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Abbotsford & Northeastern RR
Opened in 1890, became part of the Wisconsin Central Ry. in 1910.>
CPR
Aberdeen & Rockfish RR
Abilene & Southern RR
Addison & North Pennsylvania RR
Adirondack & St. Lawrence Ry. (see Mohawk & Malone)
Opened in 1891, became the Mohawk & Malone Ry. in June, 1892.>
NYC
Adirondack Ry.
Opened in 1865, became part of the Delaware & Hudson Co. in 1902.>
D&H
Ahnapee & Western RR
Opened in 1893, taken over by the Green Bay & Western RR in 1907.>
(GB&W 1907-47)
Akron Canton & Youngstown Ry.
A switching line that acquired the Northern Ohio Ry. in 1920, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1982.>
N&W
Akron Transportation Co.

N&W
Alabama & North Western RR
From "Marengo Choctaw & Meridian," a rebuilt private lumber road, opened in June, 1912, abandoned in 1934.
Alabama & Vicksburg Ry.
Opened in 1889, became part of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR in 1926.>
(dba Queen & Crescent Route to 1916)
IC
Alabama Midland RR
Opened in 1889, leased by the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1892.>
SCL
Alabama Great Southern RR
From Alabama & Chattanooga RR in 1877, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1917.>
(dba Queen & Crescent Route c1884-1917, SOU after 1917)
SOU
Alabama Tennessee & Northern RR
Opened in 1906, became part of the St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. (see also StL&SF) in 1971.>
BN
Alaska Engineering Commission
From Alaska Northern + Tanana Valley in 1918, became the Alaska RR in 1923.>
elec
Alaska RR
<From Alaska Engineering Commission in 1923, operating as of 2007
elec
Albany & Northern RR
Albany & Susquehanna RR
>
D&H
Albany Northern RR
Albany Southern RR
Opened in 1909, became the Eastern New York Utilities in 1924.>
elec
Albany (NY) Union Depot
Alberta & Great Waterways Ry.
Opened in 1914, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.>
(AGL after @ 1927)
CN
Alberta Government Lines
<From a consolidation of the ED&BC+CC+A&GW+PV in 1928, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.>
(ED&BC+CC+A&GW+PV)
CN
Alberta Ry. & Coal Co.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Canadian Pacific Ry. in 1903.>
CPR
Alcolu RR
Alexander RR
Algiers & Western RR
Algiers Ry. & Lighting Co.
From a mule car line in 1907, became the South New Orleans Light & Traction Co. in 1917.>
elec
Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Ry.
Opened in 1912, became the Algoma Central Railway in 1965
Algoma Central Ry./Corp
<From AC & HB in 1965, acquired by the WC in 1995 which was acq. by CN in 2001.>
(Wisc. Cent. 1995-2001, CN after 2001)
Algoma Eastern RR
Algoma RR
Alleghany Central RR
Allegheny Valley RR
Opened in 1856, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1900.>
PRR
Allentown & Reading Traction Co.
From Allentown & Kutztown RR in 1902, converted to bus operation in 1936.
elec
Allentown RR

elec
Alma & Jonquieres Ry.
Alton & Southern RR
Alton Granite & St. Louis Traction Co.
Opened in 1904, became the St. Louis & Alton Ry. in 1926.>
(EStL&S)
elec
Alton RR
<From Chicago & Alton RR in 1931, became part of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR in 1947.>
(B&O to 1943)
GM&O
Altoona Clearfield & Northern RR
Amador Central RR
American Railroad of Porto Rico
Opened in 1902, ceased operations in 1953. Meter gage.
Amtrak (National Railway Passenger Corp.)
Took over most American intercity passenger service in 1971.
AMTRAK
Anaconda Copper Mining Co. Street Ry. Dept.
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1951.
elec
Androscoggin Electric Co. (see Portland-Lewiston Interurban RR)

elec
Angelina & Neches River RR
Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti RR
Ann Arbor RR
<Reorg of Toledo Ann Arbor & Northern Michigan RR on 21 Sep 1895, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
PRR
Anthony & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1913, became the Wichita Northwestern RR in 1919.>
Apache Ry.
Opened in 1920, operating in2003
Apalachicola Northern RR
Opened in 1907, operating in2003
Appleyard System (CL&S, CGC&SW, DS&UE)
Opened in 1902, became the indiana Columbus & Eastern Traction Co. in 1906.>
elec
Arcade & Attica RR
Opened in 1917, operating in2003
Arcata & Mad River RR
Opened in 1883, abandoned in 1985
Argentine & Gray's Peak Ry.
Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1917
ng
Argentine Central Ry.
Opened in 1906, became the Argentine Central & Gray's Peak in 1913.>
ng
Arizona & Colorado RR
Opened in 1903, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1909.>
(SP after 1903)
SP
Arizona Eastern RR (see SP)
From consol. of AE+GVG&N+M&P+A&C in 1910, became part of the Southern Pacific RR in 1924.>
SP
Arkansas City - Winfield Northern Ry. (see Arkansas Valley Interurban)
Aquired by the AVI From Southwestern Interurban Ry. in 1922, abandoned on 8 Jun 1927.
elec
Arkansas Midland RR
Opened in 1878, became the St. Louis Iron Mountain& Southern Ry. (MP 1880-1917) in 1909.>
(SLIM&S aft. 1902)
MP
Arkansas Valley Interurban Ry.
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1942.
elec
Arkansas Western RR
Opened in 1901, became owned and operate by the Kansas City Southern Ry. in 1910.>
KCS
Arlington & Fairfax Ry.
<From Washington-Virginia RR in 1927, became the Arlington & Fairfax Auto RR 1937.>
elec
Arlington & Fairfax Auto RR
<From Arlington & Fairfax Ry. in 1937, abandoned in 1939.
elec
Aroostook Valley RR
Opened in 1910, became the Aroostook Valley (diesel) after pax service disc. in 1946.
(CP after 1931)
CPR
Artemus-Jellico RR
From Cumberland RR in 1924, abandoned in 1952
Ashley Drew & Northern RR
Ashuelot RR
Opened in 1851, leased by the Connecticut River RR in 1877.>
B&M
Associated Lines of Southern Travel
Astoria & Columbia River RR
Opened in 1897, became part of the Spokane Portland & Seattle Ry. in 1911.>
(SP&S after 1907)
BN
Atchison & Nebraska RR
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.
Opened in 1870, became the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Ry. in 1996.>
SF
Atlanta & Richmond Air Line Ry.
Opened in 1871, became the Atlanta & Charlotte Air line Ry. (R&D) in 1877.
SOU
Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay Ry.
Opened in 1906, became the Bay Line, LLC in 1994
Atlanta & West Point RR + Western Ry. of Alabama
Opened in 1857, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1975.>
SCL
Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic RR
<From Atlantic & Birmingham RR in 1906, became the Atlanta Birmingham & Coast RR in 1927.>
SCL
Atlanta Birmingham & Coast RR
<From Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic RR in 1927, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1945.>
(ACL)
SCL
Atlanta Knoxville & Northern Ry.
From Marietta & North Georgia RR on 1 Nov 1896, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1905.>
L&N
Atlanta Terminal Co.
Opened in 1905, fate uncertain.
SOU
Atlantic & Birmingham RR
Opened in 1901, became the Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic RR in 1906.>
SCL
Atlantic & Danville Ry.
Opened in 1882, became the Norfolk Franklin & Danville Ry. in 1962.
(SOU 1899-1949)
Atlantic & East Carolina RR
<From Atlantic & North Carolina RR in 1939.
(Sou after 1957)
SOU
Atlantic & Great Western RR
Opened in 1860, became the New York Pennsylvania & Ohio RR in 1880.>
EL
Atlantic & Gulf RR
Opened in 1859, became the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1879.>
SCL
Atlantic & North Carolina RR
Opened in 1883, became the Atlantic & East Carolina RR in 1939.>
(NS 1906-35)
SOU
Atlantic & Pacific RR
Took over the Southwest Br. of the Pacific RR in 1866, became the SLSF in 1876.>
(Missouri)
SF
Atlantic & Pacific RR
<This shell of the old A&P began in 1880, became the Santa Fe Pacific RR (ATSF) in 1897.>
SF
Atlantic & Suburban Ry.
Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1929.
elec
Atlantic & Western Ry.
Opened in 1904, still operating
Atlantic & Yadkin RR
<From Southern (former Cape Fear & Yadkin Valley) in 1916, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1950.>
SOU
Atlantic City & Shore RR
Opened in 1905, became the Atlantic City Transportation Co. in 1945.>
elec
Atlantic City RR
From Philadelphia & Atlantic City RR in 1889, merged into the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines in 1933.>
(P&R/RDG)
B&O
Atlantic City Transportation Co.

B&O
Atlantic Coast Line Passenger Route
<From pax line of Wilm. & Weld. + WC&A in 1872, replaced by the consolidation of controlled lines in 1887.>
(W&W+WC&A)
SCL
Atlantic Coast Line of Rys.
<From Wilm. & Weld. + WC&A in 1887, merged into the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1898.>
SCL
Atlantic Coast Line RR
<From Atlantic Coast Line of Rys. in 1900, merged into the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1967.>
SCL
Atlantic Northern RR
Atlantic Quebec & Western RR
Opened in 1908, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1927.>
CN
Atlantic Shore Line Ry.
<The Western Div. was the Portsmouth Dover & York until 1906, reorg. as the Atlantic Shore Ry. in 1910.>
elec
Atlantic Shore Ry.
<From Atlantic Shore Line Ry. in 1910, became the York Utilities RR in 1923.>
elec
Atlantic Valdosta & Western RR
Opened in 1898, became part of the Georgia Southern & Florida Ry. in 1902.>
SOU
Auburn & Northern RR (See Trolley Talk, NYSERG)
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.
elec
Auburn & Syracuse Electric RR Co.
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.
elec
Auburn & Turner RR
Opened in 1905, absorbed by the Lewiston Augusta & Waterville St. Ry. in 1913.
elec
Augusta & Columbia Railway & Electric Co.

elec
Augusta Northern RR
Aurora Elgin & Chicago RR
Opened in 1902, split up, mainline becoming the Chicago Aurora & Elgin RR in 1923.>
elec
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Valley Electric Co.
<From Aurora Elgin & Chicago RR in 1919, abandoned (except for a freight spur) in 1935.
elec
Aurora Plainfield & Joliet RR
Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1924.
elec
Auto-Train Corporation
Opened in December, 1971, discontinued in 1981.
Bakersfield & Kern RR
Bald Eagle Valley RR
Baltimore & Annapolis RR
<From Washington Baltimore & Annapolis RR in 1935, pax converted to bus in 1950, frt. mostly supended in 1968.
B&O
Baltimore & Eastern RR
<From Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry. in 1924, became the Conrail in 1976.>
PRR
Baltimore & Eastern Shore RR
Baltimore & Lehigh Ry.
Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal RR
<From Chicago Terminal & Transfer RR in 1910, merged into the Chessie System in 1973.>
(B&O)
B&O
Baltimore & Ohio RR
Opened in 1827, merged into the Chessie System in 1973.>
(C&O after 1962)
B&O
Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern RR
<Cincinnati Waskington & Baltimore in 1889, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1900.>
(B&O)
B&O
Baltimore & Potomac RR
Opened in 1871, became part of the Philadelphia baltimore & Washington RR (PRR) in 1891.>
(PRR)
PRR
Baltimore Chesapeake & Atlantic RR
Opened in 1894, became part of the Baltimore & Eastern RR in 1928.>
PRR
Baltimore Street Ry.
Baltimore Transit Co.

elec
Bamberger Electric RR
From Salt Lake & Ogden RR in 1919, became the Bamberger RR in 1939.>
elec
Bamberger RR
Opened in 1939, abandoned in 1958.
elec
Bangor & Aroostook RR
Opened in 1892, acquired by Iron Road Rys. in 1995
Bangor & Piscataquis RR
Bangor & Portland RR
Bangor Hydro-Electric Co.
<From Bangor Railway and Electric Co. in 1924, converted to bus by1945.
elec
Bangor Railway and Electric Co.
From Bangor Street Ry. in 1910, became the Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. in 1924.>
elec
Barre & Chelsea RR
<From Montpelier & Wells River RR in 1944, became the Montpelier & Barre (abnd. 1980) in 1957.>
Bath & Hammondsport RR
Opened in 1875, became the standard gage in 1890.
(NG)
Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Opened in 1972.
Bay Of Quinte Ry.
From merger of two roads in 1897, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1910.>
CN
Bay Point & Clayton RR
Opened in 1908, became a U.S. Navy facility in 1946
Bay State Street Ry. Co.
<From Boston & Northern St. Ry. in 1911, 1918.
elec
BC Rail RR
BC Transit

elec
Beaver Valley Traction Co.
From Beaver Valley St. Ry. in 1891, streetcars discontinued in 1937.
Beaumont & Great Northern RR
Bedford & Smethport RR
Bee Line (see CCC&I Ry.)

NYC
Beech Creek RR
Opened in 1886, became the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1890.>
NYC
Beech Grove Traction Co.

elec
Belfast & Moosehead Lake RR
<From Maine Central RR in 1926, .
MeC
Bellaire Zanesville & Cincinnati RR
Bellefonte Central RR
Bellingham & Northern RR
From Bellingham Bay & British Columbia RR in 1912, became part of the CM&SP in 1918.>
(CM&SP)
Milw
Bellingham Bay & British Columbia RR
Opened in 1891, became the Bellingham & Northern RR in 1912.>
(CM&SP after 1912)
Milw
Bellows Falls & Saxton River St. Ry.
Opened in 1900, stopped operating after a fire in 1924.
elec
Bell's Gap RR
Belvedere Delaware RR
Opened in 1851, leased by the Pennsylvania RR in 1872.>
(PRR after 1872)
PRR
Bennington & Rutland Ry.
Opened in 1877, became part of the Rutland RR in 1900.>
RUT
Benton Harbor-St. Joe Ry. & Light
Opened in 1910, became the indiana & Michigan Elec. Co. in 1922.
elec
Berkshire Street Ry.
Opened in 1903, abandoned in 1939.
(NYNHH)
elec
Bermuda Ry.
Abandoned in 1948
Bessemer & Lake Erie RR
<From Pittsburg Bessemer & Lake Erie RR in 1901, became part of Great Lakes Transportation in 2001
Biddeford & Saco RR
Converted From horse car in 1892, abandoned in 1939.
elec
Big Four Route

(see Cleve., Cin., Chi. & St.L.)
NYC
Bingham & Garfield RR
Billerica & Bedford RR (NG)
Quarry road opened in 1877, discontinued in 1878. The first narrow gage American railroad.
ng
Birmingham & Southeastern RR
Birmingham Electric Co.

elec
Birmingham Terminal RR
Black Hills Central RR
Black Mountain Ry.
Opened in 1913, became the Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Ry. in 1918.>
SCL
Black River & Utica RR
Opened in 1855, became the Utica & Black River RR in 1861.>
NYC
Bloomington Pontiac & Joliet Ry.
Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1925.
elec
Bloomsburg & Sullivan RR
Opened in 1887, became part of the Reading RR in 1928.>
B&O
Blue Hill Street Ry.
Opened in 1900, 1919.
elec
Blue Ridge Ry.
Bluffton Geneva & Celina Traction Co.
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1917.
(see CERA)
elec
Bonhomie & Hattiesburg So. RR
<Tatum Lumber purchased this branch from the Gulf Mobile & Northern in 1925, absorbed by Illinois Central Gulf in 1972.>
IC
Boston & Albany RR
Opened in 1867, became part of the New York Central RR in 1935.>
(NYC after 1900)
NYC
Boston & Lowell & Concord RRs
<This joint operation of the B&L and Concord began in 1881, split into the former units in 1883.>
B&M
Boston & Lowell RR
Opened in 1834, leased by the Boston & Maine RR in Apr 1887.>
(B&L&C 1881-1883)
B&M
Boston & Maine RR
Opened in 1842, became the Boston & Maine Corp. in 1964.>
B&M
Boston & Maine Corp.
<From Boston & Maine RR in 1964, became the Guilford Transportation in 1981.>
B&M
Boston & New York Air Line Ry./RR
Opened in 1875, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1883.>
NH
Boston & Northern Street Ry.
Opened in 1910, Opened in 1918.
elec
Boston & Providence RR
Opened in 1834, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1888.>
NH
Boston & Worcester (steam) RR
Opened in 1834, became part of the Boston & Albany RR in 1867.>
NYC
Boston & Worcester Street Ry.
Opened in 1902, became the Boston Worcester & New York Street Ry. in 1927.>
elec
Boston & Worcester Traction Co.

elec
Boston Barre & Gardner RR
Opened in 1871, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1885.>
B&M
Boston Clinton & Fitchburg RR
Opened in 1867, became the Boston Clinton Fitchburg & New Bedford RR in 1876.>
B&M
Boston Clinton Fitchburg & New Bedford RR
Opened in 1876, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1879.>
NH
Boston Concord & Montreal RR (see BCM&WM)
Opened in 1848, added White Mts. to its dba after 1874.>
B&M
Boston Concord Montreal [& White Mountains] RR
<From Boston Concord & Montreal RR, which used this dba after consol. w/ White Mtns. in 1874, became the Concord & Montreal RR in 1889.>
(B&L 1884-8, Concord 1888-9)
B&M
Boston Hartford & Erie RR
From Southern Midland RR in 1863, became reorganized as the New York & New England RR in 1874.>
NH
Boston Hoosac Tunnel & Western Ry.
Opened in 1878, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1887.>
B&M
Boston Revere Beach & Lynn RR
From (electric after 1928) in 1875, became part converted to the Blue line of the Metropolitan Transit Authority in 1937.>
ngelec
Boston Worcester & New York Street Ry.
<From Boston & Worcester Street Ry. 1927, converted to bus in 1932.
elec
Boyne City Gaylord & Alpena RR
Boyne Valley RR
Bradford Bordell & Kinzua RR
Brainerd & Northern Minnesota Ry.
Opened in 1893, became the Minnesota & international Ry. in 1901.>
BN
Breakwater & Frankford RR
Bridgton & Harrison Ry.
Opened in 1930, abandoned in 1941
ng
Bridgton & Saco River RR
Opened in 1883, became the Bridgton & Harrison Ry. in 1930.>
ng
British Columbia Electric Ry.
Opened in 1891, became the British Columbia Transit about in 1963.
canelec
British Columbia Ry.
<From Pacific Great Eastern Ry. in 1972, sold rail operations to CN in 2004.>
British Columbia Transit
<
elec
Brockton Bridgewater & Taunton Street Ry.
Opened in 1897, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.>
(see Taunton St. Ry.)
elec
Brockton Street Ry.
Opened in 1881, became Old Colony St. Ry. in 1901.
elec
Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit

elec
Brunswick & Western RR
Opened in 1882, leased the Savannah Florida & Western RR in 1894.>
SCL
Brownwood North & South RR
Bucks County Interurban RR

elec
Buffalo & Erie Ry.
<From Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. in 1924, abandoned in 1933.
elec
Buffalo & Jamestown RR
Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co.
Opened in 1906, became the Buffalo & Erie Ry. in 1924.>
elec
Buffalo & Pittsburg Line
<From Allegheny Valley + Buffalo New York & Philadelphia in 1883, discontinued in 1887.
PRR
Buffalo & Susquehanna RR Corp. + Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry.
<From Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry. in 1913, split into the B&S RR Corp.& Wellsville & Buffalo in 1915.
B&O
Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry.
Opened in 1893, became the Buffalo & Susquehanna RR Corp. + Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry. in 1913.>
B&O
Buffalo Attica & Arcade RR
Buffalo Belt Line (see NYC&HR)
Opened in 1883, as an integral part of the NYC system 7310.
NYC
Buffalo Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh RR
Buffalo Corning & New York RR
Buffalo Creek & Gauley RR
Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1965
Buffalo Lockport & Rochester RR (see Trolley Talk, NYSERG)

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Buffalo New York & Pennsylvania RR
Opened in 1871, became the Western New York & Pennsylvania RR in 1887.>
PRR
Buffalo Northwestern Ry.
Opened in 1918, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1920.>
SF
Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry.
From Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry. in 1885, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1932.>
B&O
Bullfrog Goldfield RR
Opened in 1907, abandoned in 1928.
(T&G 1906-08, T&T 1908-14, LV&T 1914-18, T&T 1918-28)
 
Burlington & Lamoille RR
Burlington & Missouri River RR in Neb.
Opened in 1872, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1880.>
BN
Burlington Cedar Rapids & Northern Ry.
From Burlington Cedar Rapids & Minnesota in 1876, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1902.>
RI
Burlington Northern Ry.
A merger of the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Burlington and SP&S in 1970, merged into the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Ry. in 1996.>
BN
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Ry.
A merger of the Santa Fe and the Burlington Northern in 1996.
Burlington-Rock Island RR
<From Trinity & Brazos Valley RR in 1930, became jointly owned and operated by the FW&DC & CRIP in 1950.>
BN
Cadillac & Lake City RR
Cadiz RR
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1985
Cahuenga Valley RR
From the Temple & Diamond Streets Steam Dummy RR on April 16, 1888, sold to the Pasadena & Pacific RR on May 6, 1896.>
ngSP
Cairo & Fulton RR
Opened in 1858, became part of the St. Louis Iron Mtn. & Southern in 1874.>
(SL&IM after 1868)
MP
Cairo Arkansas & Texas RR
Opened in 1873, became part of the St. Louis Iron Mtn. & Southern in 1874.>
(SL&IM)
MP
Cairo RR
Opened in 1884, leased the Catskill Mountain Ry. in 1885.
(CM after 1885)
ng
Cairo Vincennes & Chicago Line
<From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1887, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.>
NYC
Calais & Baring & Lewys Island Rail Roads
Calgary Transit

elec
California Central Ry.
<From Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley RR in 1887, became consolidated into the Southern California Ry. in 1889.>
AT&SF
SF
California Northwestern RR
<From San Francisco & North Pacific Ry. in 1898, 1907.
California Southern RR
Opened in 1881, became consolidated into the Southern California Ry. in 1889.>
AT&SF
SF
California Western RR & Navigation Co.
Opened in 1906, became the California Western RR in 1948.>
California Western RR
<From California Western RR & Navigation Co. in 1948, acquired by the Sierra RR in 2003 as a tourist line
Cambria & Indiana RR
Camden & Amboy RR
Opened in 1832, pooled with the New York & Philadelphia RR Line (United Rys. Of New Jersey) in 1867.>
PRR
Camden & Atlantic RR
Opened in 1852, leased by the Camden & Atlantic RR (PRR) in 1883.
PRR
Camden & Atlantic RR
<From Camden & Atlantic RR in 1852, became part of the West Jersey & Seashore RR in 1896.>
(PRR)
PRR
Camden & Burlington RR
Opened in 1866, became part of the Camden & Amboy RR in 1868.>
PRR
Camino Placerville & Lake Tahoe RR
From Placerville & Lake Tahoe RR in 1911, abandoned in 1986
Campbell's Creek RR
Canada & Gulf Terminal RR
Opened in 1911,
Canada Atlantic Ry.
Opened in 1883, became part of the Grand Trunk Ry. in 1905.>
CN
Canada Central Ry.
Became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.>
CN
Canada Southern Ry.
Opened in 1873, reorganized by the NYC&HR in 1878 and operated by the Michigan Central after 1883.>
(NYC&HR after 1878)
Canadian Government Rys.
<From Intercol., Transcon. & PEI Rys. in 1913, became the Canadian National Rys. in 1918.>
CN
Canadian National Electric RR
Canadian National Rys. (see CN + GTW)
<From Intercol., Transcon. & PEI Rys. in 1918, merged into the Canadian National & Grand Trunk Western Rys. in 1923.>
CN
Canadian National & Grand Trunk Western Rys.
From Canadian National Rys. + Grand Trunk Ry. in 1921, became ,for psgr. ops., the VIA in 1977.>
CN
Canadian Northern Ontario Ry.
From James Bay Ry. in 1906, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1915.>
CN
Canadian Northern Pacific Ry.
From Chartered in 1910, but no service operated until in 1917, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1918.>
CN
Canadian Northern Quebec Ry.
From amalgamation in 1906, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1915.>
CN
Canadian Northern Ry.
Opened in 1900, became taaken over by the Canadian Government Rys. in 1918.>
CN
Canadian Pacific Ry
Opened in 1881, became the CP Rail in 1968.>
CPR
Canal RR (see New Haven & Northampton Co.)
 
