Southern Railroad Logo

Southern Railroad Logo (HM1Y9P)

Location: Picayune, MS 39466 Pearl River County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 31.457', W 89° 40.822'

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The Logo symbolizes the Southern Railroad which took over the rail system from New Orleans and Northeastern Railroads on or about 1915. The Logo was initially placed in Picayune in 1917 where it remained until it was damaged by construction in 2008. The salvaged pieces were reassembled in 2012 by an Eagle Scout project. The Logo was then placed at the Intermodal Tourism Center by the City of Picayune. The Logo now serves as a tribute to the citizens who built, maintained and operated the ribbons of steel known as the "Queen and Crescent Route" connecting Picayune and the world since 1883.
HM NumberHM1Y9P
Placed ByPicayune Main Street
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 242808 N 3379939
Decimal Degrees30.52428333, -89.68036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 31.457', W 89° 40.822'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 31' 27.42" N, 89° 40' 49.32" W
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Area Code(s)601, 228, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 US-11, Picayune MS 39466, US
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