The Southern Way Issue No 16

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Louis to Texarkana, 184.67 miles, with its branches from Kirkwood Branch Junction to Carondelet, .39 miles, from Mineral Point to Potosi, 3.72 miles, from Allenville to Jackson, 16.31 miles, from Poplar Bluff to Bird's Point, 70.77 miles, from Neeleyville to Doniphan, 20.50 miles, from the Levee, St. Flagler died in West Palm Beach at age 83 in 1913. Gibbs solution was to use a wye, with short tail tracks, that could only handle a locomotive and two cars.

Pages: 100

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing (December 6, 2011)

ISBN: 1906419639

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