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Aberdeen & Rockfish RR

From 1892.


Abilene & Southern RR

From 1909, absorbed by MP in 1978.


Addison & North Pennsylvania RR

From 1882, became the Addison & Pennsylvania RR in 1887
(NG)


Addison & Pennsylvania RR

From the Addison & North Pennsylvania RR in 1887, part of the Susq. & NY in May 1898.
(NG to 1893)


Adirondack & St. Lawrence Ry.

From Herkimer Newport & Portland Ry. in 1891, became the Mohawk & Malone Ry. on 22 June, 1892.


Adirondack Ry.

Opened in 1865, became part of the Delaware & Hudson Co. in 1902.


Ahnapee & Western RR

Opened in 1893, taken over by the Green Bay & Western RR in 1907.
(GB&W 1907-47)


Akron Bedford & Cleveland RR

From 1896, became the Northern Ohio Traction Co. in 1899.


Akron Canton & Youngstown Ry.

A switching line that acquired the Northern Ohio Ry. in 1920, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1982.
Psgr. Svc. ended 20-Jul-51


Alabama & North Western RR

From "Marengo Choctaw & Meridian," a rebuilt private lumber road, opened in June, 1912, abandoned in 1934.


Alabama & Vicksburg Ry.

From Alabama & Vicksburg Ry. in 1889, became part of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR in 1926.
(dba Queen & Crescent Route to 1916)


Alabama Midland RR

Opened in 1889, leased by the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1892.


Alabama Great Southern RR

Reorg of Alabama & Chattanooga RR in 1877, acquired by the Queen and Crescent (ANOT&PJ) in 1881.
(Owned by the ANOT&PJct Rys. DBA Queen & Crescent Route 1881-1917, SOU after 1917)


Alabama New Orleans Texas and Pacific Junction Rys. dba Queen and Crescent Route (QV)

British Company formed to acquire the Alabama Great Southern in 1881; acquired several connecting lines before being leased by the Southern in 1917.


Alabama Tennessee & Northern RR

Opened in 1906, became part of the St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. (see also StL&SF) in 1971.


Alamogordo & Sacramento Mountain Ry. (see El Paso & Northeastern Sys.)

Opened in 1898, became part of the El Paso & Southwestern RR in 1908.
(EP&NE after 1901)


Alaska Engineering Commission

From Alaska Northern + Tanana Valley in 1918, became the Alaska RR in 1923.


Alaska RR

From Alaska Engineering Commission in 1923, operating as of 2007.


Albany & Northern Ry.

From Sav. American & Mont. in 1896, to GSW&F in 1910.


Albany & Susquehanna RR

From 1863 to D&H Canal in 1870.


Albany & Northern RR

From GSW&F in 1910, to GaNo in 1972.


Albany Southern RR

Opened in 1909, became the Eastern New York Utilities in 1924.


Albany (NY) Union Depot

From 1900; rail service ended 1968.


Alberta & Great Waterways Ry.

Opened in 1914, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.
(AGL after 1927)


Alberta Government Lines

From a Provincial consolidation of the ED&BC+CC+A&GW+PV in 1928, organized as the Northern Alberta Rys. on July 1, 1929.
(ED&BCandCCandA&GWandPV)


Alberta Ry. & Coal Co.

Opened in 1890, converted to standard guage in 1903, became part of the Alberta Ry. & Irrigation Co. in 1904.


Alberta Ry. & Irrigation Co.

Consolidation of the Galt properties, inc. Alberta Ry. & Coal, in 1904, became part of the Canadian Pacific Ry. in 1912.


Alcolu RR

From 1902 to 1936.


Alexander RR

From Southern in 1946, active in 2010.


Algiers Winslow & Western RR

From 1931, acquired by NS in 2007.
(SOU after 1974)


Algiers Ry. & Lighting Co.

From a mule car line in 1907, became the South New Orleans Light & Traction Co. in 1917.


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

From Manitoulin & North Shore Ry. in May 1911, to CP in 1931.


Alleghany Central RR

Opened in 1881, became the Lackawanna & Pittsburg in 1883 and eventually part of the Pitts. Shawmut & Northern.
(NG)


Allegheny Valley RR

Opened in 1856, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1900.


Allentown & Reading Traction Co.

From Allentown & Kutztown RR in 1902, converted to bus operation in 1936.


Alma & Jonquieres Ry.

Opened in 1923, merged into Roberval & Saguenay in 1974.


Alton & Southern RR

From 1911.


Alton Granite & St. Louis Traction Co.

Opened in 1904, became the St. Louis & Alton Ry. in 1926.
(EStL&S)


Alton RR

From Chicago & Alton RR in 1931, became part of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR in 1947.
(B&O to 1943)


Altoona Clearfield & Northern RR

From Altoona & Wopsononock, became the Altoona & Beech Creek in 1897. Operated under many names until 1936.
(NG)


Amador Central RR

Took possession of bankrupt Ione & Eastern on 1 Jan 1909, became Amador Foothills Ry. In 1999.


American Railroad of Porto Rico

Opened in 1902, ceased operations in 1953.


Amherst & Sunderland Street Ry.

Opened in 1897, absorbed by Holyoke St. Ry. in 1907.


Amtrak (National Railway Passenger Corp.)

Took over most American intercity passenger service in 1971.


Anaconda Copper Mining Co. Street Ry. Dept.

Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1951.


Androscoggin Electric Co. (see Portland-Lewiston Interurban RR)

From Portland Gray & Lewiston RR in 1914, abandoned in 1933.


Angelina & Neches River RR

From lumber road in 1900, operating in 2010.


Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti Electric Ry.

From local merger, absorbed by Detroit Ypsilanti Ann Arbor (& Jackson) RR in 1898


Ann Arbor RR

Reorg of Toledo Ann Arbor & Northern Michigan RR on 21 Sep 1895, became part of the Conrail in 1976.
(DT&I 1905-1910)Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


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 (Col.,London & Sou., Columbus Grove City & SW Ry., Dayton Urbana & Spr. El. Ry.)

Opened in 1902, became the Indiana Columbus & Eastern Traction Co. in 1906.


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.


Argentine Central Ry.

Opened in 1906, became the Argentine Central & Gray's Peak in 1913.


Arizona & Colorado RR

Opened in 1903, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1909.
(SP after 1903)


Arizona & New Mexico Ry.

From 1883, acquired by El Paso & Southwestern in 1921.


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.


Arkansas City - Winfield Northern Ry. (see Arkansas Valley Interurban)

Aquired by the AVI From Southwestern Interurban Ry. in 1922, abandoned on 8 Jun 1927.


Arkansas Midland RR

Opened in 1878, became the St. Louis Iron Mountain& Southern Ry. (MP 1880-1917) in 1909.
(SLIM&S aft. 1902)


Arkansas Valley Interurban Ry.

Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1942.


Arkansas Western RR

Opened in 1901, became owned and operate by the Kansas City Southern Ry. in 1910.


Arlington & Fairfax Ry.

From Washington-Virginia RR in 1927, became the Arlington & Fairfax Auto RR 1937.


Arlington & Fairfax Auto RR

From Arlington & Fairfax Ry. in 1937, abandoned in 1939.


Aroostook Valley RR

Opened in 1910, became the Aroostook Valley (diesel) after pax service disc. in 1946.
(CP after 1931)Psgr. Svc. ended 1946


Artemus-Jellico RR

From Cumberland RR in 1924, abandoned in 1952.


Ashley Drew & Northern RR

From 1913, abandoned in 1996.
(Ark. La. & Gulf 1914-1920)


Ashuelot RR

Opened in 1851, leased by the Connecticut River RR in 1877 and consolidated in 1890.
(Conn. River RR after 1877)


Asheville & East Tennessee RR

From 1909, shut down after a crash in 1922.


Associated Lines of Southern Travel

Early through route.


Astoria & Columbia River RR

Opened in 1897, became part of the Spokane Portland & Seattle Ry. in 1911.
(SP&S after 1907)


Atchison & Nebraska RR

From 1871, to Burlington & Missouri River in 1880.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.

Opened in 1870, became the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Ry. in 1996.


Atlanta & Richmond Air Line Ry.

Opened in 1871, became the Atlanta & Charlotte Air line Ry. (R&D) in 1877.


Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay Ry.

Opened in 1906, became the Bay Line, LLC in 1994.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1956


Atlanta & West Point RR and Western Ry. of Alabama

Opened in 1857, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1975.


Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic RR

From Atlantic & Birmingham RR in 1906, became the Atlanta Birmingham & Coast RR in 1927.


Atlanta Birmingham & Coast RR

From Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic RR in 1927, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1945.
(ACL)


Atlanta Knoxville & Northern Ry.

From Marietta & North Georgia RR on 1 Nov 1896, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1905.


Atlanta Terminal Co.

Opened in 1905, fate uncertain.


Atlantic & Birmingham RR

Opened in 1901, became the Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic RR in 1906.


Atlantic & Danville Ry.

Opened in 1882, leased and operated by SOU 1899-1949, became the Norfolk Franklin & Danville Ry. in 1962.
(SOU 1899-1949)


Atlantic & East Carolina Ry.

From Atlantic & North Carolina RR in 1939, control bought by the Southern in 1957.
(SOU after 1957)Psgr. Svc. ended 31 Mar 1950


Atlantic & Great Western RR

Opened in 1860, became the New York Pennsylvania & Ohio RR in 1880.


Atlantic & Gulf RR

Opened in 1859, became the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1879.


Atlantic & North Carolina RR

Opened in 1883, leased by the Norfolk Southern between 1906 and 1935, became the Atlantic & East Carolina RR in 1939.
(NS 1906-35)


Atlantic & Pacific RR

Took over the Southwest Br. of the Pacific RR in 1866, became the SLSF in 1876.
(Missouri)


Atlantic & Pacific RR

This shell of the old A&P began in 1880, became the Santa Fe Pacific RR (ATSF) in 1897.


Atlantic & Pacific RR

This shell of the old A&P began in 1880, became the Santa Fe Pacific RR (ATSF) in 1897.
(SF-SLSF)


Atlantic & Suburban Ry.

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1929.


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.


Atlantic City & Shore RR

Opened in 1905, became the Atlantic City Transportation Co. in 1945.


Atlantic City RR

From Philadelphia & Atlantic City RR in 1889, merged into the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines in 1933.
(P&R/RDG)


Atlantic City Transportation Co.

From Atlantic City & Shore RR in 1945, converted to bus in 1955.


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&WandWC&A)


Atlantic Coast Line of Rys.

From Wilm. & Weld. + WC&A in 1887, merged into the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1898.


Atlantic Coast Line RR

From Atlantic Coast Line of Rys. in 1900, merged into the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1967.


Atlantic Gulf & West India Transit RR

From Florida RR (1856) in 1872, became Florida Transit in 1881.


Atlantic Northern RR

Part of Atlantic Northern & Southern, abandoned in 1936.


Atlantic Quebec & Western RR

Opened in 1908, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1927.


Atlantic Shore Line Ry.

The Western Div. was the Portsmouth Dover & York until 1906, reorg. as the Atlantic Shore Ry. in 1910.


Atlantic Shore Ry.

From Atlantic Shore Line Ry. in 1910, became the York Utilities RR in 1922.


Atlantic Valdosta & Western Ry.

Opened in 1898, became part of the Georgia Southern & Florida Ry. in 1902.


Auburn & Northern Electric RR

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Auburn & Syracuse Electric RR Co.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.
(Empire United Rys., 1913-1916)


Auburn & Turner RR

Opened in 1905, absorbed by the Lewiston Augusta & Waterville St. Ry. in 1913.


Augusta & Columbia Railway Co.

From 1906, became the Augusta-Aiken Ry. & Electric Corp. in 1911.


Augusta Northern RR

From 1912, abandoned 1941.


Aurora Elgin & Chicago RR

Opened in 1902, split up, mainline becoming the Chicago Aurora & Elgin RR in 1923.


Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric Co.

From Aurora Elgin & Chicago RR in 1919, abandoned (except for a freight spur) in 1935.


Aurora Plainfield & Joliet RR

From part of Joliet & Southern in 1914, abandoned in 1924.


Auto-Train Corporation

Opened in December, 1971, discontinued in 1981.


Bakersfield & Kern Electric Ry.

From 1902, converted to bus 28 Feb 1942.
(San Joaquin L&P 1910-1933)


Bald Eagle Valley RR

From 1861, part of PRR after 1864.


Baltimore & Annapolis RR

From Washington Baltimore & Annapolis RR in 1935, pax converted to bus in 1950, frt. mostly supended in 1968.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


Baltimore & Annapolis Short Line RR

From Annapolis & Baltimore Short Line RR in 1894, taken over in 1907 by Maryland Electric (B&ASL) and electrified.
(not electric)Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


Baltimore & Annapolis Short Line RR (DBA of Maryland Electric)

In 1908, Maryland Electric took control and converted to electric; acquired by Washington Baltimore & Annapolis RR in 1921.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


Baltimore & Eastern RR

From Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry. in 1924, became the Conrail in 1976.


Baltimore & Eastern Shore RR

From Wicomico & Pocomoke in 1890, became Balt. Ches. & Atl. in 1894.


Baltimore & Lehigh Ry.

From Maryland Central RR in 1891, to Maryland & Pennsylvania in 1901.


Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal RR

From Chicago Terminal Transfer RR in 1910, merged into the Chessie System in 1973.
(B&O)


Baltimore & Ohio RR

Opened in 1827, merged into the Chessie System in 1973.
(C&O after 1962)


Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern RR/Ry.

Reorg of the Cincinnati Washington & Baltimore in 1889, became sep. operated part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1900.
(B&O)


Baltimore & Potomac RR

Opened in 1871, became part of the Philadelphia baltimore & Washington RR (PRR) in 1891.
(PRR)


Baltimore Chesapeake & Atlantic RR

Opened in 1894, became part of the Baltimore & Eastern RR in 1928.


Baltimore Transit Co.

From United Rys. & Electric in 9135., became the MTA in 1970.


Bamberger Electric RR

From Salt Lake & Ogden RR in 1919, became the Bamberger RR in 1939.


Bamberger RR

From Bamberger Electric RR in 1939, abandoned in 1958.


Bangor & Aroostook RR

From Bangor & Piscataquis RR in 1892, acquired by Iron Road Rys. in 1995.


Bangor & Piscataquis RR

From 1869, became the Bangor & Aroostook in 1892.


Bangor & Portland RR

From 1879, part of DL&W after 1909.
(DL&W 1900-09)


Bangor Hydro-Electric Co.

From Bangor Railway and Electric Co. in 1924, converted to bus by1945.


Bangor Railway and Electric Co.

From Bangor Street Ry. in 1910, became the Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. in 1924.


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 guage 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.


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, became the Eastern Mass. St. Ry. in 1919.


Beaver Valley Traction Co.

From Beaver Valley St. Ry. in 1891, streetcars discontinued in 1937.


Beaumont & Great Northern RR

From 1906, became part of MKT in 1913.


Bee Line (see CCC&I Ry.)

Opened in 1868, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.


Beech Creek RR

Opened in 1886, absorbed by the New York Central & Hudson River RR on May 1, 1899.
(NYC&HR after 1890)


Beech Grove Traction Co.

From 1911 to 1938 (Indianapolis).


Belfast & Moosehead Lake RR

Opened in 1869, City of Belfast acquired lease from Maine Central RR in 1926, became a tourist line in 1990 and closed in 2008.
(MeC 1870-1926)Psgr. Svc. ended 1960


Bellaire Zanesville & Cincinnati RR

From Bellaire & Southwestern, became Ohio River & Western in 1902.
(NG)


Bellefonte Central RR

From Buffalo Run, Bellefonte & Bald Eagle in 1892, abandoned in 1983.


Bellingham & Northern RR

From Bellingham Bay & British Columbia RR in 1912, became part of the CM&SP in 1918.
(CM&SP)


Bellingham Bay & British Columbia RR

Opened in 1891, became the Bellingham & Northern RR in 1912.
(CM&SP after 1912)


Bellows Falls & Saxton River St. Ry.

Opened in 1900, stopped operating after a fire in 1924.


Bell's Gap RR

From 1873, became part of the Pennsylvania & Northwestern (LV) in 1889.


Belvedere Delaware RR

Opened in 1851, leased by the Pennsylvania RR in 1872.
(PRR after 1872)


Bennington & Rutland Ry.

Opened in 1877, became part of the Rutland RR in 1900.


Benton Harbor-St. Joe Ry. & Light Co.

Opened in 1910, became the Indiana & Michigan Elec. Co. in 1922.


Berkshire Street Ry.

Opened in 1903, converted to bus in 1932.
(NYNHH)


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.


Big Four Route

Opened in 1889, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.
(see Cleve., Cin., Chi. & St.L.)


Big Sandy & Cumberland RR

From 1902, converted to standard and absorbed by N&W in 1931.
(NG, N&W after 1923)


Bingham & Garfield Ry.

From 1911 to 1948.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1921


Billerica & Bedford RR (NG)

From 1877, abandoned in 1878.


Birmingham & Northwestern RR

From 1912, became part of GM&No. in 1927.
(GM&N 1926-7)


Birmingham & Southeastern RR

From Union Sprs. & No. in 1911, abandoned in 1965.


Birmingham Electric Co.

From Birmingham Ry. & Electric Co. in 1930 , became Birmingham Transit Co. in 1951.


Birmingham Ry. & Electric Co.

Consolidated in 1890, became Birmingham Electric Co. in 1940.


Black Mountain Ry.

Opened in 1913, became the Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Ry. in 1918.


Black River & Utica RR

Opened in 1855, became the Utica & Black River RR in 1861.


Bloomington Pontiac & Joliet Ry.

Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1925.


Bloomsburg & Sullivan RR

Opened in 1887, became part of the Reading RR in 1928.


Blue Hill Street Ry.

Opened in 1900, replaced by bus line in 1922.


Blue Ridge Ry.

From 1895, absorbed into Carolina & Northwestern (SOU) in 1951.
(SOU after 1901)


Bluffton Geneva & Celina Traction Co.

Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1917.
(see CERA)


Boise Valley Traction Co.

From Idaho Traction in 1915, abandoned in 1928.


Bonhomie & Hattiesburg So. RR

Tatum Lumber purchased this branch from the Gulf Mobile & Northern in 1925, absorbed by Illinois Central Gulf in 1972.


Boston & Albany RR

Opened in 1867, became part of the New York Central RR in 1935.
(NYC after 1900)


Boston & Lowell & Concord RRs

This joint operation of the B&L and Concord began in 1881, split into the former units in 1883.


Boston & Lowell RR

Opened in 1834, leased by the Boston & Maine RR in Apr 1887.
(B&L&C 1881-1883)


Boston & Maine RR

Opened in 1842, became the Boston & Maine Corp. in 1964.


Boston & Maine Corp.

From Boston & Maine RR in 1964, became the Guilford Transportation in 1981.


Boston & New York Air Line Ry./RR

Opened in 1875, leased by the New York New Haven & Hartford RR 1 oct 1882.


Boston & Northern Street Ry.

From the Lynn & Boston RR in 1901, merged into Bay State St. Ry. in 1911
Massachusetts Electric Cos.


Boston & Providence RR

Opened in 1834, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1888.


Boston & Worcester (steam) RR

Opened in 1834, became part of the Boston & Albany RR in 1867.


Boston & Worcester Street Ry.

Opened in 1902, became the Boston Worcester & New York Street Ry. in 1927.


Boston Barre & Gardner RR

Opened in 1871, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1885.


Boston Clinton & Fitchburg RR

Opened in 1867, became the Boston Clinton Fitchburg & New Bedford RR in 1876.


Boston Clinton Fitchburg & New Bedford RR

Consol. of BC&F and the New Bedford RRs, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1879.


Boston Concord & Montreal RR (see BCM&WM)

Opened in 1848, added White Mts. to its dba after 1874.


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)


Boston Hartford & Erie RR

From Southern Midland RR in 1863, became reorganized as the New York & New England RR in 1874.


Boston Hoosac Tunnel & Western Ry.

Opened in 1878, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1887.


Boston Lowell & Nashua RRs (dba of B&L and B&N under joint operation)

(dba of B&L and B&N under joint operation)


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.


Boston Worcester & New York Street Ry.

From Boston & Worcester Street Ry. 1927, converted to bus in 1932.


Boyne City Gaylord & Alpena RR

From Boyne City & Southeastern, became Boyne City RR in 1935.


Bradford Bordell & Kinzua RR

from 1880, reorganized as the Buffalo, Bradford & Kane in 1904, which lasted until 1906.
(narrow guage)


Bradford Eldred & Cuba RR

from 1881, abandoned 1893.
(narrow guage)(Erie)(see Bradford Bordell & Kinzua)


Brainerd & Northern Minnesota Ry.

Opened in 1893, became the Minnesota & international Ry. in 1901.


Bridgton & Harrison Ry.

From Bridgton & Saco River RR in 1930, abandoned in 1941.


Bridgton & Saco River RR

Opened in 1883, became the Bridgton & Harrison Ry. in 1930.


British Columbia Electric Ry.

Opened in 1891, became the British Columbia Transit about in 1963.


