Gulf, Mobile, and Northern Railroad
|Gulf, Mobile, and Northern Railroad|
|Locale||Southern United States|
|Dates of operation||1917–1940|
|Predecessor||New Orleans, Mobile, and Chicago Railroad|
|Successor||Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
|Length||827 miles (1,331 km) in 1940|
The Gulf, Mobile, and Northern Railroad (reporting mark GMN) was a railroad in the Southern United States. The first World War had forced government operation upon the company; and in 1919, when it became once more a free agent, it chose Ike Tigrett to charter its new course. On September 13, 1940, it was merged with the Mobile and Ohio Railroad to form the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad.
At the end of 1925 GM&N operated 466 miles of road and 574 miles of track; that year it reported 419 million ton-miles of revenue freight and 12 million passenger-miles.
- Rebel, lightweight streamline trains, built for the GM&N, by ACF
- List of defunct Alabama railroads
- List of defunct Kentucky railroads
- List of defunct Louisiana railroads
- List of defunct Mississippi railroads
- List of defunct Tennessee railroads
- Drury, George H. (1985). The Historical Guide to North American Railroads. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing Company. pp. 149–151. ISBN 0-89024-072-8. LCCN 85080107.
- Timeline and 1938 system map of the GM&N
- Brief history, maps, and photographs of GM&N trains and depots
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