Alabama Warrior Railway

Alabama Warrior Railway

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Alabama Warrior Railway is a terminal railroad as reported by the AAR. The ABWR is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama within the confines of the Walter Industries/Sloss facility and is owned and operated by the Watco Companies of Pittsburg, Kansas. The railroad operates approximately 12 miles of railroad in and around Birmingham, Alabama. It began operations on August 7, 2009 after taking over operations of the Jefferson Warrior Railroad. The railroad was originally founded 1895 as the Marylee Railroad from a combination of coal mining railroads dating back to the 1870s. In 1924 it became part of Sloss-Sheffied Steel and Iron and later merged into the U.S. Pipe and Foundry Company in 1952. The railroad was later purchased by Jim Walter Resources in 1969 and renamed Jefferson Warrior Railroad in 1985. The ABWR connects with CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern, and BNSF Railway all at Birmingham, Alabama.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135688944
  • 9786135688948