NH
Cananea Yaqui River & Pacific RR
From Cananea Consol. Copper Co. in 1903, became the corporate basis for the the SP de Mexico in 1909.>
(SP after @ 1908)
NdM
Canon City & Cripple Creek RR
Cape Cod & Hyannis RR

NH
Cape Cod RR
Opened in 1848, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1872.>
NH
Cape Fear & Yadkin Valley RR
From Western RR of NC in 1879, split between the Southern (Atlantic & Yadkinafter 1916) and Atlantic Coast Line after bankruptcy in 1894 in 1899.>
SOU
Cape May & Millville RR
Capital Transit Co.
From consolidation in 1933, .
Carolina & Northwestern Ry.
Opened in 1897, leased by the Carolina & Northwestern Ry.(SOU) in 1933.
SOU
Carolina & Northwestern Ry
<From Carolina & Northwestern Ry. in 1933, became part of the Norfolk Southern RR/Ry. in 1974.>
.(SOU)
SOU
Carolina Atlantic & Western RR
From N&SC, SCW & G&W in 1914, became part of the Seaboard Airline RR in 1915.>
SCL
Carolina Central RR
From Wilmington Charlotte & Rutherford RR in 1873, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
(S&R)
SCL
Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Ry.
From South & Western RR in 1908, became the Clinchfield RR in 1924.>
SCL
Carrollton & Worthville RR
Opened in 1906, became the Carrollton RR in 1930.
SCL
Carson & Colorado RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1905.>
(SP after 1900)
ngSP
Cartier RR
Cass Scenic RR
Catasauqua & Fogelsville RR
Catskill & Tannersville RR
Opened in 1900, became the Catskill MountainRR in 1916
ng
Catskill Mountain Ry.
Opened in 1882, became the Catskill Mountain& Tannersville RR in 1916
ng
Catskill Mountain RR
<From Catskill Mountain& Tannersville RR in 1917, abandoned in 1919
ng
Cazenovia Canastota & De Ruyter RR
Opened in 1873, became part of the Elmira Corning & Northern RR in 1884.>
PRR
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Ry.
Opened in 1904, pax svc. ended and became dieselized in 1953.
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Centerville & Southwestern RR
Central Branch Union Pacific RR
From Atchison & Pike's Peak RR in 1866, became part of the Missouri Pacific Sys. in 1899.>
(MP after 1885)
MP
Central California Traction Co.
Opened in 1907, 1947.
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Central Canada RR
Opened in 1916, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.>
(AGL after 1928)
CN
Central Iowa Ry.
Opened in 1879, became the Iowa Central Ry. in 1889.>
CNW
Central Electric Railway Association
From assn. of most Ohio & Indiana interurbans in 1906, disbanded in 1931.
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Central Massachusetts RR
From Massachesetts Central RR 1883, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Oct 1886.>
B&M
Central New England & Western RR
<From Hartford & Connecticut Western RR in 1889, became part of the Philadelphia Reading & New England RR in 1892.>
NH
Central New England Ry.
<From Philadelphia Reading & New England RR in 1899, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1927.>
(NH after 1904)
NH
Central New York Southern RR
<From New York Auburn & Lansing RR in 1914, abandoned in 1924
Central [RR and Banking Co.] of Georgia
Opened in 1838, became the Central of Georgia RR in 1895.>
SOU
Central of Georgia RR
<From Central RR and Banking Co. of Georgia in 1895, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1963.>
SOU
Central Ontario Ry.
From Prince Edward County Ry. in 1881, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1917.>
(Can. Nor. after 1909) (see Canadian Northern Ry.)
CN
Central Pacific RR
Opened in 1864, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1885.>
SP
Central RR Co. of New Jersey
Opened in 1850, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
(P&R 1883-87, 1892, RDG 1908-76)
B&O
Central RR Co. of Pennsylvania
From Central Pennsylvania RR. in 1890, abandoned in 1918.
B&O
Central Short Line (see Charlotte, Columbus & Augusta RR)

SOU
Central Vermont RR/Ry.
<From Vermont Central RR in 1873, operating in 2003.
CN
Central West Virginia & Southern RR
Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1936
Centralia & Chester RR
Opened in 1890, became the Illinois Southern RR in 1900.>
MP
Chambersburg & Gettysburg RR
Opened 1 Nov1891, regular operations disc. 30 Jun 1893
Charles City Western RR
From steam to electric in 1916, became part of the Iowa Terminal RR in 1964.
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Charleston & Savannah Ry.
From Savannah & Charleston Ry. in 1880, became part of the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1901.>
SCL
Charleston & Western Carolina Ry.
<From Port Royal & Augusta + Port Royal & Western Carolina RRs in 1896, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1960.>
SCL
Charleston Cincinnati & Chicago RR
Opened 1886, became the Ohio River & Charleston RR in 1894.>
SCL
Charleston Sumpter & Northern RR
Opened in 1890, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line of Rys. in 1895.>
SCL
Charlotte Harbor & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1906, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1926.>
SCL
Charlotte Columbia & Augusta RR (Central Short Line)
From consolidation in 1869, became part of the Richmand & Danville RR in 1886.>
SOU
Chateaugay & Lake Placid RR
Chateaugay RR
Opened in 1879, became part of the Delaware & Hudson Co. in 1903.>
ngD&H
Chatham & Lebanon Valley RR
From Lebanon Springs RR in 1899, became part of the Rutland RR in 1901.>
RUT
Chattanooga Railway & Light Co.
From a consolidation in 1909, became Tennesssee Electric Power Co. in 1922.
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Chattanooga Traction Co.
Opened in 1913, converted to bus in 1934.
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Chattanooga & Lookout Mountain Ry.
Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1899.
Chautauqua Lake RR
Chautauqua Traction Co.
Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1926.
elec
Chelatchie Prairie RR
Chesapeake & Ohio Ry.
Opened in 1868, merged into the Chessie System in 1973.>
(NN&MV 1886-8)
C&O
Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Of Indiana
<From Chicago Cincinnati & Louisville RR in 1910, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1911.>
C&O
Chesapeake Beach Ry.
Opened in 1899, became reduced to a switching line op. by the East Washington Ry. in 1936
Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern RR (to 1886)
Opened in 1881, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1897.>
IC
Cheshire RR
Opened in 1847, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1890.>
B&M
Chessie System
Opened in 1973, merged into the CSX Corp. in 1980.>
C&O
Chester & Lenoir RR
Chestnut Ridge RR
Chicago & Alton RR
<From Chicago Alton & St. Louis RR in 1862, became the Alton RR in 1931.>
(TSL&W 1908-21)
IC
Chicago & Atlantic Ry.
Opened in 1883, became the Chicago & Erie RR (Erie) in 1890.>
EL
Chicago & Des Plaines Valley Electric Ry.
Opened in 1901, became part pf the Chicago & Joliet Electric Ry. in 1915.>
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Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR
<From Chicago Danville & Vincennes Ry in 1877, 1976.
L&N
Chicago & Erie RR
<From Chicago & Atlantic RR in 1890, became fully absorbed by the Erie RR in 1941.>
(Erie)
EL
Chicago & Grand Trunk Ry.
Opened in 1880, became the Grand Trunk Western RR in 1900.>
CN
Chicago & Great Eastern Ry.
From Chicago & Cincinnati RR 1863, merged into the Columbus Chicago & Central indiana RR in 1868.
PRR
Chicago & Illinois Midland Ry.
From Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry. in 1906,
Chicago & Illinois Valley RR
<From Illinois Traction System in 1929, abandoned in 1934.
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Chicago & Interurban Traction Co. RR
Opened in 1911, abandoned in 1927.
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Chicago & Joliet Electric Ry.
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1933.
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Chicago & Milwaukee Electric RR
Opened in 1898, became the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee RR in 1916.>
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Chicago & North Western Ry.
Opened in 1859, became the Union Pacific Ry. about in 1990.>
UP
Chicago & Northern Pacific RR
<From Chicago Great Western RR in 1890, became part of the Chicago Terminal & Transfer RR in 1897.>
(WC 1892-7)
B&O
Chicago & Oak Park RR

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Chicago & Pacific RR
Chicago & Southern Traction Co.
Opened in 1901, became the Chicago & Interurban Traction Co. RR in 1922.>
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Chicago & St. Louis Ry.
Became part of the Chicago Santa Fe & California Ry. in 1887.>
SF
Chicago & West Michigan Ry.
Opened in 1879, became part of the Pere Marquette RR/Ry in 1900.>
C&O
Chicago & West Towns RR

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Chicago & Western Indiana RR
Opened in 1879, .
(C&EI)
L&N
Chicago Alton & St. Louis RR

GM&O
Chicago Aurora & DeKalb RR
Started as a motor car line in 1909, electrified in 1910, abandoned in 1923.
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Chicago Aurora & Elgin RR
<From Aurora Elgin& Chicago RR in 1923, abandoned in 1961.
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Chicago Burlington & Northern RR
Opened in 1886, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1899.>
(CB&Q after 1894)
BN
Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR
Opened in 1856, merged into the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.>
BN
Chicago Cincinnati & Louisville RR
Opened in 1904, became the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Of indiana in 1910.>
C&O
Chicago Danville & Vincennes Ry
Opened in 1869, became the Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR in 1877.>
NYC
Chicago Great Western Ry.
<From Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry. in 1883, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1968.>
CNW
Chicago Harvard & Geneva Lake RR
Opened in 1899, abandoned in 1932.
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Chicago Indiana & Eastern RR
Opened in 1895, became part of the Pitts.Cinn. Chi. & St. L. in 1907.>
PRR
Chicago Indiana & Southern RR
<From Indiana Illinois & Iowa RR in 1906, became part of the New York Central RR in 1914.>
(NYC)
NYC
Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville (Monon) Ry.
From Louisville, New Albany & Chicago Ry in 1898, became the Monon RR in 1956.
L&N
Chicago Kalamazoo & Saginaw Ry.
Opened in 1888, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.>
NYC
Chicago Kansas & Nebraska RR
Opened in 188?, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1891.>
(CRI&P after 1889)
RI
Chicago Kansas & Western RR
Opened in 1886, absorbed by the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe RR in 1890.
(AT&SF construction vehicle)
SF
Chicago Kansas City & Texas RR
Opened in 1887, became the Kansas City & Atlantic Ry. in 1893.>
BN
Chicago Lake Shore & South Bend RR
Opened in 1904, became the Chicago South Shore & South Bend RR in 1925.>
C&O
Chicago Milwaukee & Gary RR
Opened in 1908, absoirbed by the CMStP&P in 1930.>
MILW
Chicago Milwaukee & Puget Sound Ry.
Opened in 1909, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1912.>
Milw
Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.
Opened in 1874, became the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1927.>
Milw
Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR
<From Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1927, became part of the Soo Line RR in 1986.>
CPR
Chicago-New York Electric Air Line
Opened in 1907, became went bankrupt before operating, line taken over by the Gary & interurban RR in 1912.>
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Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee RR
<From Chicago & Milwaukee Electric RR in 1916, became dismembered, part going to the CTA Skokie Swift in 1962.>
elec
Chicago Ottawa & Peoria RR
<From Chicago & Illinois Valley Ry. in 1908, became part of the Illinois Traction System in 1923.>
elec
Chicago Palatine & Wauconda RR
Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry.
Opened in 1887, became dismembered, part going to the Chicago & Illinois Midland Ry. in 1926.>
(JSEL 1890-95)
Chicago Rapid Transit Company
Chicago Rock Island & Gulf Ry.
From consolidation of four Texas subsidiaries in 1903, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1939.>
RI
Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1866, became the dismembered in 1980.
RI
Chicago Rock Island & Texas RR
Opened in 1893, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1903.>
RI
Chicago Santa Fe & California Ry.
<From Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1886, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1888.>
SF
Chicago South Bend & Northern Indiana Ry.
<From Northern Indiana Ry. in 1907, became part of the Northern indiana Rys. in 1930.>
elec
Chicago South Shore & South Bend RR
<From Chicago Lake Shore & South Bend RR in 1925, psgr. svc. taken over by Northern indiana Commuter Transportation District in 1989, still operating in2003 for freight .
elec
Chicago Springfield & St. Louis RR
From Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry. in 1926, became the dismembered in 1941
Chicago St. Louis & New Orleans RR
From New Orleans St. Louis & Chicago RR in 1877, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1882.>
IC
Chicago St. Louis & Pittsburgh RR
<From Columbus Chicago & Indiana Central Ry. in 1883, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.>
Pennsylvania Co.
PRR
Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry.
<From Minnesota & Northwestern RR in 1888, became the Chicago Great Western Ry. in 1893.>
CNW
Chicago St. Paul & Minneapolis Line (C&NW+West Wisc.)
<Comprising the West Wisc. and C&NW Elroy line until 1878, became the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Line in 1880.>
CNW
Chicago St. Paul & Minneapolis RR (see Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Line)
<From West WisconsinRy. (1872) in 1878, became part of the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha RR in 1880.>
CNW
Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Line (CStP&M, NoWisc and StP&SC)
<Succeeding the CStP&M Line in 1878, became the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha RR (Royal Route) in 1880.>
CNW
Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha RR
<From Chicago St. Paul & Minneapolis RR in 1880, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1957.>
(CNW after 1882)
CNW
Chicago Terminal Transfer RR
Opened in 1897, became the Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal RR in 1910.>
B&O
Chicago Terre Haute & Southeastern RR
<From Southern Indiana RR in 1911, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1921.>
Milw
Chicago Transit Authority
Chicago Union Station
Chihuahua Pacific
From FCKCMO in 1955, finally completed in 1961 and absorbed by NRM in 1987.>
(FC Chihuahua al Pacifico)
NdM
Choctaw & Memphis RR
Opened in 1899, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1900.>
RI
Choctaw Coal & Ry.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1894.>
RI
Choctaw Northern RR
Opened in 1901, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1902.>
RI
Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR
Opened in 1894, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1904.>
RI
Cincinnati & Dayton Traction Co.
<From Ohio Electric Ry. in 1918, became the Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton (Elec.) RR in 1926.>
elec
Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR
<From Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton (Elec.) RR in 1930, converted to bus in 1941.
elec
Cincinnati Bluffton & Chicago RR
Cincinnati Georgetown & Portsmouth RR
From Cincinnati Georgetown & Portsmouth RR (ng steam frm 1881) in 1902, became the Cincinnati Georgetown RR in 1928.>
elec
Cincinnati Georgetown RR
<From Cincinnati Georgetown RR in 1928, abandoned in 1936.
elec
Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton RR (Elec.)
<From Cincinnati & Dayton Traction Co. in 1926, became the Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR in 1930.>
elec
Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton RR/Ry. (steam)
Opened in 1848, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1917.>
B&O
Cincinnati Indianapolis & Western RR
<From Indiana Decatur & Western RR in 1902, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1927.>
(CH&D 1902-1915)
B&O
Cincinnati Indianapolis St. Louis & Chicago RR
Opened in 1880, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.>
(Kankakee Line)
NYC
Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR
Opened in 1886, split into the Cin. No.+ Det. Tol. & Milw. RRs in 1898.>
NYC
Cincinnati Lawrenceburg & Aurora Electric Street RR
Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1930.
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Cincinnati Lebanon & Northern RR
From Cincinnati Northern Ry.(NG) in 1885, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1921.>
(PaCo after 1896)
PRR
Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific RR (see Queen & Crescent)
<From Cincinnati Southern Ry. in 1881, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1917.>
SOU
Cincinnati Newport & Covington Ry.
Opened in 1892, converted to bus in 1950.
elec
Cincinnati Northern RR
<From Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR in 1898, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.>
(Big4 after 1901)
NYC
Cincinnati Northern Traction Co.
From Cincinnati Dayton & Toledo Traction Co. in 1905, became part of the Ohio Electric Ry. in 1907.>
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Cincinnati Portsmouth & Virginia RR
Opened in 1891, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1901.>
N&W
Cincinnati Richmond & Muncie RR
Opened in 1901, became the Chicago Cincinnati & Louisville RR in 1903.>
C&O
Cincinnati Sandusky & Cleveland RR (IB&W 1881-87)
Opened in 1868, became part of the indiana Bloomington & Western 1881-1887, then Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.>
NYC
Cincinnati Southern Ry.
Opened in 1877, leased by the Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific RR(see Queen & Crescent) in 1881.>
SOU
Cincinnati Street Ry.
Cincinnati Union Depot
Cincinnati Wabash & Michigan Ry.
Opened in 1874, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1892.>
NYC
Cincinnati Washington & Baltimore RR
From Marietta & Cincinnati RR in 1883, became the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern in 1889.>
B&O
City of Prineville RR
Opened in 1918, operating in2003
Claremont Ry.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Concord & Claremont RR in 1954.>
B&M
Clearfield & Jefferson RR
Cleveland & Canton RR (NG)
From Connotton Valley RR in 1885, became conv. to standard gage in'88 and became part of the Cleveland Canton & Southern RR in 1892.>
ngN&W
Cleveland & Chagrin Falls RR
From Cleveland Youngstown & Eastern RR in 1915, abandoned in 1925.
elec
Cleveland & Eastern RR
<From Eastern Ohio Traction Co. in 1910, abandoned in 1925.
elec
Cleveland & Erie RR
<From Conneaut & Erie Traction Co. in 1909, abandoned in 1922.
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Cleveland & Pittsburgh RR
Opened in 1850, taken over under many names as a division of the Pennsylvania Co. in 1890.>
(PaCo after 1873)
PRR
Cleveland Akron & Columbus RR (1)
<From Cleveland Mt. Vernon & Delaware RR in Dec., 1881, quickly went bankrupt and reverted to former name and receivers in April,1882.>
PRR
Cleveland Akron & Columbus RR (2)
From Cleveland Mt. Vernon & Delaware 1886, became part of the Pennsylvania Co. 1911.>
(PaCo after 1899)
PRR
Cleveland Alliance & Mahoning Valley RR
Opened in 1913, became part of the Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. in 1924.>
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Cleveland Canton & Southern RR
Opened in 1892, became part of the Wheeling & Lake Erie RR in 1899.>
N&W
Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.
Opened in 1889, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.>
(Big Four)
NYC
Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Ry.
Opened in 1868, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.>
NYC
Cleveland Interurban RR
Opened in 1913, became the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit in 1944.>
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Cleveland Lorain & Wheeling Ry.
From Cle. Tuscarawas & Wheeling Ry. 1883, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1909.>
B&O
Cleveland Mt. Vernon & Delaware RR
From Pittsb. Mt. Vernon Columbus & New London RR 1869, became the Cleveland Akron & Columbus RR briefly in 1881 and againin 1886.>
PRR
Cleveland Official Interurban Ry. Guide
Disbanded in .
Cleveland Painesville & Ashtabula RR (see CP&E+CP&A)
Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1926.
elec
Cleveland Painesville & Eastern + Cleveland Painesville & Ashtabula RRs (separate 1903-6)
Opened in 1896, abandoned in 1926.
elec
Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Ry.
Opened in 1907, became the Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co. in 1924.>
elec
Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co.
<From Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus RR in 1924, abandoned in 1931.
elec
Cleveland Terminal & Valley RR
<From Valley Ry. in 1895, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1909.>
(B&O)
B&O
Clinchfield RR
<From Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Ry. in 1924, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1983.>
SCL
Clinton Davenport & Muscatine Ry.
Opened in 1912, abandoned in 1940.
elec
Coahuila y Zacatecas RR
ndem
Coal & Coke Ry.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1918.>
B&O
Cohoes Ry.

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Colorado & Northwestern Ry.
Opened in 1898, became the Denver Boulder & Western RR in 1909.>
ng
Colorado & Southern Ry.
<From Union Pacific Denver & Gulf RR in 1898, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1981.>
(CBQ after 1909)
BN
Colorado Midland Ry.
Opened in 1887, reorganized as the Colo. Mid. RR on 31 May 1917.>
(ATSF 1892-7)
SF
Colorado Midland RR
<Reorganized From the CM Ry. on 31 May 1917, abandoned after stopping trains on 5 Aug 1918.>
SF
Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Ry.
Acquired the Cripple Creek District Ry. before its own completion in 1900, leased to the Florence & Cripple Creek RR in 1911.>
Colorado Southern New Orleans & Pacific Ry.
From1908, became the New Orleans Texas & Mexico RR1910.
(SLSF)
MP
Colorado Wyoming & Eastern Ry.
<From Laramie Hahns Peak & Pacific Ry. in 1914, became the Laramie North Park & Western RR in 1924.>
UP
Columbia & Puget Sound RR
Columbia Newberry & Laurens RR

SCL
Columbia Southern RR
Columbus & Cincinnati Midland RR
Columbus & Greenville Ry.
From Southern Ry. Co. inMississippi in 1920, leased by the Illinois Central Gulf RR in 1972.>
IC
Columbus Chicago & Central Indiana RR
<From Columbus & Indiana Central, and Chicago & Great Eastern in 1869, became the Chicago St. Louis & Pittsburgh RR in 1883.>
(PC&StL after 1875)
PRR
Columbus Delaware & Marion Electric Co.
Opened in 1917, abandoned in 1933.
elec
Columbus Hocking Valley & Toledo Ry.
Opened in 1881, became the Hocking Valley Ry. in 1899.>
C&O
Columbus Grove City & Southwestern Ry. (see Appleyard System)
Opened in 1901, became part of the indiana Columbus & Eastern RR in 1906.>
elec
Columbus London & Springfield Ry. (see Appleyard System)
Opened in 1901, became part of the indiana Columbus & Eastern RR in 1906.>
elec
Columbus Magnetic Springs and Northern Ry.
Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1919.
elec
Columbus Marion & Bucyrus RR
Opened in 1908, became part of the Columbus Delaware & Marion Electric Co. in 1931.>
elec
Columbus Newark & Zanesville Ry.
Opened in 1904, became the Southern Ohio Public Service Co. in 1925.>
(OE 1907-21)
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Columbus Sandusky & Hocking RR
<From S&CSL + CS&H in 1894, became part of the Pennsylvania Lines (the S&CSL line, which later linked the N&W-NKP merger) and Z&W (CS&H) in 1902.>
PRR
Columbus Shawnee & Hocking RR
Merged with the Columbus Sandusky & Hocking RR in 1894.>
PRR
Concord & Claremont RR

B&M
Concord & Montreal RR
<Consol. of Concord + Bost. Conc. Mont. & Wh. Mts. RRs on 19 Sep 1889, leased by the Boston & Maine RR on 1 Apr 1895.>
B&M
Concord (NH) Street Ry.

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Concord Maynard & Hudson RR
Concord RR
Opened in 1842, became the Concord & Montreal RR in 1889.>
(B&L&C RRs 1881-1883)
B&M
Condon Kinzua & Southern RR
Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1976
Conestoga Traction Co.
Opened in 1890, became the Conestoga Transportation Co. in 1931.>
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Conestoga Transportation Co.
<From Conestoga Traction Co. in 1931, Opened in 1947.
elec
Coney Island & Brooklyn RR
Conneaut & Erie Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, became the Cleveland & Erie Ry. in 1909.>
elec
Conneaut Lake Park & Eastern RR

B&M
Connecticut & Passumpsic Rivers RR (see Passumpsic RR)
Connecticut Company
Became Connecticut Transit (public) in 1976.
elec
Connecticut Ry. & Lighting Co.
Opened in 1901, disbanded in 1972.
(Conn. Co. 1910-1936)
elec
Connecticut River Line
<From (B&M Form 74) in 1893, .
(Conn. Riv. after lease to B&M)
Connecticut River RR
Opened in 1845, leased to the B&M as the Connecticut River Line on 1 Jan 1893.>
B&M
Connecticut Valley RR
Opened in 1871, became the Hartford & Connecticut Valley RR in 1880.>
NH
Connecticut Valley Electric Transit Route

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Connecticut Western RR
Opened in 1871, became the Hartford & Connecticut Western RR in 1880.>
NH
Conrail
<From a consolidation of Penn Central, CRRNJ, EL, L&HR, L&NE, LV, RDG and related cos. in 1976, split into parts of the CSX + Norfolk Southern in 1998.>
PRR
Consolidados de Cuba
Opened in 193?, became nationalized into the FN Cuba in 1956.>
(FC)
cub
Conway Scenic RR
Copper Range RR
Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1972.
CPR
Copper River & Northwestern RR
Opened in 1912, abandoned about in 1925
Corning Cowanesque & Antrim Ry. (see Fall Brook)
From a consolidation of short lines in 1873, became the Fall Brook Ry. in 1892.>
NYC
Cornwall & Lebanon RR
Opened in 1883, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1917.>
PRR
Cornwall RR
Opened in 1869, became part of the Reading Co. in 1964.>
B&O
Coronado RR + San Diego & Coronado Ferry Co.
Opened in 1888, became part of the National City & Otay RR in 1906.>
SP
Cotton Belt (see St. Louis Southwestern)

SP
Corvallis & Eastern RR
From Oregon Central & Eastern RR in 1898, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1915.>
(SP after 1911)
SP
Coudersport & Port Allegany RR
Opened in 1882, abandoned in 1973.
B&O
Cowlitz Chehalis & Cascade Ry.
Opened in 1916, abandoned in 1955
CP Rail
<From Canadian Pacific Ry. in 1968, became, for psgr. ops., part of the VIA in 1978.>
CPR
Crab Orchard & Egyptian RR
Credit Valley RR
Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry.
<From Florence & Cripple Creek RR in 1915, became part of the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Ry. in 1919.>
CSX Corp.
From Chessie + NS in 1980, .
Cuba Central RR
cub
Cuba RR
Opened in 1902, .
cub
Cubano de Hershey RR
cubelec
Cumberland & Pennsylvania RR
Opened in 1854, became part of the Western Maryland RR in 1953.>
B&O
Cumberland County Power & Light Co.

