Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad
|Locale||Midwestern United States|
|Dates of operation||1906–1946|
|Successor||Arkansas and Ozarks Railway|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8+1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
|Length||32,500 miles (52,300 km)|
The railroad was extended east, reaching Harrison, AR in 1901, and Leslie, AR in 1903. In addition, the railroad was extended north west to Neosho, MO in 1908. Joplin, MO was reached using trackage rights from Kansas City Southern Railway.
In August 1914, a steam locomotive owned by the KCS collided with a M&NA doodlebug, killing thirty-eight passengers and five crew members. In March 1918, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that the KCS and MN&A should share liability and pay their own costs.
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