Shubuta, Mississippi

Clarke County

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  11-8-1865

Post office: Shoobota- 12-18-1849 to ca 1856

                    Shubuta- ca 1856 to present

Railroads: M&O- GM&O- ICG- Midsouth- Meridian Southern

 

                  

Next Town North- Sumrall's Switch

 

M&O Milepost 96.49

(from Mobile, Ala.)

 

Next Town South- Hiwannee

1914 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

Shubuta Depot and water tank.

 

Shubuta water tower in 1916

Track side of Shubuta depot in 1916

 

Back of Shubuta depot in 1916

M&O depot at Shubuta, MS about 1906. 

The depot at Shubuta was moved across the tracks and north a block by the time of this September 1990 photo. 

The depot shows signs of neglect by this 1994 photo. Unfortunately, it burned a few years later. 

June 23, 1973 

June 23, 1973.

The bulletin board still showed the Gulf Coast Rebel in this 1973 photo, even though the train was discontinued in October 1958. 

1916 ICC Valuation Map                   click for larger version                  Tony Howe Collection

1916 ICC Valuation Map                   click for larger version                  Tony Howe Collection

1916 ICC Valuation Map                   click for larger version                  Tony Howe Collection

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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