The Gulf, Mobile and Ohio
By James H. Lemly

 

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                        INTRODUCTION            

 

 PART I.   THE FORMATIVE YEARS, 1920-30

I.                     The Gulf, Mobile and Northern in 1920

II.                   Employee Relations, 1920-30

III.                 Public Relations, 1920-30

IV.                 Development Program, 1920-30

V.                   Changes in Main Line and Branches, 1920-30

VI.                 Changes in Operating Conditions, 1920-30

VII.               Changes in Traffic 1920-1930

VIII.             Corporate and Financial Record, 1920-30

IX.                Other Railroads Interested in the Gulf, Mobile and Northern, 1920-30

 

 PART II.   EXPAND OR EXPIRE 1931-40

X.                  The Worst Depression Years, 1931-33

XI.                Renewed Efforts Toward Growth, 1934-38

XII.              Combining the Gulf, Mobile and Northern and the Mobile and Ohio into the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio, 1938-40

 

 PART III.   THE GULF, MOBILE AND OHIO

XIII.      The Gulf, Mobile and Ohio, 1940-44

XIV.       Negotiations to Buy the Alton Railroad 1945

XV.         Postwar Years, 1945-49

XVI.       The Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad of 1950-52

 

PART IV.   ANALYSIS OF THE GROWTH OF THE GULF, MOBILE AND NORTHERN - GULF, MOBILE AND OHIO RAILROAD

XVII.          Resume of the Growth of the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio System

XVIII.        The Importance of Consolidation in the Growth of the Gulf, Mobile, and Northern Gulf, Mobile and Ohio

XIX.            Major Factors in the Growth of the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio System

 

 PART V.   HISTORY OF PREDECESSOR LINES

XX.              Lines Acquired prior to 1930

XXI.            The New Orleans Great Northern Railroad Company 1905-33

XXII.          The Gulf, Mobile and Northern and its Predecessors 1871-1920

XXIII.        The Mobile and Ohio Railroad 1848-1940

XXIV.        The Alton Railroad 1847-1917

 

 

 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS OF RAILROADS

 

 BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Revised: September 13, 2004 .