Rock Island Railroad In Arkansas

Author: Michael E. Hibblen
Publisher: Images of Rail
ISBN: 9781540215093
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For nearly 80 years, the Rock Island was a major railroad in Arkansas providing passenger and freight services.

Rock Island Railroad

Author: John Kelly
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
ISBN: 9781583882658
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The popular Rock Island Railroad stretched from Chicago to Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas with passenger and freight service, and included the Peoria ...

Rock Island Requiem

Author: Gregory L. Schneider
ISBN: 9780700619184
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Victim of government regulation, inept management, individual greed, and self-interest, its downfall presents in microcosm the story of the railroad industry's larger problems in postwar America--and in relief, the story of America's ...

American Shortline Railway Guide

Author: Edward A. Lewis
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890242902
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Ark. The line was opened from Monroe to Hamburg, Ark., 56.2 miles, and from
Rolfe Junction to Crossett, Ark., 5.3 miles, on October 1. 1908. On May 29. 1913.
the company was placed in receivership and reorganized in December 1915 as
the Arkansas & Louisiana Midland Railroad. The Arkansas & Louisiana Missouri
Railway was organized on July 31. 1920. as successor to the A&LM. The present
operator bought the assets of the Arkansas & Louisiana Missouri on September
27, ...

The Grand Western Railroad Game

Author: Robert S. Farnsworth
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1480927074
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According to the announcement, “The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway
has arranged with Messrs. Speyer & Co. for the extension of the $6,000,000
secured gold notes maturing April 1, 1908, for one year at 6 percent per annum.
These notes are secured by the deposit of first mortgage of the Rock Island,
Arkansas & Louisiana Railroad Company. The present holders will be offered the
right to extend their notes on favorable terms, and any note holders who do not
wish to avail ...

Railway Age

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Photo. kl C iT — **>. Of the railroads which have a large percentage of officers
who are erstwhile key-pounders, the Louisville & Nashville can claim a place
near the top, according to L. G. Waldrop, superintendent of the Nashville
terminals. ... Auto Tourists Use Railway Starting Saturday, June 23, when the
flooded White river put the Little Rock-Bald Knob-Memphis highway out of
commission, at the request of the Arkansas state highway department, the
Missouri Pacific put on a shuttle ...

When The Railroad Leaves Town

Author: Joseph P. Schwieterman
Publisher: Truman State Univ Press
ISBN: 1931112142
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Eighteen years after the departure of its last train, Booneville's former Grier eat-
ing house and railroad station crumbles from neglect. In 2001, the structure went
up inflames. (Photo by author.) ranging from the vast Oklahoma plains to the
heavily forested slopes of Magazine Mountain (the highest point in Arkansas),
east of Booneville. The future of both the ... As the Rock Island scaled back, it
reduced the num- ber of crews based in Booneville to only a few. By the late
1960s, the ...

The Rock Island Line

Author: Bill Marvel
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253011310
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Italicized page numbers indicate illustrations or photos. BOOKS IN THE
RAILROADS PAST AND PRESENT SERIES: — Landmarks ... 128 Allegheny
Corporation, 99 Allen, B. F., 36 Amarillo, Texas, 59 American Car 86 Foundry,
126, 137 American Locomotive Works, 72, 79, 82 American Sheet Steel
Company, 58 Amtrak, 131 Anandarko, Oklahoma, 56 Apache, Oklahoma, 80
Arkalon, Kansas, 95 Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad, 159 Association of American
Railroads, 88 Atalissa, Iowa, ...