Oklahoma City–Ada–Atoka Railway

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Oklahoma City – Ada – Atoka Railway
Overview
HeadquartersMuskogee, Oklahoma
LocaleOklahoma
Dates of operation1923–1964
SuccessorAtchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Technical
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

The Oklahoma City – Ada – Atoka Railway (OCAA) was formed from trackage from Oklahoma City to Atoka via Shawnee and Ada, Oklahoma, that was not included in the 1923 reorganization of the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad.

The OCAA was originally owned by interests associated with the Oklahoma Railway. However, it was sold to the Muskogee Company (which also controlled the Midland Valley Railroad and the Kansas, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway) in 1929, becoming one of the Muskogee Roads.[1] In 1964 the OCAA was sold to the Missouri Pacific Railroad's Texas and Pacific Railway, which briefly operated the property before selling it to the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway,[1] with which it merged on December 1, 1967.

In 1960 OCAA reported 20 million net ton-miles of revenue freight and no passengers on its 104 miles of road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Muskogee Company records, Part 1". The University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas Libraries. Retrieved February 29, 2020.