in Chicago .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||HE2791.I3 S48|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 297 l.|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||80470709|
History of the Illinois Central Railroad Company and Representative Employes: A History of the Growth and Development of One of the Leading Arteries of Transportation in the United States, from Inception to Its Present Mammoth Proportions, Together with the Biographies of Many of the Men who Have Been and are Identified with the Varied Interests of the Illinois Central RailroadReviews: 1. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Brownson, Howard G. (Howard Gray), b. History of the Illinois central railroad to [Urbana, Ill., University of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brownson, Howard G. (Howard Gray), History of the Illinois Central Railroad to [New York]: [Johnson Reprint Corp.], . This article is part of the history of rail transport by country series.. Wooden railroads, called wagonways, were built in the United States starting from the s. A railroad was reportedly used in the construction of the French fortress at Louisburg, Nova Scotia, in New France (now Canada) in Between and , at the close of the French and Indian War (–), a gravity.
Principal north-south line, chartered in and incorporated in miles opened for traffic in First railroad to receive lands granted by the passage of the "Illinois Central Land Grant Bill." Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Illinois Central Railroad Company Date: Illinois Central Railroad is completed between Chicago, Galena, and Cairo. Rand McNally is established in Chicago; by it is the world’s largest mapmaking company. Chicago Historical Society is founded, with William H. Brown () the first president. Includes railroad stations along a heavy distorted line representing the main railroad line in Missouri. This is an early example of the typical timetable map developed in the 's which was designed to place emphasis on specific routes. Contributor: Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company - Thomas, G. F. Date: Illinois Central Railroad (IC), former U.S. railroad founded in that expanded service from Illinois to much of the Midwest before merging with the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) in With its charter in , the Illinois Central Railroad was the first of many railroads to receive a grant of land upon completion of its line.
The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American class I railroad that operated from until Penn Central was a combination of three railroads: the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), New York Central Railroad (NYC) and the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad (NH). The New York, New Haven and Hartford was merged into Penn Central . Railroads in North America: Railroad History and Genealogy Database. Milton C. Hallberg has compiled a free database of basic information on over 6, railroads, including currently existing mainline and switching and terminal railroads, as well as of all operating railroads that have existed in the United States and Canada since the first railroad—the Granite Railway—was . History of the Illinois Central Railroad () Stover, John. Iron Road to the West: American Railroads in the s () Turner, George E. Victory rode the rails: the strategic place of the railroads in the Civil War () Ward, James Arthur. J. Edgar Thomson: master of the Pennsylvania () pages. History of the Illinois central railroad to by Howard Gray Brownson, unknown edition.