New Orleans, St. Louis & Chicago 

5' Gauge


Years of Operation: 1874-1877

Predecessor Roads

                     New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern

                     Mississippi Central Ry

Successor Roads: Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans

Miles Operated: 

Route: New Orleans, LA to Jackson, TN

Locomotives Owned: 




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The New Orleans, St. Louis & Chicago Railroad was created by merger in 1874 of the New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern and the Mississippi Central Ry.  The railroad was split in May, 1877 into the New Orleans, Jackson & Northern and the Central Mississippi, which then merged in November, 1877 to form the Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans Railroad.  
























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