New Orleans, Mobile & Chicago 

Standard Gauge

Headquarters: Mobile, AL

Years of Operation: 1909-1917

Predecessor RoadsMobile, Jackson & Kansas City

                                  Gulf & Chicago

Successor Roads: Gulf, Mobile & Northern

Miles Operated: 402.90

Locomotives Owned: 


June 30, 1914- 58 locomotives, 17 passenger, 3 combines, 6 baggage mail & express, 931 box, 252 coal, 567 flats, 6 stocks, 138 service



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The New Orleans, Mobile & Chicago Railroad was formed on December 1, 1909, by the merger of the Gulf & Chicago and Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City.  The NOM&C was controlled jointly by the Frisco and L&N. On January 1, 1917, the New Orleans, Mobile & Chicago was reorganized as the Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad.


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NOM&C 4-4-0 No. 36 with a northbound passenger train at Louisville, MS in 1909.

A group of locals gather for their picture at the Decatur, MS depot in February of 1913.

NOM&C bought caboose 14 from Georgia Car & Locomotive in Atlanta. It lasted well into the GM&O-era in regular service.

4-4-0 36 with a passenger train. Lettering on the cab says "Panama Route."

















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