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Cumberland Railway & Coal Co.
From Springhill & Parrsboro RR in 1895, abandoned in 1962
Cumberland Valley RR
Opened in 1837, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1919.>
PRR
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR
Current River RR
Opened in 1888, became part of the Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis RR in 1902.>
MP
Cuyahoga Valley Line RR
Dakota Southern RR
Dallas-Terrell Interurban Ry.
From split of Texas Interurban RR in 1928, abandoned in 1932.
elec
Dakota Southern RR
Opened in 1871, became part of the Sioux City & Dakota RR in 1897.>
Milw
Danbury & Norwalk RR
Opened in 1852, became part of the Housatonic RR in 1886.
NH
Dansville & Mount Morris RR
From Erie & Genesee Valley in 1892, taken over by Genesee & Wyoming in 1984
Darby Media & Chester Street Ry.
Davenport & Muscatine RR
Dayton & Troy Electric Ry. (see also Lima Route)
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1932.
elec
Dayton & Troy RR

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Dayton & Union RR
Opened in 1862, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1936.>
(Big4 to 1918, then B&O)
B&O
Dayton & Western Traction Co.
<From Ohio Electric Ry. in 1920, abandoned in 1937.
(CL&E 1931-6, Indiana 1936-7)
elec
Dayton Covington & Piqua Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, abandoned in 1926.
elec
Dayton Interurban Timetable
From , .
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Dayton Toledo & Chicago RR
From Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton RR in 1918, abandoned in 1922.
Dayton Springfield & Xenia Southern RR (see CERA)
<From Dayton & Xenia Traction Co. in 1909, became reorg. as the Dayton & Xenia Ry. in 1926.
elec
Dayton Urbana & Springfield Electric Ry. (see Appleyard System)
Opened in 1900, became part of the indiana Columbus & Eastern RR in 1906.>
elec
Dayton & Xenia Traction Co.
Became the Dayton Springfield & Xenia Southern RR in 1909.>
elec
Deep Creek RR
Opened in 1917, abandoned in 1939.
(WP)
>WP
Delaware & Eastern Ry.
Opened in 1906, became the Delaware & Northern Ry. in 1911.>
NYC
Delaware & Hudson Canal Co.'s RR
Opened in 1828, became the Delaware & Hudson Co. in 1899.>
D&H
Delaware & Hudson Co.
<From Delaware & Hudson Canal Co.'s RR in 1899, became part of the Guilford Transportation in 1983.>
D&H
Delaware & Northern Ry.
<From Delaware & Eastern RR in 1911, became the submerged by reservoir in 1942.
NYC
Delaware Electric Power Co.
Delaware Lackawanna & Western RR
Opened in 1853, merged into the Erie Lackawanna Ry. in 1960.>
EL
Delaware Otsego RR
Delaware & Bound Brook RR (see New York & Philadelphia New Line)
Opened 1876, became part of the Phila. & Reading RR in 1879.>
RDG
Delaware RR Line
Delaware River RR
From Delaware Shore RR in 1881, 1899.
PRR
Delaware Valley Ry./RR
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1937
Denver & Intermountain RR
Opened in 1890, converted to bus in 1953.>
(Denver [City] Tramway after 1910)
elec
Denver & Interurban RR
Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1926.
elec
Denver & Rio Grande Ry/RR (most NG)
Opened in 1871, became the Denver & Rio Grande RR (part NG) in 1890.>
(reorg as RR 1886)
ngRG
Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. (NG)
Opened in 1882, became the Rio Grande Western Ry. in 1889.>
ngRG
Denver & Rio Grande RR (part NG)
<From Denver & Rio Grande RR (most NG) in 1890, became the Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. in 1920.>
RG
Denver & Rio Grande Western RR
<From Denver & Rio Grande RR (part NG) in 1921, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines about in 1988.>
SP
Denver & Salt Lake RR/Ry.
<From Denver Northwestern & Pacific Ry. in 1913, became part of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. in 1947.>
RG
Denver Boulder & Western RR
<From Colorado & Northwestern RR in 1909, abandoned in 1919
ng
Denver Laramie & Northwestern RR
From reorg. of Ry. (1909) in 1910, dismantled and part sold to Great Western Ry. in 1917
Denver Leadville & Gunnison RR
<From Denver South Park & Pacific RR in 1889, became part of the Colorado & Southern Ry. in 1898.>
ngBN
Denver Northwestern & Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1903, became the Denver & Salt Lake RR/Ry. in 1913.>
RG
Denver South Park & Pacific RR
Opened in 1874, became the Denver Leadville & Gunnison RR in 1889.>
UP after 1881
ng
Denver Texas & Fort Worth RR
Opened in 1888, became part of the Union Pacific Denver & Gulf RR in 1890.>
BN
Denver Tramway Corp.
From a three way consolidation in 1914, interurbans converted to bus in 1950.
elec
Denver Union Terminal
DeQueen & Eastern RR
Opened in 1903,
Des Moines & Central Iowa RR
<From Inter-urban Ry. in 1922, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1984.>
CNW
Des Moines & Kansas City Ry.
Opened in 1887, became part of the Keokuk & Western RR in 1898.>
ng
Des Moines Northern & Western RR
<From remnant of Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1892, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul RR in 1899.>
Milw
Detroit & Lima Northern Ry.
<From Lima Northern RR in 1897, became part of the Detroit Southern RR in 1901.>
CN
Detroit & Mackinac Ry.
Opened in 1894, bacame the Lake States Ry. in 1992
Detroit & Milwaukee RR
From Detroit & Pontiac RR in 1860, became reorganized after 1875 bankruptcy into the Detroit Grand Haven & Milwaukee RR in 1878.>
CN
Detroit & Port Huron Shore Line Ry. (see Rapid Ry. System)

elec
Detroit Bay City & Western RR
Opened in 1912, , bankrupt in 1922 and reorg. as freight only Detroit Caro & Sandusky RR in 1925
Detroit Grand Haven & Milwaukee RR
<From Detroit & Milwaukee RR in 1878, became part of the Grand Trunk Western RR in 1928.>
CN
Detroit Grand Rapids & Western RR
<From Detroit Lansing & Northern RR in 1897, became part of the Pere Marquette RR in 1900.>
C&O
Detroit Jackson & Chicago Ry.
<From Detroit Ypsilanti Ann Arbor & Jackson Ry. in 1907, became part of the Michigan Electric Ry. in 1928.>
(Det. United 1907-1925)
elec
Detroit Lansing & Northern RR
From Detroit Lansing & Lake Michigan RR in 1876, became the Detroit Grand Rapids & Western RR in 1897.>
C&O
Detroit Mackinac & Marquette RR
Opened in 1880, became part of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic RR in 1886.>
CPR
Detroit Monroe & Toledo Short Line Ry.
From Toledo & Monroe Ry., which was extended to Detroit in 1904, became the Eastern Michigan Toledo RR in 1928.>
(DU 1905-27)
elec
Detroit Southern RR
From Ohio Southern RR + Detroit & Lima Northern Ry. in 1901, became the Detroit Toledo & Ironton RR in 1905.>
CN
Detroit Toledo & Ironton Ry/RR
<From Detroit Southern RR in 1905, became part of the Grand Trunk Western RR in 1983.>
CN
Detroit Toledo & Milwaukee RR
<From Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR in 1897, split into parts of the LS&MS + MC in 1905.>
(D&LN 1897, CinN 1898-1902)
NYC
Detroit United Ry./Lines
Opened in 1901, became the Eastern Michigan RR in 1928.>
elec
Detroit Ypsilanti Ann Arbor & Jackson Ry.
Opened in 1898, became taken over by Detroit United Lines and operated as the Detroit Jackson & Chicago Ry. in 1907.>
elec
Diamond Valley R.R. (narrow gage)
Opened in 1885, when timber lease expired, eqpt. moved to Newport & Sherman's Valley RR 1890.>
ng
Dominion Atlantic Ry.
<From Windsor & Annapolis Ry. about in 1895, became part of the CP Rail in 1990.>
(CP since 1912)
CPR
Duluth & Iron Range RR
Opened in 1883, became part of the Duluth Missabe & Northern Ry. in 1930.>
Duluth & Northern Minnesota RR
Opened in 1899, abandoned in 1922.
Duluth Belt Line Ry.
From Duluth Incline Ry. in 1890, abandoned in 1917.
elec
Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Ry.
<From Duluth Missabe & Northern Ry. in 1937, bacame part of Great Lakes Transportation in 2001
Duluth Missabe & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1893, became the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Ry. in 1937.>
Duluth Rainy Lake & Winnipeg RR (see Canadian Northern, DW&P)
Opened in 1907, became part of the Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific RR (but continued to use that name inCanada till 1917 in 1912.>
CPR
Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Ry./RR
Opened in 1886, became part of the Soo Line (1961-1966) RR in 1961.>
CPR
Duluth Street Ry. Co.
Opened in 1882, became the Duluth-Superior Transit Co. in 1933.
elec
Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific RR
<From extension of Duluth Rainy Lake & Winnipeg Ry. compl. in 1913, .
(CNor,CN)
CN
Dunkirk Allegheny Valley & Pittsburgh RR
Opened in 1872, became part of the New York Central System in 1914.>
(NYC&HR,LS&MS)
NYC
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge RR
Durham & Southern RR
Became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1976.>
SCL
Dutchess & Columbia RR
Opened in 1869, became the Newburgh Dutchess & Connecticut RR in 1877.>
(NYB&M 1872-4)
NH
Eagles Mere RR
East Broad Top RR
Opened in 1874, abandoned in 1956
ng
East Penn RR
East St. Louis & Suburban RR
Opened in 1892, abandoned in 1932.
elec
East St. Louis Columbia & Waterloo RR

elec
East Tennessee & Georgia RR
East Taunton St. Ry.
Opened in 1898, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.>
(see Taunton St. Ry.)
elec
East Tennessee & Western North Carolina RR
Opened in 1882, 1983
ng
East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia Ry.
From consolidation in 1869, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1894.>
SOU
Eastern Louisiana RR
Eastern Massachusetts Street Ry.
Eastern Michigan Rys.
<From Detroit United Ry. in 1928, 1931.
elec
Eastern Michigan Toledo RR
<From Detroit Monroe & Toledo Short Line Ry. in 1928, abandoned in 1932.
(East. Mich.)
elec
Eastern New York Utilities
<Frem Albany Southern RR in 1924, abandoned in 1929.
elec
Eastern Railway of Minnesota
Opened in 1888, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1902.>
(GN)
BN
Eastern RR
Opened in 1838, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1885.>
B&M
Eastern Ohio Traction Co.
From consolidation of three lines in 1902, became bankrupt in 1904, reorg. & split into the Cleve. & E. Trac. and Cleve. Young. & E. in 1910.>
elec
Edaville RR
Abandoned about 1970
ng
Edmonton Dunvegan & British Columbia RR
Opened in 1912, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.>
(AGL after 1928)
CN
Edmonton Transit
El Paso & Northeastern RR
Opened in 1898, became part of the El Paso & Southwestern RR in 1908.>
RI
El Paso & Rock Island RR
Opened in 1902, became part of the El Paso & Southwestern RR in 1908.>
RI
El Paso & Southwestern RR
Opened in 1901, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1924.>
SP
El Paso Union Passenger Depot
Electric Ry. Service
Became the Untied Traction, Cohoes, Troy & New Eng., Hud. Val., Schenec., FJ&G in .
(Albany area)
elec
Electric Short Line (not electric) Ry. (Luce Line)
Opened in 1915, became the Minnesota Western RR in 1924.>
CNW
Elgin & Belvedere Electric Co.
Opened in 1906, became part of the ElginBelvedere & Rockford RR in 1927.>
elec
Elizabethtown, Lexington & Big Sandy RR
From Lexington & Big Sandy RR in 1872, was operated as a dba division of co-owned C&O, then leased by the NN&MV in 1892.>
(C&O)
PRR
Elgin Belvedere & Rockford RR
<From Elgin & Belvedere Electric Co. in 1927, abandoned in 1930.
elec
Elmira & Seneca Lake Traction Co. ("The Glen Route")
Opened in 1906, bought by Elmira Power & Light in 1907 and fully merged in 1916.
elec
Elmira Cortland & Northern RR
<From Utica Ithaca & Elmira Ry. in 1884, became part of the Lehigh Valley RR in 1896.>
PRR
Emigration Canon RR
From quarry line opened in 1907, in 1909, abandoned in 1916.
elec
Empire State RR
<From Syracuse Lake Shore & Northern line of Empire State Utilities in 1917, converted to bus in 1931.
elec
Empire United RR (Beebe Syndicate)
From RS&E,BL&R,SLS&N,A&S,A&N,S&SB,N&M in 1911, 1915.
elec
Ephrata & Lebanon Traction Co.
From Ephrata & Lebanon St. Ry. (1912) in 1915, 1924.
elec
Erie Railway
From New York & Erie Ry. in 1861, became the New York Lake Erie & Western RR in 1878.>
EL
Erie RR
<From New York Lake Erie & Western RR in 1895, merged into the Erie Lackawanna Ry. in 1960.>
EL
Erie & Pittsburgh RR
Opened in 1858, taken over as a division of the Pennsylvania Co. in 1890.>
(PaCo after 1870)
PRR
Erie & Wyoming Valley RR
From Penna. Coal Co. in 1882, became part of the Erie RR in 1901.>
EL
Erie Edinboro & Cambridge Springs (see Erie Traction)

elec
Erie Lackawanna Ry.
From Erir & Delaware Lackawanna & Western RRs in 1960, merged into the Conrail in 1976.>
EL
Erie Traction Co.
Opened in 1891, became the Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1912.>
(dba Erie Edinboro & Cambridge Springs)
elec
Escanaba & Lake Superior RR
Opened in 1898, operating in2003 .
CNW
Esquimalt & Nanaimo Ry.
Opened in 1886, operating in2003 .
(CP since 1912)
CPR
Eureka Southern RR
European & North American Ry.
Opened in 1865, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1882.>
MeC
Evansville & Indianapolis RR
Opened 1916, became the Evansv. ind. & Terre Haute sub of the Big 4 in 1920.
NYC
Evansville & Ohio Valley Ry.
Opened in 1919, abandoned in 1946.
elec
Evansville & Princeton Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, became the Evansville Priceton & Vincennes interurban Ry. in 1906.>
elec
Evansville & Terre Haute RR
Opened in 1897, became part of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR in 1911.>
(CEI after 1905)
L&N
Evansville Princeton & Vincennes Interurban Ry.
<From Evansville & Princeton Traction Co. in 1906, became the Evansville & Southern Indian Traction Co. in 1908.
elec
Evansville Rys. (see CERA)

elec
Fairchild & Northeastern RR
Opened in 1897, became the Central WisconsinRR in 1920
Fairmount & Veblen Ry.
Opened in 1913, absorbed by MStP&SSM in 1916.
CPR
Fairmount Park Transit Co.
Opened in 1897, abandoned in 1946.
elec
Fall Brook Coal Co.'s Rys.
Opened in 1859, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1899.>
NYC
Felicity & Bethel RR
Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1933.
elec
Ferdinand RR
Opened in 1905, became part of the Ferdinand & Huntingburg Ry. in 1987
Ferromex
Fitchburg RR (see also Hoosac Tunnel Route)
Opened in 1843, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1900.>
B&M
Findlay Ft. Wayne & Western Ry.
Flint & Pere Marquette RR
Opened in 1859, became part of the Pere Marquette RR/Ry in 1900.>
C&O
Florence & Cripple Creek RR
Opened in 1894, became part of the Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry. in 1915.>
ng
Florence & Cripple Creek RR+Golden Circle RR + Canon City & Cripple Creek RR
Opened in 1894, became part of the Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry. in 1915.>
ng
Florida Central & Peninsular RR
<From Florida Railway & Navigation RR in 1889, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
SCL
Florida East Coast Ry.
<From Jacksonville St. Augustine & Indian River RR in 1895, .
SOU
Florida Railway & Navigation RR
Opened in 1884, became part of the Florida Central & Peninsular RR in 1889.>
SCL
Florida Southern Ry.
Opened in 1881, leased by the Jacksonville Tampa & Key West Ry. in 1889.>
(JT&KW 1889-95, SF&W 1896-1903)
ngSCL
Flushing North Shore & Central RR
Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville RR
Opened in 1870, abandoned in 1984.
elec
Fort Collins Municipal Ry.

elec
Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR
Opened in 1907, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1971.>
CNW
Fort Smith & Western RR/Ry.
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1939
Fort Wayne & Decatur Traction Co.
From Fort Wayne & Springfield Ry. in 1916, abandoned in 1927.
elec
Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co.
<From Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Ry. in 1911, became the indiana Service Corp. in 1919.>
elec
Fort Wayne & Northwestern RR
<From Toledo & Chicago Interurban Ry. in 1913, became part of the indiana Service Corp. in 1924.>
elec
Fort Wayne & Pennsylvania Railway Line RR
Fort Wayne & Springfield RR
Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley RR
Opened in 1904, became the Fort Wayne & Northern indiana Traction Co. in 1911.>
elec
Fort Wayne Cincinnati & Louisville RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Lake Erie & Western RR in 1890.>
N&W
Fort Wayne-Lima RR
<From Fort Wayne Van Wirt & Lima RR in 1927, abandoned in 1932.
elec
Fort Wayne Van Wert & Lima Traction Co.
<From breakup of Ohio Electric Ry. in 1921, became the Fort Wayne-Lima RR in 1927.>
elec
Fort Worth & Denver City Ry.
Opened in 1882, became the Fort Worth & Denver RR in 1951.>
(UPD&G 1891-9, C&S 1902-51)
BN
Fort Worth & Denver RR
<From Fort Worth & Denver City Ry. (C&S) in 1951, became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1982.>
BN
Fort Worth & Rio Grande RR
Fort Worth Southern Traction
Opened in 1912, became the Tarrant County Traction Co. in 1914.>
elec
Fostoria & Fremont RR (see also Lima Route)
Opened in 1911, abandoned in 1932.
elec
Fox & Illinois Union RR
Opened in 1911, abandoned in 1938.
elec
Franklin & Megantic RR (Ph&R after 1893)
Opened in 1884, became part of the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR in 1908.>
ng
Frederick & Middletown RR
Opened in 1896, became part of the Hagerstown & Frederick Ry. in 1913.>
elec
Frederick RR
Opened in 1904, Frederick RR 1909.>
elec
Freehold & New York Ry.
Opened in 1877, became part of the Central RR of New Jersey in 1890.
B&O
Fremont Elkhorn & Missouri Valley RR
Opened in 1880, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1903.>
(C&NW)
CNW
French Lick West Baden & Southern RR
Frisco Coast Lines (New Orleans Texas & Mexico RR)
Opened in 1910, became the Gulf Coast Lines in 1915.>
(NOT&M, SLB&M, BSL&W)
UP
Fulton Chain RR
Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1932
Gainesville & Northwestern RR
Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1934
Gainesville Midland RR
Galesburg & Kewanee Electric RR

elec
Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio RR
Opened in 1870, became part of the Texas & New Orleans RR (SP) in 1927.>
(SP from 1885)
SP
Galveston Houston & Northern RR
<From Galveston LaPorte & Houston RR in 1899, became part of the Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio in 1905.>
SP
Galveston LaPorte & Houston RR
From1895, became the Galveston Houston & Northern RR in 1899.>
SP
Galveston-Houston Electric Ry.
Opened in 1911, converted to bus in 1936.
elec
Gardner-Templeton Street Ry.

elec
Gary & Interurban RR
<From Chicago-New York Electric Air Line in 1912, became the Gary Rys. in 1915.>
elec
Gary Rys.
Opened in 1906, converted to bus in 1947.
elec
Geneva & Lyons RR (see Fall Brook Coal)

NYC
Geneva Seneca Falls & Auburn RR
From Geneva & Auburn Ry. in 1913, abandoned in 1928.
elec
George's Valley RR
Opened in 1893, became the Knox RR in 1913.>
Georgetown & Western RR (see North & South Carolina RR)
From Georgetown & Lanes RR in 1887, became part of the Carolina Atlantic & Western Ry. in 1915.
Georgetown Loop RR
Georgia & Alabama RR
<From Savannah Americus & Montgomery RR in 1895, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1901.>
SCL
Georgia & Florida RR
Opened in 1907, became part of the Central of Georgia RR in 1971.>
SOU
Georgia Carolina & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1888, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
(R&G)
SCL
Georgia Coast & Piedmont RR
Georgia Florida & Alabama RR
Opened in 1901, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1928.>
SCL
Georgia Northern Ry.
Opened in 1894, taken over by the Southern Ry. in 1966.>
SOU
Georgia Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1883, leased by the Richmond & Danville RR in 1891.>
SOU
Georgia RR
Opened in 1836, became part of the Seaboard System in 1983.>
SCL
Georgia RR & Banking Co. (see GA)