British Columbia Ry.

From Pacific Great Eastern Ry. in 1972, restructured as BC Rail Ltd. in 1984.


BC Rail Ltd.

From British Columbia Ry. in 1984, sold rail operations to CN in 2004.
Psgr. Svc. ended 2002


British Columbia Transit

From British Columbia Electric Ry. in 1963.


Brockton Bridgewater & Taunton Street Ry.

Opened in 1897, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.
(see Taunton St. Ry.)


Brockton & Plymouth Street Ry.

Consolidated in 1900, Converted to Plymouth & Brocton St. Ry. Co. BUS service in 1928.


Brockville Westport & North-Western RR

Reorganization of the BW & SSM. Canadian Northern acquired control in 1910 and fully absorbed by 1914.


"Brockville Westport & Sault Ste. Marie Ry."

Opened in 1886, in receivership in 1894. Reorganized as the BW&N-W in late 1903.


Brooklyn Heights RR

Opened 1888, acquired by Bkln Rapid Transit in 1899.


Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit

From Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co. in 1923, taken over by the NYC Board of Transportation in 1940.


Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co.

Consolidated Brooklyn Lines in 1899, renamed B-MT in 1923.


Brunswick & Western RR

From the Brunswick & Albany in 1882, leased to the Savannah Florida & Western RR in 1888.


Brownwood North & South RR

Opened 1911, abandoned 1927.
(SLSF)


Bucks County Interurban RR

Split from NJ&P Traction Co. in 1913, became the Pennsylvania-New Jersey Ry. in 1917.


Buffalo & Erie Ry.

From Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. in 1924, abandoned in 1933.


Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co.

Opened in 1906, became the Buffalo & Erie Ry. in 1924.


Buffalo & Oil City Cross-Cut RR

Consolidated in 1867 and sold to the Buffalo Corry & Pittsburg RR the same year.


Buffalo & Pittsburg Line

From Allegheny Valley + Buffalo New York & Philadelphia in 1883, discontinued in 1887.


"Buffalo & Susquehanna RR Corp. and Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry."

From Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry. in 1913, split into the B&S RR Corp.& Wellsville & Buffalo in 1915.


Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry.

Opened in 1893, became the Buffalo & Susquehanna RR Corp. + Buffalo & Susquehanna Ry. in 1913.


Buffalo Belt Line (see NYC&HR)

Opened in 1883, as an integral part of the NYC system.
Psgr. Svc. ended c1920


Buffalo Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh Ry.

From Dunkirk Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh RR in Mar 1879, taken over by Pittsburgh Titusville & Buffalo in Feb 1980


Buffalo Corry & Pittsburgh Ry.

From Buffalo & Oil City Cross-Cut RR in 1867, reorg as Buffalo Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh Ry. in Mar 1879
(Allegheny Valley 1873-79


Buffalo Creek & Gauley RR

Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1965.


Buffalo Lockport & Rochester RR (see Trolley Talk, NYSERG)

From 1908, became the Rochester Lockport & Buffalo RR inn 1919.


Buffalo New York & Philadelphia RR

Opened during 1872, became the Western New York & Pennsylvania RR in Sep 1887.


Buffalo Northwestern Ry.

Opened in 1918, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1920.


Buffalo Pittsburgh & Western RR

Consol. of Pittsburgh Titus & Buffalo and others in Jan 1881., became part of Buffalo New York & Philadelphia RR in Mar 1883.


Buffalo Ry.

Opened in 1890, became the International Ry. in 1902


Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry.

From Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry. in 1885, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1932.


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

From 1877, became the Burlington & Lamoille Valley and immediately leased to the CV on 1 May 1889.


Burlington & Lamoille Valley RR

Absorbed by parent CV after its creation on 1 May 1889.
(CV)


Burlington & Missouri River RR in Neb.

Opened in 1872, folded into the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1880.
(CB&Q)


Burlington Cedar Rapids & Northern Ry.

From Burlington Cedar Rapids & Minnesota in 1876, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1902.


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.


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 and formally expired in 1964.


Butte County RR

From 1903, acquired by Southern Pacific in 1916.


Butte Electric Ry.

From Butte Consol. Ry. in 1899, conv. to bus by NCL in 1937.
(NCL in 1937)


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.


Cairo & Fulton RR

Opened in 1858, became part of the St. Louis Iron Mtn. & Southern in 1874.
(SL&IM after 1868)


Cairo Arkansas & Texas RR

Opened in 1873, became part of the St. Louis Iron Mtn. & Southern in 1874.
(SL&IM)


Cairo RR

Opened in 1884, leased the Catskill Mountain Ry. in 1885.
(CM after 1885)


Cairo Vincennes & Chicago Line

Receivership of the old Cairo & Vincennes out of the bankruptcy of the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1887, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.


Calais & Baring & Lewys Island Rail Roads

From 1849, tho St. Croix & Penobscot in 1870.


Calgary Municipal Ry.

From Calgary Electric Ry. in 1910, became Calgary Transit System in 1946.


Calgary Transit System

From Calgary Municipal Ry. in 1946, converted to bus by 1972, introduced light rail in 1981.


California Central Ry.

From Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley RR in 1887, became consol. into the Southern California Ry. in 1889.
(AT&SF)


California Northwestern RR

From San Francisco & North Pacific Ry. in 1898, Principal unit of consolidated NWP in 1907.


California Pacific RR

Opened in 1871, absorbed by the Central Pacific in 1876.


California Southern RR

Opened in 1881, became consol. into the Southern California Ry. in 1889.
(AT&SF after 1884)


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

From Black Lick & Yellow Creek in Jul 1911, abandoned 1994.
(Bethlehem Steel)Psgr. Svc. ended 1934


Camden & Amboy RR

Opened in 1832, pooled with the New York & Philadelphia RR Line (United Rys. Of New Jersey) in 1867.


Camden & Atlantic RR

Opened in 1852, leased by the PRR in 1883, consol. into West Jersey & Seashore on 1896.
(PRR after 1883)


Camden & Atlantic RR

From Camden & Atlantic RR in 1852, became part of the West Jersey & Seashore RR in 1896.
(PRR)


Camden & Burlington RR

Opened in 1866, became part of the Camden & Amboy RR in 1868.


Camino Placerville & Lake Tahoe RR

From Placerville & Lake Tahoe RR in 1911, abandoned in 1986.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1937


Campbell's Creek RR

From 1902 to 1962.


Canada & Gulf Terminal RR

Opened in 1911, .


Canada Atlantic Ry.

Opened in 1883, became part of the Grand Trunk Ry. in 1905.


Canada Central Ry.

From Brockville & Ottawa Ry. in 1877, absorbed by the CP in 1881.


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.


Canadian National Electric RR (see NStC&T)

CN Holding Company for their electric subsidiaries.


Canadian National Rys. (see CN & GTW)

From Intercol., Transcon. & PEI Rys. in 1918, merged into the Canadian National & Grand Trunk Western Rys. in 1923.


Canadian National & Grand Trunk Western Rys.

From Canadian National Rys. + Grand Trunk Ry. in 1921, Canadian psgr. ops. taken over by VIA Rail Canada in 1977.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1977


Canadian Northern Ontario Ry.

From James Bay Ry. in 1906, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1915.


Canadian Northern Pacific Ry.

From Chartered in 1910, but no service operated until in 1917, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1918.


Canadian Northern Quebec Ry.

From amalgamation in 1906, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1915.


Canadian Northern Ry.

Opened in 1900, became taken over by the Canadian Government Rys. in 1918.


Canadian Pacific Ry

Opened in 1881, became the CP Rail in 1968.


Canal RR (see New Haven & Northampton Co.)

Built by the Canal Co. in 1847, used the New Haven & Northampton RR dba after leases expired in 1869.


Cananea Yaqui River & Pacific RR

From Cananea Consol. Copper Co. in 1903, became the basis for the the SP de Mexico in 1909.
(SP)


Canon City & Cripple Creek RR (see Denver & Southwestern RR)

Opened in 1900, operations suspended in 1912, later dissolved.
(F&CC)


Canton-Akron RR

Opened in 1901, acq. by No. O. T&L in 1906.


Canton & Carthage RR

From lumber lines in 1928, abandoned 1959. Never operated passenger service.


Cape Breton Electric Co.

From Cape Breton Electric Tramway & Power Co. (1900), bankrupt in 1931, briefly became Eastern Lt. & Power Co. and then Cape Breton Tramways Co.


Cape Breton Tramways Co.

From Eastern Lt. & Power Co. in 1931, became Cape Breton Bus & Tram Co. in 1944.


Cape Cod RR

Opened in 1848, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1872.


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.


Cape May & Millville RR

Became part of West Jersey in 1868.


Capital Transit Co.

From consolidation in 1933, became DC Transit in 1956.


Carolina & Northwestern Ry.

From Chester & Lenoir (NG) in 1897, converted in 1902, leased by the Carolina & Northwestern Ry.(SOU) in 1933.


Carolina & Northwestern Ry

From Carolina & Northwestern Ry. in 1933, became part of the Norfolk Southern RR/Ry. in 1974.
.(SOU)


Carolina Atlantic & Western RR

From N&SC and SCW in Apr 1914, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. on 5 Nov 1915.


Carolina Central RR

From Wilmington Charlotte & Rutherford RR in 1873, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.
(S&R)


Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Ry.

From South & Western RR in 1908, became the Clinchfield RR in 1924.


Carrollton & Worthville RR

Opened in 1906, became the Carrollton RR in 1930.


Carson & Colorado Ry.

Opened in 1881, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1905.
(SP after 1900) (NG)


Cartier Ry.

Physically isolated iron railway opened in 1960.


Catasauqua & Fogelsville RR

Opened 1856, absorbed by Reading in 1929.


Catskill & Tannersville Ry.

Opened in 1900, became the Catskill Mountain RR in 1916.


Catskill Mountain Ry.

Opened in 1882, became the Catskill Mountain& Tannersville RR in 1916.


Catskill Mountain RR

From Catskill Mountain& Tannersville RR in 1917, abandoned in 1919.


Cazenovia Canastota & De Ruyter RR (see Utica Ithaca & Elmira)

Opened in 1873, became part of the Elmira Corning & Northern RR in 1884.


Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Ry.

Opened in 1904, pax svc. ended and became dieselized in 1953.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1953


Cedar Rapids & Marion City Ry.

From 1891, lost franchise to National City (Bus) Lines in 1937


Central Branch Union Pacific RR

From Atchison & Pike's Peak RR in 1866, cont. by UP 1880-93 but leased to MP 1880-1899, became the Central Branch RR sub. of the Missouri Pacific Sys. in 1899.
(UP/MP 1880-1893, MP after 1893)


Central California Traction Co.

Opened in 1907, became a steam RR in 1947.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1933


Central Canada RR

Opened in 1916, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.
(CP 1921-5; AGL after 1927)


Central Iowa Ry.

Opened in 1879, became the Iowa Central Ry. in 1889.


Central Electric Railway Association

From merger of Ohio and Indiana interurban Associations in 1906, disbanded in 1931.


Central Massachusetts RR

From Massachesetts Central RR 1883, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Oct 1886.


Central New England & Western RR

From Hartford & Connecticut Western RR in 1889, became part of the Philadelphia Reading & New England RR in Aug 1892.
(P&R after Jan 1892)


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)


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.
(R&D 1891-2)


Central of Georgia RR

From Central RR and Banking Co. of Georgia in 1895, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1963.


Central Ontario Ry.

From Prince Edward County Ry. (1880) in 1882, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1916.
(Can. Nor. after 1909) (see Canadian Northern Ry.)


Central Pacific RR

Opened in 1864, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1885.


Central RR Co. of New Jersey

Opened in 1850, became part of the Conrail in 1976.
(P&R 1883-87, 2-8/1892, RDG 1908-76)


Central RR Co. of Pennsylvania

From Central Pennsylvania RR. in 1890, abandoned in 1918.


Central Ry. Ltd. (NS)

From Nova Scotia Central Ry. (1886) in 1896, acquired by Halifax & SW in 1903.


Central Short Line (see Charlotte, Columbus & Augusta RR)

From consolidation in 1869, became part of the Richmand & Danville RR in 1886.


Central Vermont RR

From Vermont Central RR in 1873, acquired out of bankruptcy by the Grand Trunk as CV RAILWAY in 1899.


Central Vermont Ry.

CV RR acquired out of bankruptcy by the Grand Trunk in 1899, acquired by New England Central in 1995.
(GT-CN)


Central West Virginia & Southern RR

From Dry Fork RR in 1913, abandoned in 1936.


Centralia & Chester RR

Opened in 1890, became the Illinois Southern RR in 1900.


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1952


Charleston & Savannah Ry.

From Savannah & Charleston Ry. in 1880, became part of the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1901.


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.


Charleston Cincinnati & Chicago RR

Opened 1886, became the Ohio River & Charleston RR in 1894.
see South Carolina RR


Charleston Sumpter & Northern RR

Opened in 1890, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line of Rys. in 1895.


Charlotte Harbor & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1906, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1926.


Charlotte Columbia & Augusta RR (Central Short Line)

From consolidation in 1869, became part of the Richmand & Danville RR in 1886.


Chateaugay RR

Opened in 1879, became standard guage and part of the Delaware & Hudson Co. in 1903.
(NG)


Chatham & Lebanon Valley RR

From Lebanon Springs RR in 1899, became part of the Rutland RR in 1901.


Chattanooga & Lookout Mountain Ry.

Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1899.


Chattanooga Railway & Light Co.

From a consolidation in 1909, became Tennesssee Electric Power Co. in 1922.


Chattanooga Traction Co.

Opened in 1913, converted to bus in 1934.


Chautauqua Lake RR

Took over NY portion of Buffalo Corry & Pittsburgh in Sep 1878, reorg disapproved, briefly became Dunkirk Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh in Jan 1879.


Chautauqua Lake Ry.

From 1887, became Jamestown & Lake Erie Ry. in 1904.


Chautauqua Traction Co.

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1926.


Chesapeake & Ohio Ry.

Opened in 1868, merged into the Chessie System in 1973.
(NN&MV 1886-8)


Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Of Indiana

From Chicago Cincinnati & Louisville RR on 23 Jun 1910, called the "Chicago Division" as early as 1911 and identity merged in 1921 though shell survived until 1 Oct 1934..
(C&O)


Chesapeake Beach Ry.

Opened in 1899, remnant op. by the East Washington Ry. in 1935.


Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern RR (to 1886)

Opened in 1881, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1897.


Cheshire RR

Opened in 1847, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1890.


Chessie System

Created in 1973 to combine C&O-owned properties, merged into the CSX Corp. in 1980.


Chester & Derry RR

Opened in 1896, ran mostly as a coop until 1928.


Chester & Lenoir RR

From 1881, leased before completion to the Char. Col. & Aug. in 1882, reorg. as Carolina & Northwestern Ry. in 1897.
(NG) (CC&A-R&D 1881-1893)


Chestnut Ridge Ry.

Opened in 1899, reorg (rr to ry) in 1901, reorg (ry to rr) in 2004, occasionally active as of 2010.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1935


Chicago & Alton RR

From Chicago Alton & St. Louis RR in 1862, became the Alton RR in 1931.
(TSL&W 1908-21)


Chicago & Atlantic Ry.

Opened in 1883, became the Chicago & Erie RR (Erie) in 1890.


Chicago & Des Plaines Valley Electric Ry.

Opened in 1901, became part pf the Chicago & Joliet Electric Ry. in 1915.


Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR

From Chicago Danville & Vincennes Ry in 1877, acquired and divided by the MoPac and L&N in 1976.
(SLSF 1902-13)


Chicago & Erie RR

From Chicago & Atlantic RR in 1890, became fully absorbed by the Erie RR in 1941.
(Erie)


Chicago & Grand Trunk Ry.

Opened in 1880, became the Grand Trunk Western RR in 1900.


Chicago & Great Eastern Ry.

From Chicago & Cincinnati RR 1863, merged into the Columbus Chicago & Central indiana RR in 1868.


Chicago & Illinois Midland Ry.

From Pawnee RR in 1906. Bencame the Illinois & Midland in 1996.


Chicago & Illinois Valley RR

From Illinois Traction System in 1929, abandoned in 1934.


Chicago & Interurban Traction Co. RR

From Chicago & Southern Traction Co. in 1911, abandoned in 1927.


Chicago & Joliet Electric Ry.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1933.


Chicago & Milwaukee Electric RR

Opened in 1898, became the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee RR in 1916.


Chicago & North Western Ry.

Opened in 1859, became the Union Pacific Ry. about in 1990.


Chicago & Northern Pacific RR

From Chicago Great Western RR in 1890, became part of the Chicago Terminal Transfer RR in 1897.
(WC 1892-7)


Chicago & Pacific RR

From 1872, absorbed by CM&SP in 1880.


Chicago & Southern Traction Co.

Opened in 1907, became the Chicago & Interurban Traction Co. RR in 1922.


Chicago & St. Louis Ry. [1]

From 1852, became Chicago Alton & St. Louis RR in 1859.


Chicago & St. Louis Ry. [2]

From Chicago St. Louis & Western in 1885, became part of the Chicago Santa Fe & California Ry. in 1887.


Chicago & West Michigan Ry.

Opened in 1879, became part of the Pere Marquette RR/Ry in 1900.


Chicago & West Towns Ry.

From County Traction (1910) in 1913, converted to bus in 1948.


Chicago & Western Indiana RR

Opened in 1879.
(C&EI, UP)Psgr. Svc. ended 1964


Chicago Alton & St. Louis RR

From Chicago & St. Louis in 1858, bevame the Chicago & Alton in 1862.


Chicago Aurora & DeKalb RR

Started as a motor car line in 1909, electrified in 1910, abandoned in 1923.


Chicago Aurora & Elgin RR

From Aurora Elgin& Chicago RR in 1923, abandoned in 1961.


Chicago Bloomington & Decatur Ry.

Open 1 Nov 1905, fully subsumed into IT System after 1908.
(Illinois Traction System, qv)


Chicago Burlington & Northern RR

Opened in 1886, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1899.
(CB&Q after 1894)


Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR

Opened in 1856, merged into the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.


Chicago Cincinnati & Louisville RR

From Cincinnati Richmond & Muncie in 1903, became the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. of Indiana in 1910.
(Great Central Route 1904-05)


Chicago Danville & Vincennes Ry

Opened in 1869, became the Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR in 1877.


Chicago Great Western Ry.

From Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry. in 1883, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1968.


Chicago Harvard & Geneva Lake RR

Opened in 1899, abandoned in 1932.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1930


Chicago Indiana & Eastern RR

Opened in 1895, became part of the Pitts.Cinn. Chi. & St. L. in 1907.


Chicago Indiana & Southern RR

From Indiana Illinois & Iowa RR in 1906, became part of the New York Central RR in 1914.
(NYC)


Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville (Monon) Ry.

From Louisville, New Albany & Chicago Ry in 1898, became the Monon RR in 1956.


Chicago Kalamazoo & Saginaw Ry.

Opened in 1888, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.


Chicago Kansas & Nebraska RR

Opened in 188?, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1891.
(CRI&P after 1889)


Chicago Kansas & Western RR

Opened in 1886, absorbed by the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe RR in 1890.
(AT&SF construction vehicle)


Chicago Kansas City & Texas RR

Opened in 1887, became the Kansas City & Atlantic Ry. in 1893.


Chicago Lake Shore & South Bend RR

Opened in 1904, became the Chicago South Shore & South Bend RR in 1925.


Chicago Milwaukee & Gary RR

Opened in 1908, absoirbed by the CMStP&P in 1930.


Chicago Milwaukee & Puget Sound Ry.

Opened in 1909, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1912.


Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.

From Milwaukee & St. Paul in 1874, became the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1927.


Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR

From Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1927, became part of the Soo Line RR in 1986.


Chicago New York Electric Air Line

Opened in 1907, became went bankrupt before operating, line taken over by the Gary & interurban RR in 1912.


Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee RR

From Chicago & Milwaukee Electric RR in 1916, became dismembered, part going to the CTA Skokie Swift in 1962.


Chicago Ottawa & Peoria RR

From Chicago & Illinois Valley Ry. in 1908, became a detached part of the Illinois Traction System in 1923, abandoned in 1934.


Chicago Palatine & Wauconda RR

From Palatine Lake Zurich & Wauconda RR in 1921, abandoned 1924.


Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry.

Organized by JSEL out of Wabash St. L. & Pac. in 1887, emerged in 1894, split up in 1926, most going to the Chicago & Illinois Midland Ry.
(JSEL 1887-93, CP&StL-IL 1900-1913)


Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry. of Illinois (see CP&StL)

Reorg. of CP&StL Ry on 1 Feb 1896, reverted to CP&StL RR on 1 Jan 1913.


Chicago Rapid Transit Company

Consolidation of Elevated lines in 1947, became the Chicago Transit Authy. in 1947.


Chicago Rock Island & Gulf Ry.

From consolidation of four Texas subsidiaries in 1903, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1939.


Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1866, became the dismembered in 1980.


Chicago Rock Island & Texas RR

Opened in 1893, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1903.


Chicago Santa Fe & California Ry.

From Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1886, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1888.


