Little Arkansas, AR

Service Date: March 1901

Station Number 115

No Depot

Little Arkansas was a small community near the top of the 1.75% grade between Alpena and Batavia. At one time there was a short spur track there but it was removed. Little Arkansas was listed as a flag stop in the 1945 timetable.

M&A double-headed freight approaching Little Arkansas in mid-1941. Photo was apparently taken from the old Highway 62 overpass just north of Little Arkansas. The train is moving slowly and both engines are working hard on the 1.75% grade up the hill.