West Feliciana

The road was chartered in 1831; construction began in 1834 and was completed in 1842.  The road connected the Mississippi River port of Bayou Sara, Louisiana to Woodville, Mississippi, a hub of cotton production. At the time of the War, its foremost backer was Edward McGehee.
Black's Number 95 (map) (map)
Track 28 miles of 4 foot 8 inch gauge entirely of strap iron of unknown weight
Locomotives 5; 5 names
Cars At least 16
Stations 6
Officers 2 Pre-war
Tredegar Purchases All
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