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Does anyone have a complete listing of every division (ie, Asheville Division, W-S division, etc) that the SR operated. Even better, does anyone know what divisions were merged into each other to form larger divisions, and the years such conversions took place? Geez, I don't ask for much!!
-- Matt Bumgarner (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 13, 1999
Prior to the merger of the Southern with the N&W, the Southern had the following divisions: Alabama, Appalachian, Coastal, Crescent, Carolina, Eastern, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennesee, Western.
-- JD "Tuch" Santucci (email@example.com), March 12, 1999.
He forgot Piedmont division but things have changed since of last week and they have renamed them in the M&W dept.They expanded them and I can get you a list of the new names if you want. Wayne sen. date 12-26-72 and counting ...lol
-- frecrick wayne eason (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 10, 2001.
Since the SR/NW merger, the Kentucky and Tennessee Division's have merged to become the Central Division in 2001.
-- cnotpMP93.5 (email@example.com), December 18, 2003.
In the mid 1950's Eastern Lines-Divisions-Washington, Danville, Richmond, Charlotte, Winston Salem, Columbis, Charleston. Central Lines-Divisions-Knoxville, Asheville, Memphis, Atlanta, GS&F. Western Lines-Divisions-CNO&TP, St Louis-Louisville, AGS, Birmingham, Mobile, NO&NE. 18 in all
-- J-66 (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 18, 2003.