- Bill Passed to Incorporate the Mississippi Central and Tennessee Railroad Company
November 14, 1855 DAVIDSON, Tennessee Economy, Migration/Transportation
During 1855 there was a strong movement to expand the railroads in the southern states. Although railroads were well established in the far southeastern states, there was still a need and desire to expand into the west and into the midwestern states. During the 1850's there was a particular expansion of railroads in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Railroads were also built more upon the north-south...