SCL
Georgia Southern & Florida Ry.
Opened in 1888, .
(SOU after 1903)
SOU
Georgia Southern RR
Georgia Southwestern & Gulf RR
<From Albany & Northern RR in 1910, became the Albany & Northern RR in 1942.>
SOU
Gettysburg & Harrisburg RR
Opened in 1884, leased by the Philadelphia & Reading Ry. in 1891.>
B&O
Gibara y Holquin FC
Gila Valley Globe & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1894, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1909.>
(SP after 1901)
SP
Glendale & Montrose Ry.
From Glendale & Eagle Rock (1909) in 1910, abandoned in 1930.
elec
Grafton & Upton RR
Grand Junction & Grand River Valley Ry.
Opened in 1910, became the Grand River Valley Ry. in 1914.>
elec
Grand Rapids & Indiana Ry.
Opened in 1867, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1921.>
(PACo)
PRR
Grand Rapids Grand Haven & Muskegon RR
From 1902, abandoned in 1928.
(United Light & Rys. 1912-1925)
CN
Grand Rapids Holland & Chicago RR
Grand Rapids Union Passenger Station
Grand River Ry.
From consolidation in 1914, .
CP
CPR
Grand River Valley RR
Abandoned in 1935.
elec
Grand Trunk Lines in New England (USRA unit)
<From Grand Trunk Ry. in 1918, became part of the Grand Trunk Ry. in 1920.>
CN
Grand Trunk Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1921.>
(CN after 1919)
CN
Grand Trunk Ry.
From about in 1850, merged into the Canadian National & Grand Trunk Western Rys. in 1923.>
CN
Grand Trunk Western RR
<From Chicago & Grand Trunk Ry. in 1900, .
(CN)
CN
Grasse River RR
Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1962
Graysonia Nashville & Ashdown RR
<From Memphis Dallas & Gulf RR in 1924, .
Great Central Route
<From CH&D's leasing of PM in 1905, became the separate identities againin 1906.>
(CH&D,PM,CC&L)
C&O
Great Falls & Canada Ry.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1903.>
BN
Great Jackson Route (NOJ&GN+MC to 1874, NOSL&C))
<Became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1882.>
(IC after 1882)
IC
Great Kennesaw Route I
<From W&A trade name, ref. NY-NO route in 1877, disbanded in 1886.
(1877-86) (see W&A)
Great Kennesaw Route II
<From VM+N&W+ETV&G) in 1887, disbanded as parts went different ways in 1890.
(1887-89) (VM N&W ETV&G)
Great Northern Ry. of Canada
Opened in 1901, became amalgamated into the Canadian Northern Quebec Ry. in 1906.>
CN
Great Northern Ry.
<From St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry. in 1890, merged into the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.>
BN
Great Western Ry.
Opened in 1845, became part of the Grand Trunk Ry. in 1882.>
(Canada)
CN
Greater Winnipeg Water District Ry.
Opened in 1915, became private carrier of the Winnipeg Water & Waste Dept. inabout 1993
Green Bay & Western RR
<From Green Bay Winona & St. Paul RR in 1896,
Green Bay Traction Co.
Green Bay Winona & St. Paul RR
Opened in 1881, became the Green Bay & Western RR in 1896.>
Green Mountain RR
Greenbrier RR
Greene County RR
Greenfield & Montague Transportation Area RR
Greenville Spartanburg & Anderson RR
Greenwich & Johnsonville RR
Groton & Stonington St. Ry.
Opened in 1904, became part of the Shore Line Electric Ry. in 1912.>
elec
Guantanamo & Western RR
Guatemala Central RR
Became the international Railroads of Central America in .>
Guilford Transportation
From B&M + MC in 1971, .
Gulf & Interstate Ry.
Opened in 1897, destroyed in 1900, rebuilt by 1903, operated by the Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry. after 1912 1912.>
(AT&SF after 1912)
SF
Gulf & Ship Island RR
Opened in 1893, leased by the Illinois Central RR in 1925.>
IC
Gulf Coast Lines (New Orleans Texas & Mexico RR)
<From Frisco Coast Lines in 1915, leased by the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1924.>
(St.LB&M + NOT&M)
MP
Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry.
Opened in 1876, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1934.>
(ATSF)
SF
Gulf Florida & Alabama
From1912, becam Muscle Sh. Birmingham & Pensacola in 1922.>
SLSF
Gulf Line Ry.
Opened in 1908, became part of the Hawkinsville & Florida Southern RR in 1911.>
SOU
Gulf Mobile & Northern RR
<The New Orleans Mobile & Chicago RR was reorganized in 1917, as the GM&N and merged into the Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR in 1940.>
GM&O
Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR
<From GM&N + M&O in 1940, merged into the Illinois Central Gulf RR in 1972.>
GM&O
Hagerstown Ry.
Opened in 1896, became part of the Hagerstown & Frederick Ry. in 1914.>
elec
Hagerstown & Frederick Ry.
Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1958.
(Potomac Edison)
elec
Halifax & South-Western Ry.
Opened in 1902, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1915.>
CN
Halifax & Yarmouth Ry.
From Coast Ry. of Nova Scotia (1897) in 1899, absorbed by the Halifax & South-Western Ry. on May 25, 1905.>
CN
Hamilton Grimsby & Beamsville Electric RR
Opened in 1896, abandoned in 1931.
(GT 1902-4, Hamilton CPL&T 1902-07, Dominion P&T 1907-31)
elec
Hannibal & St. Joseph RR
Opened in 1856, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1901.>
BN
Harlem Extension RR
From B&R+LS in 1870, Opened in 1873.
Harlem Extension RR South Coal Transportation Co.
<From New York Boston & Montreal Ry. (CV) in 1876, became the Lebanon Springs RR in 1881.>
RUT
Harlem RR
Harriman & Northeastern RR
Harrisburg RR
Hartford & Connecticut Valley RR
<From Connecticut Valley RR in 1880, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1887.>
Hartford & Connecticut Western RR
<From Connecticut Western RR in 1881, became the Central New Englkand & Western RR. in 1889.
NH
Hartford Eastern Ry.
Opened in 1915, abandoned 1935
Hartford Providence & Fishkill RR
Opened in 1849, became part of the New York & New England RR in 1878.>
(BH&E 1868-72)
NH
Hartwell RR
Havana Central RR
cub
Haverhill & Amesbury Electric RR

elec
Hawaii Considated Ry.
<From Hilo RR in 1916, 1926
Hawkinsville & Florida Southern RR
Hershey Cuban RR
cub
Hershey Transit Co.
Opened in 1913, converted to bus in 1946.
elec
Hetch Hetchy RR
High Point Thomasville & Denton RR
From Carolina & Yadkin River RR in 1923, .
Hillsboro & North Eastern RR
Hilo RR
Opened in 1900, became the Hawaii Considated Ry. in 1916.>
Hocking Valley Ry.
<From Columbus Hocking Valley & Toledo RR in 1899, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1930.>
C&O
Holyoke Street Ry.
Honolulu Rapid Transit
Hoosac Tunnel & Wilmington RR
Opened in 1886, 1971.
B&M
Hoosac Tunnel Route
<From Fitchburg + Troy & Boston RRs in 1875, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1887.>
B&M
Hornellsville Electric Ry. + Hornellsville & Canisteo Ry.

elec
Houghton County Traction Co.
Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1932.
elec
Housatonic RR
Opened in 1839, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1892.>
NH
Houston & Brazos Valley RR
Opened in 1907, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.>
(MKT 1921-2, NOT&M/MP after)
MP
Houston & Shreveport RR
Became part of the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1927.
SP
Houston & Texas Central RR
Opened in 1857, became part of the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1927.>
SP
Houston East & West Texas Ry. + Houston & Shreveport RR
Opened in 1877, became part of the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1927.>
SP
Hudson & Manhattan RR
Opened in 1908, became the Port Authority Trans-Hudson RR in 1961.>
elec
Hudson Bay RR
Hudson River RR
Opened in 1849, consolidated into the NYC&HR in 1869.>
NYC
Hudson Run RR
Hudson Valley Ry.
Consolidated From short l;ines in 1901, abandoned in 1928.
(D&H after 1907)
elec
Hull Electric Co.
From elec. of a CP branch in 1897, abandoned in 1947.
{CP until 1926)
elec
Humeston & Shenandoah RR
Opened in 1882, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1890.>
BN
Huntingdon & Broad Top Mountain Ry. & Coal Co.
Opened in 1855, abandoned in 1954
Huntington RR
Hutchinson & Southern Ry.
Idaho & Washington Northern RR
Illinois Central Gulf RR
Illinois Central RR
Opened in 1852, merged into the Illinois Central Gulf RR in 1972.>
IC
Illinois Electric Ry. Assn.
Joint assn. started about 1915, discontinued about 1919.
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Illinois Iowa & Minnesota Ry.
Opened in 1904 , became the Chicago Milwaukee & Gary in 1908.>
MILW
Illinois Southern RR
<From Centralia & Chester RR in 1900, became the Missouri-Illinois RR in 1921.>
MP
Illinois Terminal RR Sys.
<From Illinois Traction System in 1928, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1981.>
N&W
Illinois Traction System
Opened in 1904, became the Illinois Terminal RR Sys. in 1928.>
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Illinois Valley Ry.
<From Illinois Valley Traction Co. in 1904, became the Chicago Ottawa & Peoria RR in 1908.>
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Illinois Valley Traction Co.
Opened in 1902, became the Illinois Valley Ry. in 1904.>
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Ilwaco Railway & Navigation RR
Indian Valley RR
Indiana Bloomington & Western RR (see also Ind'polis...)
<From Indianapolis Bloomington & Western RR in 1879, lost its leased lines and became the Ohio indiana & Western RR in 1887.>
NYC
IB&W Route (CS&C+OI&W)
<From Indianapolis Bloomington & Western RR in 1887, as the Ohio indiana & Western RR and Cin. San. & Cle. through 1888.>
NYC
Indiana Columbus & Eastern RR
<From Appleyard System in 1906, became part of the Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR in 1929.>
(Ohio Electric 1907-1921)
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Indiana County Street Rys.

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Indiana Decatur & Western RR
<From Indianapolis Decatur & Western RR in 1894, became the Cincinnati indianapolis & Western RR (CH&D) in 1902.>
B&O
Indiana Electric Ry. Assn.
Indiana Illinois & Iowa RR
Opened in 1882, became the Chicago indiana & Southern RR (NYC) in 1906.>
(LSMS after 1902)
NYC
Indiana Railways & Light (see CERA)
<From KM&WT + KF&W in 1912, became the Northern indiana Power Co. in 1922.>
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Indiana RR
<From Union Traction of Indiana in 1930, abandoned in 1941.
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Indiana Ry.
From Indiana Electric Ry. in 1899, became part of the Northern indiana Ry. in 1905.>
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Indiana Northern Traction Co.
<From Union Traction Co. of Indiana in 1904, became part of the Union Traction Co. of indiana in 1905.>
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Indiana Service Corporation
From Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana RR in 1920, became part of the indiana RR in 1930.>
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Indiana Union Traction Co.
<Leased the Union Traction Co. of Indiana in 1903, reverted to Union Traction Co. of indiana in 1912.>
(lessor of the Union Traction Co. 1903-12)
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Indianapolis & Cincinnati Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, became the indianapolis & Southeastern RR in 1928.>
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Indianapolis & Eastern Ry.
Opened in 1900, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.>
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Indianapolis & Martinsville Rapid Transit Co.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.>
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Indianapolis & Northwestern Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.>
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Indianapolis & Plainfield RR
Opened in 1902, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.>
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Indianapolis & Southeastern RR
<From Indianapolis & Cincinnati Traction Co. in 1928, abandoned in 1932.
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Indianapolis & St. Louis RR
Opened in 1867, leased the St.LA&TH mainline in 1882 and became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.>
(CCC&I)
NYC
Indianapolis Bloomington & Western RR (see also Indiana...)
Opened in 1869, became the indiana Bloomington & Western RR in 1879.>
(see also Indiana...)
NYC
Indianapolis Cincinnati & Lafayette RR
From Indianapolis & Cincinnati and Lafayette & Indianapolis in 1867, became the Cincinnati Indianapolis Louisville & Chicago in 1880>
NYC
Indianapolis Columbus & Southern Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, became the Louisville & Northern Ry. & Lighting Co. in 1905.>
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Indianapolis Crawfordsville & Western Traction Co.
Opened in 1907, became the indianapolis Crawfordsville & Danville RR, then THI&E in 1912.>
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Indianapolis Decatur & Springfield RR
From Indiana & Illinois Central RR in 1875, became the Indianapolis Decatur & Western RR in 1887.>
(IB&W 1882-85)
B&O
Indianapolis Decatur & Western RR
1887, became the Indiana Decatur & Western RR in 1894.>
B&O
Indianapolis New Castle & Toledo Electric Ry.
Opened in 1906, became part of the Union Traction Co. in 1912.>
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Indianapolis Union Ry.
From Union Track Ry. in 1853, became part of Conrail in 1976.
NYC
Inland Empire RR (see also Spokane & Eastern RR & Power)
From half the Spokane & Inland Empire RR in 1919, became the Spokane Coeur d'Alene & Palouse (GN) in 1927.>
BN
Inland Traction Co.
Opened in 1900, became the Philadelphia & Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1902.>
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Interborough Rapid Transit Co.
<Leased the Manhattan Ry. in 1903, became part of the NYCTA in 1940.
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Intercolonial Ry.
Opened in 1876, became part of the Canadian Government Rys. in 1914.>
CN
International & Great Northern RR/Ry.
Opened in 1873, became the international-Great Northern RR (MP) in 1922.>
MP
International-Great Northern RR
Opened in 1922, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.>
(NOT&M/MP)
MP
International Railways of Central America
International Railway Co. of New Brunswick
Opened in 1910, became part of the intercolonial Ry. in 1912.>
CN
International Ry.
Opened in 1902, psgr service ended 1937, freight taken over by Erie in 1948.>
(Elec.)
EL
Interoceanic Ry. Of Mexico
Chartered in 1888 and ccompleted in 1891, leased by the National Rys. of Mexico in 1910.>
NdM
Interstate Public Service Co.
From amalgamation in 1912, became the Public Service Co. of indiana in 1931.>
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Interstate Traction Co.
From Park Point Traction Co. in 1898, became part of the Duluth St. Ry. in 1917.>
(MN)
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Interurban Electric RR Guide (see NY State Rys.)

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Interurban Railway & Terminal Co.

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Inter-Urban RR
Opened in 1902, became the Des Moines & Central Iowa RR in 1921.>
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Iowa & Illinois Ry.
Opened in 1904, became part of the Clinton Davenport & Muscatine Ry. in 1926.>
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Iowa Central Ry.
<From Central Iowa Ry. in 1889, became part of the Minneapolis & St. Louis RR in 1912.>
CNW
Iowa Southern Utilities

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Irondale Bancroft & Ottawa Ry.
Opened in 1887, became part of the Canadian Northern RR in 1914.
(Can. Nor. after 1906)
CN
Jackson & Battle Creek Traction Co.
Opened in 1903, became part of Michigan United Traction Co. in 1906.>
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Jacksonville & St. Louis Ry.
<From Jacksonville Louisville & St. Louis Ry. in 1896, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1905.>
BN
Jacksonville Louisville & St. Louis Ry.
<From Jacksonville Southeastern RR in 1890, became the Jacksonville & St. Louis Ry. in 1896.>
BN
Jacksonville Southeastern Line
<From CP&StL, JL&StL, LC&W) in 1889, became the Jacksonville & St. Louis Ry in 1896.>
BN
Jacksonville Southeastern RR
Opened in 1879, became the Jacksonville Louisville & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.>
BN
Jacksonville St. Augustine & Halifax River RR
Opened in 1883, became the Jacksonville St. Augustine & Indian River RR in 1893.>
Jacksonville St. Augustine & Indian River RR
<From Jacksonville St. Augustine & Halifax River RR in 1893, became the Florida East Coast Ry. in 1895.>
SOU
Jacksonville Tampa & Key West Ry.
Opened in 1884, became part of the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1899.>
SCL
Jacksonville Terminal Co.
Jamaica Central RR
Jamaica RR
Jamestown & Lake Erie Ry.
From Chautauqua Lake Ry. in 1894, reorganized as the Jamestown & Chautauqua Ry. in 1899.>
Jamestown & Chautauqua Ry
Opened in 1899, reorganized as the Jamestown Chautauqua & Lake Erie Ry1900.>
Jamestown Chautauqua & Lake Erie Ry
<Leased the Jamestown & Chautauqua Ry. in 1902, bought out of bankruptcy and electrified by the Jamestown Westfield & Northwestern RR1913.>
Jamestown Westfield & Northwestern RR
From Jamestown Chautauqua & Lake Erie Ry. (steam) in 1913, abandoned in 1950.
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Jeffersonville Madison & Indianapolis RR
Opened 1866, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. (PCo) in 1890.>
PRR
Jersey Central Lines (see CNJ)
Johnstown & Somerset RR
Johnstown Traction Co.
Joliet & Eastern Traction Co.

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Jonesboro Lake City & Eastern Ry.
Junction & Breakwater RR
Joplin & Pittsburg Ry.
From a street ry consolidation in 1907, became the Joplin-Pittsburg (steam) RR in 1951.
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Jupiter & Lake Worth Ry.
Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1895.
(JT&KW)
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Kahului RR
Kalamazoo Lake Shore & Chicago RR
Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1924.
(MU 1911-16, but never electrified)
Kanawha & Michigan Ry.
From Kanawha & Ohio RR in 1890, became part of the New York Central RR in 1922.>
(T&OC 1895-1903, HV/C&O 1904-14, T&OC 1915-22)
NYC
Kanawha & West Virginia RR
Opened in 1905, became part of the New York Central RR in 1922.>
(K&M after 1917)
NYC
Kanawha Traction & Electric Co.
From the Parkersburg Marietta & Interurban Ry. in 1920, becane the Monongahela Traction Co. in 1920.
Kane Knox Kinzua RR
Kansas City & Atlantic Ry.
<From Chicago Kansas City & Texas Ry. in 1893, Opened in 1901.
Kansas City & Northern Connecting RR
<From Kansas City & Atlantic Ry. in 1897, became the Kansas City Peoria & Chicago Ry. in 1901.>
(KCP&G 1897-9)
BN
Kansas City & Grandview Ry.
From KCS built this as their own access to KC in in 1929, Opened in 1929.
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Kansas City & Omaha RR
Opened in 1889, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1902.>
BN
Kansas City Clay County & St. Joseph Ry/RR
Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1933.
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Kansas City Clinton & Springfield RR
Opened in 1885, became part of the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1924.>
(KCFS&M 1888-1901)
BN
Kansas City Fort Scott & Gulf RR
Opened in 1879, became part of the Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis RR in 1888.>
MP
Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis RR
<From Kansas City Fort Scott & Gulf RR in 1888, became part of the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1901.>
BN
Kansas City Kaw Valley
<From Kansas City Kaw Valley & Western Ry. in 1941, abandoned in 1961.
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Kansas City Kaw Valley & Western Ry.
Opened in 1914, became the Kansas City Kaw Valley in 1941.>
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Kansas City Lawrence & Southern Kansas Ry.
Opened in 1879, became part of the Southern Kansas Ry. in 1883.>
SF
Kansas City Memphis & Birmingham RR
From consolidation in 1887, became absorbed by the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1902.>
(KCFS&M)
BN
Kansas City Merriam & Shawnee RR

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Kansas City Mexico & Orient Lines
Opened in 1902, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1929.>
SF
FC Kansas City-Mexico y Oriente
<From split of KCM&O in 1929, nationalized in 1940 and became the Chihuahua-Pacific in 1955.>
SF
Kansas City North Western Ry.
<From Kansas City Wyandotte & Northwestern RR in 1895, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines Opened in 1901 to 1917, abandoned1919.>
MP (1901-1917)
MP
Kansas City Osceola & Southern RR
Opened in 1891, became part of the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1900.>
BN
Kansas City Peoria & Chicago Ry.
<From Kansas City Northern Connecting RR (KCP&G in 1899) in 1901, became part of the Quincy Omaha & Kansas City RR in 1902.>
BN
Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf RR
From kansas City Fort Smith & Southern Ry. in 1893, became succeeded by the Kansas City Southern Ry. in 1900.>
KCS
Kansas City Public Service RR
Kansas City Southern Ry.
<From Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf RR in 1900, .
KCS
Kansas City Union Depot RR
Kansas City Watkins & Gulf Ry.
Opened in 1892, became the St. Louis Watkins & Gulf Ry. in 1902.>
MP
Kansas City Wyandotte & Northwestern RR
Opened in 1886, became the Kansas City North Western Ry. in 1895.>
MP
Kansas Oklahoma & Gulf Ry.
<From Missouri Oklahoma & Gulf Ry. in 1920, leased by the Texas & Pacific Ry. in 1964.>
MP
Kansas Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1869, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1880.>
UP
Keeseville Ausable Chasm & Lake Champlain RR
Opened in 1890, electrified Opened in 1905 to 1911 and abandoned in 1924
Kennebec Central RR
Kenosha Motor Coach Lines
<Acquired The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. rail services in 1943- 1945, sold them to Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail Co in 1949.>
(Northern Greyhound after 1948)
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Kentucky & Tennessee RR
Opened in 1902, 1952.
Kentucky Central Ry.
Kentucky Traction & Terminal Co.
From Lexington & Interurban Rys.(Opened in 1905) in 1911, abandoned in 1934.
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Kentucky Western Ry.
Keokuk & Western RR
<From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1896, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1901.>
BN
Keokuk Union Depot
Kettle Valley Ry.

(CP)
CPR
Kewaunee Green Bay & Western RR
Opened in 1891, became part of the Green Bay & Western RR in 1969.>
(GB&W)
Key System
Kishacoquillas Valley RR
Opened in 1893, abandoned in 1940.
Knox & Lincoln RR
Knox RR
<From George's Valley RR in 1913, became a private lime carrier in 1931.
Kokomo Marion & Western Traction Co.
Opened in 1902, became part of the indiana Rys. & Light Co. in 1912.>
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Knoxville & Augusta RR
Opened in 1879, .
(SOU after 1894)
Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley RR
Opened in 1904, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
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Laconia Street Ry.
From horse line in 1898, replaced by buses in 1926.
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LaCrosse & Southeastern RR
Opened in 1905, became partly abandoned, and part to the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1933.>
Milw
Lafayette Bloomington & Muncie RR
Lake Erie & Detroit River RR
Opened in 1887, became part of the Flint & Pere Marquette RR in 1903.>
C&O
Lake Erie & Northern RR (see Grand River Ry.)
Opened in 1916, abandoned 1990.
CP
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Lake Erie & Western RR
Opened in 1879, became part of the New York Chicago & St. Louis RR (Nickel Plate Road) in 1922.>
(LS&MS/NYC Lines after 1901)
N&W
Lake Erie Franklin & Clarion RR
Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1992
Lake Shore & Michigan Southern RR
Opened in 1869, became part of the New York Central RR in 1914.>
(NYC&HR after 1898)
NYC
Lake Shore Electric Ry.
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1938.
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Lake Superior & Ishpeming Ry./RR
Opened in 1896, became the Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR in 1927.>
Lake Superior District Power Co.
Lake Tahoe Railway & Transportation Co. (narrow gage)
Opened in 1900, became part of the SP in 1925, standard gaged in 1926, abandoned in 1943.>
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Lakeside Ry. Co. (Duluth)
From startup in 1892, was then operated by and acquired by the Duluth Street Ry. before 1900.>
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Lakeside & Marblehead RR
Lancaster & Chester RR
Opened in 1896,
Lancaster & York Furnace RR
Opened in 1903, abandoned about in 1927.
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Laramie Hahns Peak & Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1904, became the Colorado Wyoming & Eastern Ry. in 1914.>
UP
Laramie North Park & Western RR
<From Colorado Wyoming & Eastern Ry. in 1924, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1951.>
UP
Las Vegas & Tonopah RR
Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1918.
Lebanon & Franklin Traction Co.
Lebanon Springs RR
From Harlem Ext. RR So. Coal Transp. in 1881, operated as NYR&M 1885-9 and became Chatham & Lebanon Valley RR in 1899.>
(NYR&M 1885-89)
RUT
Lebanon Thorntown Traction Co. (see CERA)
Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1926.
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Lehigh & Hudson River RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
B&O
Lehigh & Lackawanna RR
Opened in 1867, leased by the Central RR of New Jersey in 1871.
(see Lehigh Coal & Nav. Co.)
B&O
Lehigh & New England RR
<From Penn. Poughkeepsie & Boston, after temporary operation by the LV and NYS&W in 1895, abandoned in 1961.
(LV to 1895)
Lehigh & Susquehanna RR (see Lehigh Coal & Nav. Co.)
Opened in 1840, leased by the Central RR of New Jersey in 1871.
B&O
Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co.'s RRs (Lehigh & Susquehanna, Lehigh & Lackawanna, Nanticoke Br., Nescopes Br., Mauch Chunk & Summit Hill RRs)
All leased by the Central RR of New Jersey in 1871.
Lehigh Valley RR
Opened in 1855, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
(div. P&R 1892-1894)
PRR
Lehigh Valley Traction Co.
<From Philadelphia & Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1903, became Lehigh Valley Transit Co. in 1903.>
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Lehigh Valley Transit Co.
<From Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1905, abandoned in 1951.
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Lewisburg & Tyrone RR
Lewiston Augusta & Waterville Street Ry.
From Augusta Winthrop & Gardiner Ry. in 1908, failed, and reorg. as Androscoggin& Kennebec Ry. in 1919.
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Lexington & Boston St. Ry.
Opened in 1900, 1912.
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Lexington & Eastern RR
Opened in 1894, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1913.>
L&N
Ligonier Valley RR
Opened in 1877, abandoned in 1952
Lima Northern RR
Became the Detroit & Lima Northern Ry. in 1897.>
CN
Lima Route (WO + TF&F + F&F + D&T)

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Lima Toledo RR (Lima & Toledo to 1923)
<From Ohio Electric Ry. in 1919, became part of the Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR in 1929.>
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Litchfield Carrolton & Western RR
Opened in 1883, became the Quincy Carrolton & St. Louis RR in 1899.
(JSEL 1890-1895)
GM&O
Little Miami Rail Road
Opened in 1839, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati& St. Louis RR in 1869.>
PRR
Little River RR
Opened in 1903, 1940.
SOU
Little Rock & Fort Smith RR
Opened in 1869, became part of the St Louis Iron Mountain& Southern Ry. in 1894.>
(SLIM&S after 1890)
MP
Little Rock & Hot Springs Western RR
Opened in 1899, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in St Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry. in 1910.>
MP
Little Rock Mississipi River & Texas RR
From LRPB&NO and MO&RR in 1875, became part of the St Louis Iron Mountain& Southern Ry. in 1887.>
MP
Live Oak Perry & Gulf RR
From Live Oak & Perry in 1905, became part of Live Oak Perry & South Georgia on 1972.
(ACL 1920-28, SOU after 1954)
SOU
London & Port Stanley Ry.
Long Island & Eastern States Line
From LI+HOU+NY&NE in 1892, became the discontinued in 1893.
NH
Long Island Rail Road
<Opened in 1836, .
(PRR 1900-1966)
PRR
Longview Portland & Northern RR
Lorain St. Ry. (see CERA)
Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR
<From San Pedro Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR in 1916, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1936.>
(UP after 1917)
UP
Los Angeles & San Diego Beach Ry.
<From San Diego Pacific Beach & La Jolla Ry. in 1906, discontinued in 1917.
Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley RR
Opened in 1885, became part of the California Southern RR in 1887.>
SF
Los Angeles Beach Terminal RR
Los Angeles Interurban RR

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Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority
<Took over Metropolitan Coach in 1958, last interurban line replaced by bus in 1961.
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Los Angeles Pacific Co.
<From Pasadena & Pacific Ry. In 1898, merged into the Pacific Electric Ry. in 1911.>
SP
Los Angeles Terminal Ry.
From Los Angeles Pasadena & Glendale RR in 1891, became the San Pedro Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR in 1901.>
UP
Los Angeles Transit Lines
Louisiana & Arkansas Lines
Opened in 1896, leased by the Kansas City Southern Ry. in 1939.>
KCS
Louisiana & Arkansas Railway of Texas
<From Louisiana Ry. and Navigation Co. of Texas (LR&N) in 1930, became part of the Louisiana & Arkansas Lines in 1939.>
(L&A)
KCS
Louisiana Power & Light Co.

