Creator

Date Original

1860

Description

This collection contains Trustees Certificate Number 1 issued by the Cairo and Fulton Railroad on January 10, 1860.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Cairo and Fulton Railroad was chartered by the State of Arkansas on February 9, 1853, to build a railroad line from the Arkansas-Missouri state line across Arkansas to Texas. Over a period of more than 100 years, the Cairo and Fulton merged first into the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern, then into the Missouri Pacific, and finally into today’s Union Pacific.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.060.010

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Cairo and Fulton Railroad land certificate, SMC.060.010

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Cairo and Fulton Railroad land certificate, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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