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Jonesboro, Lake City & Eastern Railroad

jlce_state The Jonesboro, Lake City & Eastern Railroad was a timber shortline serving two counties in the northeast corner of Arkansas. Completed at the turn of the century, the line served numerous sawmills until it was purchased by the St. Louis - San Francisco (Frisco) in 1924. Trackage survived as a Frisco branch into the 1970s.

Motive Power

Jonesboro, Lake City & Eastern #41

  • builder:Baldwin Locomotive Works
  • arrangement:2-8-0 Consolidation
  • built:Dec 1920, Baldwin #54265
  • fuel:coal/water
  • notes:
  • blt Jonesboro, Lake City & Eastern #41
    later St Louis - San Francisco #76
    later Mississippian #76
  • See more roster shots of Jonesboro, Lake City & Eastern #41 on our Mississippian shortline page

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    This page was updated on 2016-04-16