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Western Rail Road Co. of Alabama Pass, 1874

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Western Rail Road Co. of Alabama Pass, 1874
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Pass No. 206, issued for 1874 to N.H. Hotchkiss, trav. agent for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. Signed by Chas. O. Ball, superintendent. Black print, red underprint. Soiling to front of pass, reverse mostly covered by paper residue. Created as the Western Railroad of Alabama by the owners of the Montgomery & West Point Railroad (M&WP) in 1860. It was built to further the M&WP's development West from Montgomery, Alabama to Selma, Alabama. When the line was constructed in 1870, the M&WP was merged into the WRA, creating a line from Selma to West Point, Georgia. It served Auburn, Alabama and connected in Opelika, Alabama to the Central of Georgia line from Columbus, Georgia to Birmingham, Alabama. (Potter Collection) Date: Location: Montgomery , Alabama HWAC# 60305