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Caddo and Choctaw Railroad
The Caddo and Choctaw Railroad Company (C&C) was s a single-track, standard-gauge steam railroad located in the western part of Arkansas. The owned mileage extended westerly from Rosboro, Arkansas, to Cooper Junction, a distance of 13.066 miles. The C&C also owned yard and side tracks totaling 0.962 mile, for a total of 14.018 miles of all tracks owned.
The property owned and operated by the C&C was constructed by company forces and small independent contractors, during the period from 1908 to 1911, as follows:
To June 30, 1908 2.00 mi
July 1, 1908, to June 30, 1909 6.00 mi
July 1, 1909, to June 30, 1910 4.00 mi
July 1, 1910, to June 30, 1911 1.75 mi
Total constructed 13.75 mi
Less track near Cooper, removed during 1914 0.69 mi
Total 13.06 miles.
Abandonment was granted from MP 1 to MP 14 on July 30, 1923, and abandonment from MP 0 to MP 1 was authorized on October 21, 1924.
The C&C owned two steam locomotives and 44 freight cars.
Caddo and Choctaw 2-6-2 No. 7.
Caddo and Choctaw geared Shay steam locomotive No. 11.
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