Great River Railroad

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Great River Railroad
Great River Railroad Locomotives.jpg
GTR's two locomotives at the Port of Rosedale
Reporting mark GTR
Dates of operation 1981–2001
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 30 miles (48 km)
Headquarters Rosedale, Mississippi
Website http://www.portofrosedale.com


The Great River Railroad (reporting mark GTR) is a 30-mile-long (48 km) shortline railroad that runs from Rosedale to a connection with the Columbus and Greenville Railway in Greenville, Mississippi.

Formerly part of Illinois Central Gulf, the railroad segment was purchased by the Port of Rosedale in 1981. The line has been embargoed since 2001.

Motive Power[edit]

GTR has two switcher locomotives, both of them ex-US Army and stored at the Port of Rosedale

References[edit]

"Port of Rosedale Website". Retrieved 17 November 2011.