Tagged: arkansas midland railroad

Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

by Luke Jones 4/29/2013 12:00 am

In 1993, Helena's slackwater harbor was completed and county officials promised it would attract manufacturing jobs to the crumbling, poverty-ridden Mississippi Delta region. But it's taken 20 years for that promise to ring true: Last year, the harbor welcomed its first-ever industrial client.

The Little Railroads That Could

by Luke Jones 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Short line railroads account for only about 3 percent of the country's total railroad-generated revenue. But Arkansas has stepped up to help keep its network of short lines stable.

Iconic Companies Exist Side-by-side With Innovators To Give Hot Springs Region Broad Base

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

Within the natural beauty of the triangle formed by the cities of Hot Springs, Malvern and Arkadelphia thrives a busy and diverse manufacturing economy.