The Trade Bulletin (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 20, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 28, 1906 Page: 10 of 20
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the trade bulletin.
d ait roads and
cT^Y mTERURBAN AND INTERSTATE
C * ... would OKLAHOMA CE
a new interurban project.
An interesting project, reeently^^
nonnced is the Newkirk, Tonkawa ^
Southern Electric railway, by which
it is proposed to establish int
ban communication between
homa City, Guthrie and points fuit
pr north The road will commence at
Newkirk and p a through the coil.-
ties of Kay, Noble, Logan and Okla
homa From Newkirk the line will ru
west to Peckham .southwest to Black-
well south to Tonkawa, then south-
' J Hillings southwest again to
Perry °hence to Guthrie and through
Edmond to Oklahoma City. Other ex
tendons of the line are Panned to
tbe„. f jj c.^ *•>« g* «re
He dU°of way Sua gi«i g a larger
choice of markets and affording a
ter opportunity for getting the best
price, for their products
wnnlH also undoubtedly dg usea
SLVthe people closer together, and
T it easier for farmers and coun-
e inil to visit the towns that are
S 'most enterprising, that offer the
best inducements for people to js
extent oy Qmithern has
Newkirk, Tonkawa and Soutnern
a capital stock o WJ* The£
rectors are. ft .. ■ ma'a s. smith
, V r Wa field. Among the direc-
be the success it deserves.
A new Oklahoma railroad Pr°P°sl'
tion that was recently Incorporated *
the Pueblo, Oklahoma and New 0
leans Railway, capitalized at $3 500,
000. The proposed road wou
about 1,050 miles long and would
traverse the following countries in Ok-
lahoma Pottawatomie, Cleveland, Ok-
lahoma, Canadian, kingfisher Blaine,
Dewev Woods, Woodward and Beaver
Tim building of this road -1^
great section of country in direct com
munication with the gulf ports. This
country lies to the northwest of Ok-
lahoma City and is naturally tributary
to it but at present shipments have
to go up into Kansas and back again
via M K. & T., Santa Fe or Rock
Island "if they want to reach the south-
XTmiSets and ports. It U « «> f
that the cost of the road will be
000,000. R. A. Woolridge, W. C.
Burke, G. H. Dodson W K- Sny^er
and J. E. Carson, all of Okianom;
City, are the incorporators.
A mortgage on the M., K & T^ R>'-
wis recently filed in St. Louis ior
$20,000,000. It is for the P^'p°®e ^
(lisnosing of outstanding notes to the
amount of $4,000,000 and for proposed
another north and south
Rumors of a road to be constructed
from Topeka, Kans., to Honey Grove
Texas have been again revived. It
is claimed that arrangements are be-
ing made for survey, " is not known
or at least not announced who is bac
of the proposition, but it is intimated
that it is Santa Fe interests. The
proposed route would run through the
Osage oil fields to Muskogee then
south, crossing the Ft. Smith & es^
ern at about Featherstone I. T., and
the Rock Island at Hartshorne, • ■
prom there It would extend on down
between the M„ K. & T. andline
Frisco Towns along the proposa
way that can put up with another rail-
road should begin to get busy.
OKLAHOMA central progress.
The Oklahoma Central people are
making steady a"dst,^'d that trains
routfia roughly indicated
by the following towns touched Le-
ss ouf 3et5rgShbe It \s claimed
that the Oklahoma Central has ma e
more rapid progress than any of the
lines being constructed in the. ne
state A year ago it was a PaP®*.
road but in that short time President
Dorset Carter and his> as*loc ates, not-
withstands m ' f "'Snt ad-
vanced .tale. The r„,d runs through
Sme ot the moat fertile farm country
in Oklahoma and taps some of the
most thriving and Promls ng^ towns
It cannot be doubted but what.1n
road will do a very ptoWabU
when completed. president
has announced that the roa
extended from Lehigh to Paris, Texas,
and that grading on this branch will
be commenced in about 2 m
ARDMORE to lawton.
A franchise has been granted and
the oil field is being rapidly devel-
menced at once and the oil and pas
companies will use the same right of
wa yfor pipe lines. Bt Lou is (sapit.
la said to be Interested in the project.
a western oklahoma inter-
The Clinton, Cheyenne & Canadian
Interurban Railway Co. is the name of
a new company, recently organized a^
Cheyenne and incorporated
SS stock «< «'.« *
cers and directors are C. S. Gilkerson,
President; L. L. Collins, vice presi-
dent- R. V. Converse, secretary-treas-
t w Pate and W. T. Bowers,
alT^f Cheyenne6 The proposed road
will be built from Clinton, Custer
county to Cheyenne, Roger Mills
county and then to Canadian Texas.
A branch line will be constructed from
Cheyenne to Mangum. The projected
road will open up entirely new coun-
try not now reached by any steam or
electric Fine, and should it be success^
fully pushed to completion, will be of
great value to the farmers and mer-
chants of this section and also a profit-
able investment for the stockholders.
Plans are now on foot to make Mus-
kogee the center of a great interur-
ban electric system.
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Fowler, Ward M. The Trade Bulletin (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 20, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 28, 1906, newspaper, July 28, 1906; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127882/m1/10/: accessed January 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.