Alabama and Florida Rail Road Company
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Alabama and Florida Rail Road Company

The Alabama legislature chartered the Alabama and Florida Rail Road Company in February 1850.[1] The Congress of the United States in legislative session authorized the grant of public lands to the company in May 1856.[2] The Alabama legislature consolidated the Mobile and Great Northern Railroad Company and the Alabama and Florida Railroad Company into the Mobile and Montgomery Railroad Company in 1868.[3]

Operation of some of the company's rail track line succeeded to The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company.

The company also operated at least some of the Pensacola Railroad.

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References

  1. ^ "Alabama legislative acts, November 1849 through February 1850". Internet Archive. Alabama Legislature. 1849. p. 173. Archived from the original on |archive-url= requires |archive-date= (help). Retrieved 2020. incorporated into a company by the name of the Alabama and Florida rail road company
  2. ^ "An Act granting Public Lands, in alternate Sections, to the States of Florida and Alabama, to aid in the Construction of certain Railroads in said States" (PDF). Library of Congress.
  3. ^ "Act of General Assembly of Alabama". p. 82.

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