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Louisiana Ry. & Navigation Company
From Shreveport & Red River Valley RR in 1903, became part of the Louisiana & Arkansas Lines in 1929.>
KCS
Louisiana Ry. and Navigation Co. of Texas
<From Missouri Kansas & Texas RR/Ry. in 1923, became the Louisiana & Arkansas Railway of Texas (L&A) in 1930.>
(LR&N)
KCS
Louisiana Western Ry.
Opened in 1880, became the leased by the Southern Pacific Sunset Central LInes in 1885.>
SP
Louisville & Atlantic RR
Opened in 1899, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1909.>
L&N
Louisville & Great Southern RR Line (Louisville Nashville & Great Southern RR)
<From merger of L&N and Nashville & Decatur in 1872, renamed L&N by 1878.>
L&N
Louisville & Eastern RR
Opened in 1899, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1909.
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Louisville & Interurban RR
From1904, all line abandoned by 1935.
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Louisville & Nashville RR
Opened in 1854, became part of the Seaboard System in 1983.>
(L&GS 1871-1878)
L&N
Louisville & Northern Railway & Lighting Co. (Interstate after 1912, see CERA)
Opened in 1905, became part of the interstate Public Service Co. in 1912.>
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Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co. (Interstate after 1912, see CERA)
Opened in 1903, became part of the interstate Public Service Co. in 1912.>
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Louisville Cincinnati & Lexington RR
Louisville Evansville & St. Louis RR
From Louisville New Albany & St. Louis RR in 1881, became part of the Louisville Evansville & St. Louis Consolidated RR in 1889.>
SOU
Louisville Evansville & St. Louis Consolidated RR
<From Louisville Evansville & St. Louis RR in 1889, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1901.>
SOU
Louisville Henderson & St. Louis RR
<From Louisville St. Louis & Texas RR in 1888, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1929.>
L&N
Louisville New Albany & Chicago RR
Opened in 1859, became the Chicago indianapolis & Louisville (Monon) Ry. in 1898.>
L&N
Louisville New Orleans & Texas RR
Opened in 1884, became acq. by the Ill. Cent. and merged into their previously non-operating sub. the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR in 1892.>
IC
Louisville St. Louis & Texas RR
Opened in 1888, became the Louisville Henderson & St. Louis RR in 1896.>
L&N
Louisville Southern RR
Opened in 1888, acq, by the ETV&G in 1890 and merged with it into the Southern in 1894.>
(ETV&G from 1890)
L&N
Ludington & Northern RR
Opened in 1901, .
Lowville & Beaver River RR
Opened in 1905, .
Macomb & Western Illinois RR
Macon & Birmingham RR
Macon Dublin & Savannah RR
Opened in 1891, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1958.>
SCL
Magma Arizona RR
Opened in 1914,
Mahoning Valley RR
Maine Central RR
Opened in 1862, became part of the Guilford Transportation in 1981.>
MeC
Manchester & Oneida Ry.
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1951.
Manchester Street Rys.
Opened in 1896, converted to bus in 1931.
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Manhattan Ry.
From a reorganization in 1884, electrified and then leased to the Interborough Rapid Transit Co. in 1903.>
Manistee & Northeastern Ry.
Opened in 1889, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1955.>
C&O
Manitou & Pikes Peak Ry.
Opened in 1891,
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Manitowoc & Northern Traction

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Mansfield Public Utility & Service Co.
Opened in 1913, became the Richland Public Service Co. in 1918.
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Mansfield Ry. Light & Power
Opened in 1903, became the Mansfield Public Utility & Service Co. in 1913.>
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Marcellus & Otisco Lake Ry.
From Marcellus Electric [not] RR in 1905, abandoned in 1959
Marianna & Blountstown RR
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1976
Maricopa & Phoenix RR
From Maricopa Phoenix & Salt River Valley RR in 1908, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1909.>
SP
Marietta & Cincinnati RR
Opened in 1851, became the Cincinnati Wash. & Baltimore in 1883.>
B&O
Marietta & North Georgia RR
Opened in 1879, became the Atlanta Knoxville & Northern RR in 1896.
L&N
Marinette Tomahawk & Western RR
Marion & Bluffton Traction Co. (see CERA)
From Marion Bluffton & Eastern Traction Co. in 1914, became part of the indiana Service Corp. in 1926.>
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Marion Rys.
Bought these isolated local lines From Indiana RR in 1933, converted to bus in 1947.
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Maritime Ry.
Opened in 1883, and continued exclusively insteam until 1961
Market Street RR
Marquette Houghton & Ontanagon RR
Opened in 1872, became part of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Ry. in 1887.>
CPR
Marshall & East Texas Ry.
Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1922
Maryland & Delaware Coast RR
<From Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry. in 1924, became the Maryland & Delaware Seacoast RR in 1932.>
PRR
Maryland & Delaware Seacoast RR
<From Maryland & Delaware Coast RR in 1932, abandoned in 1936.
Maryland & Pennsylvania RR
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1983
Maryland Central RR
Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry.
<From Queen Anne's RR in 1905, split into the B&E + M&DC in 1924.
PRR
Maryland Electric RR
Maryland Midland RR
Mason City & Clear Lake RR
Opened in 1897, became the Iowa Terminal RR in 1961.
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Massachusetts Central RR
Massachusetts Northeastern Street Ry.
Mauch Chunk [Summit Hill &] Switch-Back RR
Mule powered when opened in 1827 to 1846, abandoned in 1937.
(LC&N to 1874, CNJ 1874-1929)
McCloud River RR
Meadville & Cambridge Springs St. Ry.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1912.>
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Medford Branch RR
Opened in 1840, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1865.>
(B&M)
B&M
Memphis & Charleston RR
Opened in 1852, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1898.>
(ETV&G 1889-94)
SOU
Memphis & Little Rock RR
Opened in 1857, became the Little Rock & Memphis RR in 1887.
RI
Memphis Dallas & Gulf RR
<From Memphis Paris & Gulf RR in 1910, became the Graysonia Nashville & Ashdown RR in 1922.>
Memphis Paris & Gulf RR
Became the Memphis Dallas & Gulf RR in 1910.>
Meriden & Cromwell RR
Opened in 1885, became the Meriden Waterbury & Connecticut River RR (NY&NE 1892-6) in 1889.>
NH
Meriden Waterbury & Connecticut River RR
<From Meriden & Cromwell RR in 1889, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1898.>
(NY&NE 1892-6)
NH
Meridian & Memphis RR
Metro North Commuter RR
<From Conrail in 1982, .
Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transp. Authority
Metropolitan Coach Lines
<Pax operations sold by Pacific Electric in 1953, taken over by the Los Angeles MTA in 1958.
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Metropolitan Railway (Toronto)
<Northern extension of street ry. began in 1890, bacame part of Toronto & York Radial Ry. inlate 1904.>
(Canadian)
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Metropolitan Transit Authority (Boston)
Metropolitan Transit Authority (Los Angeles)
<From Metorpolitan Coach Lines (with only the Long Beach line remaining) in 1958, Opened in 1961.
Metropolitan Transit Authority (New York)
Mexican Central Ry.
Inc. in 1880 and completed in 1884, became the Nacionales de Mexico (FC) in 1909.>
NdM
Mexican Government RR
Became the Nacionales de Mexico (FC) in.>
NdM
Mexican International RR
Started in 1883 and comoleted in 1892, became the Nacionales de Mexico (FC) in 1910.>
NdM
Mexican National RR
Opened in 1888, became the National RR Co. of Mexico in 1902.>
NdM
Mexican Ry.
From 1868, became part of the Nacionales de Mexico (FC) in 1959.>
NdM
Mexican Northern Ry. (FC Mexicano del Norte)
Opened in 1891, absorbed by the NRM in 1955.>
NdM
Mexican Southern Ry.
Opened in 1892, leased by the interoceanic Ry. (NRM) in 1910.>
NdM
Michigan & Ohio RR
Opened in 1884, became part of the Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR (emerging as the DT&M in 1897) in 1887.>
NYC
Michigan Central RR
Opened in 1846, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.>
(NYCHR-NYC 1890-1930)
NYC
Michigan Ry. (RR after 1919)
From Michigan Traction Co. in 1900, abandoned in 1928.
(leased by MU 1906-23, ME after 1923)
elec
Michigan Electric Ry.
<From Michigan United ry. in 1923, abandoned in 1929.
elec
Michigan Electric Ry. Guide

elec
Michigan United Traction Co. (dba/Michigan Ry. after 1916)
From amalgamation in 1906, became the Michigan Electric Ry. in 1923.>
(dba/Michigan Ry. after 1916)
elec
Middlesex RR
Middletown & Unionville RR
<From a Susquehanna branch in 1913, became the Middletown & New Jersey in 1947.
Midland Continental RR
Midland Ry.
Opened in 1901, absorbed by the Dominion Atlantic Ry. 1905.>
CPR
Midland Terminal Ry.
Opened in 1893, abandoned in 1949.
(CC&CS 1917-9)
Midland Valley RR
Opened in 1904, became part of the Texas & Pacific Ry. in 1967.>
MP
Mill Valley & Mount Tamalpais Scenic Ry.
Opened in 1897, became the Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Ry. in 1913.>
Mifflin & Centre County RR
Opened in 1865, leased by the Pennsylvania RR in 1868.>
PRR
Millville & Glassboro RR
Milwaukee & Northern RR
Opened in 1870, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1893.>
(WC 1873-1882)
Milw
Milwaukee & Suburban Transport RR
The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co.
Opened in 1896, became the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. The in 1928.>
elec
The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co.
<From Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. The in 1928, became the Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail RR in 1949.>
elec
Milwaukee Lake Shore & Western Ry.
Opened in 1873, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1893.>
CNW
Milwaukee Northern Ry. (elec.)
Opened in 1905, became part of the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. The in 1928.>
elec
Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail Co.
<From Kenosha Motor Coach Lines in 1949, abandoned in 1951.>
elec
Milwaukee Road (see CMStP&P)
Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven RR
Mineral Range RR (see DSS&A)
Opened in 1873, absorbed by DSS&A in 1949.>
(DSS&A)
CPR
Minneapolis & Northern RR
Minneapolis & Pacific RR
Opened in 1886, became the Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. (Soo) in 1888.>
CPR
Minneapolis & St. Louis RR
Opened in 1871, absorbed by C&NW in 1960.>
CNW
Minneapolis & St. Paul Suburban RR (see Twin City Rapid Transit)
Interurban subsidiary formed by TCRT in 1910, continued to operate as TwinCity Lines .
elec
Minneapolis Anoka & Cuyana Range RR
From Minneapolis & Northern Ry. (steam, Opened in 1913) in 1915, abandoned in 1971.
elec
Minneapolis Lyndale & Minnetonka RR
Opened in 1878, became part of the Minneapolis Street Ry.(TwinCity Lines) in 1887.>
ng
Minneapolis Northfield & Southern RR
<From Minneapolis St. Paul Rochester & Dubuque [not] Electric Traction Co. in 1918, became part of the Soo Line RR in 1982.>
CPR
Minneapolis Sault Ste. Marie & Atlantic RR
Opened in 1884, became the Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. (Soo) in 1881.>
CPR
Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry.
<From Minneapolis Sault Ste. Marie & Atlantic RR in 1888, became the Soo Line RR in 1961.>
(Soo)
CPR
Minneapolis St. Paul Rochester & Dubuque [not] Electric Traction Co.
Opened in 1910, became the Minneapolis Northfield & Southern RR in 1918.>
CNW
Minnesota & International Ry.
<From Brainerd & Northern Minnesota Ry. in 1901, became part of the Northern Pacific Ry. in 1941.>
(NP)
BN
Minnesota & Northwestern RR
Opened in 1885, became the Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry. in 1888.>
CNW
Minnesota Northwestern [not] Electric Ry.
Opened in 1916, abandoned in 1940
Minnesota Western RR
<From Electric Short Line Ry. in 1924, abandoned in 1959.
CNW
Mississippi & Skuna Valley RR
Opened in 1925,
Mississippi Central RR (1855)
Opened in 1855, became part of the New Orleans St. Louis & Chicago RR in 1874.>
IC
Mississippi Central RR (1904)
Opened in 1904, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1967.>
IC
Mississippi River & Bonne Terre Ry.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Missouri-Illinois RR in 1929.>
MP
Missouri & Arkansas Ry.
<From Missouri & North Arkansas Ry. in 1935, split into the small short lines in 1949
Missouri & Kansas RR
Missouri & North Arkansas Ry.
Opened in 1906, became the Missouri & Arkansas Ry. in 1935.>
Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry.
Opened in 1869, became the Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR in 1923.>
MKT
Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR
<From Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry. in 1923, .
MKT
Missouri Oklahoma & Gulf Ry.
Opened in 1904, became the Kansas Oklahoma & Gulf Ry. in 1920.>
MP
Missouri Pacific RR (A&P)
<The Pacific RR under A&P lease, in 1874, became the Missouri Pacific Ry. in 1876.>
MP
Missouri Pacific Ry.
<From the Pacific RR under A&P lease, in 1876, merged with SLIMS into the Missouri Pacific RR in 1917.>
MP
Missouri Pacific RR
Opened in 1917, merged into the Union Pacific Ry. in 1997.>
UP
Missouri River & Northwestern Ry.
From Dakota Pacific in 1905, became the Rapid City Black Hills & Western in 1909>
Missouri Southern RR
Opened in 1888, abandoned in 1941
Missouri-Illinois RR
<From Illinois Southern RR in 1921, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1978.>
(MP after 1929)
MP
Mobile & Bay Shore RR
Opened in 1900, became part of the Mobile & Ohio RR in 1904.>
GM&O
Mobile & Birmingham Ry.
Opened in 1886, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1899.>
(ETV&G to 1893)
SOU
Mobile & Ohio RR
Opened in 1851, merged into the Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR in 1940.>
(SOU 1901-38)
GM&O
Mobile Jackson & Kansas City RR
Opened in 1897, became the New Orleans Mobile & Chicago RR in 1910.>
GM&O
Mohawk & Malone Ry.
<From Adirondack & St. Lawrence Ry. in 1892, became (June), leased by the New York Central & Hudson River RR (April) in 1893.>
NYC
Monon RR
<From Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville (Monon) Ry. in 1956, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1971.>
L&N
Monongahela Inclined Plane RR
Monongahela RR
Monongahela West Penn Public Service Co.
From Monongahela Power & Ry. Co. in 1923, became the City Lines of West Va. in 1944.
elec
Monson RR
ng
Mont Alto RR
Montana RR
Opened in 1896, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & Puget Sound Ry. in 1910.>
Milw
Montana Western RR
Opened in 1910, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1969.>
BN
Montana Wyoming & Southern RR
From Yellowstone Park RR in 1909, abandoned in 1953.
Montgomery & Eufaula RR ("Eufaula Route")
Montour RR
Opened in 1883, became part of the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR in 1975.>
NYC
Montpelier & Barre RR
<From Barre & Chelsea RR in 1957, .
Montpelier & Wells River RR
Became the Barre & Chelsea RR in 1944.>
Montreal & Boston Air Line RR
<From Passumpsic RR & South-Eastern RR in 1878, disbanded in 1887.
Montreal & Southern Counties RR
Opened in 1897, 1956.
(GT/CN after 1911)
elec
Morgan's Louisiana & Texas RR & SS Co.
Opened in 1869, leased by the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1885.>
(GH&SA after 1883)
SP
Morgantown & Dunkard Valley RR
Opened in 1910, became the Morgantown & Wheeling RR in 1913.>
elec
Morgantown & Wheeling RR
<From Morgantown & Dunkard Valley RR in 1913, became the Scotts Run RR in 1924.
(Monongahela after 1921)
PRR
Morris County Traction Co.
Morristown & Erie RR
Opened in 1903,
Moscow Camden & San Augustine RR
Mount Beacon RR
Mount Hood RR
Mount Jewett Kinzua & Rittersville RR
Mount Lowe Ry.
Became part of the Pacific Electric Ry. in 1902.>
elec
Mount Manitou Scenic Incline RR
Mount McGregor & Lake George RR
Mount McGregor RR
<From Saratoga Mt. McGregor & Lake George RR in 1889, became the Saratoga & Mt. McGregor RR in 1897
ng
Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Ry.
<From Mill Valley & Mount Tamalpais Scenic Ry. in 1913, abandoned in 1930
Mount Vernon and Pan-Handle Route see Cleveland Akron & Columbus Ry.
Mount Washington Ry.
Opened in 1867,
Muncie & Portland Traction Co.
Opened in 1906, became part of the Union Traction Co. in 1916.>
elec
Muncie Hartford & Fort Wayne Ry.
Opened in 1903, became part of the Union Traction Co. in 1906.>
elec
Munising Marquette & Southeastern RR
Opened in 1911, became part of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR in 1924.>
Muscatine Burlington & Southern RR
Opened in 1916, Opened in 1925.
Muscle Shoals Birmingham & Pensacola RR
<From Gulf Florida & Alabama in 1922, absorbed by SLSF in 1928.>
SLSF
Nacional de Honduras RR
Nacionales de Mexico (FC) (Nat'l Rys. of Mexico)
Opened in 1909, privatized into Ferromex (freight only) in 1997.>
NdM
Nantasket Beach RR
Opened in 1880, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1888.>
NH
Nantucket Central RR
<From Nantucket RR (exc. 1895-1910) in 1895, became the Nantucket RR (exc. 1895-1910) in 1910.>
ng
Nantucket RR (exc. 1895-1910)
Opened in 1881, abandoned in 1918.
ng
Napierville Junction Ry.

(D&H)
D&H
Narragansett Pier RR
Opened in 1876, operation suspended in 1981.
(Rhode Island Co. @1916)
NH
Nashua & Rochester RR
Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Ry.
Opened in 1873, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1957.>
L&N
Nashville Interurban Ry.
Opened in 1909, became the Nashville-Franklin Ry. in 1933.>
elec
Nashville-Franklin Ry.
<From Nashville Interurban Ry. in 1933, abandoned in 1943.
elec
National City & Otay RR
National Railways of Mexico
Opened in 1909, privatized into Ferromex (freight only) in 1997.>
NdM
National RR Co. of Mexico
Opened in 1902, became the Nacionales de Mexico (FC) in 1909.>
NdM
National Trancontinental RR (see Trancontinental Line)
Opened in 1910, became part of the Canadian Government Rys. in 1915.>
CN
Naugatuck RR
Opened in 1849, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1887.>
NH
Nelson & Fort Sheppard RR
Nevada Copper Belt RR
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1947.
Nevada County Narrow Gauge RR
Opened in 1876, abandoned in 1942
ng
Nevada Northern RR
Opened in 1906, became the suspended, then abandoned in 1983
New Albany & Louisville Electric RR

elec
New Bedford & Onset Street Ry.
Opened in 1901, abandoned inthe 1920s.
elec
New Brunswick Ry.
Opened in 1878, leased & operated by the Canadian Pacific Ry. in 1890.
CPR
New England Lines

(NH/B&M/MC)
New England RR
<From New York & New England RR in 1896, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1898.>
NH
New Hampshire Electric Rys.
From New Hampshire Traction Co. in 1905, abnadoned during the 1920s.
elec
New Haven & Derby RR
Opened in 1871, became part of the Housatonic RR in 1889.>
NH
New Haven & Northampton RR's Canal RR
Built by the Canal Co. in 1847, became the New Haven & Northampton RR in 1869.>
NH
New Haven & Northampton RR
<From the New Haven & Northampton Co. and Canal RR in 1869, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1887.>
NH
New Haven & Shore Line Ry.
<From Shore Line Electric Ry. in 1924, converted to bus in 1929.
elec
New Haven New London & Stonington (Shore Line) RR
Opened in 1857, leased by the New York & New Haven RR in 1870.>
NH
New Jersey & Hudson River Ry. & Ferry Co.
From Bergen Co. Traction Co. in 1900, became part of the Public Service Ry. in 1911.>
elec
New Jersey & New York RR
From Hackensack & New York RR in 1874, became part of the Erie-Lackawanna Ry in 1960.>
(Erie after 1895)
EL
New Jersey & Pennsylvania Traction Co.

elec
New Jersey Midland Ry.
Opened in 1835, became the NY Susq. & West. RR in 1881.>
New Jersey RR
Opened in 1832, became the pooled into New York & Philadelphia RR Line (United Rys. Of New Jersey) in 1867.>
PRR
New Jersey Southern RR
Opened in 1869, leased by CNJ in 1879 and absorbed by 1885.
(CNJ after 1883)
B&O
New London & East Lyme St. Ry.
Opened in 1905, leased by Shore Line Electric Ry. in 1913.>
elec
New London Northern RR
Opened in 1859, leased by the Central Vermont RR 1891-6 and absorbed in 1899.>
(VC, CV after 1871)
CN
New Orleans & Gulf RR
<From Shell Beach RR in 1888, became the New Orleans & Southern RR in 1891.>
MP
New Orleans & Lower Coast RR
Opened in 1916, became the leased by the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1926.>
MP
New Orleans & Southern RR
<From New Orleans & Southern RR in 1891, became the Louisiana Southern RR in 1897.
New Orleans & Western Ry.
Opened in 1912, became the West New Orleans Light & Traction Co. in 1917.>
elec
New Orleans Fort Jackson & Grand Isle RR
Opened in 1916, became the New Orleans & Lower Coast RR in 1916.>
MP
New Orleans Great Northern RR
Opened in 1906, became part of the Gulf Mobile & Northern RR in 1933.>
GM&O
New Orleans Jackson & Great Northern RR
Opened in 1853, became part of the New Orleans St. Louis & Chicago RR in 1874.>
IC
New Orleans Mobile & Chicago RR
<A reorg. of the Mobile Jackson & Kansas City RR in 1910, became the Gulf Mobile & Northern RR in 1916.>
(brief control during bankruptcy by SLSF/L&N jointly in 1911)
GM&O
New Orleans Mobile & Texas RR
Opened in 1871, became the New Orleans & Mobile RR in 1873.
MP
New Orleans Public Service RR
New Orleans St. Louis & Chicago RR (dba for predecessors under receivers)
<Name applied to the receivership of the NOJ&GN + MC in 1874, became the Chicago St. Louis & New Orleans RR in 1877.>
IC
New Orleans Southern & Grand Isle Ry.
Opened in 1911, became the New Orleans Fort Jackson & Grand Isle RR in 1916.>
MP
New Orleans Spanish Fort & Lake RR
From Canal St. City Park & Lake RR in 1879, purchased by the East Louisiana Ry. 15 Nov 1895, sold to NO & Western 1 Jul 1897, abandoned July 12, 1903.
(East Louisiana 1895-97, NO & West. 1897-1901, NO Belt & Term 1901-03)
New Orleans Texas & Mexico RR (see Frisco Coast Lines, Gulf Coast Lines)
<From Colo. Sou. N.O. & Pacific RR 1910, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.>
(SLSF 1910-15, MP after 1924)
MP
New York & Boston RR
Opened in 1858, became the Boston Hartford & Erie RR in 1866.>
NH
New York & Greenwood Lake RR
From Montclair & Greenwood Lake RR in 1878, became part of the Erie RR in 1896.>
(NYLE&W/Erie)
EL
New York & Harlem RR
Opened in 1832, leased by the NYC&HR in 1873.
New York & Long Branch RR
From consolidation I 1881, then op. under contract by CNJ/PRR until lease inin 1888, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
(CNJ/PRR after 1888)
PRR
New York & Manhattan Beach Ry.
Opened in 1877, became part of the Long Island Rail Road in 1885.>
PRR
New York & Massachusetts RR
Opened in 1887, became the Poughkeepsie & Eastern RR in 1893.>
NH
New York & New England RR
<From Boston Hartford & Erie RR in 1873, became the New England RR in 1896.>
NH
New York & New Haven RR
Opened in 1848, became the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1872.>
NH
New York & New Orleans Short Line RR
New York & Northern Ry.
<From New York City & Northern RR in 1887, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1894.>
NYC
New York & Oswego Midland RR
Opened in 1869, became the New York Ontario & Western RR in 1880.>
New Jersey Midland Ry. (1873-1881)
NH
New York & Ottawa + Ottawa & New York RRs
Opened in 1897, leased by the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1905.>
NYC
New York & Pennsylvania Ry.
From Olean Oswayo & Eastern RR in 1896, abandoned in 1936
New York & Philadelphia New Line Ry. (Delaware & Bound Brook RR.)
Built to connect the No.Pa. with the CNJ in 1876, became part of the Phila. & Reading RR in 1879.>
RDG
New York & Philadelphia RR Line (United Rys. Of New Jersey)
<From New Jersey RR & Camden & Amboy in 1867, became part of the Pennsylvania RR inDec 1871.>
PRR
New York & Rockaway Beach RR
New York & Sea Beach RR
Opened in 1879, became the Sea Beach RR in 1896.
B&O
New York & Stamford Ry.
From street car consolidation in 1901, converted to bus operation in 1927.
(NH from 1905)
NH
New York Auburn & Lansing RR (Ithaca-Auburn Short Line)
Opened in 1906, became the Central New York Southern RR in 1914.>
New York Boston & Montreal Ry.
<From consol. of Harlem Ext, D&C in 1873, broken into the Harlem Ext.So.Coal, Newbergh Dutchess & Ct. in 1876.>
(CV1873-6)
RUT
New York Central (1853) RR
From merger in 1853, merged into the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1869.>
NYC
New York Central & Hudson River RR
Opened in 1869, became the New York Central RR in 1914.>
NYC
New York Central Lines West (see NYC&HR)
<From LS&MS, Big4,MC, etc. lines in 1914, .
NYC
New York Central RR
<From New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1914, merged into the Penn Central RR in 1968.>
NYC
New York Chicago & St. Louis RR (Nickel Plate Road)
Opened in 1882, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1964.>
(NYCHR 1883-1916)
N&W
New York City & Northern RR
Opened in 1879, became the New York & Northern Ry. in 1887.>
NYC
New York Housatonic & Northern RR
New York Lake Erie & Western RR
<From Erie Ry. in 1878, became the Erie RR in 1895.>
EL
New York New Haven & Hartford RR
<From New York & New Haven RR in 1872, became part of the Penn Central RR in 1968.>
NH
New York Ontario & Western RR
<From New York & Oswego Midland Ry. in 1880, abandoned in 1957.
NH
New York Pennsylvania & Ohio RR
<From Atlantic & Great Western RR in 1880, became part of the New York Lake Erie & Western RR in 1883.>
EL
New York Philadelphia & Norfolk RR
From Peninsula RR of Va. in 1882, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1920.>
(PRR after 1904)
PRR
New York Providence & Boston RR
Opened in 1837, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1893.>
NH
New York Rutland & Montreal RR
<From Lebanon Springs Ry. in 1885, reorg. failed, it reverted to the Leb. Sprs. RR in 1889.>
RUT
New York State Electric Ry. Guide (Official, issued by FJ&G)
From all NYS Electric Rys. in , .
elec
New York State Rys.
From R&SB, R&ER, Oneida, U&MV in 1912, abandoned by 1930.
(NYCHR)
NYC
New York Susquehanna & Western RR
<From New Jersey Midland Ry. in 1881, .
(ERIE 1898-1952)
EL
New York West Shore & Buffalo RR
Opened in 1882, became the West Shore RR in 1885.>
NYC
New York Westchester & Boston RR
Abandoned in 1937.
(NYNHH)
elec
New York Woodhaven & Rockaway Beach RR

