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2 edition of Railroads of Missouri found in the catalog.

Railroads of Missouri

Railroads of Missouri

address to the citizens of the state, from the presidents of the Pacific Railroad, St. Louis and Iron Mountain Railroad, and North Missouri Railroad companies, explanatory of the present position of the railroad interests of the state : also, some articles on the same subject that have lately appeared in various papers, September, 1855.

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Published by Republican Book and Job Office in St. Pouis [!] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Missouri.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 437, no. 4406.
    ContributionsPacific Railroad Company., St. Louis and Iron Mountain Railroad Company., North Missouri Railroad Company.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination27 p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15442188M
    LC Control Number87697388

    All of these railroads were operated under Missouri Pacific-Iron Mountain management with Gould as president. Gould's rail empire attained its greatest mileage in when it embraced 9, miles of railroad, stretching from Buffalo on the east to Kansas City in the west, and south from Chicago and St. Louis to Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston. The Missouri–Illinois Railroad The Missouri–Illinois Railroad (M-I) was a Class I railroad that operated in both Missouri and Illinois. The railroad operated around miles of track on both sides of the Mississippi River and was connected by a train ferry.

      The Missouri Central was sold to the Indiana Railroad who operates the line as the Central Midland Railroad. The line is in service as far as Pacific. If the IRR can come up with some substantial funding, they will be able to rebuild to Sedalia, however the line goes as far as Labide, MO, which sees service only 1 time a week.   A fascinating account of the rise, decline, and rebirth of railroads in the United States, John F. Stover's American Railroads traces their history from the first lines that helped eastern seaports capture western markets to today's newly revitalized industry. Stover describes the growth of the railroads' monopoly, with the consequent need for.

    The opening of the great Southwest, a brief history of the origin and development of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, better known as the Katy. by Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Interactive Maps of U.S. Freight Railroads Railroads are the lifeblood for North America's freight transportation. There are seven major railroads in the United States (Class I railroads) and over shortline and regional railroads (Class II & Class III railroads). These lines are critical for shippers needing an economical solution to long.


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Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern was acquired.