New Albany, Mississippi

Union County

Population: 1033 in 1900

                    2032 in 1910

                    2531 in 1920

                    3187 in 1930

                    3602 in 1940

Town incorporated:  3-4-1850

Post office: Aug 9, 1841 to present

Railroads: G&SI- G&C- MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

                  KCM&B - SLSF- BN- BNSF

GM&N Next Town North- Gale

SLSF Next Town Northwest- Peck

 

MJ&KC Milepost 323.4 in 1905

GM&N Milepost 325.6 in 1924

(from Mobile)

SLSF Milepost 562.3

(from Springfield, MO)

 

GM&N Next Town South- Mitchell

SLSF Next Town Southeast- Wallerville

 

1912 soil survey map

1949 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

Wreck in downtown New Albany April 19, 1950.

 

Frisco passenger station in New Albany, MS on July 26, 1964.

GM&O depot in New Albany at the Frisco crossing on July 26, 1964.

 

GM&O section house near Relay Yard in 2010. It is located on the corner of Camp Ave. and Gulf St. 

GM&O tracks removed south of New Albany. 

GM&O section house 

Frisco 4134 on a freight at New Albany, Miss. 

Former GM&O depot in January 1979.

Looking south from GM&O station at New Albany in January 1979. Frisco crossing in foreground. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Allen & Johnson, grocery 1900

J. J. Anderson- general store 1875-76

J. L. Anderson, grocery 1900

J. T. Armour, blacksmith 1900

Baker & Co., cotton buyers 1900

Bank of New Albany, 1900

Jacob Barden- grocery 1874-75-76

J. T. Beam, grocery 1900

T. L. Beard- grocery 1874-75-76

J. L. Bevill, grocery 1900

Bevill & Hitt, general store 1900

H. E. Blakeslee, publisher & electric lights 1900

H. E. Blakeslee & Co., dry goods 1900

N. Brown- blacksmith 1874-75

J. W. Cantrell, grocery 1900

J. A. Collins, meats 1900

A. T. Crain, blacksmith 1900

Dickson & Reeves- general store 1874-75

Mrs. C. R. Dickson, hotel 1900

V. B. Dickson & Co.- general store 1876

Dickson & Reaves- general store 1876

Douglass & Dansby- drugs 1874

Tom Doxey, general store 1900

C. M. Elder, seed feed & coal 1900

Mrs. C. C. Fish, grocery, meats & butter 1900

N. Fitzpatrick & Co., general store 1900

S. M. Frierson- editor 1874

Furr & Bratton, livery 1900

A. L. Gladney, tin & stoves 1900

Goolsby & Co., sawmill 1900

D. H. Hall, general store 1900

Hall & Parker, general store 1900

P. K. Harris, physician 1873

J. H. Hearn- printer 1875

R. B. Henderson & Co., drugs 1900

Miss Mattie Hill, millinery 1900

R. I. Hill- general store 1874-75-76

G. W. Johnson (4 mi S), grist mill 1900

B. T. Ketchens, general store 1900

John R. King, general store & meats 1900

King Wade & Co., sawmill 1900

Langston & Wiley- liquors 1874-75-76

W. N. McAllister, jeweler 1900

Thos. T. McAllister, blacksmith 1900

W. A. McGill, bottling, ice 1900

Marshall & Davis, grocery 1900

G. W. Martin- mills 1875-76

Geo. S. Mitchell (6 miles from)- general store 1874-75-76

Murray & Rogers- drugs 1875-76

S. L. Neely- grocery 1874-75-76

J. Nelson, grocery & blacksmith 1900

New Albany Compress Co. 1900

Owen & Dansby- dry goods 1875-76

E. M. Owen & Bro., general store 1900

Parks & Swain, general store 1900

Potts & Sanford, drugs 1900

Ratcliff & Owen- dry goods 1874

J. J. Ridd, grocery 1900

Robbins & Swain, hardware 1900

Robinson & Anderson- general store 1874

Mrs. Ada V. Rogers, hotel 1900

Miss Daisy Rogers, general store 1900

Mrs. M. E. Smallwood, general store 1900

R. H. Thompson, general store 1900

Mrs. N. J. Treadway, grocery 1900

G. P. Whiteside, jewelry 1900

W. A. Whittington, general store 1900

Wiley & Bro., general store 1873

Jas. H. Williamson, saddler 1873-74-75-76

Ada Wynn, millinery 1900

 

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