Corporate Genealogy
The Panhandle
1The Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis RailwayCompany.Under general laws of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio,Indiana, and Illinois through consolidation agreement dated June 10, 1890,filed in Indiana and Illinois on Aug. 25, 1890, in West Virginia on Aug.26, 1890, in Ohio on Aug. 28, 1890, and in Pennsylvania on Aug. 29, 1890,effective Sept. 30, 1890.
2The Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railway Company.Under special acts of Legislatures of Pennsylvania and WestVirginia, dated Mar. 23, 1868 and July 21, 1868, respectively. The consolidatingcompanies continued to operate their properties until Apr. 30, 1868.Consolidated Sept. 30, 1890, with 7, 40,and 47 to form 1.
3The Pan Handle Railway Company.Under general laws of Pennsylvania, Apr. 8, 1861.Consolidated Apr. 30, 1868, with 5 and6,to form 2.
4The Pittsburg and Steubenville Railroad Company.Through issuance July 22, 1851, of letters patent underspecial act of Pennsylvania, Mar. 24, 1849.Sold at foreclosure Nov. 6, 1867, to organizers of 3,to which company the property passed without further conveyance.
5The Holliday's Cove Rail Road Company.Under special act of Virginia, approved Mar. 30, 1860.Consolidated Apr. 30, 1868, with 3 and6to form 2.
6Steubenville and Indiana Railroad Company.Under special act of Ohio, approved Feb. 24, 1848.Consolidated Apr. 30, 1868, with 3 and5to form 2.
7Chicago, Saint Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana and Illinois, through consolidationagreement dated Sept. 5, 1883; filed in Indiana Apr. 1, 1884; IllinoisApr. 3, 1884; effective Apr. 1, 1884.Consolidated Sept. 30, 1890, with 2, 40,and 47 to form 1.
8The Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad Company (ofIndiana).Under general laws of Indiana, Mar. 14, 1883.Consolidated Apr. 1, 1884, with 9 to form7.
9Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad Company (of Illinois).Under general laws of Illinois Mar. 15, 1883.Consolidated Apr. 1, 1884, with 8 to form7.
10Columbus, Chicago and Indiana Central Railway Company.Under general laws of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, throughconsolidation agreement dated Dec. 4, 1867; filed in Ohio and IllinoisFeb. 11, 1868; in Indiana Feb. 12, 1868.Sold at foreclosure Jan. 10, 1883, to purchasing committeewhich conveyed part of the property to 8 and part to 9by deeds dated Mar. 17, 1883. Operation of the property was continued byThe Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railway Company as lessee untilApr. 1, 1883.
11Columbus and Indiana Central Railway Company.Under general laws of Ohio and Indiana, through articlesof consolidation dated June 28, 1867; filed in Ohio Sept. 10, 1867; IndianaSept. 11, 1867.Consolidated Feb. 11, 1868, with 26 toform 10.
12Columbus and Indianapolis Central Railway Company.Under general aws of Ohio and Indiana, through articlesof consolidation dated Aug. 10, 1864; filed in Ohio Oct. 17, 1864; IndianaOct. 19, 1864.Consolidated Sept. 10, 1868,with 17 toform 11.
13The Columbus & Indianapolis Railroad Company.Under general laws of Ohio, Oct. 30, 1863.Consolidated Oct. 19, 1864, with 16 toform 12.
14Columbus, Piqua and Indiana Railroad Company.Under special act of Ohio, approved Feb. 23, 1849.Sold Aug. 6, 1863, under foreclosure to trustees who conveyedthe property to 13 on Dec. 1, 1863.
15The Richmond and Covington Railroad Company.Under general laws of Ohio, Mar. 12, 1892.Sold Sept. 5, 1864, to 13.
16The Indiana Central Railway Company.Under special act of Indiana, approved Feb. 16, 1848.Consolidated Oct. 19, 1864, with 13 toform 12. This company continued to operate the propertyuntil Oct. 31, 1864.
17The Union and Logansport Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Jan. 5, 1863.Consolidated Sept. 10, 1867, with 12 and21to form 11.
18The Marion and Mississinewa Valley Railroad Company (No.2)Under general laws of Indiana through consolidation agreementdated Aug. 24, 1854. The date of filing with the secretary of state ofIndiana is not known.Sold to 17, Jan. 9, 1863.
19Marion and Logansport Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, May 14, 1853.Consolidated Aug. 24, 1854, with 20 toform 18.
