Memphis & Little Rock

Arkansas' only operating railroad entered the war with a major gap between its two sections. The road was intended to feed Arkansas produce to the Memphis & Charleston Railroad at Memphis. The road was chartered in 1853. The Eastern Division was completed in 1859. Construction on the Western Division began in 1860 and was completed in 1862. 
Black's Number 87 (map)
Track 48 miles and 38 miles of 5 foot 6 inch gauge of unknown type and weight in two separated segments
Locomotives Unknown, but at least 4; 5 named
Cars Unknown
Stations 9
Officers 1861
Tredegar Purchases All
Significant Documents
NP, MAP 1-2-61
NP, MAP 1-3-61
NP, MAP 1-3A-61
NP, MB 1-4-61
NP, ARG 1-5-61
NP, MA 1-19-61
NP, MAP 1-19-61
NP, MAP 1-19A-61
NP, MDA 1-19-61
NP, ARG 3-23-61
NP, MA 6-1-61
NP, CCT 7-6-61
NP, MAP 7-9-61
NP, MA 8-1-61
UNC, RR 8-31-61
NA, M&LR 9-1-61
NP, MAP 9-4-61
NP, NOTP 10-3-61
NP, MAP 10-4-61
NP, RD 10-8-61
NP, MAP 10-11-61
NP, ARG 12-14-61
NP, MA 1-1B-62
NP, NOTP 1-4B-62
NP, NOTP 1-18-62
NP, WT 1-15-62
NP, M 1-27-62
NP, MAP 2-5-62
NP, ARG 2-8-62
NP, DH 2-12-62
NP, CJ 2-15-62
NP, WT 2-15A-62
NP, WT 3-5-62
OR Series 4, Vol. 1, Page 1033
NP, ARG 4-3-62
NA, M&LR 9-27-62
NA, M&LR 9-29-62
NP, RD 1-17-63
NA, QMR 1-5-64
NP, RD 4-22-64
OR Series 3, Vol. 5,  Page 974

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