PRR
Newark & Marion Ry.
#VALUE!>
(see Trolley Talk)
NH
Newell St. Ry.
#VALUE!
elec
Newburgh Dutchess & Connecticut RR
From break up of New York Boston & Montreal RR in 1876, became part of the Central New England RR in 1905.
NH
Newfoundland Ry. & SS.
<From Reid Newfoundland Co. in 1923, became part of the Canadian National Ry. in 1949.
ngCN
Newfoundland Ry. Sys.
Opened in 1882, became the Reid Newfoundland Co. in 1902.>
ngCN
Newport & Sherman's Valley RR (NG)
<Constructed with equip. From the Diamond Valley 1892, became part of the Susquehanna River & W. RR in 1920.
ng
Newport & Providence Ry.
Opened in 1904, taken over by Vanderbilt bus interests and converted to bus in 1925.
elec
Newport & Wickford RR & Steamboat Co.
Opened in 1873, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1909.>
NH
Newport News & Mississippi Valley Co. (East. Dist.)
<From Elizabethtown Lexington & Big Sandy RR in 1886, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio RR in 1891.>
C&O
Newport News & Mississippi Valley Co. (West. Dist.)
<From Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern RR in 1886, became the Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern RR in 1893.>
IC
Newtown Electric Street RR
Nez Pierce & Idaho RR
Niagara Belt Line
<From (Tourist line run by Int'l Ry. & Niagara Gorge Ry.) in 1901, became the suspended in 1932.
elec
Niagara Falls & Lewiston RR
Opened in 1894, became the Niagara Gorge Ry. in 1899.>
elec
Niagara Falls Park & River Ry
Opened in 1893, leased by the international Ry. in 1901.>
elec
Niagara Falls Short Line RR
Niagara Falls White Mountains & New England RR Line
Niagara Gorge RR
<From Niagara Falls & Lewiston RR in 1899, abandoned in 1935.
elec
Niagara St. Catherines & Toronto RR
Opened in 1900, .
(CN after 1917)
CN
Nickel Plate Road (See NYC&StL)

N&W
Norfolk & Southern RR
Opened in 1891, became the Norfolk Southern RR/Ry. in 1910.>
SOU
Norfolk & Virginia Beach RR
Norfolk & Western Ry. (RR before 1896)
From Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio RR in 1881, merged into the Norfolk Southern Corp. in 1982.>
N&W
Norfolk Albemarle & Atlantic RR
<From Norfolk & Virginia Beach RR in 1891, became the Norfolk Virginia Beach & Southern RR in 1896.>
SOU
Norfolk Southern Corp.
From N&W + SOU in 1982, .
Norfolk Southern RR/Ry.
<From Norfolk & Southern RR in 1910, became the Carolina & Northwestern Ry.(SOU) in 1981.
SOU
Norfolk Virginia Beach & Southern RR
<From Norfolk Albemarle & Atlantic RR in 1896, became part of the Norfolk & Southern RR in 1899.>
SOU
North & South Carolina RR
Opened in 1909, became part of the Carolina Atlantic & Western Ry. in 1914.
(SAL 1913)
North Coast Lines
<From Pacific Northwest Traction Co. in 1930, Opened in 1939.
North Jersey Rapid Transit
North Pacific Coast RR
Opened in 1875, became the North Shore RR in 1902.>
ngSP
North Pennsylvania RR
North Shore RR
<From North Pacific Coast RR in 1902, became part of the Northwestern Pacific RR in 1907.>
SP
North Wisconsin RR (see Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Line)
Opened in 1878, became part of the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha RR in 1880.>
CNW
Northampton & Bath RR
Northampton Traction Co.
Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter RR
Northeast Illinois RR
Northeast Oklahoma RR
North-Eastern RR (of SC)
Opened in 1856, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line of Rys. 1887.>
SCL
Northern Adirondack RR
Northern Alberta Rys.
<Took over Alberta Gov't Rys. in 1929, became part of CN in 1981.>
(joint CN-CP to 1980, then CN)
CN
Northern Central Ry.
Opened in 1854, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in .>
(PRR after 1874)
PRR
Northern Electric RR
Opened in 1906, became the Sacramento Northern Ry. in 1919.>
>WP
Northern Indiana Power Co.
<From Indiana Rys. & Light Co. in 1922, became part of the indiana RR in 1932.>
elec
Northern Indiana Ry.
Opened in 1905, became the Chicago South Bend & Northern Indiana Ry. in 1907.>
elec
Northern Indiana Ry.
<From Chicago South Bend & Northern Indiana Ry. in 1930, 1940.
elec
Northern Massachusetts Street Ry.
From Gardner Westminster & Fitchburg + Athol & Orange St. Rys. in 1913, 1924.
elec
Northern New York RR
<From Northern Adirondack RR in 1895, became the New York & Ottawa Ry. in 1897.>
NYC
Northern Ohio Interurban RR
<From Northern Ohio Power & Light RR in 1930, abandoned in 1932.
elec
Northern Ohio Power & Light RR
<From Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. in 1926, became the Northern Ohio Interurban RR in 1930.>
elec
Northern Ohio Ry. (see LE&W-1920-AC&Y)
<From Pittsburgh Akron & Western RR in 1895, became absorbed by the Akron Canton & Youngstown RR in 1944.>
N&W
Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co.
Opened in 1902, became the Northern Ohio Power & Light RR in 1926.>
elec
Northern Ohio Traction Co.

elec
Northern Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1872, merged into the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.>
BN
Northern Pacific Terminal Co. of Oregon
Northern RR
Northern RR (of New Hampshire)
Opened in 1847, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Jan 1890.>
B&M
Northern RR of New Jersey
Opened in 1859, .
(Erie after 1868)
EL
Northern Ry. of Canada
Northern Texas Traction Co.
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1934.
elec
Norton & Taunton St. Ry.
Opened in 1897, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.>
(see Taunton St. Ry.)
elec
Northwestern Electric Service Co. of Pa.
<From Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1922, converted to bus in 1928.
elec
Northwestern Ohio Railway and Power Co.
<From Toledo Port Clinton & Lakeside RR in 1912, became the Ohio Public Service Co. in 1924.>
elec
Northwestern Pacific RR
<From CA&NW + NS + others in 1907, .
(SP after 1929)
SP
Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry.
<From Erie Traction Co. in 1912, became the Northwestern Electric Service Co.of Pa. in 1922.>
elec
Norwich & Westerly Traction Co.
From Norwich & Westerly Ry. (1906) in 1909, abandoned in 1922.
(Shore Line Electric after 1913)
elec
Norwood & St. Lawrence RR
Opened in 1902, 1975
Northland Greyhound Lines (Interurban Div.) (see Kenosha Motor Coack Lines)
<From Kenosha Motor Coach Lines (Interurban Div.) in 1948, became the Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail Co. in 1949.>
elec
Oakland & Antioch RR
Oahu Ry. & Land Co.
Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1972
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Oakland Antioch & Eastern RR
From Oakland & Antioch RR (built in 1910) in 1913, became reorg. as the San Francisco-Sacramento RR in 1920.>
>WP
Ocean City Western RR
Ocean Shore RR
Odessa & Middletown RR
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Ogden Union Railway & Depot Co.
Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain RR
<From Central Vermont Ry. in 1897, became part of the Rutland RR in 1901 1901.>
RUT
Ohio & Mississippi Ry.
Opened in 1853, absorbed by the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern RR in 1893.>
B&O
Ohio & North Western RR
From Cincinnati & Eastern RR in 1887, became reorg. as the Cincinnati Portsmouth & Virginia RR in 1891.>
N&W
Ohio Central RR
Opened in 1879, became the Toledo & Ohio Central RR in 1885.>
NYC
Ohio Electric Ry.
From Lima & Toledo Electric Co. in 1907, became operation resumed by the predecessor cos. in 1922.>
elec
Ohio Indiana & Western RR
<From Indiana Bloomington & Western RR in 1887, split between the Peoria & Eastern Ry. and the Big4 in 1890.>
NYC
Ohio Public Service Co.
<From Northwestern Ohio Railway and Power in 1924, became the Toledo & Eastern RR in 1945.
elec
Ohio River RR
Opened in 1884, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1903.>
B&O
Ohio River & Charleston RR
<From Charleton Cincinnati & Chicago (TN) RR in 1894. The Carolina part became the SC&GEx in 1899 and the remainder, became the South & Western RR in 1902.>
SCL
Ohio River & Western RR
<From Bellaire Zanesville & Cincinnati RR in 1902, became the mostly abandoned, part to Pennsylvania RR in 1930.>
ngPRR
Ohio Service RR

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Ohio Southern RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Detroit Southern Ry. in 1901.>
CN
Ohio Valley Ry.
Opened in 1886, became part of the Illinois Central in 1897.
IC
Oklahoma City-Ada-Atoka RR
<From branch of MKT in 1924, became part of the AT&SF in 1965.>
MKT
Oklahoma Ry.
Opened in 1911, converted to bus in 1947.
elec
Old Colony & Newport RR
Opened in 1864, became the Old Colony RR in 1872.>
NH
Old Colony RR
Opened in 1872, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1893.>
NH
Old Colony St. Ry.
From Brockton St. Ry. in 1901, merged into Bay State St. Ry. in 1911.>
elec
Omaha & St. Louis RR
<From Wabash Western RR. in 1889, became part of the Wabash Ry. in 1901.>
(KCP&G 1898-9)
N&W
Omaha Kansas City & Eastern RR
<From Quincy Omaha & Kansas City RR in 1897, became lease expired the Quincy Omaha & Kansas City RR in 1902.>
(KCP&G 1898-9)
BN
Omaha Union Depot RR
Oneida Ry.
From electrification of West Shore tracks in 1907, operated as part of NY State Rys. after about 1912.>
(NYC)
NYC
Oneonta & Mohawk Valley RR
From Oneonta Cooperstown & Richfield Springs Ry. in 1906, became the Otsego & Herkimer RR in 1908.>
elec
Ontario Northland RR
<From Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Ry. in 1946,
Orange Belt RR
Opened in 1886, became the Sanford & St. Petersburg RR in 1894.>
ngSCL
Orange County Traction Co.
From reorg of Newbergh Elec. Co.(1895) in 1901, abandoned in 1925.
elec
Orchard Beach RR
Oregon & California RR
Oregon & Washington RR
Company started by the UP in 1907, leased the NP Portland-Seattle line inJan. 1910, became part of the Oregon-Washington RR & Navigation RR at its creation inDec. 1910.>
(UP)
UP
Oregon Electric Ry.
Opened in 1908, dieselized in 1945 and became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1981.>
(SPS after 1910)
BN
Oregon Pacific & Eastern RR
Oregon RR & Navigation Co.
<Lease by UP terminated by receivership in 1894, became part of the Oregon-Washington RR & Navigation RR (UP) in 1910.>
(UP before 1894 and after 1901)
UP
Oregon Short Line RR
Opened in 1882, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1936.>
(UP before 1894 and after 1901)
UP
Oregon Trunk RR
Opened in 1911, became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1981.>
(SP&S)
BN
Oregon-Washington RR & Navigation RR
<From Oregon RR/Ry & Navigation Co. in 1910, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1936.>
(UP)
UP
Oregon Water Power & Ry.
From East Side Ry. in 1902, merged into Portland Railway Light & Power in 1906.>
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Orleans-Kenner RR
Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1930.
elec
Oshawa RR
Otis Elevating RR
Opened in 1892, became Otis RR in 1899.>
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Otis Ry.
<From Otis Elevating RR in 1899, abandoned 1918.
(see Catskill & Tannersville)
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Otsego & Herkimer RR
<From Oneonta & Mohawk Valley RR in 1908, became the Southern New York Power & Ry. Co. in 1916.>
elec
Ottawa & Gatineau Ry.
From Ottawa & Gatineau Valley RR (opened 1893) in 1894, 1901.
CPR
Ottawa & New York (see NY&O)
Opened in 1897, leased the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1905.>
NYC
Ottawa Arnprior & Parry Sound RR
Became the Canadia Atlantic Ry. in 1899.
CN
Otter Valley RR
Pacific & Idaho Northern RR
Opened in 1899, became part of the Union Pacific in 1936.>
UP
Pacific [not] Electric Ry.
<From Pacific Electric Ry. (SP) in 1959, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1965.>
(SP)
SP
Pacific Coast Ry. (see Pacific Coast (Steamship) Co.)
Opened 1892, controlled by Pacific Coast (Steamship) Co. in 1897
Pacific Coast Co.
<From a consolidation under the steamship operator in 1897, reverted to Pacific Coast Ry. in 1916.>
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Pacific Electric Ry.
Opened in 1901, became freight only, with remaining pax operations taken over by the Metropolitan Coach Lines in 1954.>
(SP)
elec
Pacific Gas & Electric RR
Pacific Great Eastern Ry.
Opened in 1912, became the British Columbia Ry. in 1972.>
Pacific Northwest Traction Co.
From Seattle-Everett Traction Co. in 1912, became the North Coast Lines in 1930.>
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Pacific Railway & Navigation Co.
Opened in 1905, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1915.>
(SP 1908-12)
SP
Pacific Short Line
Opened in 1890, became the Sioux City O'Neill & Western RR in 1892.>
BN
Pacifico (FC del)
<From Southern Pacific RR of Mexico in 1951, became part of the National Railways of Mexico in 1980.>
NdM
Palatine Lake Zurich & Wauconda RR
From Waukegan Rockford & ElginElec. Traction Co. in 1919, became the Chicago Palatine & Wauconda Ry. (abnd. 1924) in 1921
Palisades RR
Pan Handle Traction Co.
<From West Penn Rys. in 1931, abandoned in 1937.
elec
Panama RR
From 1855
Panhandle & Santa Fe Ry.
Became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1934.>
(ATSF)
SF
Paris & Mt. Pleasant RR
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1957
Pasadena & Los Angeles RR
Pasadena & Pacific RR
Acquired Los Angeles & Pacific in 1896, became the Los Angeles-Pacific in 1898.>
Passumpsic RR (Ct. & Pass. Rivs. RR) see also Montreal & Boston Air Line
Opened in 1850, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Jan 1887.>
B&M
Patten & Sherman RR
Peace River Route
<From ED&VG, CC, A&GW in 1917, Opened in 1929.
Peach Bottom RR
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Pecos & Northern Texas RR (see Pecos System)

SF
Pecos River RR (see Pecos System)

SF
Pecos System (PV&NE, P&NT, PR)
Opened in 1899, leased by the Panhandle & Santa Fe Ry. (ATSF) in 1900.>
SF
Pecos Valley & Northeastern RR (see Pecos System)

SF
Pembina Valley RR (see Alberta Government Lines)

CN
Peninsular Ry.
Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1934.
elec
Penn Central RR
From PRR + NYC in 1968, became part of Conrail in 1976.>
PRR
Penn Ohio Coach Lines Co. (Bus)
First acquired electric lines in 1930, .
elec
Penn Ohio Electric Co.
From Mahoning & Shenango Ry. & Light in 1920, became the Penn Ohio Public Service Co. in 1926.>
elec
Penn Ohio Public Service Co. (PO Coach from 1930)
<From Penn Ohio Electric Co. in 1926, became controlled by Penn Ohio Coach in 1930 and finally abandoned in 1939.
elec
Pennsylvania & Atlantic RR
Opened in 1923, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
(PRR)
PRR
Pennsylvania & New York RR
Pennsylvania & Ohio Electric RR
Opened in 1901, became the Pennsylvania & Ohio Traction Co. in 1919.>
elec
Pennsylvania & Ohio Traction Co.
<From Pennsylvania & Ohio Electric Ry. in 1919, abandoned in 1924.
elec
Pennsylvania Company (PRR Lines West)
Opened in 1871, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1920.>
PRR
Pennsylvania RR
Opened in 1847, merged into the Penn Central RR in 1968. The Pennsy never issued a true system timetable and instead published hundreds of "Forms".>
PRR
Pennsylvania Poughkeepsie & Boston RR
Opened in 1889, bankrupt in 1891, leased to P&R in 1892, temp. op. by LV inlate 1893, reorg. as the Lehigh & New England RR in 1895.>
(P&R 1892-1893)
Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
<From Atlantic City RR in 1933, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
PRR
Pensacola & Atlantic RR
Pennsylvania Southern RR
<From Pittsburg Summerville & Clarion RR in 1910, became the Lake Erie Franklin & Clarion in 1913.>
Peoria & Pekin Union RR
Peoria Decatur & Evansville RR
Opened in 1879, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1901.>
(E&TH 1889-94)
IC
Pere Marquette RR/Ry
<From Flint & Pere Marquette RR in 1900, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1947.>
(CH&D 1905-7)
C&O
Perkiomen RR
Perry County RR
Petaluma & Santa Rosa RR
Opened in 1903, became part of the Northwestern Pacific RR in 1985.>
(NWP after 1932)
SP
Peterboro' & Hillsboro' RR
Philadelphia & Beach Haven RR
Opened in 1909, abandoned in 1935.
(PRR)
PRR
Philadelphia & Columbia RR
Philadelphia & Easton Electric Ry.
From Philadelphia & Easton Ry. in 1907, became the Philadelphia & Easton Transit Co. (abd. 1926) in 1921.>
elec
Philadelphia & Easton Transit Co.
<From Philadelphia & Easton Electric Ry. in 1921, converted to bus in 1926.
Philadelphia & Erie RR
Philadelphia & Lehigh Valley Traction Co.
<From Inland Traction Co. in 1902, became Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1903.
elec
Philadelphia & Reading Ry.
Opened in 1836, became the Reading Co. in 1924.>
B&O
Philadelphia & West Chester Traction Co.

elec
Philadelphia & Western Ry.
Opened in 1907, became part of the Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. in 1953.>
elec
Philadelphia Baltimore & Washington RR
Philadelphia Germantown & Norristown RR
Philadelphia Newtown & New York RR
Philadelphia Rapid Transit
Philadelphia Reading & New England RR
<From Central New England & Western RR in 1892, became the Central New England Ry. in 1899.>
(P&R to 1893)
NH
Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville RR
Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co.
Opened in 1899, became part of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority in 1969.>
elec
Philadelphia Transportation Co.
Philadelphia Wilmington & Baltimore RR

PRR
Phillips & Rangeley Ry. + Sandy River RR
Opened in 1893, became the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR in 1908.>
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Phoenix & Eastern RR
Opened in 1905, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1910.>
(AT&SF 1905-06,SP after 1906)
SP
Phoenix Transportation System
Piedmont & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1910, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1969.>
SCL
Piedmont Air Line RR
From Richmond & Danville and various to Atlanta in 1874, replaced by the consolidation of member lines in 1891.
Pierre & Fort Pierre Bridge RR
Pine Creek RR (see Fall Brook Coal)
Pinehurst RR
Built as a trolley with steam freight in 1896, operation discontinued about 1905.
elec
Pittsburgh & Castle Shannon RR
Opened in 1871, became part of the Pittsburgh Rys. in 1909.>
ng
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR
Opened in 1879, became the independent againin 1979.
(LS&MS/NYC/PC 1894-1979)
NYC
Pittsburg & Shawmut RR
<From Pittsburg Shawmut & Northern RR in 1916,
Pittsburgh & West Virginia Ry.
<From Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. in 1917, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1964.>
N&W
Pittsburgh & Western Ry.
Opened in 1879, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1902.>
(B&O after 1891)
B&O
Pittsburgh Akron & Western RR
Opened in 1890, became the Northern Ohio RR in 1895.>
N&W
Pittsburg Bessemer & Lake Erie RR
<From Pittsburgh Shenango & Lake Erie RR in 1896, became the Bessemer & Lake Erie RR in 1901.>
N&W
Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry.
Opened in 1868, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.>
PRR
Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Pennsylvania Co. (Lines West) in 1921.>
PRR
Pittsburgh Columbus & Cincinnati RR
Opened in 1865, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry. in 1868.>
PRR
Pittsburg Fort Wayne & Chicago RR
Opened in 1890, became part of the Pennsylvania Co. (Lines West) in 1921.>
PRR
Pittsburgh Harmony Butler & New Castle Ry. (see PM&B)
From Pittburgh & Butler St. Ry. in 1917, converted to bus in 1931.
elec
Pittsburgh Mars & Butler Ry.

elec
Pittsburgh McKeesport & Youghiogheny RR

NYC
Pittsburgh Rys.
Opened in 1895, became the Port Authority of Allegheny Co. about in 1990.
elec
Pittsburg Shawmut & Northern RR
Abandoned in 1947
Pittsburgh Shenango & Lake Erie RR
Became the Pittsburg Bessemer & Lake Erie RR in 1896.>
Pittsburg Summerville & Clarion RR
Opened in 1904, became the Pennsylvania Southern RR in 1910.
Pittsburgh Westmoreland & Somerset RR
Opened in 1906, abandoned 1920 in 1916.
Pittsfield & North Adams RR
Plant System
<DBA applied to Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1890, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1902.>
(SF&W)
SCL
Plymouth & Sandwich RR
Ponchartrain RR
Pontiac Oxford & Northern RR
Pontiac Oxford & Port Austin RR
Port Authority Trans-Hudson RR
Port Royal & Augusta + Port Royal & Western Carolina Rys
Opened in 1878, became the Charleston & Western Carolina Ry. in 1896.>
SCL
Port Royal & Western Carolina RR (see PR&A)