20The Marion and Mississinewa Valley Railroad Company (No.1)Under general laws of Indiana, May 11, 1852.Consolidated Aug. 24, 1854, with 19 toform 18.
21Toledo, Logansport and Burlington Railway Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Sept. 26, 1862.Consolidated Sept 11, 1867, with 12 and17to form 11.
22Toledo, Logansport and Burlington Railroad Company.See 25Sold July 10, 1862, to trustee who conveyed property toincorporators of 21 on July 31, 1862.
23Logansport, Peoria and Burlington Railway Company.See 25Name changed to 22, June 11, 1858.
24Logansport and Pacific Railway Company.See 25Name changed to 23, Sept. 12, 1854.
25Logansport and Pacific Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, May 5, 1853.Name changed to 24, May 12, 1853.
26Chicago and Great Eastern Railway Company (No. 4)Under general laws of Indiana and Illinois through articlesof consolidation dated Jan. 25, 1865; filed in Illinois May 15, 1865. Norecord of filing date in Indiana.Consolidated Feb. 11, 1868, with 11 toform 10.
27Cincinnati and Chicago Air-Line Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, July 10, 1860.Consolidated May 15, 1865, with 34 toform 26.
28Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company (No. 2)Under general laws of Indiana through articles of consolidationdated Aug. 31, 1854; filed Oct. 10, 1854.Sold at foreclosure Apr. 28, 1860, and conveyed May 26,1860, to a purchasing committee who conveyed it to 27on July 11, 1860.
29Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago Railway Company.See 30Consolidated Oct. 10, 1854, with 31 toform 28.
30New Castle and Richmond Railroad Company.Under special act of Indiana, approved Feb. 16, 1848.Name changed to 29, Feb. 26, 1853
31Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company (No. 1)Under general laws of Indiana, through consolidation agreementratified Apr. 12, 1854; filed May 1, 1854. Consolidated Oct. 10, 1854, with 29 toform 28.
32Cincinnati, Cambridge & Chicago Short Line Railway Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Jan. 25, 1853.Consolidated May 1, 1854, with 33 to form31.
33Cincinnati, New Castle and Michigan Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Apr. 11, 1853.Consolidated May 1, 1854, with 32 to form31.
34Chicago and Great Eastern Railway Company (No. 3).Under general laws of Indiana and Illinois through articlesof consolidation dated Jan. 25, 1865; filed in Illinois May 15, 1865; IndianaJuly 1, 1867Consolidated May 15, 1865, with 27 toform 26.
35Chicago and Cincinnati Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Sept. 25, 1857.Consolidated May 15, 1865, with 36 toform 34.
36Chicago and Great Eastern Railway Company (No. 2).Under general laws of Indiana and Illinois through articlesof consolidation dated Oct. 30, 1863; filed in Indiana Oct. 30, 1863; IllinoisNov. 2, 1863.Consolidated May 15, 1865, with 35 toform 34.
37The Galena and Illinois River Railroad Company.Under special act of Illinois, approved Feb. 18, 1857.Consolidated Oct. 30, 1863, with 38 toform 36.
38Chicago and Great Eastern Railway Company (No. 1).Under general laws of Indiana, June 19, 1863.Consolidated Oct. 30, 1863, with 37 toform 36.
39The Kokomo Belt Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Nov. 22, 1888.Sold to 7, Jan. 27, 1890.
40The Cincinnati & Richmond Railroad Company (No. 2)Under general laws of Ohio and Indiana through consolidationagreement executed Mar. 14, 1890; filed in Ohio Mar. 25, 1890; IndianaMar. 26, 1890; effective Apr. 1, 1890.Consolidated Sept. 30, 1890, with 2, 7,and 47 to form 1.
41The Cincinnati and Richmond Railroad Company (No. 1).Under general laws of Ohio, Dec. 22, 1881.Consolidated Apr. 1, 1890, with 42 and43to form 40.
42Cincinnati, Richmond & Chicago Railroad Company.Under general laws of Ohio, Apr. 30, 1866.Consolidated Apr. 1, 1890, with 41 and43to form 40.
43Richmond and Miami Railway Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Apr. 30, 1862.Consolidated Apr. 1, 1890, with 41 and42to form 40.
44Eaton and Hamilton Railroad Company (No. 2).Under general laws of Ohio and Indiana through agreementfor consolidation, effective Dec. 1, 1854.Portion of road acquired from 46 soldunder foreclosure Jan. 25, 1862, to organizers of 43,who conveyed property to that company by deed dated Feb. 12, 1862; remaindersold to organizer of 42 Mar. 17, 1866, who conveyed propertyto that company by deed dated May 1, 1866.
