Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway aka NC&StL, NC&Stl.L, ncstl,  

Abandoned NC&StL Railway

Route Between Memphis, Jackson & Bruceton
and Perryville Branch

Abandoned But Not Forgotten

August 30, 2007 marked the 50th anniversary of NC&StL's final takeover by the L&N.

A Brief History of Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway, Paducah and Memphis Division and
Nashville, Paducah & Memphis Division and
Early History of the Railroad line from Hollow Rock Junction (Bruceton) to Lexington

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South half of Paducah and Memphis Division & Perryville Branch Map

The stations & locations below are in order from Memphis going east.
Memphis to Cordova (see next map below)
Lenow, Eads, Hickory Withe, Oakland, Warren, Somerville, Laconia, Ina, Whiteville, Vildo,
Hatchie, Sturdivant Crossing, Mercer, Denmark, Neely, End Of Line, Burkitt, River Yard Siding,
Jackson, East Union Spur, Rose Hill, Ranger , Beech Bluff , Luray , Huron ,
Lexington, Timberlake, Wildersville, Yuma, Westport and Bruceton


From Lexington going east on the Perryville Branch.
Lexington, Warren's Bluff, Parsons and Perryville

Map of Central Memphis & Cordova Branch of the CSXT (ex-NC&STL main line)

The stations & locations below are in order from Memphis going east.
NC&STL West Yard, Memphis Union Station, KC Junction, Bellevue Yard, Lenox, Aulon, Alta, Berclair, Wilson Spur,
I-240 Expressway, Mullins, Clay, Cordova, National Fire Works Tracks, Washed Out Trestle, End Of Line and Leewood Yard
Lenow to Bruceton and Perryville Branch (see next map above)

Go to the list of Stations, Mileposts, Speeds & Items of Interest, Depot List, Perryville Branch, Timetables and
Bridges/Trestles webpages for the extra information on the former NC&STL main line.

This website was dedicated to my parents; for their Christmas 2005 gift because they told me many stories about NC.

These pages were made using generous contributions from my parents, George & Betty Fleet. The other contributors were John Arnold, Greg Aylor, Drew Baumann, Charles Blanton, Terry Coats, Mike Condren, Robbie Darnell, Kenton Dickerson, Mike Durff, David Ellenburg, James K. Enochs, Jr., Bill Folsom, Steve Forrest, Bob Garrison, Frank Greene, Jonathan Guy, Randy James, Steve Johnson, David Johnston, Mike Maple, Rick Paddock, Richard Parker, Bruce Pierce, Bill Strong, Neil Stutzman, Clifton Wilmsmeyr, Joseph Yarbrough, Somerville-Fayette County Library and other photographers whose identities remain unknown.

See my RR Picture website of many pictures of the steam locomotives,
locomotive engines, freight cars, cabooses, maintenance of way equipments and many more.


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