Vicksburg & Meridian

5' Gauge to standard gauge Oct 1885

Headquarters: Vicksburg, MS (Warren Co.)

Years of Operation: 1867-1889

Predecessor RoadsSouthern Railroad of Mississippi

Successor Roads: Alabama & Vicksburg

Miles Operated: 141.52

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Equipment

1879- 17 locomotives, 10 passenger cars, 2 smoking cars, 3 baggage, 58 box, 37 flats, 6 work cars

The Vicksburg & Meridian Railroad was the result of a reorganization on January 28, 1867, of the Southern Railroad of Mississippi. The V&M was reorganized in May 1889 as the Alabama & Vicksburg. 

 

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