St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad

St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad (HM140I)

Location: Cuba, MO 65453 Crawford County
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N 38° 3.783', W 91° 24.234'

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In 1873 the St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad was completed from Cuba, forty-one miles south, to Salem at a cost of about $1,250,000. It was built to transport iron ore and lead from area mines to market, and later passenger service was added. In 1887, it was acquired by the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad Co. and operated as the Salem branch of the "Frisco" line. Although the branch never reached Little Rock, it operated for over 100 years aiding the economy and allowing people to travel from town to town.

July 2008
Sponsors: Anonymous Donor
Viva Cuba, Inc
Sculpture by : Glen & Curtis Tutterrow
HM NumberHM140I
Year Placed2008
Placed ByPlaque donated by Peoples Bank
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 640017 N 4214013
Decimal Degrees38.06305000, -91.40390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.783', W 91° 24.234'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 46.98" N, 91° 24' 14.04" W
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Area Code(s)573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-156 N Franklin St, Cuba MO 65453, US
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