Tuscumbia Railway Company Print
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Tuscumbia Railway Company map as of 1850

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Tuscumbia Railway Company

REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

GC

AL

0

1830

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

1830

2.10

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 2.10 1860 CENSUS 0.00 RINGWALT GIVES 2.10

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Tuscumbia, Courtland and Decatur Railroad

1832

Memphis and Charleston Railroad

1850

Southern Railway

1899

Norfolk Southern Railroad

1982

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2008 23:03