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Alabama railroads

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University of Alabama Press , Tuscaloosa
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StatementWayne Cline.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF24.A2 C58 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL813948M
ISBN 100817308121
LC Control Number95051241
OCLC/WorldCa33948585

Alabama Railroads is the first comprehensive, illustrated history of the railroad in Alabama. Cline traces the development of all the major lines as well as the most prominent short lines, from the day in when the first horse-drawn cars rolled over primitive tracks at Tuscumbia, until the night in at Sylacauga when the final operating order was issued for one of the 20th century's 5/5(1).

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rows  3 Shortline and Terminal Railroads. 4 Commuter Railroads. 5 Heritage and Scenic. Alabama railroads have been operating since and the state became an important source of traffic in later years for railroads with its many natural resources.

During railroad's "Golden Age" the state was home to well over 5, miles of trackage although today that number has been sharply reduced. Alabama Railroads is the first extensive history of the state's railway system, from the chartering of the Tuscumbia Railway Company in Januaryto the maturity of the system in the latter half of the 20th century, when Amtrak assumed control of the nation's passenger service.

Railroads built Alabama. Without them the state's vast natural resources could not have been developed. This book provides an extensive history on Alabama railroads and the state's industrial backbone.

While there are ample photographs and illustrations (including some maps), the book is heavier on text with extensive information.

It's not a ''picture book''. One oddity is the wide margins where the text appears.4/5(1). From the Back Cover. Alabama Railroads is the first comprehensive, illustrated history of the railroad in Alabama. Cline traces the development of all the major lines as well as the most prominent short lines, from the day in when the first horse-drawn cars rolled over primitive tracks at Tuscumbia, until the night in at Sylacauga when the final operating order was issued for one 4/5(1).

Alabama Railroads is the first extensive history of the state's railway system, from the chartering of the Tuscumbia Railway Company in Januaryto the maturity of the system in the latter half of the 20th century, when Amtrak assumed control of the nation's passenger service.

Birmingham Rails. Yesterday and Today. Welcome to Birmingham Rails, a web site about railroads and industries in and around Birmingham, page is intended to share my interests in railroads, history of technology, and my perception that there is a lot of great railroad history and activity in Birmingham, Alabama.

Snedecor's map of Hale County, Alabama. Map of Hale County, Alabama Shows landowners' Alabama railroads book and numbers and names of precincts.

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year by V. Gayle Snedecor in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United. L&N Railroad in Baldwin CountyThe history of Alabama and the development of its railroads are deeply intertwined.

Beginning with the opening of the Tuscumbia Railway in Franklin County, the state's railroads solved transportation problems and created opportunities for schemers and legitimate businessmen alike.

Over the next century, railroads tied the various parts of the state together. This book has been prepared to provide a compilation of Standard Specifications for insertion by reference into Alabama Department of Transportation construction contracts.

U.S. Customary and Metric (SI) units of measurement are shown in this edition. Metric units of measurement are shown by the corresponding U.S. Customary. Alabama Railroads by Cline, Wayne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Alabama Railroads by Cline, Wayne - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The Alabama Southern Railroad (reporting mark ABS) is a class III railroad that operates in the southern United ABS is one of several short line railroads owned by Watco railroad operates an mile ( km) line leased from the Kansas Headquarters: Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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Alabama logging railroads once featured dozens of operations from small, one mile (or less) lines to those that featured nearly two dozen miles of track. Most of these railroads began operating around the turn of the century and lasted just a few years. Alabama Railroads is the first extensive history of the state’s railway system, from the chartering of the Tuscumbia Railway Company in Januaryto the maturity of the system in the latter half of the 20th century, when Amtrak assumed control of the nation’s passenger service.

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- The individual Alabama logging railroads were laid to a dozen different track gauges varying from inch to inch.

This book contains many photographs of Shay, Heisler, Climax and Dunkirk geared locomotives. Rod locomotives ranging in size from OT to. Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Road and its proposed extensions; exhibiting also the contiguous mineral deposits and zone of production.

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County and township map of Alabama and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns. Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway Contacts. Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway LLC Hixon Road (Fountain) Monroeville, AL Emergency Phone Number () Customer Service: ()Ext.

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The first comprehensive, illustrated history of Alabama's railroad system Alabama Railroads is the first extensive history of the state's railway system, from the chartering of the Tuscumbia Railway Company in Januaryto the maturity of the system in the latter half of the 20th century, when Amtrak assumed control of the nation's passenger service.

Railroads built Alabama. Without them. Alabama - Alabama - History: The present-day state of Alabama was originally inhabited by various indigenous peoples. Visible traces of their occupancy, which spanned nea years, may be seen at Dust Cave, a Paleo-Indian site; at Russell Cave, a site dating to the Archaic period; and at Moundsville, a Mississippian site nestled in a series of large mounds that snake across the land.

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R.R. and acts amendatory thereof: together with the charters of the Mobile & Montgomery, and Montgomery & Eufaula Railroads ; and ambracing the acts in relation to the three per cent. fund, the. Detailed Alabama State map with Capitals, Major Cities, Interstates, Roads, Railroads, Rivers and Lakes.

Alabama Maps are a very helpful area of genealogy and family history research, especially in the event you live faraway from where your ancestor was living.

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Due to the fact Alabama political boundaries frequently changed, historic maps tend. Map of the Hudson River and Vicinity showing the Railroads: Publication Info: New York: D. Appleton and Company, ; from Appleton's Illustrated Hand Book of American Travel: Date: Scale:Original Source: Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee.

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Falkville railroad image, circa View of the railroad in Falkville looking south. Image courtesy of Joe Wright. Tony Howe shared a photo. Yesterday at AM. Hartselle Historical Society (Hartselle, AL) Wilson Dam under construction, circa Postcard image, "Wrecked Locomotive Wilson Dam" Wilson Dam is in Florence and was built from.

Eastern Alabama Railway Contacts. Eastern Alabama Railway, LLC Hill Road Sylacauga, AL Emergency Phone Number () Customer Service: ()Ext. [email protected] Billing Questions: [email protected] General Manager: Jason Kirkland Eastern Alabama Railway, LLC () Books shelved as railroad-history: Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of by M.

John Lubetkin, Harriman vs.The Alabama Southern Railroad (ABS) began operations on Novem when Watco leased the railroad from the Kansas City Southern. The ABS consists of miles of track running east from Artesia, Mississippi, to Brookwood, Alabama.

The ABS interchanges with the Kansas City Southern at Artesia, with the CSX at Brookwood, and the NS at.