New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern

5' Gauge

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Years of Operation: 1858-1874

Predecessor Roads: none

Successor Roads: New Orleans, St. Louis & Chicago

Miles Operated: 206

Route: New Orleans, LA to Canton, MS

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The New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern was chartered on April 22, 1852, and completed from New Orleans to Canton in 1858.  The NOJ&GN merged in 1874 with the Mississippi Central Ry. to form the New Orleans, St. Louis & Chicago.  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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