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RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 502 Meridian & Bigbee EMD GP38 at Meridian, Mississippi by Ben Chapman

Net Photo: MB 502 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by Ben Chapman

The Meridian & Bigbee Railroad

The Meridian & Bigbee Railroad is a historic shortline serving Mississippi and Alabama dating to Today, it is owned by Genesee & Wyoming.

RailPictures.Net Photo: ETRY 7735 East Tennessee Railway EMD GP10 at Meridian, Mississippi by Andy Tucker

Net Photo: ETRY 7735 East Tennessee Railway EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by Andy Tucker

Until 2005 James River maintained its ownership of the M&B at which point the road was sold to the Genesee & Wyoming family of shortlines.   Just prior to this the railroad acquired the former L&N line between Myrtlewood to Selma, Alabama and later the ex-Western Railway of Alabama/West Point Route section from there to Montgomery. In all, these additions added more than 90 miles of additional trackage and the company now boasts a system of 145 miles. The G&W takeover also saw the railroad…

The Meridian & Bigbee Railroad is a historic shortline serving Mississippi and Alabama dating to Today, it is owned by Genesee & Wyoming.

RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 103 Meridian & Bigbee EMD GP7 at Meridian, Mississippi by Sid Vaught

Net Photo: MB 103 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 4999 Meridian & Bigbee EMD GP38AC at Meridian, Mississippi by M.O. Walker

Net Photo: MB 4999 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by M.

RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 1208 Meridian & Bigbee EMD SW1200 at Meridian, Mississippi by John Higginson

Net Photo: MB 1208 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by John Higginson

RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 506 Meridian & Bigbee EMD GP38 at Meridian, Mississippi by Andrew Blaszczyk (2)

Net Photo: MB 506 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by Andrew Blaszczyk

RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 102 Meridian & Bigbee EMD GP7 at Meridian, Mississippi by Joe Blackwell

Net Photo: MB 102 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by Joe Blackwell

The Meridian & Bigbee Railroad (reporting marks, MNBR) is a historic shortline that was built to serve the town of Meridian located in east-central Mississippi. The company's origins can be traced back to the very early 20th century and it did not complete its original main line until the mid-1930s. Additionally, until the early 1950s the system was known by a different name. The M&B has, for most its existence, relied on wood-based products although with so many interchanges with Class I…

The Meridian & Bigbee Railroad is a historic shortline serving Mississippi and Alabama dating to Today, it is owned by Genesee & Wyoming.

RailPictures.Net Photo: ETRY 7735 East Tennessee Railway EMD GP10 at Meridian, Mississippi by Jeff Van Cleve

High quality photograph of East Tennessee Railway EMD # ETRY 7735 at Meridian, Mississippi, USA.

Display train downtown   Description:  Meridian Railroad Museum's Southern Caboose #X397 with two covered hoppers from Mississippi Railcar and Meridian & Bigbee SW1200 #1208 on the city track after the 2010 RailFest.   Photo Date:  11/8/2010  Location:  Meridian, MS   Author:  Mick Nussbaum  Categories:  Roster  Locomotives:  MB 1208(SW1200)

Display train downtown Meridian Railroad Museum's Southern Caboose with two covered hoppers from Mississippi Railcar and Meridian & Bigbee on the city track after the 2010 RailFest.

RailPictures.Net Photo: MB 102 Meridian & Bigbee EMD GP7 at Meridian, Mississippi by Sid Vaught

Net Photo: MB 102 Meridian & Bigbee EMD at Meridian, Mississippi by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: BAYL 507 Bay Line Railroad EMD GP38 at Meridian, Mississippi by Jordan Hood

RailPictures.Net Photo: BAYL 507 Bay Line Railroad EMD GP38 at Meridian, Mississippi by Jordan Hood

Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific.  1909-present. A Canadian National Railroad. Merged into  Wisconsin Central Ltd. (CN) in 2011.

A Canadian National Railroad. Merged into Wisconsin Central Ltd. (CN) in

Erie & Lackawanna Railroad   1960 - 1976.    1960 merger of the Erie Railroad and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad.  Merged into Conrail  in  1976 .

Erie & Lackawanna Railroad 1960 - 1960 merger of the Erie Railroad and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Merged into Conrail in 1976 .