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I live in Elm Springs, and a portion of my property on Elm Springs Rd. contains a cut from this railroad. I wondered if it would be worth mentioning that the cut is visible from Elm Springs Rd.? I've been told the Elm Springs depot was across the street from my property. Also, I have found with my metal detector two railroad spikes and various other pieces of iron and chain that must have come from the rail line.
Kevin Thornton
Elm Springs, AR