Central Southern

This road was chartered in 1853 and completed in about 1860. It connected Columbia, Tennessee to the Alabama line, connecting there to the Tennessee & Alabama Central Railroad.

On July 1, 1861, the Central Southern, Tennessee & Alabama, and Tennessee & Alabama Central Railroads renewed an annual agreement to operate as three financial entities under the name Nashville & Decatur Railroad.

Black's Number Part of 71 (map)
Track 46 miles of 5 foot gauge of unknown type and 57# weight
Locomotives Unknown; 5 names
Cars Unknown -- see link
Stations 10
Officers 1861
Tredegar Purchases All
Annual Reports
10-1-61 President
10-1-61 Superintendent
10-1-61 Engineer
Significant Documents
LVA, TRED 5-27A-61
NA, WD 3-2-62
NA, N&D 3-12-62
NA, ENG 2-11-63
OR Series 1, Vol. 30, Part 4, Page 713
OR Series 1, Vol. 32, Part 2, Page 647
NP, SR 6-25-64
NA, RRB 2-7E-65

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