Chicago South Bend & Northern Indiana Ry.

From Northern Indiana Ry. in 1907, became part of the Northern indiana Rys. in 1930.


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 .


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.


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.


Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry.

From Minnesota & Northwestern RR in 1888, became the Chicago Great Western Ry. in 1893.


Chicago St. Paul & Minneapolis Line (C&NWandWest Wisc.)

Comprising the West Wisc. and C&NW Elroy line until 1878, became the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Line in 1880.


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.


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.


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)


Chicago Terminal Transfer RR

From Chicago & Northern Pacific RR in 1897, became the Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal RR in 1910.


Chicago Terre Haute & Southeastern RR

From Southern Indiana RR in 1911, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1921.


Chicago Transit Authority

From Chicago Rapid Transit Co. in 1947.


Chicago Union Station

From 1874, built present structure 1925.
(Amtrak after 1971)


Chicago Wheaton & Western RR

Opened on 21 Sep 1909, absorbed by the CA&E as the St. Charles branch in 1910.


Chihuahua Pacific

From FCKCMO in 1955, finally completed in 1961 and absorbed by NdM in 1987.
(FC Chihuahua al Pacifico)


Columbus & Cincinnati Midland RR

From 1882, part of the B&O in 1890.


Choctaw & Memphis RR

Opened in 1899, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1900.


Choctaw Coal & Ry.

Opened in 1890, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1894.


Choctaw Northern RR

Opened in 1901, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1902.


Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR

Opened in 1894, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1904.


Cincinnati & Dayton Traction Co.

From Ohio Electric Ry. in 1918, became the Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton (Elec.) RR in 1926.


Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR

From Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton (Elec.) RR in 1930, interurban discontinued 13 May 1939, completely abandoned by 1941.


Cincinnati & Westwood RR

From 1876, pass. svc. disc. 1896, abnd 1924.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1896


Cincinnati Bluffton & Chicago RR

From 1904, abandoned in 1917.


Cincinnati Georgetown & Portsmouth and Felicity & Bethel RRs

From Cincinnati Georgetown & Portsmouth RR (ng steam frm 1881) in 1902, became the Cincinnati Georgetown RR in 1928.


Cincinnati Georgetown RR

From Cincinnati Georgetown RR in 1928, abandoned in 1936.
Psgr. Svc. ended 31-Oct-35


Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton RR (Elec.)

From Cincinnati & Dayton Traction Co. in 1926, became the Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR in 1930.


Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton RR/Ry. (steam)

Opened in 1848, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1917.


Cincinnati Indianapolis & Western RR

Acquired as the CI&W RY by the CH&D out of the Indiana Decatur & Western RR in 1902, and reorganized as the CI&W RR following their bankruptcy in 1915. Became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1927.
(CH&D 1902-1915)


Cincinnati Indianapolis St. Louis & Chicago RR

From the Indianapolis Cincinnati & Lafayette in 1880, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.
(Kankakee Line)


Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR

Opened in 1886, split into the Cin. No.+ Det. Tol. & Milw. RRs in 1898.


Cincinnati Lawrenceburg & Aurora Electric Street RR

Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1930.


Cincinnati Lebanon & Northern RR

From Cincinnati Northern Ry.(NG) in 1885, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1921.
(PaCo after 1896)


Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific RR (see Queen & Crescent)

Formed to lease the Cincinnati Southern Ry. on October 12, 1881, leased by the Southern Ry. and successors after 1917.


Cincinnati Newport & Covington Ry.

Opened in 1892, converted to bus in 1950.


Cincinnati Northern RR

Released from Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR lease in 1898, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.
(Big4 after 1901)


Cincinnati Northern Traction Co.

From Cincinnati Dayton & Toledo Traction Co. in 1905, became part of the Ohio Electric Ry. in 1907.


Cincinnati Portsmouth & Virginia RR

Opened in 1891, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1901.


Cincinnati Richmond & Muncie RR

Opened in 1901, became the Chicago Cincinnati & Louisville RR in 1903.


Cincinnati Sandusky & Cleveland RR (IB&W 1881-87)

Opened in 1868, leased by the Indiana Bloomington & Western 1881-1887, then Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.


Cincinnati Southern Ry. (Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific RR 1881-)

Opened in 1877, leased by the Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific RR(see Queen & Crescent) in 1881.


Cincinnati Street Ry.

From horse cars in 1859, became the Cincinnati Transit Commission (bus only) in 1952.


Cincinnati Union Depot

Opened 1933, rail use interrupted 1972-1991. Superseded by Amtrak, 1971.


Cincinnati Wabash & Michigan Ry.

Opened in 1874, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1892.


Cincinnati Washington & Baltimore RR

From Marietta & Cincinnati RR in 1883, became the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern RR in 1889.


Citizens Electric St. Ry. (MA)

From the Newburyport & Amesbury StR in 1899, mergeed into Northeastern Mass. StR in 1913.


City of Edmonton St. Ry. Dept. (see Edmonton Radial Ry.)

From Edmonton Radial Ry. in 19xx.Converted to bus by 1951.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1951


City of Prineville RR

Opened in 1918, operating in2003 .
Psgr. Svc. ended 1939


Claremont Ry.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Concord & Claremont RR in 1954.


Cleveland & Canton RR (NG to 1888)

From Connotton Valley RR in 1885, conv. to standard guage in'88 and became part of the Cleveland Canton & Southern RR in 1892.


Cleveland & Chagrin Falls RR

From Cleveland Youngstown & Eastern RR in 1915, abandoned in 1925.


Cleveland & Eastern RR

From Eastern Ohio Traction Co. in 1910, abandoned in 1925.


Cleveland & Erie RR

From Conneaut & Erie Traction Co. in 1909, abandoned in 1922.


Cleveland & Marietta RR

Reorg of the Marietta Pittsburgh & Cleveland RR on 24 April 1880, merged into the Toledo Columbus & Ohio River (PaCo.) In 1911.
(W&LE 1882-6, PaCo after Oct 1893)


Cleveland & Pittsburgh RR

Opened in 1850, taken over under many names as a division of the Pennsylvania Co. in 1890.
(PaCo after 1873)


Cleveland & South-Western Traction Co.

Consolidated in 1903, became the Cleveland Southwestern Columbus Ry. in 1907.


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.


Cleveland Akron & Columbus RR (2)

From Cleveland Mt. Vernon & Delaware 1886, became part of the Pennsylvania Co. 1911.
(PaCo after 1899)


Cleveland Alliance & Mahoning Valley RR

Opened in 1913, became part of the Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. in 1924.


Cleveland Canton & Southern RR

Opened in 1892, became part of the Wheeling & Lake Erie RR in 1899.


Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.

Opened in 1889, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.
(Big Four)


Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Ry.

Opened in 1868, became part of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1889.


Cleveland Interurban RR

Opened in 1913, became the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit in 1944.


Cleveland Lorain & Wheeling Ry.

From Cle. Tuscarawas & Wheeling Ry. 1883, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1909.


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.


Cleveland Official Interurban Ry. Guide

Published from about 1909 to 1917.


Cleveland Painesville & Ashtabula RR (see CP&EandCP&A)

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1926.


Cleveland Painesville & Eastern and Cleveland Painesville & Ashtabula RRs

Opened in 1896, abandoned in 1926.
(separate 1903-6)


Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Ry.

From Cleveland & South-Western Traction Co. 1907, became the Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co. in 1924.


Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co.

From Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus RR in 1924, abandoned in 1931.


Cleveland Terminal & Valley RR

From Valley Ry. in 1895, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1909.
(B&O)


Clinchfield RR

From Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Ry. in 1924, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1983.
(ACL/L&N)


Clinton Davenport & Muscatine Ry.

A merger of commonly owned Iowa & Illinois and Davenport & Muscatine Rys. in 1916, abandoned in 1940.


Clinton St. Ry. (Iowa)

Opened 1903, converted to bus in 1937.


Coahuila y Zacatecas RR

From 1897, merged into NdM in 1972.
(NG)


Coal & Coke Ry.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1918.


Coeur d'Alene & Spokane Ry.

Opened Jan 1904, consolidated into Spokane & Inland Empire on Jan 1, 1906.


Cohoes City Ry.

From 1894, taken over by United Traction in 1904.


Colorado & Northwestern Ry.

Opened in 1898, became the Denver Boulder & Western RR in 1909.


Colorado & Southern Ry.

From Union Pacific Denver & Gulf RR in 1898, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1981.
(CBQ after 1909)


Colorado Midland Ry.

Opened in 1887, reorganized as the Colo. Mid. RR on 31 May 1917.
(ATSF 1892-7)


Colorado Midland RR

Reorganized From the CM Ry. on 31 May 1917, abandoned after stopping trains on 5 Aug 1918.


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 RR 1910.
(SLSF)


Colorado Wyoming & Eastern Ry.

From Laramie Hahns Peak & Pacific Ry. in 1914, became the Laramie North Park & Western RR in 1924.


Columbia & Puget Sound RR

From Seattle & Walla Walla in 1880, became Pacific Coast RR in 1916.
(Pacific Coast Co. to 1916)


Columbia Newberry & Laurens RR

From 1892, to Seaboard System in 1984.


Columbia Southern RR

From 1898, became part of the Oregon RR & Nav. Co. in1906.


Columbus & Greenville Ry.

From Southern Ry. Co. inMississippi in 1920, leased by the Illinois Central Gulf RR in 1972.


Columbus & Lake Michigan Ry.

Steam line built as Col. Lima & Milwaukee, opened for psgrs. 10 Apr1905, became Steam Div. of Indiana Columbus & Eastern Traction 6 Feb 1906.
(IC&ET after 1906)


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)


Columbus Delaware & Marion Electric Co.

Opened in 1917, abandoned in 1933.


Columbus Hocking Valley & Toledo Ry.

Opened in 1881, became the Hocking Valley Ry. in 1899.


Columbus Grove City & Southwestern Ry. (see Appleyard System)

Opened in 1901, became part of the Indiana Columbus & Eastern RR in 1906.


Columbus London & Springfield Ry. (see Appleyard System)

Opened in 1901, became part of the Indiana Columbus & Eastern RR in 1906.


Columbus Magnetic Springs and Northern Ry.

Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1919.


Columbus Marion & Bucyrus RR

Opened in 1908, became part of the Columbus Delaware & Marion Electric Co. in 1931.


Columbus Newark & Zanesville Ry.

Opened in 1904, became the Southern Ohio Public Service Co. in 1925.
(OE 1907-21)


Columbus Sandusky & Hocking Ry./RR

From S&CSL + CShawnee&H on 23 Dec 1893, reorg as RR in 1895. Resplit in 1902. The S&CSL line, which later linked the N&W-NKP merger, became part of the Pennsylvania Lines. The CSh&H became the Zanesville & Western.


Columbus Shawnee & Hocking Ry.

Consolidated and completed in 1890. Merged with the Columbus Sandusky & Hocking RR on 23 Dec 1893.


Concord & Claremont RR (see Northern RR)

From consolidation in 1873, covered by B&L lease of Northern RR in 1890.
(Northern RR)


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.


Concord (NH) Street Ry.

From 1890, converted to bus in 1933.
(B&M after 1901)


Concord RR

Opened in 1842, became the Concord & Montreal RR in 1889.
(B&L&C RRs 1881-1883)


Condon Kinzua & Southern RR

Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1976.


Conestoga Traction Co. (Lancaster, PA)

Frm Pennsylvania Traction Co. in 1899, became the Conestoga Transportation Co. in 1931.


Conestoga Transportation Co.

From Conestoga Traction Co. in 1931, completed conversion to bus in 1947.


Conneaut & Erie Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, became the Cleveland & Erie Ry. in 1909.


Connecticut & Passumpsic Rivers RR (dba Passumpsic RR)

Opened in 1850, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Jan 1887.


Connecticut Company

From Consolidated Ry. (NH), became Connecticut Transit (public) in 1976.
(NH 1907-1914, 1925-1964)


Connecticut Ry. & Lighting Co.

From Ct. Lighting & Power Co. in 1901, disbanded in 1972.
Cons. Ry. & Conn. Co. 1906-1936)


Connecticut River Line

DBA line controlled by B&M after 1877 and owned outright in 1893. (B&M Form 74)
(dba of Conn. River and Vermont Valley RRs line, B&M after 1893)


Connecticut River RR

Opened in 1845, leased to the B&M as the Connecticut River Line on 1 Jan 1893.
(B&M after 1893)


Connecticut Valley RR

Opened in 1871, became the Hartford & Connecticut Valley RR in 1880.


Connecticut Valley Electric Transit Route

Ad coop of electric lines between Hartford and Greenfield.


Connecticut Valley St. Ry.

The Connecticut Valley Street Railway was chartered in 1900.Streetcar service was abandoned in 1924.


Connecticut Western RR

Opened in 1871, became the Hartford & Connecticut Western RR in 1880.


Conrail (Consolidated Railroad Corp.)

From a consolidation of Penn Central, CRRNJ, EL, L&HR, L&NE, LV, RDG and related cos. In 1976, divided between CSX + Norfolk Southern in 1998 but continued as a subcontractor for both in certain areas.


Consolidados de Cuba

Consolidation of Cuba RR and smaller lines in 1924, became nationalized into the FN Cuba in 1956.
(FC)


Consolidated Ry.

Holding Co. set up by NH RR to control CT electric lines; became the Connecticut Co. in 1907.
(NH)


Consolidated Ry. & Power Co.

From consolidation in 1901, became Utah Light & Ry. in 1904.
(Utah)


Cooperative Transit Co.

From Wheeling Traction, converted to bus in 1948.
(Wheeling)


Copper Range RR

Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1972.


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, dba the Fall Brook Ry. after 1 Jul 1892.
(dba Fall Brook Coal Co's Rys.)


Cornwall & Lebanon RR

Opened in 1883, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1917.
(PRR after 1913)


Cornwall RR

Opened in 1869, became part of the Reading Co. in 1964.


Coronado RR and San Diego & Coronado Ferry Co.

Opened in 1888, became part of the National City & Otay RR in 1906.


Cotton Belt (see St. Louis Southwestern)

see St. Louis Southwestern Ry.


Corvallis & Eastern RR

From Oregon Central & Eastern RR in 1898, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1915.
(SP after 1911)


Coudersport & Port Allegany RR

Opened in 1882, abandoned in 1973.


Cowlitz Chehalis & Cascade Ry.

Opened in 1916, abandoned in 1955.


CP Rail

From Canadian Pacific Ry. in 1968, psgr. ops. assumed by VIA Rail Canada in 1978.


Credit Valley Ry.

From 1871, leased by Ontario & Quebec Ry. and subsequently CP in 1883.


Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry.

Reorganization of the Golden Circle as it emerged from the reorg. of the Cripple Creek Central in 1915, became part of the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Ry. in 1919.


Cripple Creek District Ry. dba Cripple Creek Short Line

Reorganization of the Denver & Southwestern Ry. in Sep 1904,


Crystal River RR

From Aspen & Western (ng) RR in 1892, but did not operate until converted to standard guage in 1896, reorg ry to rr in 1898. Operation ceased 7 Dec 1919. Leased to Crystal River & San Juan RR which resumed operations in 1922.


Crystal River & San Juan RR

From 1906. Had trackage over the Crystal River RR (1910-1917) which it acq. in 1922, abandoned 1941.


CSX Corp.

From Chessie + NS in 1980, .


Cuba RR

Opened in 1902, merged into Consolidated RR in 1924.


"FC Cubano de Hershey (Hershey Cuban RR)"

Opened in 1918 and completed in 1921, became the Camilo Cienfuegos Div. of FN Cuba in 1960..
(electric)


Cumberland & Pennsylvania RR

Opened in 1854, became part of the Western Maryland RR in 1953.


Cumberland County Power & Light Co.

From Portland RR in 1912, converted to bus by 1941.


Cumberland Ry. (Penna.)

From Carlisle & Mt. Holly Ry. @ 1910, reverted to former name @ 1922


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.


Current River RR

Opened in 1888, became part of the Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis RR in 1902.


Dakota Southern RR

From 1871, became Sioux City & Dakota in 1879.


Dallas-Terrell Interurban Ry.

From split of Texas Interurban RR in 1928, abandoned in 1932.


Dakota Southern RR

Opened in 1871, became part of the Sioux City & Dakota RR in 1897.


Danbury & Norwalk RR

Opened in 1852, became part of the Housatonic RR in 1886.


Dansville & Mount Morris RR

From Erie & Genesee Valley in 1892, taken over by Genesee & Wyoming in 1984.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1939


Danville Urbana & Champaign Ry.

Opened 27 Dec 1902, dba as Illinois Terminal System in 1904 and fully subsumed into IT System after 1908.
(Illinois Traction System after 1904, qv)


Davenport & Muscatine Ry.

Opened in 1912, merged into the Clinton Davenport & Muscatine Ry. in 1916.
(United Light & Rys.)


Dawson Ry. & Coal Co. (see El Paso & Northeastern Sys.)

Opened in 1903, became part of the El Paso & Southwestern RR in 1908.
(EP&NE after 1901)


Dayton & Michigan RR

Opened in 1858, leased and absorbed by the CH&D after 1863.
(CH&D after 1863)


Dayton & Troy Electric Ry. (see also Lima Route)

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1932.


Dayton & Union RR

Opened in 1862, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1936.
(Big4 to 1918, then B&O)


Dayton & Western Traction Co.

From Ohio Electric Ry. in 1920, abandoned in 1937.
(CL&E 1931-6, Indiana 1936-7)


Dayton Covington & Piqua Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, abandoned in 1926.


Dayton Interurban Timetable

Issued in 1907.


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.


Dayton Urbana & Springfield Electric Ry. (see Appleyard System)

Opened in 1900, became part of the indiana Columbus & Eastern RR in 1906.


Dayton - Xenia Ry.

Reorg of Dayton Springfield & Xenia Southern RR in 1926, abandoned in 1937.


Dayton & Xenia Traction Co.

Became the Dayton Springfield & Xenia Southern RR in 1909.


DC Transit Co.

From Capital Transit in 1956, converted to bus by 1962.


Deep Creek RR

Opened in 1917, abandoned in 1939.
(WP)


Delaware & Eastern Ry.

Opened in 1906, became the Delaware & Northern Ry. in 1911.


Delaware & Hudson Canal Co.'s RR

Opened in 1828, became the Delaware & Hudson Co. in 1899.


Delaware & Hudson Co.

From Delaware & Hudson Canal Co.'s RR in 1899, became part of the Guilford Transportation in 1983.


Delaware & Northern Ry.

From Delaware & Eastern RR in 1911, became the submerged by reservoir in 1942.


Delaware Electric Power Co.

From Wilmington & Phila. Trac. Co. in 1928, converted to bus by 1932.


Delaware Lackawanna & Western RR

Opened in 1853, merged into the Erie Lackawanna Ry. in 1960.


Delaware RR

From 1849, merged into Phila., Balt. & Wash. in 1902.
(PW&B)


Delaware & Bound Brook RR (see New York & Philadelphia New Line)

Opened 1876, became part of the Phila. & Reading RR in 1879.


Delaware River RR

From Delaware Shore RR in 1881, 1899.


Delaware Western RR

From Wilmington & Western, acq. by Baltimore & Philadelphia (B&O) in 1883.


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)


Denver & Interurban RR

Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1926.


Denver & Rio Grande Ry/RR (most NG)

Opened in 1871, became the Denver & Rio Grande RR (part NG) in 1890.
(reorg as RR 1886)


Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. (NG)

Opened in 1882, became the Rio Grande Western Ry. in 1889.


Denver & Rio Grande RR (part NG)

From Denver & Rio Grande RR (most NG) in 1890, became the Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. in 1920.


Denver & Rio Grande Western RR

From Denver & Rio Grande RR (part NG) in 1921, purchased Southern Pacific in 1988 and adopted its name.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1983(Amtrak)


Denver & Salt Lake RR/Ry.

From Denver Northwestern & Pacific Ry. in 1913, became part of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. in 1947.


Denver & Southwestern Ry. (dba Gold Belt Line)

Formed in Nov 1899 to lease Florence & Cripple Creek and Golden Circle RRs, F&CC:Opened in 1894, operations mostly suspended after flooding in Jul 1912, dissolved in April, 1915. GC: From 1896, leased by the F&CC in 1897, survived to become the Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry.in 1915. CC&CC: Opened in 1900, operations suspended in 1912, later dissolved.


Denver Boulder & Western RR

From Colorado & Northwestern RR in 1909, abandoned in 1919.


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.


Denver Northwestern & Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1903, became the Denver & Salt Lake RR/Ry. in 1913.


Denver South Park & Pacific RR

Opened in 1874, became the Denver Leadville & Gunnison RR in 1889.
UP after 1881


Denver Texas & Fort Worth RR

Opened in 1888, became part of the Union Pacific Denver & Gulf RR in 1890.


Denver Tramway Corp.

From a three way consolidation in 1914, interurbans converted to bus in 1950.


DeQueen & Eastern RR

Opened in 1903, .
Psgr. Svc. ended 1948


Des Moines & Central Iowa RR

From Inter-urban Ry. in 1922, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1984.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1949


Des Moines & Kansas City Ry.

