Aberdeen, Mississippi

Monroe County

Population:  3434 in 1900

                    3708 in 1910

                    4071 in 1920

Town incorporated:  5-12-1837

Post office: 

Railroads: M&O- GM&O

                  CA&N- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- G&M-                 Midsouth- KCS

                  KCM&B- SLSF- BN- BNSF- AGR

                  

SLSF Next Town East- East Aberdeen

 

IC Milepost 105.46

(from Aberdeen Jct. (S. Durant)

M&O Milepost 

(from Muldon, Miss.)

SLSF Milepost 624.3

(from Springfield, MO)

 

M&O Next Town Southwest- Muldon

IC Next Town Southwest- Binford

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

IC 1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

IC 1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

IC 1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

IC 1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

IC 1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

IC 1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

Midsouth Rail Geeps parked at the former Illinois Central depot at Aberdeen about 1994. 

 

Mobile & Ohio depot at Aberdeen in 1916. 

Even though the M&O branch to Aberdeen was abandoned about 1940, amazingly the former M&O depot still existed in 1994. 

Another view of the Mobile & Ohio depot in 1916. 

M&O turntable near their depot in Aberdeen in 1916. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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