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From: "Michael W. Condardo" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Smith article in Historian
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 12:34:50 -0800
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Harold, Was wondering if you might answer a question for me... Would you
happen to know if the "Iron Mountain" part of the railroad name, fefers to
Iron Mt. in Dent Co. MO? Or is there a Iron Mountain in northern AR?? I
have a family tradition that says James White was killed in a mine accident
at Iron Mountain. Found the one by or in Dent Co. MO. There is even
historical reference to mine accidents in the time frame 1870s. Just
grasping at straws. thanks Mike C.
At 12:42 PM 11/11/00 -0500, you wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: Harold Blevins <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 4:23 PM
>Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Smith article in Historian
> > Joan, Lynette and Jim
> >
> > The Iron Mountain article is in the same issue, it runs 10 pages.
> > It gives the history of the railroad in Izard County, it was first called
> > St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern, Then they built a branch
> > line from St. Louis to Pacific, Missouri and changed the name to
> > Missouri-Pacific. When I was growing up, on a day when the wind
> > was just right we could hear the train whistles at Guion.
> >
> > If you want a copy of the articles, just let me know and send me your
> > address. If you don't want to publish your address online, just let me
> > know by private e-mail............................Harold B.
>Hi Harold,
> We would love a copy of the RR article. Robi's grandfather Ralph Henry
>Robison, worked on that line, but we are not sure of the dates. He married
>Eliza Dawson in 1899, and moved to Mer Rouge MO, and he was working on the
>line then. They had a child that died while they lived there, and they had
>the body shipped to AR, Cushman I think. We are not sure where the child is
>burried, but perhaps in the Conyers Cemetery or at the old Primitive Baptist
>church along the road to Sidney across the bayou. We would to have a copy of
>the article. Just let us know what we owe you. Thanks for your trouble.
>Richard and Joan Robison
>712 Wayne St.
>North Manchester, IN
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