Minden Railroad & Compress Co. 1882-1898

Arkansas Louisiana & Southern Ry 1897-1900


Standard Gauge

Headquarters: Minden, La.

Years of Operation: 1882-1900

Predecessor Roads: none

Successor Roads: Louisiana & Arkansas Ry

Miles Operated: 

Locomotives Owned: 




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HISTORY by Tony Howe:

The Minden Railroad & Compress Co was incorporated Aug 22, 1882 and built a railroad from Minden, La. to Sibley, La., a distance of 5.25 miles. The name was changed to the Arkansas Louisiana & Southern Railway on July 9, 1898. The railroad was extended from Minden to Cotton Valley, La., 17.35 miles, in 1898. The railroad was then sold to the Louisiana & Arkansas Railroad on June 14, 1900.




















ROSTER by Gil Hoffman:







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