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


Abandoned NC&STL Railway
Route Between Memphis, Jackson & Bruceton
and Perryville Branch

Lexington Station (Midland City) - Milepost 118.9
(Milepost 0.0 on Perryville Branch)

The History of Tennessee Midland Railroad & NC&STL Railway at the "The Development of Early Roads and Basic Occupations" by Yesterday's Tennessee

On February 23, 1935, there was a collision between a passenger train and a mixed train located 146 feet in northeast of Lexington Depot (approx. milepost 118.9), which resulted in injury of five passengers, one conductor, one fireman and one porter. See detail at U.S. Department Of Transportation, Investigations Of Railroad Accidents 1911 - 1993.

1902 Map of Tennessee, Western Part showing on the Perryville Branch.

Map of NC&STL Railway (former Tennessee Midland Railroad Company) on the
Perryville Branch (Published by Tennessee Official Highway Map, January 1, 1998)

See track realignment in Wards (north of Lexington).

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1913 NC&STL track diagram (updated circa 1930's). See legend for the abbreviations and symbols.

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Topo map of Lexington on July 1, 1985 by TerraServer-USA.

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