Opened in 1887, became part of the Keokuk & Western RR in 1898.


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.


Des Moines Ry.

Reorg. of Des Moines City Ry. in 1929, conv. to trolley bus in 1951 (lasted till 1964),
Psgr. Svc. ended 1951


Detroit & Lima Northern Ry.

From Lima Northern RR in 1897, purchased out of bankruptcy as the Detroit Southern RR on 23 May 1901.


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.


Detroit & Port Huron Shore Line Ry. (dba Rapid Railway System qv)

From Rapid Railway System in May 1900, merged into Detroit United Lines in Dec 1900.


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.


Detroit Grand Rapids & Western RR

From Detroit Lansing & Northern RR in 1897, became part of the Pere Marquette RR in 1900.


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)


Detroit Lansing & Northern RR

From Detroit Lansing & Lake Michigan RR in 1876, became the Detroit Grand Rapids & Western RR in 1897.


Detroit Mackinac & Marquette RR

Opened in 1880, became part of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic RR in 1886.


Detroit Monroe & Toledo Short Line Ry.

From Toledo & Monroe Ry., which was extended to Detroit in 1904, acquired by Detroit United on 1 Mar 1906 became the Eastern Michigan Toledo RR in 1928.
(DU 1906-27)


Detroit Southern RR

From Detroit & Lima Northern Ry. in June, 1901, added the Ohio Southern; after bankruptcy (1904) became the Detroit Toledo & Ironton RR in May 1905.


Detroit Toledo & Ironton Ry/RR

From Detroit Southern RR in 1905, became part of the Grand Trunk Western RR in 1983.
(PRR 1931-73, GTW after 1979)Psgr. Svc. ended 1931,1954m


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)


Detroit United Ry./Lines

Opened in 1901, became the Eastern Michigan RR in 1928.


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.


Diamond Valley R.R. (narrow guage)

Opened in 1885, when timber lease expired, eqpt. moved to Newport & Sherman's Valley RR 1890.


Dominion Atlantic Ry.

From Windsor & Annapolis Ry. about in 1895, became part of the CP Rail in 1990.
(CP since 1912)


Dry Fork RR

Opened 1894, became Central W Va & Sou in 1913.


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 1921.


Duluth Belt Line Ry.

From Duluth Incline Ry. in 1890, abandoned in 1917.


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.


Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Ry./RR

Opened in 1886, became part of the Soo Line (1961-1966) RR in 1961.


Duluth Street Ry. Co.

Opened in 1882, became the Duluth-Superior Transit Co. in 1933.


Duluth-Superior Transit Co.

From Duluth St. Ry. in 1933, conv. to bus by 1939, reorg. as Duluth Transit Auth. in 1970


Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific RR

From extension of Duluth Rainy Lake & Winnipeg Ry. compl. in 1913, .
(CNor,CN)


Dunkirk Allegheny Valley & Pittsburgh RR

Opened in 1872, became part of the New York Central System in 1914.
(NYC&HR,LS&MS)


Dunkirk Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh RR

Took over Chautauqua Lake RR in Jan 1879, became Buffalo Chautauqua Lake & Pittsburgh in Mar 1879.


Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge RR

From DR&GW in 1981. Pre-eminent tourist Road.


Durham & Southern RR

From Cape Fear & Northern 1906, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1976.


Dutchess & Columbia RR

Opened in 1869, became the Newburgh Dutchess & Connecticut RR in 1877.
(NYB&M 1872-4)


Eagles Mere RR

From 1903, operated as prt of Williamsport & North Branch 1901-21, abandoned 1928.
(Williamsport & North Branch RR 1901-21)


East Broad Top RR

Opened in 1874, abandoned in 1956.


East Louisiana RR

Opened in 1887, sold to New Orleans & Great Northern in 1905.


East St. Louis & Suburban RR

Opened in 1892, abandoned in 1932.


East St. Louis Columbia & Waterloo RR

Opened 1912, converted to bus in 1932.


East Tennessee & Georgia RR

Opened 1851, part of ETV&G in 1869.


East Taunton St. Ry.

Opened in 1898, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.
(see Taunton St. Ry.)


East Tennessee & Western North Carolina RR

Opened in 1882, 1983.


East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia Ry.

From consolidation in 1869, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1894.
(SOU 1887-8)


Eastern Massachusetts Street Ry.

Reorg. of bay State St. Ry. in 1919, conv. to bus in 1937


Eastern Michigan Rys.

From Detroit United Ry. in 1928, 1931.


Eastern Michigan Toledo RR

From Detroit Monroe & Toledo Short Line Ry. in 1928, abandoned in 1932.
(East. Mich.)


Eastern New York Utilities

Frem Albany Southern RR in 1924, abandoned in 1929.


Eastern Railway of Minnesota

Opened in 1888, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1902.
(GN)


Eastern RR

Opened in 1838, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1885.


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.


Eastern Timetable Distributing Co.

Agency that distributed timetables to the public.


Edaville RR

Abandoned about in 1970.


Edmonton Dunvegan & British Columbia RR

Opened in 1912, became part of the Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.
(CP 1921-5; AGL after 1927)


Edmonton Radial Ry. (City of Edmonton Transit Dept.)

From 1908 as a municipal operation. Renamed Edmonton Transit System in 1947.


Edmonton Transit System

From Edmonton Radial Ry. (briefly "Transp. Sys.") in 1946, converted to bus 1951. Introduced LRT 1978.


Eigth and Ninth Aves. Ry.

From merger in 1926, converted to bus in 1935


El Paso & Northeastern System (dba of New Mexico Ry. & Coal Co.)

Opened 1898, comprising the EP&NE RR (Texas) and Ry. (New Mexico) leased to the El Paso & Southwestern RR 1 May 1908.


El Paso & Rock Island RR (see El Paso & Northeastern Sys.)

Opened in 1902, became part of the El Paso & Southwestern RR in 1908.
(EP&NE)


El Paso & Southwestern RR

from the Arizona & Southeastern RR (and related Phelps Dodge properties) in July 1901, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines on 1 Nov 1924.


El Paso Union Passenger Depot

Built in 1905-6.


Electric Ry. Service

Became the Untied Traction, Cohoes, Troy & New Eng., Hud. Val., Schenec., FJ&G in .
(Albany area)


Electric Short Line (not electric) Ry. (Luce Line)

Opened in 1915, became the Minnesota Western RR in 1924.


Elgin & Belvedere Electric Co.

Opened in 1906, became part of the ElginBelvedere & Rockford RR in 1927.


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)


Elgin Belvedere & Rockford RR

From Elgin & Belvedere Electric Co. in 1927, abandoned in 1930.


Elgin Joliet & Eastern Ry.

From Gardner Coal City & Eastern Ry. in 1889.


Elmira & Seneca Lake Traction Co. ("The Glen Route")

Opened in 1906, bought by Elmira Power & Light in 1907 and fully merged in 1916.


Elmira Cortland & Northern RR

From Utica Ithaca & Elmira Ry. in 1884, became part of the Lehigh Valley RR in 1896.


Emigration Canon RR

From quarry line opened in 1907, in 1909, abandoned in 1916.


Empire State RR

From Syracuse Lake Shore & Northern line of Empire State Utilities in 1917, converted to bus in 1931.


Empire United Rys. (Beebe Syndicate)

Clifford Beebe took control of the RS&E,BL&R,SLS&N,A&S,A&N,S&SB,N&M in 1911, named them the Empire United Rys. in 1913. Dispersed in 1916.


Ephrata & Lebanon Traction Co.

From Ephrata & Lebanon St. Ry. (1912) in 1915 acquired by the Lancaster Ephrata & Lepanon in 1924.


Erie Railway

From New York & Erie Ry. in 1861, became the New York Lake Erie & Western RR in 1878.


Erie RR

From New York Lake Erie & Western RR in 1895, merged into the Erie Lackawanna Ry. in 1960.


Erie & Pittsburgh RR

Opened in 1858, taken over as a division of the Pennsylvania Co. in 1890.
(PaCo after 1870)


Erie & Wyoming Valley RR

From Penna. Coal Co. in 1882, became part of the Erie RR in 1901.


Erie Edinboro & Cambridge Springs (see Erie Traction)

Opened in 1891, became the Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1912.


Erie Lackawanna Ry.

From Erir & Delaware Lackawanna & Western RRs in 1960, merged into the Conrail in 1976.


Erie Traction Co.

Opened in 1891, became the Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1912.
(dba Erie Edinboro & Cambridge Springs)


Escanaba & Lake Superior RR

Opened in 1898, operating in2003 .


Esquimalt & Nanaimo Ry.

Opened in 1886, operating in2003 .
(CP since 1912)


European & North American Ry.

Opened in 1865, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1882.


Evansville & Indianapolis RR

Opened 1916, became the Evansv. ind. & Terre Haute sub of the Big 4 in 1920.


Evansville & Ohio Valley Ry.

Opened in 1919, abandoned in 1946.


Evansville & Terre Haute RR

Opened in 1897, merged into the Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR in 1911.
(SLSF [C&EI] after 1904)


Evansville Princeton & Vincennes Interurban Ry.

From Evansville & Princeton Traction Co. in 1906, became the Evansville & Southern Indian Traction Co. in 1908.


Evansville Electric Ry. (see CERA)

From Evansville St. Ry. in 1901, to Evansville & Southern Indiana Traction Co. in 1906.


Exeter Hampton & Amesbury St. Ry.

Consolidation in 1899, converted to bus 26 Jan 1926.
(New Hampshire Traction/Electric Rys. 1901-1906)


Fairchild & Northeastern RR

Opened in 1897, became the Central WisconsinRR in 1920.


Fairmount & Veblen Ry.

Opened in 1913, absorbed by MStP&SSM in 1916.


Fairmount Park Transit Co.

Opened in 1897, abandoned in 1946.


Fall Brook Coal Co.'s Rys. (dba of Corning Cowanesque & Antrim, Geneva & Lyons, Pine Creek and Syr. Geneva & Corning)

Opened in 1859, consolidated as the Fall Brook Ry. In July 1892, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR on 1 May 1899.


Fall Brook Ry.

DBA of the consolidation of Fall Brook Coal Co's Rys. On 1 Jul 1892 under the Corning C&A, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR on 1 May 1899.
(DBA of Corning Cowanesque & Antrim after 1892)


Felicity & Bethel RR (see CG&P)

Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1933.


Ferdinand RR

Opened in 1905, became part of the Ferdinand & Huntingburg Ry. in 1987.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1940


Ferromex

From dismemberment of NdM.


Fitchburg RR (see also Hoosac Tunnel Route)

Opened in 1843, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1900.


Findlay Ft. Wayne & Western Ry.

From American Midland in 1890, became part of the CH&D in 1903.


Flint & Pere Marquette RR

Opened in 1859, became part of the Pere Marquette RR/Ry in 1900.


Flint River & Gulf RR

From Hawkinsville & Florida Sou. in 1904, to Gulf Line in 1908.


Florence & Cripple Creek RR

Opened in 1894, operations mostly suspended after flooding in Jul 1912, dissolved in April, 1915.
(D&SW 1903-4, Cripple Creek Cent. 1904-1915)


Florence & Cripple Creek RRandGolden Circle RR and Canon City & Cripple Creek RR (see Denver & Southwestern)

Opened in 1894, became part of the Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry. in 1915.


Floria Park Neepick and Overcoat RR (imaginary)

Issued to promote Robert Benchey's book Pluck and Luck.


Florida Central & Peninsular RR

From Florida Railway & Navigation RR in 1889, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.


Florida East Coast Ry.

From Jacksonville St. Augustine & Indian River RR in 1895, .


Florida RR

From 1856, became the Atlantic, Gulf and West India Transit Company in 1872.


Florida Railway & Navigation Co.

Consolidation of three roads in 1884, became part of the Florida Central & Peninsular RR in 1889.


Florida Southern Ry.

Opened in 1881, leased by the Jacksonville Tampa & Key West Ry. in 1889.
(JT&KW 1889-95, SF&W 1896-1903)


Florida Transit Co.

From Atlantic Gulf & West India Transit RR, became the Florida Transit & Peninsular RR in 1883.


Florida Transit & Peninsular RR

From Florida Transit Co. in 1883, consolidated into Florida Ry. & Nav. Co. in 1884.


Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville RR

Opened in 1870, abandoned in 1984.


Fort Collins Municipal Ry.

Rescued abandoned Denver & Interurban local lines, last Birney car operation in US, discontinued in 1951.


Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR

Opened in 1907, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1971.


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.


Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co.

From Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Ry. in 1911, became the Indiana Service Corp. in 1919.


Fort Wayne & Northwestern RR

From Toledo & Chicago Interurban Ry. in 1913, became part of the indiana Service Corp. in 1924.


Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley RR

Opened in 1904, became the Fort Wayne & Northern indiana Traction Co. in 1911.


Fort Wayne Cincinnati & Louisville RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Lake Erie & Western RR in 1890.


Fort Wayne-Lima RR

From Fort Wayne Van Wirt & Lima RR in 1927, abandoned in 1932.


Fort Wayne Van Wert & Lima Traction Co.

From breakup of Ohio Electric Ry. in 1921, became the Fort Wayne-Lima RR in 1927.


Fort Worth & Denver City Ry.

Opened in 1882, became the Fort Worth & Denver RR in 1951.
(UPD&G 1891-9, C&S 1902-51)


Fort Worth & Denver RR

From Fort Worth & Denver City Ry. (C&S) in 1951, became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1982.


Fort Worth & New Orleans Ry. and Central Texas & Northwestern Ry.

From Waxahachie Tap RR in 1881, absorbed by the H&TC in 1901


Fort Worth & Rio Grande RR

From 1887, controlled and eventually merged into SL-SF in 1937.
(SLSF after 1902)


Fort Worth Southern Traction

Opened in 1912, became the Tarrant County Traction Co. in 1914.


Fostoria & Fremont RR (see also Lima Route)

Opened in 1911, abandoned in 1932.


Fox & Illinois Union RR

Opened in 1911, abandoned in 1938.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1933


Frankfort & Cincinnati Ry.

From Kentucky Midland in 1897, owned by L&N 1909-1912, abandoned in 1986.
(L&N 1909-1912)


Franklin & Megantic RR (Ph&R after 1893)

Opened in 1884, became part of the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR in 1908.


Frederick & Middletown RR

Opened in 1896, became part of the Hagerstown & Frederick Ry. in 1913.


Frederick RR

Opened in 1904, Frederick RR 1909.


Freehold & New York Ry.

Opened in 1877, became part of the Central RR of New Jersey in 1890.


Fremont Elkhorn & Missouri Valley RR

Opened in 1871 and leased to the Sioux City & Pacific. Both leased by the C&NW in 1884 and absorbed in 1903.
(SC&P until 1884, C&NW after 1884)


Frisco Coast Lines (New Orleans Texas & Mexico RR)

Opened in 1910, became the Gulf Coast Lines 1 Jun 1916.
(SLSF)


Fulton Chain RR

Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1932.
(NYC&HR;NYC after 1902)


Gainesville & Northwestern RR

Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1934.


Gainesville Midland RR

From Gainesville Jefferson & Southern (NG) in 1904, merged into Seaboard Sys. in 1984.
(SAL)


Galesburg & Kewanee Electric RR

From Galesburg & Oneida Electric Ry. in 1902, to Kewanee Public Service Co. in 1924.


Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio RR

From Buffalo Bayou Brazos & Colorado Ry. (1850) in 1870, leased by SP 1885-95, became part of the Texas & New Orleans RR (SP) in 1927.
(SP after 1881, leased 1885-95)


Galveston Houston & Henderson RR

From 1853, used by I&GN and MKT after 1895, became part of MP in 1989.
(MKT 1882-1895, MKT-IGN after 1895)


Galveston Houston & Northern RR

From Galveston LaPorte & Houston RR in 1899, became part of the Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio in 1905.


Galveston LaPorte & Houston RR

From1895, became the Galveston Houston & Northern RR in 1899.


Galveston-Houston Electric Ry.

Opened in 1911, converted to bus in 1936.


Gary & Interurban RR

From Chicago-New York Electric Air Line and Gary & Interurban RY 28 Jan 1913, split in 1917 into Gary & Valparaiso Ry. and Gary St. Ry.


Gary & Valparaiso Ry.

From Gary & Interurban RR in late 1917, reconsolidated as Gary Rys. in 1925.


Gary Rys.

From reconsol. of Gary & Valparaiso Ry. and Gary Street Ry. in 1925, interurban abandoned in 1938, city lines converted to bus in 1947.


Geneva & Lyons RR (see Fall Brook Coal)

Opened in 1878, leased by the CC&A dba Fall Brook Ry. on 1 Jul 1892.


Geneva Ithaca & Sayre RR

LV sub from Geneva Ithaca & Athens RR. in 1876, absorbed in 1889.
(LV)


Geneva Seneca Falls & Auburn RR

From Geneva & Auburn Ry. in 1913, abandoned in 1928.


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, acquired by the Carolina Atlantic & Western Ry. in early 1915.


Georgia & Alabama RR

From Savannah Americus & Montgomery RR in 1895, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1901.


Georgia & Florida RR

Opened in 1907, became part of the Central of Georgia RR in 1971.


Georgia Carolina & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1888, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.
(R&G)


Georgia Coast & Piedmont RR

From consolidation of Darien & Western and others in 1906, to Collins & Ludowici in 1919.


Georgia Florida & Alabama RR

Opened in 1901, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1928.


Georgia Northern Ry.

Opened in 1894, taken over by the Southern Ry. in 1966.


Georgia Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1889, leased by the Richmond & Danville RR in 1891.


Georgia RR

Opened in 1836, became part of the Seaboard System in 1983.
Psgr. Svc. ended Mixed from 1 Jul 1969 till end. Disc. as CSX service 6 May 1983.


Georgia Ry. & Power Co.

From Ga. Ry. & Electric Co. in 1912, became Southeastern Power and Light Company in 1926


Georgia Southern & Florida Ry.

Opened in 1888, merged into the Norfolk Southern Corp. in 1982.
(SOU after 1903)


Georgia Southwestern & Gulf RR

From Albany & Northern RR in 1910, became the Albany & Northern RR in 1942.


Gettysburg & Harrisburg RR

Opened in 1884, leased by the Philadelphia & Reading Ry. in 1891.


Gila Valley Globe & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1894, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1909.
(SP after 1901)


Glendale & Montrose Ry.

From Glendale & Eagle Rock (1909) in 1910, abandoned in 1930.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1930


Grafton & Upton RR

From Grafton Center RR (1874) in 1888, electrified 1902-1946, in operation as of 2009.
(Electric Psgr but classified as steam)Psgr. Svc. ended 1928


Gold Belt Line (see Denver & Southwestern Ry.)

see Denver & Southwestern Ry.


Golden Circle RR. (see Denver & Southwestern Ry.)

From 1896, leased by the F&CC in 1897, survived to become the Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Ry.in 1915


Grand Junction & Grand River Valley Ry.

Opened in 1910, became the Grand River Valley Ry. in 1914.


Grand Rapids & Indiana Ry.

Opened in 1867, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1921.
(PACo)


Grand Rapids Grand Haven & Muskegon Ry.

From 1902, abandoned in 1928.
(United Light & Rys. 1912-1925)


Grand Rapids Holland & Chicago RR

From Grand Rapids Holland & Lake Michigan Rapid Ry. (1902), leased by Michigan Ry. (1916-1924), abandoned 1926.
(Michigan Ry. 1916-1924)


Grand Rapids Union Passenger Station

From 1900 to 1958.


Grand River Ry.

From consolidation in 1914, still operating in 2011..
CPPsgr. Svc. ended 1955


Grand River Valley RR

From Grand Junction & Grand River Valley Ry. in 1914, abandoned in 1935.


Grand Trunk Lines in New England (USRA unit)

From Grand Trunk Ry. in 1918, became part of the Grand Trunk Ry. in 1920.


Grand Trunk Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1921.
(CN after 1919)


Grand Trunk Ry.

From about in 1850, merged into the Canadian National & Grand Trunk Western Rys. in 1923.


Grand Trunk Western RR

From Chicago & Grand Trunk Ry. in 1900, commuter operations taken over to SEMTA in 1974.
(CN)


Grasse River RR

Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1962.


Graysonia Nashville & Ashdown RR

From Memphis Dallas & Gulf RR in 1924,oart of KCS after 1993.


Great Central Route

From CH&D's leasing of PM in 1905, became the separate identities againin 1906.
(CH&D,PM,CC&L)


Great Falls & Canada Ry.

Opened in 1890, became Montana Great Northern Ry. (Great Northern) in 1903.
(GN after 1902)


Great Jackson Route (NOJ&GNandMC to 1874, NOSL&C))

Became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1882.
(IC after 1882)


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)

DBA of VM+N&W+ETV&G as of 13 Mar 1887, soon disbanded as partners went different ways by 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.


Great Northern Ry.

From St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry. in 1890, merged into the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.


Great Western Ry.

Opened in 1845, became part of the Grand Trunk Ry. in 1882.
(Canada)


Greater Winnipeg Water District Ry.

