Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Forrest County


Town incorporated:  

Post office: 10-22-1940 to 8-31-1946

Railroads: G&SI- IC- Midsouth- KCS


Next Town North- Ralston


G&SI Milepost 59.91

(from Gulfport)


Next Town South- McLaurin


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


WWI view of railroad yard at Camp Shelby


Mississippi Central station at Camp Shelby during WWI. 


Mississippi Central station at Camp Shelby ca1918.


Another nice view of the rail yard at Camp Shelby about 1917-1919. 








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