Batesville and Brinkley Railroad.

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Bridges, Railroads, Ark
Other titlesAuthorizing construction of bridge across Black River in Arkansas, by Batesville and Brinkley Railroad
SeriesH.rp.1150
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
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The Batesville & Brinkley Railroad—known locally as the Gunn & Black Railroad—probably a carry-over from its private days—immediately bought out the Cotton Plant Railroad and extended its line north from Cotton Plant, reaching Colona (25 miles) 1 JanuaryTupelo (40 miles) 1 JanuaryAuvergne (48 miles) 1 Novemberand Jacksonport (60 miles from.

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Many collectors are looking for antique railroadiana that dates before so. the Batesville and Brinkley depot at Auvergne was built in but blew away in the tornado of The tracks of the B&B which were laid from Brinkley north, reached Newport around Because of opposition from the Iron Mountain Railway, the B&B never reached Batesville.

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Ina company called the Batesville and Brinkley Railroad, chartered with the State of Arkansas and constructed track between Cotton Plant and Brinkley, the next year expanding to Colpna.

In the B&B absorbed the nearby Augusta & Southeastern and became known as the White & Black River Valley Railroad. 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.

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This book is published by Heimburger House and includes photos (84 in color) of America's first common carrier railroad, famous for its many firsts in railroading history.

Ten detailed-filled chapters highlight B&O's steam, diesel, and electric locomotives; famous passenger trains, freight trains, and rolling stock; B&O stations, plans, and. kley, it was known as the Batesville & Brinkley Railroad.

The company purchased an existing railroad from Cotton Plant to Brinkley. Then the B&B was built northward toward Newport to Jacksonport. Railroad equipment and supplies were purchased in St. Louis; they were the latest and finest. Inwhen the rails.

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The Batesville and Brinkley, the second-longest narrow gauge in Arkansas, began life in as the Cotton Plant Railroad, whose 3½’ gauge tracks extended eleven miles between Cotton Plant (Woodruff County) and Brinkley.

Report of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State of West Virginia, Volume Corporate history.—The White & Black River Valley Railway was incorporated on December 1,under the laws of Arkansas, as the Batesville and Brinkley Railroad Company, for the purpose of constructing and operating a railroad from Batesville to Brinkley, Ark.

On Januthe corporate name was changed to White & Black River Valley Railway. 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) gauge untilto Batesville and Brinkley Railroad: Crescent Tramway: Utah: 2 ft 6 in ( mm) gauge Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway: Colorado, Utah, New Mexico: Utah portion standard gauged Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad: Colorado: Still operating: Eagles Mere Railroad.

and reorganized as the Arkansas Midland Railroad the following year.2 The second major narrow-gauge railroad in Arkansas was the Hot Springs Railroad, the pride of a Chicago cap-1Howard Fleming, Narrow Gauge Railways in America, originally pub-lished, New York, Reprint edition, ed.

by Grahame Hardy and Paul. An act to approve and ratify the construction by the Vicksburg, Shreveport and Pacific Railroad Company of the bridge over the Red River at Shreveport, Louisiana, and the bridge over the Ouachita River at Monroe, Louisiana, and to authorize said railroad company to maintain said bridges over said water-ways.

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CHAP. An act to authorize the Batesville and Brinkley Railroad to build a bridge across the Black River in Arkansas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Batesriea-ndBrink- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Batesville. The Batesville & Brinkley Railroad commences at Brinkley, and runs in a northerly direction to Newport, its length of line here being about eight miles.

The Arkansas Midland Railroad commences at Clarendon and traverses the county a distance of seventeen or eighteen miles in the direction of Helena, its eastern terminus. Thanks for a great. "The cost of constructing the Batesville and Brinkley Railroad from Brinkley to Newport, a distance of sixty miles, has been $, Its rate of transportation before the act of was five cents per mile.

Its length is sixty miles. The Arkansas and Louisiana Railroad is twenty-five miles long, and its cost is $,". Beebe: Originally built by the Missouri Pacific Railroad, used as a business.

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Blue Mountain: Originally built by the Rock Island Railroad, abandoned. Brinkley: The Union Station here built by Rock Island, St. Louis Southwestern Railway, and MP is now restored and home of the Central Delta Depot Museum.

Also, the Rock Island freightFile Size: 20KB. Batesville did a large part in filling the demand. Investors and miners came to Batesville in an unbroken stream.

Great progress has been made in the opening up and operation of mines. Railroads: The Batesville branch of the St. L., I. & S. Railroad was completed to Batesville in and extended to Cushman in The Batesville and Brinkley Railroad was established in to carry cotton and lumber to market.

The railroad ran through Tupelo, Weldon, and Auvergne on the way to Newport. The name of the railroad was changed to the White and Black River Valley Railway; it then became part of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

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COTTON PLANT. A post village on the Batesville and Brinkley Railroad in Woodruff County, 76 miles northeast of Little Rock and 30 miles south of Augusta, the county seat.

Settled init contains a steam grist mill and a cotton gin, and ships cotton. Population, Mail, daily. W.

T. Echols, postmaster.Weldon was originally a station on the Batesville & Brinkley Railroad, a narrow-gauge line which operated between Brinkley and Newport, Arkansas.

The railroad eventually became part of the Rock Island Railroad and was abandoned in The Weldon Rock Island depot survived another 50 years after the railroad's demise, and on J was County: Jackson.Located about eighteen miles south of Newport (Jackson County), the town was at one time a station on the narrow gauge Batesville and Brinkley Railroad (B&B).

The railroad allowed local crops, especially cotton and timber, to be shipped to market. Micajah B. McCoy came to the area from South Carolina in the early s.