Opened in 1915, became private carrier of the Winnipeg Water & Waste Dept. inabout 1993.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1983


Green Bay & Western RR

From Green Bay Winona & St. Paul RR in 1896, acquired by Wisconsin Central RR (CN) in 1993.


Green Bay Traction Co.

Frm Fox River Electric Railway Co. in 1905, became part of Wisconsin Public Service Co. in 1911.


Green Bay Winona & St. Paul RR

Opened in 1881, became the Green Bay & Western RR in 1896.


Green Mountain RR

Remnant of the Rutland from 1965, acquired by the Vermont Ry. in 1997.


Greene County RR

From Bostwick RR in 1911, abandoned 1947.


Greenville Spartanburg & Anderson RR

Merged into Piedmont & Northern Ry. in 1914.


Greenwich & Johnsonville Ry.

From 1870, to Battenkill RR 1981.
(D&H after 1909)


Groton & Stonington St. Ry.

Opened in 1904, became part of the Shore Line Electric Ry. in 1912.


Guantanamo & Western Ry. (FC Guantanamo y Occidente)



Guatemala Central RR

From 1877, became the International Railroads of Central America in 1912.


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)


Gulf & Ship Island RR

Opened in 1893, leased by the Illinois Central RR in 1925.


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 and NOT&M)


Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry.

Opened in 1876, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1934.
(ATSF)


Gulf Florida & Alabama

From 1912, becam Muscle Sh. Birmingham & Pensacola in 1922.


Gulf Line Ry.

From Flint River & Gulf in 1908, reclaimed earlier name of Hawkinsville & Florida Southern RR in 1911.


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.


Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR

From GM&N + M&O in 1940, merged into the Illinois Central Gulf RR in 1972.


Harriman & Northeastern RR

From Harriman Coal & Iorn RR in 1895, finally folded into CNO&TP in 1970.
(CNO&TP 1906-70)


Hagerstown Ry.

Opened in 1896, became part of the Hagerstown & Frederick Ry. in 1914.


Hagerstown & Frederick Ry.

Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1958.
(Potomac Edison)Psgr. Svc. ended 1939


Halifax & South-Western Ry.

Opened in 1902, became part of the Canadian Northern Ry. in 1915.


Halifax & Yarmouth Ry.

From Coast Ry. of Nova Scotia (1897) in 1899, absorbed by the Halifax & South-Western Ry. on May 25, 1905.


Hamilton Grimsby & Beamsville Electric RR

Opened in 1896, abandoned in 1931.
(GT 1902-4, Hamilton CPL&T 1902-07, Dominion P&T 1907-31)


Hampshire Southern RR

Opened in 1910, sold to the Moorefield & Virginia RR in 1912 (B&O on 1 Jul 1914)


Hannibal & St. Joseph RR

Opened in 1856, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1901.


Hanover & McSherrystown St. Ry.

Chartered 1892, discontinued 1931.


Harlem Extension RR

From B&R+LS in 1870, part of NY Bos. & Montreal 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.


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 England & Western RR. in 1889.


Hartford Eastern Ry.

Northern Pacific leased the Everett & Monte Cristo Ry. (1893) in 1903, spun off on 11 May 1915. Impractical to maintain, it was abandoned 1935.
(NP 1903-25)


Hartford Providence & Fishkill RR

Opened in 1849, became part of the New York & New England RR in 1878.
(BH&E 1868-72)


Hartwell RR

From 1877, operating (with subcontractor) in 2010.
(Sou 1902-45)


Havana Central RR

From 1905, operated as part of Unidos de la Habana (FC) after 1907.
(Unidos de la Habana after 1907)


Havana Electric Ry. Light & Power Co.



Hawaii Considated Ry.

From Hilo RR in 1916, 1926.


Hawkinsville & Florida Southern RR

From Enterprise Lumber Co. in 1896, Flint River & Gulf 1904-8, Gulf Line 1908-12, became Ga. Ashburn Sylvester & Camilla in 1921.
(Flint River & Gulf 1904-8, Gulf Line 1908-12)


Hershey Cuban RR - see FC Cubano de Hershey

Opened in 1918 and completed in 1921, became the Camilo Cienfuegos Div. of FN Cuba in 1960..


Hershey Transit Co.

Opened in 1913, converted to bus in 1946.


Hetch Hetchy RR

Railroad of the City of San Francisco to service Hetch Hetchy Dam. Ceased being a common carrier in 1925. Never in the Guide.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1924


High Point Thomasville & Denton RR

From Carolina & Yadkin River RR in 1923, now jointly owned by NS and CSX.


Hillsboro & North Eastern RR

From 1903 to 1985.


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.


Honolulu Rapid Transit

From 1901, conversion to bus complete by 1942.


Hoosac Tunnel & Wilmington RR

Opened in 1886, 1971.


Hoosac Tunnel Route

From Fitchburg + Troy & Boston RRs in 1875, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1887.


Hornellsville Electric Ry. and Hornellsville & Canisteo Ry.

From 1891, merged into Hornell Traction Co. in 1910.


Houghton County Traction Co.

Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1932.


Housatonic RR

Opened in 1839, leased by the New York New Haven & Hartford RR 1 Jul 1892.


Houston & Brazos Valley RR

From Valasco Brazos & Northern in 1907, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.
(MKT 1913-23, NOT&M/MP after)


Houston & Shreveport RR

Opened 1892 (ng till 1894), became part of the T&NO (Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines) in 1927.
(T&NO after 1893)


Houston & Texas Central RR

Opened in 1857, became part of the T&NO (Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines) in 1927.
(T&NO after 1893)


Houston East & West Texas Ry.

Opened in 1877, became part of the T&NO (Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines) in 1927.
(T&NO after 1893)


Hudson & Manhattan RR

Opened in 1908, became the Port Authority Trans-Hudson RR in 1961.


Hudson Bay Ry.

Lines north of th Pas started by CNor (CN), Split from CN in 1997.


Hudson River RR

Opened in 1849, consol. into the NYC&HR in 1869.


Hudson Valley Ry.

consol. From short l;ines in 1901, abandoned in 1928.
(D&H after 1907)


Hull Electric Co.

From elec. of a CP branch in 1897, abandoned in 1947.
{CP until 1926)


Humeston & Shenandoah RR

Opened in 1882, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1890.


Huntingdon & Broad Top Mountain RR & Coal Co.

Opened in 1855, abandoned in 1954.


Hutchinson & Southern Ry.

From 1889, part of AT&SF by 1899.


Hydro Electric Ry.

The Essex Div. was the Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg Ry. under operating contract by Hydro from 1920 to1934.


Idaho & Washington Northern RR

From 1907, part of CM&SP in 1916


Illinois Central Gulf RR

Merger of IC & GM&O in 1972, reverted to Illinois Central name in 1988.


Illinois Central RR

Opened in 1852, merged into the Illinois Central Gulf RR in 1972, dropped Gulf in 1988, acquired by CN in 1998.
(ICG 1972-1988)


Illinois Electric Ry. Assn.

Joint assn. started about 1915, discontinued about 1919.


Illinois Iowa & Minnesota Ry.

Opened in 1904 , became the Chicago Milwaukee & Gary in 1908.


Illinois Southern RR

From Centralia & Chester RR in 1900, became the Missouri-Illinois RR in 1921.


Illinois Terminal RR

From Illinois Traction System in 1928, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1981.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1956


Illinois Traction System

Opened in 1904, as holding co. based on Danville Urbana & Champaign, became Ill. Traction Inc. (still dba IT Syatem) in 1923 and Illinois Terminal RR Sys. in 1928.


Illinois Valley Ry.

From Illinois Valley Traction Co. in 1904, became the Chicago Ottawa & Peoria RR in 1908.


Illinois Valley Traction Co.

Opened in 1902, became the Illinois Valley Ry. in 1904.


Ilwaco Railway & Navigation RR

From 1889 to OR&N in 1907.


Independence & Monmouth Ry.

Opened 1892, discontinued 1918.
(SP after 1906)


Indian Valley RR

From 1917, abandoned 1938.


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.


IB&W Route (CS&CandOI&W)

The Indianapolis Bloomington & Western RR went bankrupt in 1887, became the Ohio Indiana & Western RR. The leased Cin. San. & Cle. resumed independent operation.


Indiana Columbus & Eastern Traction Co.

From Appleyard System 14 Apr 1906, leased to Ohio Electric Ry. from 31 Aug 1907 to dissolution in 1922, became part of the Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR in 1929.
(OE 1907-1922)


Indiana County Street Rys.

Consolidation in 1907, disc. 1933.


Indiana Decatur & Western RR

From Indianapolis Decatur & Western RR in 1894, became the Cincinnati Indianapolis & Western RR (CH&D) in 1902.


Indiana Electric Ry. Assn.

Established 1905, merged into CERA in 1906.


Indiana Illinois & Iowa RR

Opened in 1882, became the Chicago indiana & Southern RR (NYC) in 1906.
(LSMS after 1902)


Indiana Interurban Rys.

Joint "official" timetable


Indiana Railways & Light (see CERA)

From KM&WT + KF&W in 1912, became the Northern indiana Power Co. in 1922.


Indiana RR

From Union Traction of Indiana in 1930, abandoned in 1941.


Indiana Ry.

From Indiana Electric Ry. in 1899, became part of the Northern Indiana Ry. in 1905.


Indiana Northern Traction Co.

From Union Traction Co. of Indiana in 1904, became part of the Union Traction Co. of indiana in 1905.


Indiana Service Corporation

From Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana RR in 1920, became part of the Indiana RR in 1930.


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)


Indianapolis & Cincinnati Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, became the indianapolis & Southeastern RR in 1928.


Indianapolis & Eastern Ry.

Opened in 1900, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.


Indianapolis & Martinsville Rapid Transit Co.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.


Indianapolis & Northwestern Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.


Indianapolis & Plainfield RR

Opened in 1902, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.


Indianapolis & Southeastern RR

From Indianapolis & Cincinnati Traction Co. in 1928, abandoned in 1932.


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)


Indianapolis Bloomington & Western RR (see also Indiana...)

From consolidation in 1869, reorganized as the Indiana Bloomington & Western RR in 1879.
(see also Indiana...)


Indianapolis Cincinnati & Lafayette RR

From Indianapolis & Cincinnati and Lafayette & Indianapolis in 1867, became the Cincinnati Indianapolis Louisville & Chicago in 1880


Indianapolis Columbus & Southern Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, became the Louisville & Northern Ry. & Lighting Co. in 1905.


Indianapolis Crawfordsville & Western Traction Co.

Opened in 1907, became the indianapolis Crawfordsville & Danville RR, then THI&E in 1912.


Indianapolis Decatur & Springfield RR

From Indiana & Illinois Central RR in 1875, became the Indianapolis Decatur & Western RR in 1887.
(IB&W 1882-85)


Indianapolis Decatur & Western RR

1887, became the Indiana Decatur & Western RR in 1894.


Indianapolis New Castle & Toledo Electric Ry.

Opened in 1906, became part of the Union Traction Co. in 1912.


Indianapolis Union Ry.

From Union Track Ry. in 1853, became part of Conrail in 1976.


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1927


Inland Traction Co.

Opened in 1900, became the Philadelphia & Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1902.


Interborough Rapid Transit Co.

Leased the Manhattan Ry. in 1903, became part of the NYCTA in 1940.


Intercolonial Ry.

Opened in 1876, became part of the Canadian Government Rys. in 1914.


International & Great Northern RR/Ry.

Opened in 1873, became the International-Great Northern RR (MP) in 1922.


International-Great Northern RR

Opened in 1922, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.
(NOT&M/MP)


International Railways of Central America

From Guatemala Central RR in 1912, taken over by FC de Guatemala (FEGUA) in 1968.


International Railway Co. of New Brunswick

Opened in 1910, became part of the intercolonial Ry. in 1912.


International Ry.

Consolidated in 1902, psgr service ended 1937, freight taken over by Erie in 1948.
(Elec.)


Interoceanic Ry. Of Mexico

Chartered in 1888 and completed in 1891, leased by the National RR of Mexico in 1904.


Interstate Public Service Co.

Formed to acquire interurbans north of Louisvlle in 1912. consolidated the in 1921, became the Public Service Co. of indiana in 1931.


Interstate Traction Co.

From Park Point Traction Co. in 1898, became part of the Duluth St. Ry. in 1917.
(MN)


Interurban Electric RR Guide (see NY State Rys.)

Guide issued by NY State Rys


Interurban Electric Ry. (CA)

From East Bay Electric Lines (SP) in 1938, terminated following opening of Bay Bridge in 1941.
SP


Interurban Railway & Terminal Co.

Consolidation of three Cincinnati lines (New Richmond, Bethel, Lebanon) that all were ended by 1922.


Inter-Urban RR

Opened in 1902, became the Des Moines & Central Iowa RR in 1921.


Ione & Eastern RR

Opened in 1904, bankrupt and reorg. as Amador Central on 1 Jan 1909


Iowa & Illinois Ry.

Opened in 1904, became part of the Clinton Davenport & Muscatine Ry. in 1916.
(United Light & Rys. after 1913)


Iowa Central Ry.

From Central Iowa Ry. in 1889, became part of the Minneapolis & St. Louis RR in 1912.


Irondale Bancroft & Ottawa Ry.

Opened in 1887, became part of the Canadian Northern RR in 1914.
(Can. Nor. after 1906)


Jackson & Battle Creek Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, became part of Michigan United Traction Co. in 1906.


Jacksonville & St. Louis Ry.

From Jacksonville Louisville & St. Louis Ry. on 1 Jul 1896, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1905.


Jacksonville Louisville & St. Louis Ry.

From Jacksonville Southeastern Line in 1890, became the Jacksonville & St. Louis Ry. in 1896.


Jacksonville Southeastern Line

Organized by the JSE to control the JSE, CP&StL and LC&W, split up in 1890


Jacksonville Southeastern Ry. (see Jacksonville Southeastern Line)

From Jacksonville Northwestern & Southeastern Ry. in 1879, part of Jacksonville Southestern Line in 1887


Jacksonville St. Augustine & Halifax River Ry.

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.


Jacksonville Tampa & Key West Ry.

Opened in 1884, became part of the Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1899.


Jacksonville Terminal Co.

Opened 1919, became a convention center in 1994.


Jamaica RR

Reorganization of the Jamaica Gov't Ry. (1900) in 1960, suspended in 1992.
(Jamaica)


Jamestown & Chautauqua Ry

From Jamestown & Lake Erie Ry. in 1899, reorganized as the Jamestown Chautauqua & Lake Erie Ry1900.


Jamestown & Lake Erie Ry.

From Chautauqua Lake Ry. in 1894, reorganized as the Jamestown & Chautauqua Ry. in 1899.


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 Street Ry.

From horsecar line in 1891, converted to bus on 29 Jan 1938.


Jamestown Westfield & Northwestern RR

From Jamestown Chautauqua & Lake Erie Ry. (steam) in 1913, abandoned in 1950.


Jeffersonville Madison & Indianapolis RR

Opened 1866, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. (PCo) in 1890.


Jersey Central Lines (see CNJ)

Opened in 1850, became part of the Conrail in 1976.


Joliet & Eastern Traction Co.

From part of Joliet & Southern in 1914, abandoned in 1923.


Joliet & Southern Ry.

From Joliet Plainfield & Aurora (1903), split under receivership in 1914 into Aurora Plainfield & Joliet and Joliet & Eastern.


Jonesboro Lake City & Eastern Ry.

From 1898, became part of SL-SF in 1925.


Joplin & Pittsburg Ry.

From a street ry consolidation in 1907, became the Joplin-Pittsburg (steam) RR in 1951.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1930


Jupiter & Lake Worth Ry.

Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1895.
(JT&KW)


Kahului RR

From 1979 to 1966.


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)


Kanawha & West Virginia RR

Opened in 1905, became part of the New York Central RR in 1922.
(K&M after 1917)


Kanawha Glen Jean & Eastern RR

Opened in 1902, acquired by the C&O in 1940.


Kanawha Traction & Electric Co.

From the Parkersburg Marietta & Interurban Ry. in 1920, becane the Monongahela Traction Co. in 1920.


Kane & Elk RR

Opened in 1896, converted to standard guage before 1910, discontinued in 1931, abandoned in 1945.


Kankakee & Urbana Traction Co. (BEWARE 1925 REPRINT)

From 1913 to 1926.


Kansas City & Atlantic Ry.

From Chicago Kansas City & Texas Ry. in 1893, acq. by Kansas City & Northtern Connecting RR. in 1897.


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)


Kansas City & Grandview Ry.

From KCS built this as their own access to KC in in 1929, Opened in 1929.


Kansas City & Omaha RR

Opened in 1889, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1902.


Kansas City & Westport Belt Ry.

Dummy line acquired from KC & Southeastern (1887) in 1897. Operated by the KCP&L (Metropolitan St. Ry.) from c1907 until its bankruptcy in 1911 and thrown into that receivership in 1915.
(KC Interurban 1898-1903)


Kansas City Clay County & St. Joseph Ry/RR

Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1933.


Kansas City Clinton & Springfield RR

Opened in 1885, became part of the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1924.
(KCFS&M 1888-1901)


Kansas City Fort Scott & Gulf RR

Opened in 1879, became part of the Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis RR in 1888.


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.


Kansas City Kaw Valley

From Kansas City Kaw Valley & Western Ry. in 1941, abandoned in 1961.


Kansas City Kaw Valley & Western Ry.

Opened in 1914, became the Kansas City Kaw Valley in 1941.


Kansas City Lawrence & Southern RR

From Leavenworth Lawrence & Galveston in 1879, became Kansas City Lawrence & Southern Kansas Ry. in 1880


Kansas City Lawrence & Southern Kansas Ry.

From Kansas City Lawrence & Southern RR in 1880, became part of the Southern Kansas Ry. in 1883.


Kansas City Lawrence & Topeka Electric RR

Partially opened about 1906, suspended operations in 1928, which were briefly resumed by the Kansas City Merriam & Shawnee RR


Kansas City - Leavenworth Ry.

Opened in 1900, became the Kansas City Western in 1905.


Kansas City Leavenworth & Western Ry.

Reorganization of Kansas City - Western in 1920, abandoned in 1938.


Kansas City Memphis & Birmingham RR

From consolidation in 1887, became absorbed by the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1902.
(KCFS&M)


Kansas City Merriam & Shawnee RR

Resurrected the suspended operation of the Kansas City Lawrence & Topeka Electric RR 6 May 1928, abandoned in 1934. The passenger service was operated under contract by KC Pub. Serv. Co. and never mentioned in the Guide.


Kansas City Mexico & Orient Lines

Opened in 1902, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1929.


FC Kansas City-Mexico y Oriente

From split of KCM&O in 1929, nationalized in 1940 and became the Chihuahua-Pacific in 1955.


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)


Kansas City Osceola & Southern RR

Opened in 1891, became part of the St. Louis & San Francisco RR in 1900.


Kansas City Peoria & Chicago Ry.

From Kansas City & Northern Connecting RR in 1901, purchased on 1 Oct 1902 by the Quincy Omaha & Kansas City RR.


Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf RR

From Kansas City Nevada & Fort Smith RR in 1893, became succeeded by the Kansas City Southern Ry. in 1900.


Kansas City Public Service

Reorg. of Kansas City Rys. after bitter strike; converted to bus by 1957.


Kansas City Rys.

KC streetcar consolidation in 19xx, taken over by KC Public Service in 1920.


Kansas City Southern Ry.

From Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf RR in 1900, .


Kansas City Union Depot RR

Opened in 1914, rail use ended in 1985.


Kansas City Watkins & Gulf Ry.

Opened in 1892, became the St. Louis Watkins & Gulf Ry. in 1902.


Kansas City - Western Ry.

From Kansas City - Leavenworth Ry. in May 1905, became the Kansas City Leavenworth & Western Ry. in 1920.


Kansas City Wyandotte & Northwestern RR

Opened in 1886, became the Kansas City North Western Ry. in 1895.


Kansas Oklahoma & Gulf Ry.

From Missouri Oklahoma & Gulf Ry. in 1920, leased by the Texas & Pacific Ry. in 1964.


Kansas Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1869, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1880.


Keeseville Ausable Chasm & Lake Champlain RR

Opened in 1890, electrified Opened in 1905 to 1911 and abandoned in 1924.


Kennebec Central RR

From 1890 ro 1929.
(NG)


Kenosha Motor Coach Lines

Acquired The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. interurban rail services in 1943- 1945, sold them to Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail Co in 1949.
(Northern Greyhound after 1948)


Kenton Traction Co. (Portland, OR)

Built to serve their company town by Swift & Co., abandoned about 1932


Kentucky & Tennessee RR

From 1902 to 1952.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1952


Kentucky Central RR

From 1859, reorg. as Ry. after 1887; became part of the Louisville & Nashville in Feb 1891.


Kentucky Traction & Terminal Co.

From Lexington & Interurban Rys.(Opened in 1905) in 1911, abandoned in 1934.


Kentucky Western Ry.

From 1900, acq. by Illinois Central in 1902.


Keokuk & Western RR

From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1896, became part of the Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR in 1901.


Keokuk Union Depot

Opened 1891, last served by the Zephyr Rocket in 1967.


Kettle Valley Ry.

