Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific 

Standard Gauge

Headquarters

Years of Operation: 1879-1926

Predecessor RoadsNorth Louisiana & Texas

Successor Roads: Yazoo & Mississippi Valley

Miles Operated: 188.46

Route: Vicksburg, MS to Shreveport, LA

Locomotives Owned: 

 

 

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The Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific Railroad was incorporated on December 1, 1879, and was the result of a reorganization of the North Louisiana & Texas Railroad. The VS&P operated as part of the Queen & Crescent System. The VS&P was leased in June 1926 to the Illinois Central subsidiary Yazoo & Mississippi Valley.

VS&P No. 310 at Shreveport, La. in April 1922.

Builder's photo of 4-4-0 No. 311.

VS&P 360 at Monroe on December 1, 1925.

VS&P 2-8-2 No. 364.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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