assistant Vice President, Safety and Compliance: Jason Woods Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.

() Manager, Sales and Marketing: Julie Brown Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc. () Assistant Vice President, Industrial Development: Ryan Atkins. Alaska Central Railway Company: AL Alaska Railroad: Am American and Mexican Railroad and Telegraph Company: Arl: Aransas Road Company: Ar2: Arcata and Mad River Railroad Company: Ar3: Argentine Central Railway: Ar5: Arkansas Central Railroad: At Atchinson and Nebraska Railroad: At2: Atchinson and Pike's peak Railroad: At3: Atchison.

Masterson and Wagley resold the railroad to Moses Taylor, who represented the Houston and Great Northern Railroad Company.

On SeptemGovernor Edmund J. Davis executed a deed to the road to Taylor, the only instance on record in Texas of a railroad tracing its title to the state. The Houston Tap and Brazoria was merged into the. The ARKANSAS RAILROAD CLUB used to be in the National Railway Historical Society, but dropped our membrership there in Our address is: Arkansas Railroad Club, PO BoxNorth Little Rock AR We meet on the second Sundays of most months at 2 p.m.

(except May it's on the third Sunday and in December we have a Christmas party). 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.

Houston, Central Arkansas & Northern Railway Company (Texas, Mississippi River & Northwestern Railroad Company) (St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway Company) (Missouri Pacific Railroad) - - Arkansas - See - Railway List. El Dorado, Arkansas The Ouachita Railroad Company (reporting mark OUCH) is a short-line railroad headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.

OUCH operates a mile line in Arkansas and Louisiana from El Dorado (where it interchanges with Union Pacific) to Lille, : Arkansas, Louisiana. The railroad owned track between Houston and Palestine, between Houston and East Columbia with branches from Phelps to Huntsville, and between Troup and Mineola.

In the Houston and Great Northern and International Railroad Company consolidated to form the International-Great Northern Railroad Company.Sign Up for Our Newsletter for Alerts on Hot and Rare Items, News, and Events.

Name: Email.Not to be confused with the Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad, which connected Joplin, Missouri, with Helena, Arkansas, from to MNA operates approximately miles ( km) of line in Arkansas, Kansas, and main line extends miles (plus 40 miles (64 km) of trackage rights on Union Pacific Railroad lines) from Kansas City, Missouri, to Newport in Jackson County Headquarters: Carthage, Missouri.