Completed 1915, fully absorbed by the CP in 1931.
(CP)


Kewaunee Green Bay & Western RR

Opened in 1891, became part of the Green Bay & Western RR in 1969.
(GB&W)


Key System

From San Francisco-Oakland Terminal Rys. in 1923. Converted to bus by 1958.


Kingston & Pembroke Ry.



Kishacoquillas Valley RR

Opened in 1893, abandoned in 1940.


Knox & Lincoln RR

From 1871, acquired by Maine Central in 1891.


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.


Knoxville & Augusta RR

Opened in 1879, .
(SOU after 1894)


Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley RR

Opened in 1904, became part of the Conrail in 1976.


Lacombe & North-Western Ry.

Alberta Gov't takeover of Lacombe and Blindman Valley Electric Ry. in 1918, acquired by the CP in 1928.


Laconia Street Ry.

From horse line in 1898, replaced by buses in 1926.


LaCrosse & Southeastern RR

Opened in 1905, became partly abandoned, and part to the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1933.


Lake Erie & Detroit River RR

Opened in 1887, became part of the Flint & Pere Marquette RR in 1903.


Lake Erie & Northern RR (see Grand River Ry.)

Opened in 1916, abandoned 1990.
CP


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)


Lake Erie Franklin & Clarion RR

Opened in 1913, abandoned in 1992.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1942


Lake Huron & Northern Ontario Ry.

Organized to revive the Bruce Mines & Algoma in 1913, suspended service in 1921 and abandoned in 1927.


Lake Shore & Michigan Southern RR

Opened in 1869, became part of the New York Central RR in 1914.
(NYC&HR after 1898)


Lake Shore Electric Ry.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1938.


Lake Superior & Ishpeming Ry./RR

Opened in 1896, became the Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR in 1927.


Lake Tahoe Railway & Transportation Co. (narrow guage)

Opened in 1900, became part of the SP in 1925, standard guaged in 1926, abandoned in 1943.


Lakeside Ry. Co. (Duluth)

From startup in 1892, operated by Duluth Street Ry. by 1897 and both were consol. into Duluth-Superior Traction Co. in June, 1900.


Lakeside & Marblehead RR

Opened in 1887, abandoned in 1964. Lake Erie Limestone carrier.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1930


Lancaster & Chester RR

Opened in 1896, .


Lancaster & York Furnace RR

Opened in 1903, abandoned about in 1927.


Laramie Hahns Peak & Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1904, became the Colorado Wyoming & Eastern Ry. in 1914.


Laramie North Park & Western RR

From Colorado Wyoming & Eastern Ry. in 1924, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1951.


Las Vegas & Tonopah RR

Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1918.


Leavenworth Kansas & Western Ry.

Reorg. of the Kansas Central RR out of the UP in 1897, again fully absorbed by the UP in 1908
(UP)


Lebanon & Franklin Traction Co.

From 1904 to 1919.


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)


Lebanon Thorntown Traction Co. (see CERA)

Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1926.


Lehigh & Hudson River RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Conrail in 1976.
Psgr. Svc. ended 08-Jul-39


Lehigh & Lackawanna RR

Opened in 1867, leased by the Central RR of New Jersey in 1871.
(see Lehigh Coal & Nav. Co.)


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.


Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co.'s RRs (Lehigh & Susquehanna, Lehigh & Lackawanna, Nanticoke Br., Nescopes Br., Mauch Chunk & Summit Hill RRs)

L&S opened in 1840; 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)


Lehigh Valley Traction Co.

From Philadelphia & Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1903, became Lehigh Valley Transit Co. in 1905.


Lehigh Valley Transit Co.

From Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1905, abandoned in 1951.


Lewisburg & Tyrone RR (PRR)

From Lewisburg, Centre and Spruce Creek RR absorbed by PRR in 1915


Lewiston Augusta & Waterville Street Ry.

From Augusta Winthrop & Gardiner Ry. in 1908, failed, and reorg. as Androscoggin& Kennebec Ry. in 1919.


Lewistown & Reedsville Electric Ry.

Opened 1900, converted to bus in 1933.


Lexington & Arlington RR

Fromn Lexington & West Cambridge in 1868, absorbed by Boston & Lowell in 1870.


Lexington & Boston St. Ry.

Opened in 1900, 1912.


Lexington & Eastern RR

Opened in 1894, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1913.


Ligonier Valley RR

Opened in 1877, abandoned in 1952.


Lima Northern RR

Opened in 1896, became the Detroit & Lima Northern Ry. in 1897.


Lima Route (WO and TF&F and F&F and D&T)

Joint service launched in 1929, but all participants met their demise in 1932.


Lima Toledo RR (Lima & Toledo to 1923)

From Ohio Electric Ry. in 1919, became part of the Cincinnati & Lake Erie RR in 1929.


Linwood St. Ry. (MA)

Froim 1899, psgr. svc. ended in 1935, leaving a private plant railway.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1935


Litchfield & Madison Ry. (see Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry.)

Split from CP&StL in 1900, which ended control 30 June 1904, acq. by C&NW in Jan 1958.
(CP&StL 1900-1904)


Litchfield Carrolton & Western RR

Opened in 1883, became the Quincy Carrolton & St. Louis RR in 1899.
(JSEL 1890-1895)


Little Miami Rail Road

Opened in 1839, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati& St. Louis RR in 1869.


Little River RR

Opened in 1903, 1940.


Little Rock & Fort Smith RR

Opened in 1869, became part of the St Louis Iron Mountain& Southern Ry. in 1894.
(SLIM&S after 1890)


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.


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.


Live Oak Perry & Gulf RR

From Live Oak & Perry in 1905, became part of Live Oak Perry & South Georgia on 1972.
(SOU after 1954)


Live Oak Perry & South Georgia RR

From Live Oak Perry & Gulf and S. Ga. RRs in 1972, absorbed by Norfolk Southern Corp.in 1994.


London & Port Stanley Ry.

Opened in 1856, elect. in 1915, acquired by CN in 1966.


Long Island & Eastern States Line

From LI+HOU+NY&NE in 1892, became the discontinued in 1893.


Long Island Rail Road

Opened in 1836, .
(PRR 1900-1966)


Longview Portland & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1925 (psgr svc-1928), operating as of 2012.
(International Paper Co.)Psgr. Svc. ended Sep-29


Lorain St. Ry. (see CERA)

From a consolidation in 1906, converted to bus in 1937.
(LSE)


Los Angeles & Pasadena Electric Ry.

From


Los Angeles & Redondo Ry.

From Redondo Ry. in 1896, electrified by 1903, acquired and standard-guaged by the Pacific Electric Ry. in 1910.
(Narrow guage)


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)


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.


Los Angeles Interurban RR

Consolidation in 1903, leased to Pacific Electric in 1908.


Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority

Took over Metropolitan Coach and LA Transit in 1958, last interurban line replaced by bus in 1961.


Los Angeles Pacific Co.

From Pasadena & Pacific Ry. In 1898, merged into the Pacific Electric Ry. in 1911.


Los Angeles Terminal Ry.

From Los Angeles Pasadena & Glendale RR in 1891, became the San Pedro Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR in 1901.


Los Angeles Transit Lines

From Los Angeles Rys. in 1945, acquired by LAMTA in 1958.


Louisiana & Arkansas Ry./Lines

Opened in 1896, leased by the Kansas City Southern Ry. in 1939.


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)


Louisiana Power & Light Co.

Amalgamation in 1927, converted to bus by 1931.


Louisiana Ry. & Navigation Company

From Shreveport & Red River Valley RR in 1903, became part of the Louisiana & Arkansas Lines in 1929.


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)


Louisiana Western Ry.

Opened in 1880, merged into T&NO (Southern Pacific Sunset Central LInes) in 1927.
(T&NO after 1885)


Louisville & Atlantic RR

Opened in 1899, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1909.


Louisville & Great Southern RR Line (Louisville Nashville & Great Southern RR)

From merger of L&N and Nashvill & Decatur in 1872, renamed L&N by 1878.


Louisville & Eastern RR

Opened in 1901, became part of Louisville & Interurban RR in 1911


Louisville & Interurban RR

From 1904, all lines abandoned by 1935.


Louisville & Nashville RR

Opened in 1854, became part of the Seaboard System in 1983.
(L&GS 1871-1878)


Louisville & Northern Railway & Lighting Co.

Opened in 1905, became part of the Interstate Public Service Co. in 1912.
(Interstate after 1912)


Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Interstate Public Service Co. in 1912.
(Interstate after 1912)


Louisville Cincinnati & Lexington RR

From consolidation in 1869, part of L&N in 1881.


Louisville Evansville & St. Louis RR

From Louisville New Albany & St. Louis RR in 1881, became part of the Louisville Evansville & St. Louis consol. RR in 1889.


Louisville Evansville & St. Louis Consolidated RR

From Louisville Evansville & St. Louis RR in 1889, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1901.


Louisville Henderson & St. Louis RR

From Louisville St. Louis & Texas RR in 1888, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1929.


Louisville New Albany & Chicago RR

Opened in 1859, became the Chicago indianapolis & Louisville (Monon) Ry. in 1898.


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.


Louisville St. Louis & Texas RR

Opened in 1888, became the Louisville Henderson & St. Louis RR in 1896.


Louisville Southern RR

Opened in 1888, leased by the ETV&G 1 Jul 1890 and merged with it into the Southern in 1894.
(ETV&G from 1890)


Lowell Lawrence & Haverhill St. Ry.

Consolidated in 1892. became part of Boston & Northern St. Ry. in 1902


Ludington & Northern RR

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1982.


Lowville & Beaver River RR

Opened in 1905, operating in 2011.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1947


Macomb & Western Illinois RR

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1930.


Macon & Birmingham RR

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1922.
(GS&F 1891-6)


Macon & Brunswick RR

Opened in 1860, became part of the ETV&G in 1881.


Macon Dublin & Savannah RR

Opened in 1891, became part of the Seaboard Air Line RR/Ry. in 1958.


Magma Arizona RR

Opened in 1914, .
Psgr. Svc. ended 1940


Mahoning and Shenango Ry. & Lt.

Consolidation of Mahoning Valley Electric Ry. and others in 1905, becamne the Penn Ohio Electic Co. in 1920.
(Republic Ry. & Lt. after 1911)


Mahoning Valley Ry.

Consolidation of Youngstown St. Ry. and Mahoning Valley Electric Ry. in 1896, became the Mahoning and Shenango Ry. & Lt. in 1905.


Maine Central RR

Opened in 1862, became part of the Guilford Transportation in 1981.


Manchester & Oneida Ry.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1951.


Manchester Street Rys.

Opened in 1896, became the Manchester Traction Light & Power Co. in 1925.


Manchester Traction Light & Power Co.

From Manchester St. Rys. in 1925, acquired by the Public Service Co, in 1926.


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.


Manitou & Pikes Peak Ry.

Opened in 1891, .


Manitowoc & Northern Traction Co.

Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1926.


Mansfield Public Utility & Service Co.

Opened in 1913, became the Richland Public Service Co. in 1918.


Mansfield Ry. Light & Power

Opened in 1903, became the Mansfield Public Utility & Service Co. in 1913.


Marcellus & Otisco Lake Ry.

From Marcellus Electric [not] RR in 1905, abandoned in 1959.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1917


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.


Marietta & Cincinnati RR

Opened in 1851, became the Cincinnati Wash. & Baltimore in 1883.


Marietta & North Georgia RR

Opened in 1879, became the Atlanta Knoxville & Northern RR in 1896.


Marietta Columbus & Cleveland RR

From Toledo & Ohio Central Extension RR in 1900, acquired by the NYC in 1916.


Marinette Tomahawk & Western RR

From 1896, became Tomahawk RR in 1992.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1918


Marion & Bluffton Traction Co. (see CERA)

From Marion Bluffton & Eastern Traction Co. in 1914, became part of the indiana Service Corp. in 1926.


Marion Rys. (IN)

Bought these isolated local lines From Indiana RR in 1933, converted to bus in 1947.


Marion Ry. (NY)

Reorg. of Newark & Marion Ry., acquired by the PRR in 1930, when electrification and passenger svc. ended.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1930


Maritime Ry.

Opened in 1883, and continued exclusively insteam until 1961.


Marquette Houghton & Ontanagon RR

Opened in 1872, became part of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Ry. in 1887.


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.


Maryland & Delaware Seacoast RR

From Maryland & Delaware Coast RR in 1932, abandoned in 1936.


Maryland & Pennsylvania RR

From Baltimore & Lehigh Ry. and York Southern in 1901, abandoned in 1983.


Maryland Central RR

From 1882, to Baltimore & Lehigh Ry. in 1891.


Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry.

From Queen Anne's RR in 1905, split into the B&E + M&DC in 1924.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1931


Maryland Electric RR (see DBA: Baltimore & Annapolis Short Line RR )

In 1908, Maryland Electric took control and converted to electric; acquired by Washington Baltimore & Annapolis RR in 1921.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


Mason City & Clear Lake Ry./RR

Ry. from Mason City & Clear Lake Traction Co. (1897) in May 1904. Renamed "RR" under People's Gas control 19 Jul 1910. Became the Iowa Terminal RR in 1961.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1936


Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

From Metropolitan Transit Authority in 1964.


Massachusetts Central RR

From 1881, to Central Massachusetts RR in 1883.


Matanzas (FC de)

From 1848, absorbed by United Rys. of Havana in 1906.


Mauch Chunk [Summit Hill &] Switch-Back RR

Mule powered Opened in 1827 to 1846, abandoned in 1937.
(LC&N to 1874, CNJ 1874-1929)


McCloud River RR

From 1897.


Meadville & Cambridge Springs St. Ry.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1912.


Medford Branch RR

Opened in 1840, became part of the Boston & Maine RR in 1865.
(B&M)


Memphis & Charleston RR

Opened in 1852, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1898.
(ETV&G 1889-94)


Memphis & Little Rock RR

Opened in 1857, became the Little Rock & Memphis RR in 1887.


Memphis Dallas & Gulf RR

From Memphis Paris & Gulf RR in 1910, became the Graysonia Nashville & Ashdown RR in 1922.


Memphis Paris & Gulf RR

From 1906, 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.


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)


Meridian & Memphis RR

From 1913, to Gulf Mobile & Northern in 1923.
(GM&N after 1918)


Mesaba Ry.

Opened in 1912, converted to bus and abandoned in 1927


Metra (dba of Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter RR)

Reorg. of Regional Transp. Auth. in 1984; dba Metra.


Metro North Commuter RR

From Conrail in 1982.
(MTA)


Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transp. Authority (MARTA)

1965 Transit Authority introduced rail in 1979.


Metropolitan Coach Lines (LA)

Pax operations sold by Pacific Electric in 1953, taken over by the Los Angeles MTA in 1958.


Metropolitan Railway (Toronto)

Northern extension of street ry. began in 1890, bacame part of Toronto & York Radial Ry. inlate 1904.
(Canadian)


Metropolitan Transit Authority (Baltimore)

From Baltimore Transit Co. in 1970.


Metropolitan Transit Authority (Boston)

From Boston Elevated Ry. in 1948, to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in 1964.


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)

From Metropolitan Commuter Transp. Auth. in 1968.


Mexican Central Ry.

Inc. in 1880 and completed in 1884, folded into the Nat'l Rys.of Mexico in 1909.
(Juarez Route)


Mexican International RR

Started in 1883 and comoleted in 1892, became the Nat'l Rys.of Mexico in 1910.
(Eagle Pass Route)


Mexican National RR

Opened in 1888, became the National RR Co. of Mexico in 1902.
(Laredo Route)


Mexican Ry.

From 1868, became part of the Nat'l Rys.of Mexico in 1959.


Mexican Northern Ry. (FC Mexicano del Norte)

Opened in 1891, absorbed by the NdM in 1955.


Mexican Southern Ry.

Opened in 1892, leased by the Interoceanic Ry. (NdM) in 1910.


Michigan & Ohio RR

Opened in 1884, became part of the Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw RR (emerging as the DT&M in 1897) in 1887.


Michigan Central RR

Opened in 1846, became part of the New York Central RR in 1930.
(NYCHR-NYC 1890-1930)


Michigan Ry. (RR after 1919)

From Michigan Traction Co. in 1900, abandoned in 1928.
(leased by MU 1906-23, ME after 1923)


Michigan Electric Ry.

From Michigan United Ry. in 1923, abandoned in 1929.


Michigan Electric Ry. Guide

Published in 1917.


Michigan United Rys. Co.

From amalgamation in 1906, leased to Michigan United Traction Co. in 1912
(leased by MUT 1912-1916, MRy 1916-1921)


Michigan United Traction Co.

Leased Michigan United Rys. from 1912 to 1916 when lease assigned to Michigan Ry. (to 1921).


Middleburgh & Schoharie RR (see Schoharie Valley RR)

From 1867, abandoned in 1936.
(D&H)


Middletown & Unionville RR

From a Susquehanna branch in 1913, became the Middletown & New Jersey in 1947.


Midland Continental RR

From 1912 to 1970. Planned from Winnipeg to Galveston but never left ND.


Midland Ry.

Opened in 1901, absorbed by the Dominion Atlantic Ry. 1905.


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended Oct-34


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.


Milford & Uxbridge St. Ry.

From 1901, discontinued 1928.


Milwaukee & Northern RR

Opened in 1870, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1893.
(WC 1873-1882)


Milwaukee & Suburban Transport RR

From The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. in 1953, converted to bus by 1958.


The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co.

Opened in 1896, became the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. The in 1928.


The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co.

From Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. The in 1928, interurbans to Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail RR in 1949, city lines to Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp..


Milwaukee Lake Shore & Western Ry.

Opened in 1873, became part of the Chicago & North Western Ry. in 1893.


Milwaukee Northern Ry. (elec.)

Opened in 1905, became part of the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. The in 1928.


Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail Co.

From Kenosha Motor Coach Lines in 1949, abandoned in 1951.


Milwaukee Road (see CMStP&P)

DBA of CMStP&P after 1953.


Mineral Range RR (see DSS&A)

Opened in 1873, absorbed by DSS&A in 1949.
(DSS&A)


Minneapolis & Northern RR

From 1913, to Minneapolis Anoka & Cuyana Range RR which electrified it in 1915.


Minneapolis & Pacific RR

Opened in 1886, became the Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. (Soo) in 1888.


Minneapolis & St. Louis Ry.

Opened in 1871, absorbed by C&NW in 1960.
Psgr. Svc. ended 20-Jul-60


Minneapolis & St. Paul Suburban RR (see Twin City Rapid Transit)

Interurban subsidiary formed by TCRT in 1910, continued to operate as Twin City Lines .


Minneapolis Anoka & Cuyana Range RR

From Minneapolis & Northern Ry. (steam) in 1915, abandoned in 1971.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1939


Minneapolis Lyndale & Minnetonka RR

Opened in 1878, became part of the Minneapolis Street Ry.(TwinCity Lines) in 1887.


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.


Minneapolis Red Lake & Manitoba Ry.

From Red Lake Transp. (1898) logging road on 28 Jun 1904, abandoned in 1938.


Minneapolis Sault Ste. Marie & Atlantic RR

Opened in 1884, became the Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. (Soo) in 1881.


Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry.

From Minneapolis Sault Ste. Marie & Atlantic RR in 1888, became the Soo Line RR in 1961.
(CP)


Minneapolis St. Paul Rochester & Dubuque [not] Electric Traction Co.

Opened in 1910, became the Minneapolis Northfield & Southern RR in 1918.


Minnesota & International Ry.

From Brainerd & Northern Minnesota Ry. in 1901, became part of the Northern Pacific Ry. in 1941.
(NP)


Minnesota & Northwestern RR

Opened in 1885, became the Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry. in 1888.


Minnesota Northwestern [not] Electric Ry.

Opened in 1916, intended to extend to Int'l Falls, abandoned in 1940.


Minnesota Western RR

From Electric Short Line Ry. 1 May 1924, abandoned in 1959.
(MN&S 12/1927-1956, MStL/CNW after 1956)Psgr. Svc. ended 10-Sep-47


Mississippi & Skuna Valley RR

Opened in 1925, operating in 2011.


Mississippi Central RR (1855)

Opened in 1855, became part of the New Orleans St. Louis & Chicago RR in 1874.


Mississippi Central RR (1904)

Opened in 1904, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1967.


Mississippi River & Bonne Terre Ry.

Opened in 1890, became part of the Missouri-Illinois RR in 1929.


Missouri & Arkansas Ry.

From Missouri & North Arkansas Ry. in 1935, split into the small short lines in 1949.


Missouri & Kansas RR

Opened in 1907, abandoned in 1940.


Missouri & North Arkansas Ry.

Opened in 1906, became the Missouri & Arkansas Ry. in 1935.


Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry.

Opened in 1869, mostly became the Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR in 1923, and the O-A-A Ry. in 1924.


Missouri-Kansas-Texas RR

From Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry. in 1923, merged into MP 1989..


Missouri Oklahoma & Gulf Ry.

Opened in 1904, became the Kansas Oklahoma & Gulf Ry. in 1920.


Missouri Pacific RR (A&P)

The Pacific RR under A&P lease, in 1874, became the Missouri Pacific Ry. in 1876.


