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Picayune in Pearl River County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tank Car CROX 2027

 
 
Tank Car CROX 2027 Marker image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2017
1. Tank Car CROX 2027 Marker
Inscription. Tank Car CROX 2027 was originally owned by Crosby Chemical Company, then sold to Arizona Chemical Company. When Arizona Chemical closed it was donated to the City of Picayune. The track on which it is located on is an original spur dating back to 1880. Collective CROX 2027 and the tracks on which it rest speaks of an era of Railroad Industry which provided a foundation for the growth of Picayune and is a tribute to its citizens whose hard work made the Industry a success.
 
Erected by Picayune Main Street.
 
Location. 30° 31.498′ N, 89° 40.83′ W. Marker is in Picayune, Mississippi, in Pearl River County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11 and Tate Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 11. Touch for map. Located at the Picayune Station grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Picayune MS 39466, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pearl River County - Area Confederate Companies (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Railroad Logo (within shouting distance of this marker); Picayune (approx. 0.2 miles away); The "Hancock Rebels" (approx. 4.3 miles away); John C. Stennis Space Center (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars
 
Tank Car CROX 2027 image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2017
2. Tank Car CROX 2027
Tank Car CROX 2027 and Marker image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2017
3. Tank Car CROX 2027 and Marker
Tank Car CROX 2027 Gratitude plaque image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2017
4. Tank Car CROX 2027 Gratitude plaque
“The City of Picayune owes a debt of gratitude to the following individuals who contributed to the refurbishment and relocation of the last remaining ‘Crosby Chemical Tank Car’ resulting in its placement at this location on July 18th 2012. • The city of Picayune Public Works Dept. • Smith Enterprises, Inc. • Pearl River Fabricators • Nicholson Wood Inc. • Glenn Crane and Rigging • Pearl River County Utility Authority •Thigpen Insurance Co. • Backroad Productions • . . . and Norman Howell”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2017.
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