Wayside, Mississippi

Washington County

Population:   25 in 1910 per Dun

Town incorporated:  no

Post office:  2-5-1886 to present

Railroads:  Y&MV


Next Town North- Swiftwater


Milepost 161.0

(from Memphis, TN via Coahoma)


Next Town South- Avon


soil survey map

1933 USGS topo map

1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb


HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Wayside was the junction with Paepcke-Leicht Lumber Co., later Chicago Mill & Lumber Co.'s logging railroad running east for several miles.   










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Galloway & Worthington- general store 1910

Nina C. Mann- general store 1910

Memphis Shingle Co.- manufacturers 1910






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