Missouri Pacific Ry.

From the Pacific RR under A&P lease, in 1876, merged with SLIMS into the Missouri Pacific RR in 1917.


Missouri Pacific RR

Opened in 1917, merged into the Union Pacific Ry. in 1997.


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)


Mobile & Bay Shore RR

Opened in 1900, became part of the Mobile & Ohio RR in 1904.


Mobile & Birmingham Ry.

Opened in 1886, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1899.
(ETV&G to 1893)


Mobile & Ohio RR

Opened in 1851, merged into the Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR in 1940.
(SOU 1901-38)


Mobile Jackson & Kansas City RR

Opened in 1897, became the New Orleans Mobile & Chicago RR in 1910.


Mobile Light & RR



Mohawk & Malone Ry.

From Adirondack & St. Lawrence Ry. on 22 Jun 1892, bought by the New York Central & Hudson River RR in Aug 1892 and absorbed in 1893.
(NYC&HR 1892-3)


Monon RR

From Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville (Monon) Ry. in 1956, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1971.


Monongahela Ry.

From 1903, became part of Conrail in 1993.
(PRR/P&LE)


Monongahela West Penn Public Service Co.

From Monongahela Power & Ry. Co. in 1923, became the City Lines of West Va. in 1944.


Monson RR

From 1883 to 1943.
(NG)


Mont Alto RR

Part of Cumberland Valley operated separately from 1876 to 1897.
(CV)


Montana RR

Opened in 1896, became part of the Chicago Milwaukee & Puget Sound Ry. in 1910.


Montana Western RR

Opened in 1910, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1969.


Montana Wyoming & Southern RR

From Yellowstone Park RR in 1909, abandoned in 1953.


Monterey & Mexican Gulf RR

From 1890, bankrupt by 1892, bought by the Mexican Central in 1901


Montgomery & Eufala RR ("Eufala Route")

From 1860, to South-Western RR in 1869.
(CBCG)


Montgomery County Rapid Transit

Opened in 1907, became the Skippack & Perkiomen Transit Co. in


Montour RR

Opened in 1883, became part of the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR in 1975.


Montpelier & Barre RR

From Barre & Chelsea RR in 1957, .


Montpelier & Wells River RR

Opened 1873, 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)


Moorefield & Virginia RR

From Hampshire Southern RR in 1912, acquired by B&O in 1914.


Morgan's Louisiana & Texas RR & SS Co.

Opened in 1869, merged into T&NO (Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines) in 1927.
(T&NO after 1885)


Morgantown & Dunkard Valley RR

Opened in 1910, became the Morgantown & Wheeling RR in 1913.


Morgantown & Kingwood RR

Opened in 1903, acquired by the B&O in 1919 and absorbed in 1922.
(B&O after 1919)


Morgantown & Wheeling RR

From Morgantown & Dunkard Valley RR in 1913, became the Scotts Run RR in 1924.
(Monongahela after 1921)


Morristown & Erie RR

Opened in 1903, .


Moscow Camden & San Augustine RR

From 1899, operating in 2011.


Mount Hood RR

From May, 1906, continuing with addition of tourist trains in 2008
(UP 1968-1987)


Mount Jewett Kinzua & Riterville RR (Kushequa Route)

Narrow guage from 1889 to1892, remnant to B&O in 1931.


Mount Lowe Ry.

Became part of the Pacific Electric Ry. in 1902.


Mount Mansfield Electric RR

Opened in 1898, abandoned in 1932.


Mount McGregor RR

From Saratoga Mt. McGregor & Lake George RR in 1889, became the Saratoga & Mt. McGregor RR in 1897.


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.)

dba of Cleveland Akron & Columbus RR


Mount Washington Ry.

Opened in 1867, .


Muncie & Portland Traction Co.

Opened in 1906, became part of the Union Traction Co. in 1916.


Muncie Hartford & Fort Wayne Ry.

Opened in 1903, became part of the Union Traction Co. in 1906.


Municipal Railway of San Francisco

From a takeover of the Geary St. line in 1912, operating as a transit authority as of 2011.


Munising Marquette & Southeastern RR

Opened in 1911, became part of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming RR in 1924.


Muscatine Burlington & Southern RR

From Muscatine North & South RR in 1916, cut back to a switching terminal (Burlington Muscatine & Northwestern) in 1925.


Muscatine North & South RR

Opened in 1899, became the Muscatine Burlington & Southern RR in 1916.


Muscle Shoals Birmingham & Pensacola RR

From Gulf Florida & Alabama in 1922, absorbed by SLSF in 1928.


Nacionales de Mexico (FC) (see Nat'l Rys. of Mexico)

Government consolidation in 1909, privatized into Ferromex (freight only) in 1997.


Nantasket Beach RR

Opened in 1880, became part of the Old Colony RR in 1888.


Nantucket Central RR

From Nantucket RR from 1895 to 1910.


Nantucket RR

Opened in 1881, abandoned in 1918.
(NC 1895-1910)


Napierville Junction Ry.

From Napierville Jct. & Quarry Co. in 1888, absorbed by D&H in 1970.
(D&H after 1907)


Narragansett Pier RR

Opened in 1876, operation suspended in 1981.
(Rhode Island Co. @1916)Psgr. Svc. ended 1952


Nashua Acton & Boston RR

Opened in Jul 1873, leased to the Concord RR 1 Jan 1876.


Nashua & Lowell RR

Consolidated in 1838, leased by the B&L from 1858 to 1878 and after 1880.
(B&L 1858-1878)


Nashua & Rochester RR

Opened Nov 1874 under Worcester & Nashua and consol. into Worcester Nashua & Rochester on 1 Dec 1883.
(Worcester & Nashua RR)


Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Ry.

Opened in 1873, became part of the Louisville & Nashville RR in 1957.


Nashville Interurban Ry.

Opened in 1909, became the Nashville-Franklin Ry. in 1933.


Nashville-Franklin Ry.

From Nashville Interurban Ry. in 1933, abandoned in 1943.


Nashua & Lowell RR

Opened in 1834, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR in Oct 1880.
(joint under B&L 1857-1878, dba Boston Lowell & Nashua RR)


Natchez & Western RR

from Natchez, Red River and Texas RR, absorbed by the SL&IM in 1909
(SLIM&S from 1905)


National City & Otay Ry.

From 1887, part of San Diego Southern in 1908.


National RR Co. of Mexico (Laredo Route)

From Mexican National RR in 1902, became the Nat'l Rys.of Mexico in 1909.


National Railways of Mexico

Government consolidation in 1909, privatized into Ferromex (freight only) in 1997.


National Trancontinental RR (see Trancontinental Line)

Opened in 1913, when the GTP failed to take it over, it was turned over to Canadian Government Rys. on 1 May 1915.


FC Nacionales de Cuba (FERROCUBA, National Ry. Co. of Cuba)

Castro reorganization of Cuban railways.


Naugatuck RR

Opened in 1849, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1887.


Nevada Copper Belt RR

Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1947.


Nevada County Narrow Gauge RR

Opened in 1876, abandoned in 1942.


Nevada Northern RR

Opened in 1906, became the suspended, then abandoned in 1983.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1941


New Bedford & Onset Street Ry.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in the 1920s.


New Brunswick & Canada RR

Completed in 1861, leased by the New Brunswick Ry. in 1882.


New Brunswick Ry.

Opened in 1878, leased & operated by the Canadian Pacific Ry. in 1890.


New England Lines

Brief joint timetable partnership circa 1913.
(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.


New Hampshire Electric Rys.

From New Hampshire Traction Co.(1901) in 1905, converted to bus by 1925.


New Haven & Derby RR

Opened in 1871, became part of the Housatonic RR in 1889.


New Haven & Northampton Co.'s Canal RR

Built by the Canal Co. in 1847, used the New Haven & Northampton RR dba after leases expired in 1869.
(NY&NH 1849-69)


New Haven & Northampton RR

DBA of the New Haven & Northampton Co. after 1869, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1887.


New Haven & Shore Line Ry.

From Shore Line Electric Ry. in 1924, converted to bus in 1929.


New Haven New London & Stonington (Shore Line) RR

Opened in 1857, leased by the New York & New Haven RR in 1870.


New Jersey & Hudson River Ry. & Ferry Co.

From Bergen Co. Traction Co. in 1900, became part of the Public Service Ry. in 1911.


New Jersey & New York RR

From Hackensack & New York RR in 1874, became part of the Erie-Lackawanna Ry in 1960.
(Erie after 1895)


New Jersey & Pennsylvania RR

From Rockaway Valley Ry. in 1904, became Pennsylvania & New Jersey RR in 1915.


New Jersey & Pennsylvania Traction Co.

Consolidation in 1901, became Trenton-Princeton Traction Co. in 1922.


New Jersey Midland Ry.

Opened in 1872 controlled by the NY&OM until it went bankrupt in 1873; became the NY Susq. & West. RR in 1881.
(NY&OM 1872-3)


New Jersey RR

Opened in 1832, became the pooled into New York & Philadelphia RR Line (United Rys. Of New Jersey) in 1867.


New Jersey Southern RR

Opened in 1869, leased by CNJ in 1879 and absorbed by 1885.
(CNJ after 1883)


New London & East Lyme St. Ry.

Opened in 1905, leased by Shore Line Electric Ry. in 1913.


New London Northern RR

Opened in 1859, leased by the Central Vermont RR 1891-6 and absorbed in 1899.
(VC, CV after 1871)


New Mexico Central Ry.

From Santa Fe Central Ry., became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1926.


New Mexico Ry. & Coal Co. (see El Paso & Northeastern System)



New Orleans & Gulf RR

From Shell Beach RR in 1888, became the New Orleans & Southern RR in 1891.


New Orleans & Lower Coast RR

Opened in 1916, became the leased by the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1926.


New Orleans & North Eastern RR (see Queen & Crescent)

Opened 1882, dba Q&C,
(Owned by the ANOT&PJct Rys. DBA Queen & Crescent Route 1882-1917, SOU after 1917)


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.


New Orleans Fort Jackson & Grand Isle RR

Opened in 1916, became the New Orleans & Lower Coast RR in 1916.


New Orleans Great Northern RR

Opened in 1906, became part of the Gulf Mobile & Northern RR in 1933.


New Orleans Jackson & Great Northern RR

Opened in 1853, became part of the New Orleans St. Louis & Chicago RR in 1874.


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)


New Orleans Mobile & Texas RR

Opened in 1871, became the New Orleans & Mobile RR in 1835.


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.


New Orleans Southern & Grand Isle Ry.

Opened in 1911, became the New Orleans Fort Jackson & Grand Isle RR in 1916.


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)


New Paltz & Poughkeepsie Traction Co.

From New Paltz & Wallkill Valley RR on 1 Jan 1900, became the New Paltz Highland & Poughkeepsie Traction Co. in 1903.


New Paltz & Wallkill Valley RR

Opened in 1897, became the New Paltz & Poughkeepsie Traction Co. on 1 Jan 1900.


New Paltz Highland & Poughkeepsie Traction Co.

From the New Paltz & Poughkeepsie Traction Co. in 1903, abandoned in 1925.


New York & Boston RR

Opened in 1858, became the Boston Hartford & Erie RR in 1866.


New York & Canada RR

From Plattsburgh & Whaitehalll RR in 1873, acquired by the D&HCC in 1891.
(D&HCC Champlain Div.)


New York & Greenwood Lake RR

From Montclair & Greenwood Lake RR in 1878, became part of the Erie RR in 1896.
(NYLE&W/Erie)


New York & Harlem RR

Opened in 1832, leased by the NYC&HR in 1873.
(NYC&HR after 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)


New York & Manhattan Beach Ry.

Opened in 1877, became part of the Long Island Rail Road in 1885.


New York & Massachusetts Ry.

Opened in 1887, became the Poughkeepsie & Eastern RR in 1893.


New York & New England RR

From Boston Hartford & Erie RR in 1873, became the New England RR in 1896.


New York & New Haven RR

Opened in 1848, became the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1872.


New York & New Orleans Short Line RR

NY-NO through route over N&W and SOU.


New York & Northern Ry.

From New York City & Northern RR in 1887, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1894.


New York & Oswego Midland RR

Opened in 1869, became the New York Ontario & Western RR in 1880.
New Jersey Midland Ry. (1873-75)


New York & Ottawa and Ottawa & New York RRs

Opened in 1897, leased by the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1905.


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.


New York & Philadelphia RR Line (United Rys. Of New Jersey)

From New Jersey RR & Camden & Amboy in 1867, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in Dec 1871.


New York & Rockaway Beach RR

From New York Woodhaven & Rockaway Beach RR in 1887, became part of Long Island RR in 1901


New York Rutland & Montreal RR

From Lebanon Springs Ry. in 1885, reorg. failed, it reverted to the Leb. Sprs. RR in 1889.


New York & Sea Beach RR

Opened in 1879, became the Sea Beach RR in 1890 (electric by 1892).


New York & Stamford Ry.

From street car consolidation in 1901, converted to bus operation in 1927.
(NH from 1905)


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)


New York Central (1853) RR

From merger in 1853, merged into the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1869.


New York Central & Hudson River RR

Opened in 1869, became the New York Central RR in 1914.


New York Central Lines West (see NYC&HR)

From LS&MS, Big4,MC, etc. lines in 1914 when NYC created, form lasted to 1918.


New York Central RR

From New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1914, merged into the Penn Central RR in 1968.


New York Chicago & St. Louis RR (DBA Nickel Plate Road)

Opened in 1882, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1964.
(NYCHR 1883-1916)


New York City & Northern RR

Opened in 1879, became the New York & Northern Ry. in 1887.


New York City Board of Transportation

Created to run the IND subway in 1932, took over the IRT and BMT in 1940, reconstituted as the NYCTA in 1953.


New York City Transit Authority

Reconstitution of the NYC Board of Transportation, renamed the Metropolitan Transit Authority in 1990.


New York Housatonic & Northern RR

From 1868, became part of Housatonic in 1876.


New York Lake Erie & Western RR

From Erie Ry. in 1878, became the Erie RR in 1895.


New York New Haven & Hartford RR

From New York & New Haven RR in 1872, became part of the Penn Central RR in 1968.


Northern Ohio Power & Light RR

From Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. in 1926, became the Northern Ohio Interurban RR in 1930.


New York Ontario & Western Ry.

From New York & Oswego Midland Ry. in 1880, abandoned in 1957.


New York Pennsylvania & Ohio RR

From Atlantic & Great Western RR in 1880, fully absorbed by the New York Lake Erie & Western RR by 1887.
(Chicago & Atlantic or NYLE&W variously)


New York Philadelphia & Norfolk RR

From Peninsula RR of Va. in 1882, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1920.
(PRR after 1904)


New York Providence & Boston RR

Opened in 1837, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1893.


New York State Electric Ry. Guide (Official, issued by FJ&G)

From all NYS Electric Rys. Only issue year seen.


New York State Rys.

From R&SB, R&ER, Oneida, U&MV in 1912, abandoned by 1930.
(NYCHR)


New York Susquehanna & Western RR

From New Jersey Midland Ry. in 1881, .
(ERIE 1898-1952)


New York West Shore & Buffalo RR

Opened in 1882, became the West Shore RR in 1885.


New York Westchester & Boston RR

Opened 1912, abandoned in 1937.
(NYNHH)


New York Woodhaven & Rockaway Beach RR

from 1880, to New York & Rockaway Beach RR in 1887.


Newark & Marion Ry.

From 1906, to Marion Ry. (NY) in 1917.
(see Trolley Talk)


Newell St. Ry. (WVa)

From 1905, to Newell Bridge & Railway Co. in 1913.


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.


Newfoundland Ry. & SS.

From Reid Newfoundland Co. in 1923, became part of the Canadian National Ry. in 1949.


Newfoundland Ry. Sys.

Opened in 1882, became the Reid Newfoundland Co. in 1902.


Newport & Sherman's Valley RR (NG)

Constructed with equip. From the Diamond Valley 1892, became part of the Susquehanna River & W. RR in 1920.


Newport & Providence Ry.

Opened in 1904, taken over by Vanderbilt bus interests and converted to bus in 1925.


Newport & Wickford RR & Steamboat Co.

Opened in 1873, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1909.


Newport News & Mississippi Valley Co. (East. Dist.)

From Elizabethtown Lexington & Big Sandy RR in 1886, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio RR in 1891.


Newport News & Mississippi Valley Co. (West. Dist.)

From Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern RR in 1886, became the Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern RR in 1893.


Newtown Electric Street RR

From 1897 to 1923.


Nez Pierce & Idaho RR

From 1910, to Nezperce RR in 1946 (abandoned 1984).
(Lewiston Nez Perce & Eastern 1915-7)


Niagara Belt Line

From (Tourist line run by Int'l Ry. & Niagara Gorge Ry.) in 1901, became the suspended in 1932.


Niagara Falls & Lewiston RR

Opened in 1894, became the Niagara Gorge Ry. in 1899.


Niagara Falls Park & River Ry

Opened in 1893, leased by the international Ry. in 1901.


Niagara Gorge RR

From Niagara Falls & Lewiston RR in 1899, abandoned in 1935.


Niagara St. Catharines & Toronto Ry.

Opened in 1900. Dieselized in 1960 and absorbed by CN in 1961.
(CNER after 1917)Psgr. Svc. ended 1959


Nickel Plate Road (See NYC&StL)

DBA OF New York Chicago & St. Louis RR


Norfolk & Southern RR

Opened in 1891, became the Norfolk Southern RR/Ry. in 1910.


Norfolk & Virginia Beach RR

From 1883 (NG), became the Norfolk Albemarle & Atlantic RR in 191.


Norfolk & Western Ry. (RR before 1896)

From Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio RR in 1881, merged into the Norfolk Southern Corp. in 1982.


Norfolk Albemarle & Atlantic RR

From Norfolk & Virginia Beach RR in 1891, became the Norfolk Virginia Beach & Southern RR in 1896.


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.


Norfolk Virginia Beach & Southern RR

From Norfolk Albemarle & Atlantic RR in 1896, became part of the Norfolk & Southern RR in 1899.


North & South Carolina RR

Opened in 1909, became part of the Carolina Atlantic & Western Ry. in 1914.


North Coast Lines

From Pacific Northwest Traction Co. in 1930, Opened in 1939.


North Coast Power Co. (Vancouver, WA)

Opened in 1910 and abandoned in 1926.


North Jersey Rapid Transit

From 1910, converted to bus and acquired by Pub. Serv. Coord. Transp. in 1929.


North Louisiana & Gulf RR

From lumber road in 1904, became Mid Louisana RR in 1987


North Pacific Coast RR

Opened in 1875, became the North Shore RR in 1902.


North Pennsylvania RR

From 1855, became part of Phila. & Rdg. in 1879


North Shore RR

From North Pacific Coast RR in 1902, became part of the Northwestern Pacific RR in 1907.


North Shore Ry. (Can.)



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.


Northampton & Bath RR

From 1904 to 1979.


Northampton Traction Co.

From 1903 to N. Transit Co. in 1912 (to 1933).


Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter RR (see Metra)

Reorg. of Regional Transp. Auth. in 1984, dba Metra.


North East Oklahoma RR

From North East Oklahoma Traction Co. in 1920, acquired by SLSF in 1964 and absorbed in 1967.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1940


North East Oklahoma Traction Co.

From Oklahoma Kansas & Missouri Inter-Urban Ry. in 1919, electrified and became North East Oklahoma RR in 1920.


North-Eastern RR (of SC)

Opened in 1856, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line of Rys. 1887.


Northern Adirondack RR

From 1883, became Northern New York RR in 1895.


Northern Alberta Rys.

Took over Alberta Gov't Rys. in 1929, became part of CN in 1981.
(joint CN-CP to 1980, then CN)


Northern & Northwestern Rys.

Merger in 1879 of Northern Ry. and Hamilton & Northewestern Ry., acquired by Grand Trunk in 188.


Northern Central Ry.

Opened in 1854, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1874.
(PRR after 1874)


Northern Electric RR

Opened in 1906, became the Sacramento Northern Ry. in 1919.


Northern Indiana Power Co.

From Indiana Rys. & Light Co. in 1922, became part of the Indiana RR in 1932.


Northern Indiana Ry.

Opened in 1905, became the Chicago South Bend & Northern Indiana Ry. in 1907.


Northern Indiana Rys.

From Chicago South Bend & Northern Indiana Ry. in 1930, abandoned in 1940.


Northern Massachusetts Street Ry.

From Gardner Westminster & Fitchburg + Athol & Orange St. Rys. in 1913, converted to bus by 1924.


Northern New York RR

From Northern Adirondack RR in 1895, became the New York & Ottawa Ry. in 1897.


Northern Ohio Interurban Co.

From Northern Ohio Power & Light RR in June, 1930, abandoned 1 Apr 1932.


Northern Ohio Power & Light Co.

NOT&L renamed Northern Ohio Power & Light RR in June, 1926; became Northern Ohio Interurban Ry. in June, 1930


Northern Ohio Ry.

From Pittsburgh Akron & Western RR in 1895, operated as a div. of LE&W until sold to Akron Canton & Youngstown RR in 1920.
(LE&W 1895-1920)


Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co.

