The Gregarious Railfan
Hoxie, AR  72433  (population, 2,678 (2016))                           

GPS:  N 36.05223, W 90.97370            Google map        

Scanner:   BNSF, 161.415 [87];  UP, 160.515 [27]

Railroads:   UP North Little Rock Div, Hoxie Sub; BNSF Springfield Div, Thayer Sub

Description:   Hoxie, is a small burg in Northeast Arkansas.  There is a junction in Hoxie with Union Pacificís Hoxie
Sub crossing the BNSFís Thayer Sub. It sees about 50 trains in 24 hours. Thatís enough to please any railfan. Hoxie
was an entry in the original TRAINS Hot Spots special issue.  The junction lies right next to SW Texas St. and is
easily accessible. There is not much else in Hoxie but a bit larger town is just a mile and a half to the north.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   50+

Nearby RR stuff:  1.5 miles north is the Walnut Ridge Amtrak Station next to the UP.

Nearby Point of Interest:   The World Famous, (tongue firmly in cheek) Walnut Ridge Guitar Walk  map   

TRAINS Article:   Entry in the first TRAINS Hot Spots Guide Book, 2001


Link:   Hoxie - Arkansas.com   
Link:   Todd Sestero's Hoxie page   (includes Hoxie map)