SCL
Portland & Interurban Lines
<From OE + PRL&P in , .
elec
Portland & Ogdensburg RR
Opened in 1871, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1888.>
MeC
Portland & Rochester RR
Opened in 1866, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1900.>
B&M
Portland & Rumford Falls Ry.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1907.>
MeC
Portland & Vancouver RR
Portland Consolidated RR
Portland Electric Power Co. ("PEPCO")
<From Portland Railway Light & Power in 1924, became the Portland Traction Co. div. Portland Transit in 1946.>
elec
Portland Eugene & Eastern Ry.
Opened in 1912, became part of the Southern Pacific in 1915.>
(SP after 1913)
SP
Portland Railway Light & Power
From original Portland Traction Co. and OWP in 1906, became the Portland Electric Power Co. in 1924.>
elec
Portland RR
Portland Terminal RR
Portland Traction Co.
Split From PEPCO in 1940, abandoned in 1950.>
metro
Portland Traction Co. Portland RR & Terminal Div.
<From Portland Electric Power Co. 1946, discontinued service in 1958.
elec
Portland Transit Co. (see Portland Traction Co. div.)

elec
Portland-Lewiston Interurban RR
From Portland Gray & Lewiston RR in 1914, abandoned in 1933.
(Androscoggin Electric Co.)
elec
Portsmouth Dover & York Street Ry.(beware copies!)
From consolidation in 1903, acquired by the Atlantic Shore Line Ry. in 1905.
elec
Portsmouth Electric RR (beware copies!)

elec
Potomac Edison Co.
Poughkeepsie & Eastern Ry.
<From New York & Massachusetts RR in 1893, became part of the Central New England Ry. in 1907.>
NH
Prescott & Northwestern RR
Opened in 1891, still operating as of 2005
Prince Edward Island Ry.
Opened in 1872, became known as parrt of the Canadian Government Rys. in 1914.>
CN
Profile & Franconia Notch RR
Opened in 1879, became part of the Concord & Montreal RR in 1894.>
ngB&M
Prospect Park & Coney Island RR
Providence & Taunton St. Ry.
From 1898, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.>
(ee Taunton St. Ry.)
elec
Providence & Worcester RR
Opened in 1847, became part of the NY Providence & Boston in 1888.>
NH
Providence Warren & Bristol RR
Opened in 1854, became part of the Old Colony in 1891.>
NH
Provincial & New England All Rail Line

(St. John & Maine + E&NA + MC)
MeC
Public Service Company of Indiana

elec
Public Service Company of New Hampshire

elec
Public Service Corp. of New Jersey
From omnibus consolidation in 1903, vested rail ops. oinsubsidiary Pub. Serv Ry. in 1907.>
elec
Public Service Ry. (NJ)
<Formed as subsidiary in 1907, merged with bus ops as Pub. Serv. Coord. Transp. in 1928.
elec
Public Utilities Co. (Evansville) (see CERA)
From Evansville & Southern Indiana Ry. in 1912, 1921.
elec
Puget Sound Electric Ry.
Opened in 1902, 1928.
elec
Puget Sound Shore RR
Quakertown & Delaware River RR
Quanah Acme & Pacific RR
From Acme Red River & Northern Ry. in 1909, 1981.
(SLSF after 1911)
SLSF
Quebec & Lake St. John Ry.
From Quebec & Gosford Ry. in 1871, became part of the Canadian Northern Quebec Ry. in 1907.>
(CNQ after 1906)
CN
Quebec Central Ry.
Opened in 1876, abandoned in 1994.
(CP after 1912)
CPR
Quebec Montmorency & Charlevoix Ry.
Quebec Montreal & Southern Ry.
Quebec Montreal Ottawa & Occidental RR
Became part of the Canadian Pacific Ry. about in 1885.
CPR
Quebec North Shore & Labrador Ry.
Opened in 1954,
Quebec Oriental Ry.
Became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1929.>
CN
Quebec Railway Light & Power Co.
Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1959.
elec
Queen & Crescent Route (CNOT&P + AGS + NONE+VS&P/A&V)
<DBA organized bef. 1885, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1917.>
(R&D/ETVG after 1890)
SOU
Queen Anne's RR
Opened in 1898, became the Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry. in 1905.>
PRR
Quincy RR
From Quincy Western RR in 1917, .
>WP
Quincy Ry. (Electric)
From Quincy Horse Ry. and Carrying Co. in c1905, became part of Ill. Power & Light in 1912.
elec
Quincy Missouri & Pacific RR
<From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1886, became the leased by the Quincy Omaha & Kansas City RR (OKC&E 1897-1902) in 1888.
BN
Quincy Omaha & Kansas City RR
<From Quincy Missouri & Pacific RR in 1888, became mostly abandoned in 1939.
(OKC&E 1897-1902, CB&Q after 1902)
BN
Raleigh & Augusta Air Line
Opened in 1871, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
(R&G)
SCL
Raleigh & Gaston RR
Opened in 1838, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
(S&R)
SCL
Randolph System (see West Coast Route)
Opened in 1838, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
SCL
Rapid City Black Hills & Western RR
Opened in 1909, abandoned in 1948
Rapid Railway System
Merged into the Detroit United Lines in 1901.>
(Detroit & Port Huron Shore Line Ry.)
elec
Raquette Lake RR
Raritan & Delaware Bay RR
Raritan River RR
Opened in 1889, became part of the Conrail in 1980.>
B&O
Reader RR
Reading Co.
<From Philadelphia & Reading Ry. in 1924, became part of the Conrail in 1976.>
B&O
Reading Transit
Red Arrow Lines
Red Mountain RR
Red River Texas & Southern RR
Regina Municipal RR
Register & Glenville RR
Reid Newfoundland Co.
<From Newfoundland Ry. Sys. in 1902, became the Newfoundland Ry. in 1923.>
ngCN
Rensselaer & Saratoga RR
Opened in 1835, became part of the Delaware & Hudson Canal Co. in 1891.>
(D&HC after 1871)
D&H
Rhode Island Co.
From Union (RI) + Pawtucket St. RRs in 1902, ?.
elec
Richmond & Alleghany RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1890.>
(C&O after 1888)
SOU
Richmond & Danville RR
Opened in 1850, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1894.>
SOU
Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac RR
Opened in 1836, .
SCL
Richmond Street & Interurban RR
Opened in 1903, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.>
elec
Richmond York River & Chesapeake RR
From Richmond & York River RR in 1872, became part of the Richmond & Danville RR in 1881.>
SOU
Rio Grande (see Denver & Rio Grande RR)

RG
Rio Grande Western Ry.
<From Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. (NG) in 1889, became part of the Denver & Rio Grande Western RR in 1901.>
RG
Roberval-Saguenay RR
From Ha!Ha! Bay Ry. in 1912, .
Roby & Northern RR
From Roby & Northern RR (Steam) in 1923, abandoned in 1941.
elec
Rochester Ry. (Sodus Bay Division)
From leased consolidation of R&SB in 1902, became part of the New York State Rys. in 1912.>
elec
Rochester & Eastern Rapid Ry.
Opened in 1903, became part of the New York State Rys. in 1912.>
(NYSRy after 1912)
elec
Rochester & Irondequoit RR
<Rochester & Lake Ontarion Ry.1893, became part of Rochester & Suburban (elec.)1900.
Rochester & Lake Ontario RR
Opened in 1880, leased by Rochester & Irondequoit RR in 1893.
Rochester & Manitou RR
From reorg of Rochester, Charlotte & Manitou Beach Ry. in 1908, discontinued after the Summer of 1924.
elec
Rochester & Pittsburgh RR
Opened in 1881, became the Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry. in 1885.>
B&O
Rochester & Sodus Bay Ry.
Opened in 1900, abandoned beyond Glenhaven, remainder absorbed by city system in 1929.
(Roch.Ry, 1902-12, NYSRy 1912-29)
elec
Rochester & Syracuse RR
From Rochester Syracuse & Eastern Ry. in 1917, abandoned in 1931.
elec
Rochester Lockport & Buffalo RR
From Buffalo Lockport & Rochester RR in 1919, abandoned in 1931.
elec
Rochester Lockport & Niagara Falls RR
[City of] Rochester Rapid Transit & Industrial Ry.
Subway constructed in 1927 , taken over by newly formed Rochester Transit Corp. inlate 1938.
elec
Rochester Syracuse & Eastern RR
Opened in 1906, 1917.
(Empire United Lines 1913-5)(see NYSERG)
elec
Rochester Transit Corp.
Took over lines operated by New York State Rys. in 1938, taken over by City authority in?.
Rock Island & Peoria Ry.
From Peoria & Rock Island RR in 1877, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific RR in 1903.>
RI
Rock Island Southern RR
Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1952.
elec
Rockford & Freeport RR

elec
Rockford & Interurban RR
From consol. of Rockford lines in 1901, split back into the pre-consol. units in 1927.>
elec
Rockford Beloit & Janesville RR

elec
Rockford Rock Island & St. Louis RR
Rocky Mountain & Santa Fe RR
<From St. Louis Rocky Mountain & Pacific RR in 1915, became the Atcheson Topeka & Santa Fe in 1915.
SF
Rockland Thomaston & Camden Street Ry.
From a consolidation in 1892, abandoned in 1931.
elec
Rogue River Valley Ry.
Opened in 1891, became the Southern Oregon Traction Co. (abd. 1919) in 1915.
SP
Rome & Northern RR
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1924.
SP
Rome Watertown & Ogdensburg RR
Opened in 1861, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1895.>
(NYC&HR after 1892)
NYC
Rumford Falls & Buckfield RR
From Portland & Oxford Central RR in 1878, became part of the Portland & Rumford Falls RR in 1890.>
MeC
Rumford Falls & Rangeley Lakes RR
Opened in 1895, became the leased by the Portland & Rumford falls Ry. in 1899.>
MeC
Rutland & Burlington RR
Opened in 1849, became part of the Rutland RR in 1867.>
RUT
Rutland
Opened in 1867, became part of the Vermont Central RR in 1871.>
(1867) RR
RUT
Rutland RR
<From Central Vermont Ry. in 1896, reorganized as Rutland Ry. inOctober, 1950.>
(NYC&HR 1905-11)
RUT
Rutland Ry.
<From Rutland RR inOctober, 1950, split into various short lines in 1964.
RUT
Sacramento City Lines
Sacramento Northern RR
<From Northern Electric Ry. in 1919, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1987.>
(Ry.-WP after 1922)
>WP
Saginaw-Bay City Ry.
From Saginaw Valley Traction Co. in 1910, became bankrupt in 1921 and susp. Ops. until partly restored by the Saginaw Transit Co. in 1923.
elec
Saginaw Tuscola & Huron RR
St. Augustine & North Beach RR
St. Augustine & South Beach RR
St. Catherines & Niagara Central RR
St. Francois Co. RR
St. Johns RR
St. John & Maine Ry.
<From European & North American RR (NB) in 1878, leased to the New Brunswick Ry. in 1883.>
CP
St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain RR
<From Portland & Ogdensburg RR in 1880, became the St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County RR in 1949.>
(B&L 1884-7; B&M 1887-1927)
St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County RR
<From St. Johnsbury & Lake ChamplainRR (B&M 1888-1927) in 1949, became the Vermont Northern RR in 1976.
St. Joseph & Grand Island Ry.
Opened in 1885, the UP regained control after 1911 and absorbed it in 1936.>
(UP 1889-96 and after 1911)
UP
St. Joseph Valley Ry.
Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1918
St. Joseph Valley Traction Co. (St. Joseph Valley Ry. after 1909, qv)
Opened in 1906, became the leased St. Joseph Valley Ry. in 1909.>
elec
St. Louis & Alton Ry.
<From Alton Granite & St. Louis Traction Co. in 1926, became part of the Illinois Traction System in 1927.>
elec
St. Louis & Cairo RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Mobile & Ohio RR in 1886.>
ngGM&O
St. Louis & Cairo Short Line (see St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute RR)
Opened in 1862, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1895.>
IC
St. Louis & Central Illinois RR
<From part of Wabash St. Louis & Pacific in 1886, Opened in 1887.
St. Louis & Hannibal RR
Opened in 1880, abandoned in 1944
St. Louis & Iron Mountain RR
Opened in 1856, consolidated into the St. Louis Iron Mtn. & So. RR on 11 Apr 1874.>
BN
St. Louis & Paducah Ry. (St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute RR dba St. Louis & Cairo Short Line q.v.)

IC
St. Louis & San Francisco RR (see also StL-SF)
<From the Atlantic & Pacific RR in 1876, became the St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. in 1916.>
(AT&SF 1891-3)
BN
St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. (see also StL&SF)
<From St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1916, became part of the Burlington Northern RR in 1976.
SLSF
St. Louis Alton & Springfield RR
From St. Louis & Cenral Illinois RR in 1887, became the St. Louis Chicago & St. Paul RR in 1892.>
IC
St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute Ry. (dba St. Louis & Cairo Short Line after 1882)
Opened in 1862, leased its mainline to the Indianapolis & St. Louis in 1882. The remaining "Cairo Short Line" became part of the Ill. Cent. in 1895.
IC
St. Louis Arkansas & Texas RR
<From Texas & St. Louis Ry. in 1886, became the St. Louis Southwestern Ry. in 1891.>
UP
St. Louis Brownsville & Mexico Ry.
Opened in 1904, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.>
(MP after 1880)
MP
St. Louis Ft. Scott & Wichita RR
Opened in 1881, became the Ft. Scott Wichita & Western in 1887 and part of the MP in 1888.>
(MP after 1885)
MP
St. Louis Chicago & St.Paul RR
<From St. Louis Alton & Springfield RR in 1892, became part of the Chicago Peoria & St. Louis RR in 1900.>
St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry.
<From St. Louis & Iron Mtn and others on April 11 1874, merged into the Missouri Pacific RR in 1917.>
(MP after 1880)
MP
St. Louis Kansas City & Colorado RR
Opened in 1884, part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1904.>
AT&SF (1889-1902)
N&W
St. Louis Kansas City & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1872, merged into the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1879.>
N&W
St. Louis Memphis & Southeastern RR
From a consolidation in 1902, became part of the SLSF in 1905.>
SLSF
St. Louis Peoria & Northern Ry.
From consol. of SL&E+SL&P+N&S in 1896, split into branches of the IC and C&A in 1899.>
IC
St. Louis Public Service Co.
<From United Rys. Co. of St. Louis in 1927, acquired by National City Lines in 1939.
St. Louis Rocky Mountain & Pacific RR
Opened in 1906, became the Rocky Mtn. & Santa Fe RR in 1915.
SF
St. Louis San Francisco & Texas RR

(see SLSF)
SLSF
St. Louis Southwestern Ry.
<From St. Louis Arkansas & Texas RR in 1891, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1996.>
(SP 1932-96)
SP
St. Louis Southwestern Ry. of Texas
<From St. Louis Arkansas & Texas RR in 1891, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1996.>
(see SSW)
SP
St. Louis Vandalia Terre Haute & Indianapolis RR
St. Louis Watkins & Gulf Ry.
<From Kansas City Watkins & Gulf Ry. in 1902, became the leased by the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry. (MP 1880-1917) in 1905.>
MP
St. Marys RR
From Atlanta Waycross & Northern RR in 1921,
St. Paul & Duluth RR
<From Northern Pacific Ry. in 1877, became part of the Northern Pacific Ry. in 1901.>
BN
St. Paul & Pacific RR
Opened in 1862, became the St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry. in 1879.>
BN
St. Paul & Sioux City RR
Opened in 1868, became the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha RR in 1880.>
CNW
St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry.
<From St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1879, became the Great Northern Ry. in 1890.>
BN
St. Paul Southern Electric Ry.
Opened in 1915, abandoned in 1933.
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St. Petersburg & Gulf Ry.
Opened in 1902, became St. Petersburg Municipal Ry. in 1919.
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Salem Electric RR
Salem Falls City & Western RR
Opened in 1903, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1915.>
SP
Salem RR
Salisbury & Albert RR
Salt Lake & Ft. Douglas & Salt Lake & Eastern Rys.

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Salt Lake & Los Angeles RR
Opened in 1893, becam e the Salt Lake Garfield & Western RR in 1916.>
Salt Lake & Ogden RR
<From1912, became the Bamberger Electric RR in 1919.
Salt Lake & Utah RR
Opened in 1912, became the mostly abandoned in 1946.
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Salt Lake City Union Depot
Salt Lake Garfield & Western (Elec.) Ry.
<From Salt Lake & Los Angeles RR in 1916, became the Salt Lake Garfield & Western (non-elec.) Ry. in 1952.>
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Salt Lake Garfield & Western (steam) Ry.
<From Salt Lake Garfield & Western (Elec.) Ry. in 1952,
San Antonio & Aransas Pass Ry.
Opened in 1886, became part of the Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio RR in 1925.>
SP
San Antonio Uvalde & Gulf RR
Opened in 1912, leased by the New Orleans Texas & Mexico (MP) in 1925.>
MP
San Diego & Arizona Eastern Ry.
<From San Diego & Arizona Ry. in 1933, became the San Diego & Imperial Valley in 1984.
(SP)
SP
San Diego & Arizona Ry.
Opened in 1911, became the San Diego & Arizona Eastern Ry. in 1933.>
(SP after 1920)
SP
San Diego & Cuyamuca Ry.
<From San Diego Cuyamaca & Eastern RR in 1909, became with SD & Sou part of the San Diego & South Eastern Ry. in 1912.>
SP
San Diego & South Eastern Ry.
Opened in 1912, became part of the San Diego & Arizona Ry. in 1917.>
SP
San Diego Cuyamaca & Eastern RR
Opened in 1890, became the San Diego & Cuyamaca Ry. in 1909.>
SP
San Diego Electric RR

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San Diego Pacific Beach & La Jolla Ry. (and San Diego Old Town & Pacific Beach Ry.)
Opened in 1894, became the Los Angeles & San Diego Beach RR in 1906.>
San Diego Trolley RR

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San Francisco & Napa Valley RR
<From San Francisco Napa & Calistoga Ry. in 1936, converted to bus when Golden Gate Br. opened in 1937.
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San Francisco & North Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1876, became the California Northwestern RR in 1898.>
SP
San Francisco & North Western Ry.

SP
San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Ry.
San Francisco Napa & Calistoga Ry.
<From San Francisco Vallejo & Napa Valley Electric RR in 1911, became the San Francisco & Napa Valley RR in 1936.>
SP
San Francisco Oakland & San Jose Consolidated Ry.
Opened in 1906, merged into San Francisco-Oakland Terminal Rys. in 1912.>
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San Francisco Vallejo & Napa Valley Electric RR
From San Francisco Benecia & Napa Valley RR in 1906, became the San Francisco Napa & Calistoga Ry. in 1911.>
SP
San Francisco-Oakland Terminal Rys.
<From consolidation in 1912, becvame Key System in 1923.>
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San Francisco-Sacramento RR
<From Oakland Antioch & Eastern RR in 1920, became part of the Sacramento Northern RR (WP) in 1928.>
(WP after 1922)
>WP
San Joaquin & Eastern RR
Opened in 1912, abandoned in 1933
San Luis Valley Southern Ry.
From San Luis Southern Ry. in 1928, became the Southern San Luis Valley Rr in 1953
Sandusky Fremont & Southern Ry.
Opened in 1907, became part of the Lake Shore Electric Ry in 1907.>
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San Pedro Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR
<From Los Angeles Terminal RR in 1901, became the Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR in 1916.>
UP
Sandersville RR
Sandusky & Columbus Short Line Ry.
Opened in 1892, became part of the Columbus Sandusky & Hocking RR in 1894.>
PRR
Sandusky Norwalk & Mansfield Ry.

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Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR
<From F&M, P&R, SR in 1908, abandoned in 1935
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Sandy River RR (see Ph&RL)
Opened in 1879, became part of the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR in 1908.>
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Sanford & Cape Porpoise RR
Sanford & St. Petersburg RR
<From Orange Belt RR in 1894, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1903.>
ngSCL
Santa Cruz RR
Santa Fe Central RR
Santa Fe Pacific RR
<From Atlantic & Pacific RR in 1897, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1903.>
(ATSF)
SF
Santa Fe Prescott & Phoenix RR
From1893, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1911.>
(ATSF after 1902)
SF
Saratoga Mt. McGregor & Lake George RR
Savannah Americus & Montgomery Ry.
Opened in 1889, became the Georgia & Alabama RR in 1895.>
SCL
Savannah & North-Western Ry.
From the Brinson RR in 1914, became the Savannah & Atlanta RR in 1917.
SOU
Savannah Florida & Western Ry.
<From Atlantic & Gulf RR in 1879, DBA as the Plant System in 1890.>
SCL
Schenectady Ry.
Opened in 1901, converted to bus in 1946.
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Schomberg & Aurora Ry. (see Metropolitan Ry.)
A steam connection to the Metropolitan Ry., opened in 1902, became part of the Toronto & York Radial Ry. in 1904.>
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Schuylkill Valley Traction Co.
Scioto Valley & New England RR
Opened in 1890, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1890.>
N&W
Scioto Valley RR
Opened in 1875, became the Scioto Valley & New England RR in 1890.>
N&W
Scotts Run RR
From Morgantown & Wheeling RR in 1924, became part of the Monongahela RR in 1925.>
(Monongahela)
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Scioto Valley Ry. & Power Co.
<From the Scioto Valley Traction Co. in 1923, became the Ohio Midland Light & Power Co. in 1932.
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Scioto Valley Traction Co.
From 1904, became the Scioto Valley Ry. & Power Co. in 1923.>
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Scranton & Binghamton RR
Scranton Traction Co.
Seaboard & Roanoke RR
Opened in 1846, became part of (operated by) the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.>
SCL
Seaboard Air Line (dba of S&R + R&G)
Seaboard & Roanoke + Raleigh Gaston and controlled lines From 1881, became consolidated into the Seaboard Air Line Ry. about in 1900.>
SCL
Seaboard Air Line Ry.
From merger of Seaboard & Roanoke and Raleigh & Gaston in 1900, merged into the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1967.>
SCL
Seaboard Coast Line RR
<From SAL + ACL in 1967, merged into the Seaboard System in 1980.>
SCL
Seaboard System
<From SCL + L&N in 1982, merged with the CSX Corp. in 1986.>
SCL
Seattle & International Ry.
From Seattle Lake Shore & Eastern RR in 1896, became part of the Northern Pacific Ry. in 1901.>
BN
Seattle Lake Shore & Eastern RR
Opened in 1890, became the Seattle & International Ry. in 1896.>
(NP 1892-3)
BN
Seattle Municipal RR
Seattle-Everett Traction Co.

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Sebasticook & Moosehead RR
Opened in 1886, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1911.>
MeC
Shaker Heights Rapid Transit

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Sheboygan Ry. & Elec. Co.
From Sheboygan Light Power & Ry. in 1910, became part of the Eastern WisconsinElectric Co. in 1916.
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Sea View RR (Providence-Wakefield, RI)
Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1921.
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Sheffield & Tionesta Ry.
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1946
Shell Beach RR
Opened in 1883, became the New Orleans & Gulf RR in 1888.>
SOU
Shenandoah Central RR
Shenandoah Valley RR
Opened in 1879, became acquired by the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1890.>
N&W
Shenango & Allegheny RR
Shepaug Litchfield & Northern RR
<From Shepaug RR in 1887, became the leased by the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1895.>
NH
Shepaug RR
From Shepaug Valley RR in 1871, became the Shepaug Litchfield & Northern RR in 1887.>
NH
Shepaug Valley RR
<
NH
Shore Line (see New Haven New London & Stonington)

NH
Shore Line Electric Ry.
Opened in 1910, became the New Haven & Shore Line Ry. in 1923.>
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Sierra RR
Opened in 1897, .
Silverton Northern RR
Opened in 1895, abandoned in 1942
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Sioux City & Northern RR
Opened in 1890, became part of the Willmar & Sioux Falls Ry. in 1900.>
BN
Sioux City & Pacific RR
Opened in 1867, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1901.>
(C&NW)
CNW
Sioux City & Pembina RR
Sioux City & Western RR
Opened in 1899, became part of the Willmar & Sioux Falls Ry. (GN) in 1900.>
BN
Sioux City O'Neill & Western Ry. (Pacific Short Line)
<From Pacific Short Line in 1892, became the Sioux City & Western RR in 1899.>
BN
Skagit River RR
Skaneateles RR
Skippack & Perkiomen Transit Co.
From Montgomery Transit inc1920, .
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Smoky Mountain RR
Opened in 1926, abandoned in 1964.
Somerset Ry.
Opened in 1901, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1911.>
MeC
Somerset Traction Co.

