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Taunton Branch Railroad map as of 1850

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Taunton Branch Railroad

REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

SA

FL

1834

1837

5'

N

REGION
NAME
MEANING OF THE VARIOUS ENTRIES IN THE TABLE

NE

NEW ENGLAND

BEGAN OP = YEAR OPERATIONS BEGAN IF KNOWN

MA

MID-ATLANTIC

GAUGE1 = ORIGINAL GAUGE IF NOT STANDARD

SA

SOUTH-ATLANTIC

GAUGEYR = YEAR GAUGE CHANGED IF KNOWN

GC

GULF COAST

GAUGE2 = SECOND GAUGE IF ANY AND NOT STANDARD

SI

SOUTHERN INTERIOR

LOCAL = "L" FOR LOCAL, "R" FOR REGIONAL

NI

NORTHERN INTERIOR

ABANDONED = "Y" FOR YES, "N" FOR NO

PC

PACIFIC COAST COAST

ABANDON YR = YEAR OF ABANDONMENT IF ANY

TRACK CONSTRUCTION WITH YEARS AND MILEAGE

1837

1838

19.00

2.00

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 21.00 1860 CENSUS 21.00 RINGWALT GIVES 21.00

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Jacksonville, Pensacola and Mobile Railroad

1869

Florida Central and Western Railroad

1881

Florida Railway and Navigation Company

1884

Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad

1889

Seaboard Air Line Railroad

1900

Seaboard Coast Line Railroad

1967

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2008 19:37