45Eaton and Hamilton Railroad Company (No. 1).Under special act of Ohio, approved Feb. 8, 1847.Consolidated Dec. 1, 1854, with 46 toform 44.
46The President and Directors of the Richmond and Miami RailroadCompany.Under special act of Indiana approved Jan. 19, 1846.Consolidated Dec. 1, 1854, with 45 toform 44.
47Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana through articles of consolidationexecuted Apr. 30, 1866, effective May 1, 1866; filed June 1, 1866.Consolidated Sept. 30, 1890, with 2, 7,and 40 to form 1.
48Indianapolis and Madison Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Mar. 28, 1862.Consolidated May 1, 1866, with 53 to form47.
49Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Company.Under special act of Indiana, approved June 20, 1842.Sold at foreclosure Mar. 27, 1862, and conveyed on Mar.28, 1862, to trustees who organized 48.
50Madison, Indianapolis and Peru Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana through consolidation agreementdated Sept. 7, 1853, effective Jan. 1, 1854.Dissolved under a court decree after property which hadbeen acquired from49 and 51 had beenreconveyed to those companies.
51President and Directors of the Peru & Indianapolis RailroadCompany.Under special act of Indiana, approved Jan. 19, 1846.Consolidated Jan. 1, 1854, with 49 toform 50, but under court decree the properties were reconveyedto 49 and 51 on Sept. 4, 1854. Thus,although 51 takes position in the corporate successionculminating in the carrier, its property does not play a part in the developmentof the fixed physical property of the carrier. Sold at foreclosure Jan.15, 1864, and subsequently conveyed to The Lake Erie and Western RailroadCompany.
52Madison and Indianapolis Railroad.An unincorporated company, the entire property of whichwas constructed and owned by the State under provisions of an act of theLegislature of Indiana of Jan. 27, 1836.Sold Feb. 26, 1856, to 49.
53Jeffersonville Railroad Company.See 54Consolidated June 1, 1866, with 48 toform 47.
54Ohio and Indianapolis Railway Company.Under special act of Indiana, approved Feb. 3, 1832, andamendatory acts.Name changed to 53 Feb. 3, 1849.
55Shelby and Rush Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana. Organized Oct. 5, 1859; dateof incorporation unknown.Sold Apr. 10, 1882, to 47.
56Rushville and Shelbyville Railroad Company.Under a special act of Indiana, approved Jan. 15, 1844.Sold at foreclosure July 6, 1859, and conveyed to the organizerof 55 on July 7, 1859.
57Columbus and Shelby Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, June, 8, 1852.Sold Nov. 18, 1881, to 47.
58Lake Erie and Louisville Railroad Company.Under general laws of Ohio and Indiana under consolidationagreementdated Dec. 8, 1864; filed in Ohio and Indiana Feb. 4, 1865.Sold June 26, 1890, to 47.
59Lake Erie and Pacific Railroad Company.Under general laws of Indiana, Oct. 6, 1860.Consolidated Feb. 4, 1865, with 60 toform 58.
60Fremont, Lima & Union Railroad Company.Under general laws of Ohio, Jan. 21, 1862.Consolidated Feb. 4, 1865, with 59 toform 58.
61The Fremont and Indiana Railroad Company.Under general laws of Ohio, Apr. 25, 1853.Sold at foreclosure Dec. 1861, to organizers of 60
62The Chartiers Railway Company (No. 2).Under general laws of Pennsylvania through agreement ofconsolidation dated Oct. 30, 1899; filed Dec. 30, 1899.Consolidated into 1 Nov. 21, 1907.
63The Chartiers Railway Company (No. 1).Under general laws of Pennsylvania June 4, 1867.Consolidated Dec. 30, 1890, with 65 toform 62.
64Chartiers Valley Railroad Company.Under special act of Pennsylvania approved Feb. 7, 1853.Sold at foreclosure Oct. 30, 1866, to trustees, who conveyedby deed dated Dec. 10, 1896, to organizers of 63.
65The Chartiers Connecting Railroad Company.Under general laws of Pennsylvania, Nov. 21, 1881.Consolidated Dec. 30, 1899, with 63 toform 62.

Original data source:Valuation Reports Vol. 24
Interstate Commerce Commission
Washington, DC
January 1929

Although published in 1929, the report is "...as of date of valuation"which was 30 June, 1916


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