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Sonora Ry.
Opened in 1882, became consolidates with the Southern Pacific de Mexico in 1912.>
(AT&SF owned 1882-1911, leased to SP 1898-1911, owend by SP after 1911)
NdM
Sonora-Baja California RR

NdM
Soo Line (1961-1966) RR

CPR
Soo Line (pre-1961 see MStP&SSM)

CPR
South & Western Ry.
<From Ohio River & Charleston Ry. in 1902, became the Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Rr in 1908.
SCL
South Bound RR
South Carolina RR
Opened in 1830, became the South Carolina & Georgia RR in 1894.>
SOU
South Carolina & Georgia RR
<From South Carolina RR in 1894, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1899.>
SOU
South Carolina & Georgia Extension RR
<From Ohio River & Charleston RR (Carolina Section) in 1899, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1902.>
SOU
South Carolina Western Ry. (see North & South Carolina RR)
Opened in 1910, became part of the Carolina Atlantic & Western Ry. in 1914.
SCL
South Florida RR (narrow gage to 1886-91)
Opened in 1880, became part of the Plant System in 1895.>
(SF&W after 1883)
ngSCL
South Georgia RR
ng
South Haven & Eastern RR
From1894, became part of the Pere Marquette Ry. in 1903.>
C&O
South New Orleans Light & Traction Co.
<From Algiers Ry. & Lighting Co. in 1917, became the Louisiana Power & Light Co. in 1927.>
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South Pacific Coast RR
Opened in 1875, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1887.>
ngSP
South Side Railroad of Long Island RR
Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
South-Eastern RR
Became part of the Canadian Pacific Ry in .>
(Passum. 1878-82)
CPR
Southern California Ry.
<From CA Cent. + CA Sou. in 1889, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1904.>
(ATSF)
SF
Southern Cambria Ry.
Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1928.
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Southern Central RR
Opened in 1867, leased to Lehigh Valley in 1886.>
(LV after
PRR
Southern Coach Lines
Southern Colorado Power

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Southern Indiana Ry
From Evansville & Richmond RR in 1897, became part of the Chicago Terre Haute & Southeastern RR in 1911.>
Milw
Southern Kansas Ry.
Opened in 1883, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1886.>
SF
Southern Michigan Ry.
Opened in 1905, became part of the Northern indiana Rys. in 1930.>
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Southern New Jersey RR
<From Tuckerton RR in 1937, abandoned in 1940.
Southern New York Power & Ry. Co.
<From Otsego & Herkimer RR in 1916, became the Southern New York Ry. in 1924.>
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Southern New York Power & Ry.
<From Otsego & Herkimer RR in 1916, became the Southern New York Ry. in 1924.>
elec
Southern New York Ry.
<From Southern New York Power & Ry. Co. in 1924, abandoned in 1940.
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Southern Ohio Public Service Co.
<From Columbus Newark & Zanesville Ry. in 1925, abandoned in 1929.
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Southern Pacific Lines
Opened in 1871, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1996.>
SP
Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines (see SP)
<From NO&T, H&TC, HE&WT in 1901, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1927.>
(SP)
SP
Southern Pacific "Red Electric"
<From Portland Eugene & Eastern Ry. in 1915, mostly abandoned in 1929.>
(part of SP)
SP
Southern Pacific RR of Mexico
<From Sonora RR in 1897, became the Pacifico (FC del) in 1951.>
NdM
Southern Ry.
<From R&D + ETV&G in 1894, merged into the Norfolk Southern Corp. in 1982.>
SOU
Southern Ry. Co. in Mississippi
<From Georgia Pacific Ry. in 1894, became the Columbus & Greenville Ry. in 1920.>
(SOU)
SOU
Southern Traction Co.
Opened in 1912, merged with the Texas Electric Ry. in 1916.>
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Southwest Missouri Rail Road
From a consolidation begun in 1892 and reorganized in 1896, became part of the Northeast Oklahoma Ry. in 1939.>
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Spokane & Eastern Ry. & Power Co.
<From Spokane & Inland Empire RR 1919, became aprt of the inland Empire RR in 1926.
BN
Spokane & Inland Empire RR
From Coeur d'Alene & Spokane 1906, split into Spokane & Eastern and inland Empire RRs 1919.>
BN
Spokane Falls & Northern Ry.
Opened in 1890, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1907.>
(GN after 1897)
BN
Spokane Interurban Lines
<
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Spokane International Ry.
Opened in 1906, became almost completely absorbed the Union Pacific Ry. in 1958.>
(CP 1917-41)
UP
Spokane Portland & Seattle Ry.
Opened in 1908, became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.>
BN
Spokane Union Station RR
Spokane United RR
Springfield Electric Ry.
Opened in 1897, became the Springfield Terminal Ry. (B&M) in 1923.>
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Springfield Suburban
From Spr. Clear Lake & Rochester (which had opened a few months earlier) in 1909, became the Miss. Val. interb.(which only lasted till 1912) in 1910.
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Springfield Terminal Ry.
<From Springfield Electric RR in 1923, .
(B&M)
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Stamford Street RR
Springfield Terminal Ry. & Power Co. (see CERA)
From Springfield Troy & Piqua Ry. in 1917, abandoned in 1923.
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Star & Crescent Route
<Leased by the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1885.>
SP
Stark Electric RR
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1937.
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Staten Island Rapid Transit Op. Auth.
<From Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry. (B&O) in 1971, .
(MTA)
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Staten Island Rapid Transit RR
Opened in 1886, became the SIRT (B&O) in 1899.
(B&O after @ 1893)
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Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry.
Opened in 1899, became operations were split into the freight (SIR) and pax (SIRTOA) in 1971.>
(B&O)
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Staten Island Ry.
Opened in 1873, became part of the Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry. in 1916.>
(SIRT 1884-99)
B&O
Staten Island Ry.
<From Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry. (B&O) in 1971, .
(1971)
B&O
Steubenville East Liverpool & Beaver Valley RR

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Steubenville Wellsburg & Weirton RR (see PanHandle Traction)
Stewartstown RR
Opened in 1885, .
Stone Harbor RR
Opened in 1921, became part of the Atlantic City RR in 1932.>
B&O
Stoneham Street RR
Stonington & Providence RR
Stonington RR
Stony Clove & Catskill Mountain RR
Narrow Gage opened in 1882, became part of the Ulster & Delaware in 1900
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Strasburg RR
Stroudsburg Traction Co.

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Sud-Pacifico de Mexico FC

NdM
Sugar Land RR
Opened in 1894, became the leased new Orleans Texas & Mexico Ry. in 1926.>
MP
Sullivan County RR
Opened in 1866, became the leased by the Connecticut River RR in 1877.>
B&M
Sumpter Valley Ry.
Opened in 1892, abandoned in 1961.
Suncook Valley RR
<Opened in 1869 and leased by the Boston & Maine RR Opened in 1870 until 1924, abandoned in 1952.
Sureste FC
Opened in 1950, merged with the Unidos del Sureste (FC) in 1969.>
NdM
Susquehanna & New York RR
Opened in 1902, became part of the Lehigh Valley RR in 1942.>
PRR
Susquehanna Bloomsurg & Berwick RR
From Central Pennsylvania & Western Ry. in 1902, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1918.>
(PRR after 1911)
PRR
Syracuse & South Bay Electric RR (see Trolley Talk)
Opened in 1907, became the Syracuse Northern Electric Ry. in 1917.>
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Syracuse & Suburban RR (see NYSERG)
Opened in 1898, ?.
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Syracuse Geneva & Corning RR (see Fall Brook Coal)
Syracuse Lake Shore & Northern RR
From Syracuse Lakeside & Baldwinsville Ry. in 1905, became the Empire United Lines in 1913.>
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Syracuse Northern Electric Ry.
From Syracuse & South Bay Electric RR in 1917, abandoned on 11 Jul 1932.>
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Tabor & Northern RR
Tacoma Eastern RR
Opened in 1905, leased by the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1909.>
Milw
Tacoma Ry. & Power Co.
From amalgamation in 1899, became part of the Puget Sound Electric Ry. in 1916.>
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Tallulah Falls RR
Opened in 1897, abandoned in 1961
Tama & Toledo RR
Opened in 1894, pax serv. disc 1925 and abnd. in 1954.
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Tarentum Brackenridge & Butler RR
Tarrant County Traction Co.
From Ft. Worth Southern Traction Co. in 1914, abandoned in 1931.
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Taunton & Brockton St. Ry.
Opened in 1897, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.>
(see Taunton St. Ry.)
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Taunton St. Ry.
From an 1872 horsecar line electrified in 1893, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.>
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Tehuantepec National Ry.
From unfinished projects (begun in 1894), in 1907, became part of the National Rys. of Mexico in 1924.>
MEX
Temiscouata Ry.
Opened in 1889, became part of the Canadian National Ry. about in 1950.
CN
Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Ry.
Opened in 1904, became the Ontario Northland RR in 1946.>
Tennessee & North Carolina RR
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1951
Tennessee Alabama & Georgia RR
From Chattanooga Southern RR in 1911, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1971.>
SOU
Tennessee Central Ry.
Opened in 1902, split up in 1968. Leased to IC and SOU, 1905-8.
Tennessee RR
Opened in 1904, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1973.>
SOU
Tennessee Kentucky & Northern RR
Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis RR
Terre Haute & Indianapolis RR (see Vandalia)
<Became part of the Vandalia RR in 1905.>
PRR
Terre Haute & Logansport RR (see Vandalia)
<Became part of the Vandalia RR in 1905.>
PRR
Terre Haute Indianapolis & Eastern RR
Opened in 1907, became part of the Public Service Company of indiana in 1931.>
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Texas & New Orleans Ry. (see Star & Crescent)
Opened in 1876, leased by the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1885.>
SP
Texas & Pacific Ry.
Opened in 1871, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1976.>
(MP after 1924)
MP
Texas & St. Louis RR
Opened in 1879, became the St. Louis Arkansas & Texas RR in 1886.>
ngSP
Texas Central RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Missouri Kansas & Texas RR/Ry. in 1913.>
MKT
Texas Electric Ry.
From TT + So.Tr. in 1916, abandoned in 1948.
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Texas Interurban RR
<Opened in 1923, abandoned in 1931.
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Texas Mexican RR
Opened in 1881, .
(NRCM, NRM 1903-97, KCS 1997-)
NdM
Texas Midland RR
Opened in 1893, became part of the Texas & New Orleans RR (SP) in 1928.>
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Texas Oklahoma & Eastern RR (see DeQueen & Eastern RR)
Opened in 1910, operating as of 2004
Texas State RR
Texas Traction Co.
Opened in 1908, merged with the Texas Electric Ry. in 1916.>
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Texas Trunk RR
Tidewater Southern RR
Opened in 1912, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1987.>
(WP)
>WP
Tiffin Fostoria & Western RR

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Tijuana & Tecate Ry. (see San Diego & Arizona)
Opened in 1919, 1970.
NdM
Toledo & Chicago Interurban Ry.
Opened in 1907, became reorganized as the Fort Wayne & Northwestern RR in 1913.>
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Toledo & Indiana RR
From Toledo & Indian Traction Co. in 1911, abandoned in 1939.
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Toledo & Mansfield RR
From assembly of short line leases by Pa Co in 1872, taken over as a div. of the Pennsylvania Co. in 1890.>
(PaCo)
PRR
Toledo & Ohio Central Extension RR
From Marietta Columbus & Northern RR in 1889, became the Marietta Columbus & Cleveland RR. in 1900.
NYC
Toledo & Ohio Central RR
<From Ohio Central RR in 1885, became part of the New York Central RR in 1922.>
(HV 1908-9, LSMS/NYC 1910-22)1
NYC
Toledo & Western RR/Ry.
Opened in 1901, split into the short switching lines in 1935.
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Toledo Ann Arbor & Northern Michigan RR
Opened in 1884, became the Ann Arbor RR in 1896.>
PRR
Toledo Bowling Green & Southern Traction Co.
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.
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Toledo Columbus & Cincinnati RR
From Toldo Columbus & Southern RR in 1889, became part of the Toledo & Ohio Central RR in 1892.>
NYC
Toledo Fostoria & Findlay Ry. (see also Lima Route)
Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.
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Toledo Peoria & Warsaw RR
Opened in 1864, became part of the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1880.>
N&W
Toledo Peoria & Western Ry.
<From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1885, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1986.>
SF
Toledo Port Clinton & Lakeside RR
From1904, absorbed by the Northwestern Ohio R&P Co. in 1912.>
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Toledo St. Louis & Kansas City Ry.
Opened in 1886, became the Toledo St. Louis & Western RR in 1900.>
N&W
Toledo St. Louis & Western RR
<From Toledo St. Louis & Kansas City Ry. in 1900, became part of the New York Chicago & St. Louis RR (Nickel Plate Road) in 1923.>
N&W
Toledo Tiffin & Mansfield RR
Toledo Wabash & Western Ry.
Opened in 1865, became the Wabash Ry. in 1877.>
N&W
Tombigbee Valley RR
From Tombigbee Northern RR in 1904, connected to the AT&N inJune, 1912 and absorbed by 1913.>
SLSF
Tonopah & Goldfield RR
Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1946
Tonopah & Tidewater Co.
From consolidation of T&T Ry. and Bullfrog Goldfield in 1908, abandoned in 1942
Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Ry.
Opened in 1895, .
(CP after 1977)
CPR
Toronto RR
Toronto Suburban Street Ry.
Opened in 1894, became the Toronto Suburban Ry. in 1911.>
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Toronto Suburban Ry.
<From Toronto Suburban Street Ry. in 1911, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry., then CN Electric Opened in 1923 to 1931 in 1918.
CN
Toronto Transit Commission RR
Transcontinental Ry. (National Trancontinental Ry.)
Opened in 1913, became part of the Canadian Government Rys. in 1916.>
CN
Trans-Florida Central RR
Opened in 1927, abandoned in 1952
Transport of New Jersey RR
Trenton & New Brunswick RR
Trenton Bristol & Philadelphia RR
Trenton-Princeton Traction Co.
<From NJ & Penn. Traction 1922, service disc. 1940.
(RDG)
RDG
Trenton Street RR
Trolley Talk (NY) (RS&E+BL&R+A&SE+SL&N+A&N+S&SB+N&M)

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Tri-State Ry. & Electric Co.
From East Liverpool & Wellsville St. Ry. in 1911, became the Steubenville East Liverpool & Beaver Valley Tr. Co. in 1917.>
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Trolley Topics (OH) (Tri-State+Y&OR+Y&S+Stark+WTr+BVT+Newell+WB&W)
Trinity & Brazos Valley RR
Troy & Boston RR (see also Hoosac Tunnel Route)
Opened in 1859, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1887.>
B&M
Troy & Greenfield RR (see Vt. & Mass. RR)
Opened in 1859, leased by the Vermont & Massachusetts RR in 1868.>
B&M
Troy & New England Ry.
Opened in 1895, abandoned about in 1904.
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Tuckerton RR
Opened in 1871, became the Southern New Jersey RR in 1936.>
PRR
Tucson Cornelia & Gila Bend RR
Tuscarora Valley RR
Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (Twin City Lines)
Consolidated in 1891, coverted to bus in 1954.
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Ty-Ty Route (through route: SF&W-B&W-CoG-W&A-CS)
Uintah RR
Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1939
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Ulster & Delaware RR
Opened in 1875, became part of the New York Central RR in 1932.>
NYC
Unadilla Valley RR
Opened in 1893, abandoned in 1960.
Unidos de la Habana (FC)

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Unidos de Yucatan (FC)
Opened in 1902, merged into the Unidos del Sureste (FC) in 1969.>
NdM
Unidos del Sureste (FC)
<From UdeYuc + Sureste in 1969, .
NdM
Union Electric (KS) Ry.
<From Union Traction Co. (Kansas) in 1937, abandoned in 1948.
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Union Pacific Denver & Gulf RR
<From consolidation of DT&FW and others in 1890, was bankrupt by 1893 and became part of the Colorado & Southern Ry. in 1898.>
BN
Union Pacific Ry./RR
Opened in 1864, .
UP
Union Traction Co. (Kansas)
Opened in 1907, became the Union Electric (KS) Ry. in 1937.>
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Union Traction Co. (Philadelphia)
From merger of three car lines in 1895, leased by the the Phila. Rapid Transit Co. in 1902.>
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Union Traction Co. of Indiana
From a consolidation in 1899, became the foundation of the Indiana RR in 1930.>
(leased to Indiana Union T. Co. 1903-1912)
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Union Transportation (NJ) Co.
United Electric Rys.

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United Rys. (Oregon) see SP&S

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United Rys. of New Jersey (see New York & Philadelphia RR Line)
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PRR
United Rys.of Northern New England (BC&M&WM+P+SJLC+OLC+SE+QMOO)
Opened in 1881, to 1882.
United Rys. Co. of St. Louis
From St. Louis Transit Co. in 1907, reorganized into the St. Louis Public Service Co. in 1927.
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United Suburban RR

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United States Railway Administration (also see individual RR units 1918-1920)
From WWI Government takeover in 1918, 1920.
United Traction (Albany)

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Utah & Nevada RR
From consolidation in 1881, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1889.>
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Utah Idaho Central RR
From Ogden Logan & Idaho Ry. in 1918, abandoned in 1947.
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Utica & Black River RR
<From Black River & Utica RR in 1861, became part of the Rome Watertown & Ogdensburg RR in 1886.>
NYC
Utica & Mohawk Valley Ry.
Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1938.
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Utica Ithaca & Elmira Ry.
Opened in 1871, became the Elmira Corning & Northern RR in 1884.>
PRR
Vallejo Benicia & Napa Valley RR
Valley & Siletz RR
Opened in 1914, became the Willamette Valley RR in 1985.>
Valley RR (Pa)
Valley River RR
Valley Ry.
Opened in 1878, became the Cleveland Terminal & Valley RR in 1895.>
B&O
Vandalia & Pennsylvania Route
Vandalia Line (L&T + TH&L + TH&I)
Became reorganized into the Vandalia RR (PCCSL) in 1905.>
PRR
Vandalia RR
<From Vandalia Line (L&T + TH&L + TH&I) in 1905, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1917.>
(PCCSL)
PRR
Ventura County RR
Vera Cruz & Isthmus RR
From Vera Cruz & Pacific RR in 1908, became part of the Nacionales de Mexico (FC) in 1910.>
NdM
Vermont & Massachusetts RR
Opened in 1847, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1873.>
B&M
Vermont Central RR
Became the Central Vermont Ry. in 1873.>
CN
Vermont Valley RR
Opened in 1881, leased by the Connecticut River RR in 1877.>
B&M
VIA Rail Canada
Took over all Canadian passenger operations in 1977,
Vicksburg & Meridian RR
Vicksburg Shreveport & Pacific RR
Opened in 1879, became part of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR in 1926.>
(dba Queen & Crescent Route to 1916)
IC
Virginia & Southwestern RR
Virginia & Truckee RR
Opened in 1872, abandoned in 1950.
Virginia Central RR
Virginia Electric Power Company. RR

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Virginia Midland Ry.
From Wash. City, Va. Mid. & Gt. Sou. in 1881, leased by the Richmond & Danville RR in 1886.>
SOU
Virginia Tennessee & Georgia Air Line
<From SV+N&W+ETV&G in 1882, disbanded as parts went different ways in 1890.
N&W
Virginian Ry.
Opened in 1907, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1959.>
N&W
Wabash Ry. (1877)
<From Toledo Wabash & Western Ry. in 1877, merged into the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1879.>
N&W
Wabash Ry. (1889)
<From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1887, merged into the Wabash RR in 1889.>
N&W
Wabash RR
<Opened in 1889, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1964.>
N&W
Wabash Chester & Western RR
Opened in 1878, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1928.>
MP
Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Ry.
Opened in 1904, became the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Ry. in 1917.>
(WAB to 1913)
N&W
Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry.
<From TW&W + TP&W + StLKC&N in 1879, split into the Wab.Ry., Wab. West., Cairo V&C Line, TP&W, K&W in 1887.>
N&W
Wabash Western RR
<From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1888, split into the Wab. RR and Om. & St. L. Ry. in 1889.>
N&W
Wachtung RR
Waltham & Newton Street RR
Warren & Ouachita Valley Ry.
Opened in 1903, 1980
Warwick & Oakland Beach RR
Opened in 1875, became part of the New York Providence & Boston RR in 1879.>
NH
Washington & Great Falls Ry. & Power Co.

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Washington & Old Dominion Ry.
From Great Falls & Old Dominion in 1912, leased by the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1956.>
C&O
Washington & Potomac RR
Washington Alexandria & Mount Vernon RR
From Arlington & Fairfax Psgr. RR. in 1892, consol. into Washington & Virginia Ry. in 1912.>
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Washington Alexandria & Mount Vernon RR (2)
<From Washington-Virginia Ry. in 1927, abandoned1932.
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Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority
Washington Baltimore & Annapolis Electric RR
Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1935.
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Washington City Virginia Midland & Great Southern RR
From about in 1873, Opened in 1879.
Washington County RR
Opened in 1898, reorganized under the Maine Central as W. Co. Ry. on 18 Dec. 1903.>
MeC
Washington County Ry.
Opened in 1903 reorg. of W.Co. RR, opened in 1899, absorbed by the Maine Central in 1911.>
(MeC)
MeC
Washington Railway & Electric System
From consolidation in 1902, merged into Capital Transit Co. in 1933.>
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Washington Southern RR
From Alexandria & Fedricksburg + Alexandria & Washington in 1890, became part of the Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac RR in 1920.>
(PW&B 1891-1901)
SCL
Washington Water Power Co.
Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1921.
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Washington-Sunset Route

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Washington-Virginia Ry.
From Washington Alexandria & Mount Vernon RR in 1912, split into the WA&MV and A&FE in 1927.>
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Waterbury & Milldale Tramway Co.
Opened in 1913, abandoned 29 Oct, 1933.
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Waterbury Traction Co.
From Waterbury Horse RR. in 1893, consol. into Ct. Ry. & Lt. in 1901.>
Waterloo Cedar Falls & Northern RR
Opened in 1904, became the Waterloo RR (IC&RI) in 1958.
IC
Watertown & Rome RR
Welland RR
Wellsburg Bethany & Washington Ry.
Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1926.
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Wellsville & Buffalo RR
<From Buffalo & Susquehanna RR in 1915, abandoned in 1916.
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West Chester RR

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West Chester Street Ry
Opened in 1891, part of Chester Valley Lines in 1923.
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West Coast Route
From consolidation of CYR&P and later Sonora+P&E+A&C+GVG&N+M&P under SP manager Epes Randolph in 1902, split into the Arizona Eastern RR & SP de Mexico in 1909.
(Randolph System, SP owned)
SP
West Jersey RR
Opened in 1857, became part of the West Jersey & Seashore RR in 1896.>
PRR
West Jersey & Seashore RR
<From West Jersey RR + Camden & Atlantic RR in 1896, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1930.>
PRR
West New Orleans Light & Traction Co.
<From New Orleans & Western Ry. in 1917, became part of the Louisiana Power & Light Co. in 1927.>
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West Penn Rys.
Opened in 1904, converted to bus in 1952.
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West River RR
Opened in 1930, became privatized the Vermont White Granite Quarries in 1938.
West Shore RR
<From New York West Shore & Buffalo RR in 1885, became part of the New York Central RR in 1914.>
(NYCHR after 1886)
NYC
West Shore RR
<From West Shore RR in 1914, .>
(Division NYC)
NYC
West Side Belt RR
Opened in 1897, became part of the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Ry. in 1921.>
(WPT after 1906)
N&W
West Virginia Central & Pittsburgh RR
Opened in 1881, became part of the Western Maryland RR in 1905.>
B&O
West Wisconsin RR
Opened 1868, became part of Chicago St. Paul & Minneapolis RR in 1878.>
CNW
Western & Atlantic RR
Opened in 1842, leased by the Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.>
(NC&SL after 1890)
L&N
Western Maryland RR
Opened in 1858, became part of the Chessie System in 1973.>
C&O
Western New York & Pennsylvania RR
Opened in 1887, reorganized as a Ry. in 1895.>
PRR
Western New York & Pennsylvania Ry.
<From RR of same name in 1895, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1900.>
(Pa. Co. after 1900)
PRR
Western New York & Pennsylvania Traction Co.
From consolidation of local lines in 1906, became the Olean Bradford & Salamanca Ry. in 1921.
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Western North Carolina RR
Opened in 1857, became part of Richmond & Danville RR in 1886.>
SOU
Western Ohio Ry.
Opened in 1902, became the Western Ohio Ry. & Power Co. (see also Lima Route) in 1928.>
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Western Ohio Ry. & Power Co. (see also Lima Route)
<From Western Ohio Ry. in 1928, Opened in 1932.
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Western Pacific RR
Opened in 1905, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1984.>
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Western RR (Mass) (see Boston & Worcester RR)
Opened in 1839, consolidated with the B&W into the Boston & Albany RR in 1867.>
NYC
Western Ry. of Alabama (see A&WP)
Western Ry. of Havana
Opened in 1894, became part of the FCN de Cuba in 1956.>
(URH after 1911)
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Wharton & Northern RR
Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Opened in 1878, became part of the New York Chicago & St. Louis RR (Nickel Plate Road) in 1949.>
(WPT 1904-16)
N&W
Wheeling Traction Co.
Opened in 1896, became the Cooperative Transit Co. in 1931.
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White Pass & Yukon Route
Opened in 1899, .