From Northern Ohio Traction Co. in 1902, renamed the Northern Ohio Power & Light Co. in 1926.


Northern Ohio Traction Co.

From Akron Bedford & Cleveland RR in 1899, to Northern Ohio Tr. & Light Co. in 1902


Northern Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1872, merged into the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.


Northern RR (of New Hampshire)

Opened in 1847, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Jan 1890.


Northern RR of New Jersey

Opened in 1859, fully absorbed by Erie in 1942..
(Erie after 1868)


Northern Ry. of Canada

From 1858, merged into Grand Trunk in 1888.


Northern Texas Traction Co.

Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1934.


Northland Greyhound Lines (Interurban Div.) (see Kenosha Motor Coach Lines)

From Kenosha Motor Coach Lines (Interurban Div.) in 1948, became the Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail Co. in 1949.


Northwestern Electric Service Co. of Pa.

From Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry. in 1922, converted to bus in 1928.


Northwestern Ohio Railway and Power Co.

From Toledo Port Clinton & Lakeside RR in 1912, became the Ohio Public Service Co. in 1924.


Northwestern Pacific RR

From Cal&NW + NS + others in 1907. Absorbed by parent in 1992.
(SP after 1929)


Northwestern Pennsylvania Ry.

From Erie Traction Co. in 1912, became the Northwestern Electric Service Co.of Pa. in 1922.


Norton & Taunton St. Ry.

Opened in 1897, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.
(see Taunton St. Ry.)


Norwich & Westerly Traction Co.

From Norwich & Westerly Ry. (1906) in 1909, abandoned in 1922.
(Shore Line Electric after 1913)


Norwood & St. Lawrence RR

Opened in 1902, donated to the Ogdensburg B&TA in 1975.


Oakland & Antioch RR

Opened 1910, became Oakland Antioch & Eastern RR in 1913.


Oahu Ry. & Land Co.

Opened in 1889, abandoned in 1972.


Oakland Antioch & Eastern RR

From Oakland & Antioch RR (built in 1910) in 1913, became reorg. as the San Francisco-Sacramento RR in 1920.


Ocean Shore RR

Opened 1908, operated until 1920


OFFICIAL GUIDE

The Official Guide of the Railways and Steam Navigation Lines of the United States, Canada, Mexico and Cuba


Ogden Logan & Idaho Ry.

Opened in 1914, became the Utah Idaho Central in 1918.


Ogden Union Railway & Depot Co.

From 1890.


Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain RR

From Central Vermont Ry. in 1897, became part of the Rutland RR in 1901 1901.


Ohio & Mississippi Ry.

Opened in 1853, merged with the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern RR into the B&OSW Ry, in 1893.


Ohio & North Western RR

From Cincinnati & Eastern RR in 1887, became reorg. as the Cincinnati Portsmouth & Virginia RR in 1891.


Ohio Central RR

Opened in 1879, became the Toledo & Ohio Central RR in 1885.


Ohio Electric Ry.

From Lima & Toledo Electric Co. in 1907, dissolved back into predecessor cos. in 1922.


Ohio Indiana & Western Ry.

From Indiana Bloomington & Western RR in 1887, split between the Peoria & Eastern Ry. and the Big4 in 1890.


Ohio Public Service Co.

From Northwestern Ohio Railway and Power in 1924, became the Toledo & Eastern RR in 1945.


Ohio River RR

Opened in 1884, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1903.


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.


Ohio River & Western RR

From Bellaire Zanesville & Cincinnati RR in 1902, mostly abandoned by 1930.
(NG) (PRR after 1912)


Ohio Service Co.

From Cambridge P&L (1903), Midland P&T (1912), New Midland P&T (1915), converted to bus by 1929.


Ohio Southern RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Detroit Southern Ry. on 1 Jun 1901.


Ohio Valley Ry.

Opened in 1886, became part of the Illinois Central in 1897.


Oklahoma City-Ada-Atoka RR

The last line of the MK&T RR, separately reorganized in 1924, became part of the AT&SF in 1965.


Oklahoma Kansas & Missouri Interurban Ry.

Opened in 1909, dropped the "Interurban" after 1917, became North East Oklahoma Traction Co. in 1919.


Oklahoma Ry.

Opened in 1911, converted to bus in 1947.


Old Colony & Newport RR

Opened in 1864, became the Old Colony RR in 1872.


Old Colony RR

From Old Colony & Newport RR in 1872, became part of the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in 1893.


Old Colony St. Ry.

From Brockton St. Ry. in 1901, merged into Bay State St. Ry. in 1911.
Massachusetts Electric Cos.


Omaha & St. Louis RR

Acquired the Omaha Div. of the WStL&P on 18 May 1887, rejoined the Wabash RR in 1901.
(KCP&G 1898-9)


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)


Omaha Union Depot



Oneida Ry.

From electrification of West Shore tracks in 1907, operated as part of NY State Rys. after about 1912.
(NYC)


Oneida & Western RR

Opened in 1914, abandoned 1954.


Oneonta & Mohawk Valley RR

From Oneonta Cooperstown & Richfield Springs Ry. in 1906, became the Otsego & Herkimer RR in 1908.


Ontario Northland RR

From Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Ry. in 1946, .


Orange Belt RR

Opened in 1886, became the Sanford & St. Petersburg RR in 1894.


Orange County Traction Co.

From reorg of Newbergh Elec. Co.(1895) in 1901, abandoned in 1925.


Orchard Beach RR

From 1876, bought by B&M in 1893. (Line converted to bus in 1924.)


Oregon & California RR

Form 1869, became part of Southern Pacific in 1887.


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)


Oregon Electric Ry.

Opened in 1908, dieselized in 1945 and became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1981.
(SPS after 1910)Psgr. Svc. ended 1933


Oregon Pacific & Eastern RR

From Oregon & Southeastern (1902) in 1914, acquired by Kyle Rys. in 1970 and abandoned in 1994.


Oregon Ry. & Navigation Co.

From Walla Walla & Columbia River in 1879, reorganized and acquired by the Oregon Short Line (UP) in 1887 and operated as part of the UP by 1889.
(UP after 1887)


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 after 1901)


Oregon Short Line RR

Opened in 1882, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1936.
(UP before 1894 and after 1901)


Oregon Trunk RR

Opened in 1911, became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1981.
(SP&S)


Oregon-Washington RR & Navigation RR

From Oregon RR/Ry & Navigation Co. in 1910, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1936.
(UP)


Oregon Water Power & Ry.

From East Side Ry. in 1902, merged into Portland Railway Light & Power in 1906.


Oregonian Ry. (NG)

From Dayton Sheridan & Grand Ronde in 1879, fell into disarray c1885, acquired by the SP in 1890.
(OR&N 1881-4, SP after 1885)


Orleans-Kenner RR

Opened in 1914, abandoned in 1930.


Otis Elevating RR

Opened in 1892, became Otis RR in 1899.


Otis Ry.

From Otis Elevating RR in 1899, abandoned 1918.
(see Catskill & Tannersville)


Otsego & Herkimer RR

From Oneonta & Mohawk Valley RR in 1908, became the Southern New York Power & Ry. Co. in 1916.


Ottawa & Gatineau Ry.

From Ottawa & Gatineau Valley RR (opened 1893) in 1894, name changed to Ottawa Northern & Western in 1901.


Ottawa & New York (see NY&O)

Opened in 1897, leased the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1905.


Ottawa Arnprior & Parry Sound RR

From merger in 1891, absorbed into the Canadia Atlantic Ry. in 1899.


Ottawa Northern & Western Ry.

From Ottawa & Gatineau in 1901, acquired by the Canadian Pacific in 1902.
(CP after 1902)


Pacific & Idaho Northern RR

Opened in 1899, became part of the Union Pacific in 1936.


Pacific [not-] Electric Ry.

From Pacific Electric Ry. (SP) in 1959, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1965.
(SP)


Pacific Coast RR

From Columbia & Puget Sound RR in 1916, merged into BN in 1970.
(Pacific Coast Co. 1897-1916, GN 1951-1970)Psgr. Svc. ended 1932


Pacific Coast Ry. (see Pacific Coast (Steamship) Co.)

From 1882, abandoned 1941.
(Pacific Coast Co. 1897-1916 qv)


Pacific Coast Co.

Reorg of Oregon Improvement Co. in 1897, incl. Pacific Coast Steamship, reverted to Pacific Coast Ry. and RR in 1916.


Pacific Electric Ry.

Opened in 1901, became freight only, with remaining pax operations taken over by the Metropolitan Coach Lines in 1954.
(SP)


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.


Pacific Railway & Navigation Co.

Opened in 1905, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1915.
(SP 1908-12)


Pacific Short Line

Opened in 1890, became the Sioux City O'Neill & Western RR in 1892.


Pacifico, FC al

Costa Rica


Pacifico, FC del

From Southern Pacific RR of Mexico in 1951, became part of the National Railways of Mexico in 1980.


Palatine Lake Zurich & Wauconda RR

DBA of Waukegan Rockford & Elgin Traction Co., 1912-18, became actual name in 1918 and then the Chicago Palatine & Wauconda Ry. (abnd. 1924) on 6 Apr 1921.
(Waukegan Rockford & Elgin Traction Co. 1912-18)


Palisades RR

Opened as a dummy line in 1894, operated after 1895 as part of the North Hudson County Ry.


Pan-American RR (see National Rys of Mexico)

Opened from 1901 to 1908, merged into National Rys. of Mexico by 1913.
(NdM after 1911)


Pan Handle Traction Co.

From West Penn Rys. in 1931, abandoned in 1937.


Panama RR/Ry.

From 1855.
(USG to 1979, Panama Govt. 1979-98, KCS after 1998)


Panhandle & Santa Fe Ry.

From Southern Kansas Ry. of Texas in 1914, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1934.
(ATSF)


Paris & Mt. Pleasant RR

Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1957.


Pasadena & Los Angeles Electric Ry.

From 1894, became the Los Angeles & Pasadena Electric Ry. in 1898..


Pasadena & Pacific RR

Acquired Los Angeles & Pacific in 1896, became the Los ANgeles-Pacific in 1898.


Passumpsic RR (dba of Connecticut & Passumpsic Rivers RR, qv)

Opened in 1850, leased by the Boston & Lowell RR on 1 Jan 1887.


Patten & Sherman RR

Opened in 1896, absorbed by the BAR in 1901


Peace River Route

From ED&VG, CC, A&GW in 1917, Opened in 1929.


Pecos & Northern Texas RR

From 1889, leased by the P&SF in 1900.
( Pecos System, P&SF after 1901)


Pecos River RR

From 1892, leased by the P&SF in 1900.
( Pecos System, P&SF after 1901)


Pecos System (PV&NE, P&NT, PR)

Opened in 1899, leased by the Panhandle & Santa Fe Ry. (ATSF) in 1900.
( Pecos System, P&SF after 1901)


Pecos Valley & Northeastern RR (see Pecos System)

From 1892, leased by the P&SF in 1900 (part of Eastern Ry. of NM under P&SF)
( Pecos System, P&SF after 1901)


Pembina Valley RR (see Alberta Government Lines)

Opened in 1927, part of original Northern Alberta Rys. in 1929.


Peninsular Ry.

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1934.


Penn Central RR

From PRR + NYC in 1968, became the bankrupt basis of federal Conrail in 1976.


Penn Ohio Coach Lines Co. (Bus)

First acquired electric lines in 1930, .


Penn Ohio Electric Co.

From Mahoning & Shenango Ry. & Light in 1920, became the Penn Ohio Public Service Co. in 1926.


Penn Ohio Public Service Co.

From Penn Ohio Electric Co. in 1926, subsidiary West End Traction Co. survived after 1932.


Penn Yan & Lake Shore Ry.

From Penn Yan Keuka Park & Branchport Ry. (1897) in 1913, abandoned in 1928.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1927


Pennsylvania & Atlantic RR

Opened in 1923, became part of the Conrail in 1976.
(PRR)


Pennsylvania & New Jersey RR

From New Jersey & Pennsylvania RR in 1915, abandoned 1921.


Pennsylvania & New York Canal & RR

From 1869, psrt of Lehigh Valley in 1888.


Pennsylvania & Ohio Electric RR

Opened in 1901, became the Pennsylvania & Ohio Traction Co. in 1919.


Pennsylvania & Ohio Traction Co.

From Pennsylvania & Ohio Electric Ry. in 1919, abandoned in 1924.


Pennsylvania Central RR (dba of Pennsylvania RR in 1870s)

Opened in 1871, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1920.


Pennsylvania Company (PRR Lines West)

Opened in 1871, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1920.


Pennsylvania RR

Opened in 1847, merged into the Penn Central RR in 1968.


Pennsylvania Eastern RR

Brief operation of the Quakertown & Eastern under this name.


Pennsylvania-New Jersey Ry.

From Bucks County Interurban RR, abandoned by 1934.


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

Merger of Atlantic City RR (RDG) and West Jersey & Seashore (PRR) in 1933, became part of the Conrail in 1976.


Pensacola & Atlantic RR

Completed 1 Feb 1883, operated by L&N after 1 Jan 1885, acquired in Jul 1891.
(L&N after 1 Jan 1885)


Peoria & Pekin Union RR/Ry

Formed in 1881. Operating in 2011.


Peoria Decatur & Evansville Ry.

From a consolidation in 1879, bankrupt in 1894, became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1901.


Pere Marquette RR/Ry

From Flint & Pere Marquette RR in 1900, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1947.
(CH&D 1905-7)


Perkiomen RR

From 1875, always operated as a branch of the Reading, which absorbed it in 1929
(P&R,RDG)


Petaluma & Santa Rosa RR

Opened in 1903, became part of the Northwestern Pacific RR in 1985.
(NWP after 1932)Psgr. Svc. ended 1932


Philadelphia & Baltimore Central R.R.

Opened in 1869, absorbed by Phila. Wilm. & Balt. in 1881.
(PRR)


Philadelphia & Beach Haven RR

Opened in 1909, abandoned in 1935.
(PRR)


Philadelphia & Easton Electric Ry.

From Philadelphia & Easton Ry. in 1907, became the Philadelphia & Easton Transit Co. (abd. 1926) in 1921.


Philadelphia & Easton Transit Co.

From Philadelphia & Easton Electric Ry. in 1921, converted to bus in 1926.


Philadelphia & Erie RR

From Sunbury & Erie in 1861, became a div. of PRR in 1862 but name continued.
(PRR)


Philadelphia & Lehigh Valley Traction Co.

From Inland Traction Co. in 1902, became Lehigh Valley Traction Co. in 1903.


Philadelphia & Reading Ry.

Opened in 1836, became the Reading Co. in 1924.


Philadelphia & West Chester Traction Co.

Consolidate in 1896, taken over by Phiula. & Suburban Transp. in 1936.


Philadelphia & Western Ry.

Opened in 1907, became part of the Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. in 1953.


Philadelphia Baltimore & Washington RR

From Phila, Wilm. & Balt. in 1902, to PRR in 1917.
(PRR)


Philadelphia Germantown & Norristown RR

From 1832, became part of Phila. & Reading in 1870.


Philadelphia Newtown & New York RR

From 1889, became part of Reading in 1929.


Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co.

Consolidated in 1907, became Phila. Transp. Co. in 1940.


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)


Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. (Red Arrow Lines)

From Phila. & West Chester Traction Co. in 1936, taken over by SEPTA in 1970.


Philadelphia Transportation Co.

From Phila. Rapid Transit Co. in 1940, taken over by SEPTA in 1968.


Philadelphia Wilmington & Baltimore RR

From 1837, became Philadelphia Baltimore & Washington in 1902.
(PRR)


Phillips & Rangeley Ry. and Sandy River RR

Opened in 1893, became the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR in 1908.


Phoenix & Eastern RR

Opened in 1905, became part of the Arizona Eastern RR in 1910.
(AT&SF 1905-06,SP after 1906)


Piedmont & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1910, became part of the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1969.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1951


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 Ry.

Fully absorbed by the C&NW in 1920.
(C&NW)


Pine Creek RR (see Fall Brook Coal)

From Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Ry. in 1884, leased by the CC&A dba Fall Brook Ry. on 1 Jul 1892.


Pinehurst RR

Built as a trolley with steam freight in 1896, operation discontinued about 1905.


Pittsburgh Akron & Western RR

Opened in 1890, became the Northern Ohio RR in 1895.


Pittsburgh & Butler St. Ry.

Opened in 1907, consol. into the Pittsburg Mars & Butler in 1917.


Pittsburgh & Castle Shannon RR

Opened in 1871, became part of the Pittsburgh Rys. in 1909.


Pittsburg & Connellsville RR

From 1860 (Pittsburg Washington & Baltimore RR (1871-4), leased to the B&O Dec. 13, 1875
(B&O)


Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR

Opened in 1879, became the independent againin 1979.
(LS&MS/NYC/PC 1894-1979)


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1931


Pittsburgh & Western Ry.

Opened in 1879, became part of the Baltimore & Ohio RR in 1902.
(B&O after 1891)


Pittsburg Bessemer & Lake Erie RR

From Pittsburgh Shenango & Lake Erie RR in 1896, became the Bessemer & Lake Erie RR in 1901.


Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry.

Opened in 1868, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.


Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.

From Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry. 1890, became part of the Pennsylvania Co. (Lines West) in 1921.


Pittsburgh Columbus & Cincinnati RR

Opened in 1865, became part of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry. in 1868.


Pittsburg Fort Wayne & Chicago RR

Formed in 1856, , became part of the Pennsylvania Co. (Lines West) in 1921.
(PRR afdter 1869)


Pittsburgh Harmony Butler & New Castle Ry. (see also PM&B)

From 1908, converted to bus in 1931.


Pittsburgh Mars & Butler Ry.

From Pittburgh & Butler St. Ry. (1907) in 1917, converted to bus in 1931.
(PHB&NC)


Pittsburgh McKeesport & Youghiogheny RR

Opened Nov 1883, acquired by the P&LE in 1884


Pittsburgh Rys.

Opened in 1895, became the Port Authority of Allegheny Co. about in 1990.


Pittsburg Shawmut & Northern RR

From a consolidation in 1899, abandoned in 1947.


Pittsburgh Shenango & Lake Erie RR

From a consolidation in 1888, became the Pittsburg Bessemer & Lake Erie RR in 1896.


Pittsburg Summerville & Clarion RR

Opened in 1904, became the Pennsylvania Southern RR in 1910.


Pittsburgh Titusville & Buffalo Ry.

From Oil Creek & Allegheny Valley in Feb 1876, consol. into Buffalo Pittsburgh & Western Ry. in Jan 1881.


Pittsburgh Westmoreland & Somerset RR

Opened in 1906, abandoned 1920 in 1916.


Plant System (dba of Savannah Florida & Western after 1890)

DBA applied to Savannah Florida & Western Ry. in 1890, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1902.
(SF&W)


Ponchartrain RR

From 1831, to Louisville & Nashville in 1888.


Pontiac Oxford & Northern RR

From Pontiac Oxford & Port Austin RR in 188, became part of Grand Trunk Western in 1928.
(GTW after 1910)


Pontiac Oxford & Port Austin RR

From 1883, became Pontiac Oxford & No. in 1888.


Pontiac Pacific Junction Ry.

Opened in 1887, acquired by Ottawa Northern & Western Ry. on 20 Sep 1902


Port Authority Trans-Hudson RR

From Hudson & Manhattan RR in 1961.


Port Jervis Monticello & New York RR

From Port Jevis & Monticello in 1886, became part of the NY Ontario & Western in 1902


Port Royal & Augusta and Port Royal & Western Carolina Rys

Opened in 1878, became the Charleston & Western Carolina Ry. in 1896.
(CoG 1889-1893)


Port Royal & Western Carolina RR (see PR&A)

Opened in 1878, became the Charleston & Western Carolina Ry. in 1896.


Portland & Interurban Lines

"Official" Portland Guide published in 1908.


Portland & Ogdensburg RR

Opened in 1871, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1888.


Portland & Rochester RR

Opened in 1866, acquired by the Boston & Maine RR on 1 Jan 1900.


Portland & Rumford Falls Ry.

Opened in 1890, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1907.


Portland Consolidated Ry.

Consolidation of city lines in 1904, became Portland Ry. in 1905


Portland Electric Power Co. ("PEPCO")

From Portland Railway Light & Power in 1924, became the Portland Traction Co. div. Portland Transit in 1946.


Portland Eugene & Eastern Ry.

Opened in 1912, became part of the Southern Pacific in 1915.
(SP after 1913)


Portland Ry.

From Portland Consolidated Ry. in 1905, became Portland Ry Lt & Power in 1906


Portland Railway Light & Power

From Portland Ry. and OWP in 1906, became the Portland Electric Power Co. in 1924.


Portland Traction Co.

Split From PEPCO in 1940, abandoned in 1950.


Portland Traction Co. Portland RR & Terminal Div.

From Portland Electric Power Co. 1946, discontinued service in 1958.


Portland Transit Co. (see Portland Traction Co. div.)



Portland-Lewiston Interurban RR

From Portland Gray & Lewiston RR in 1914, abandoned in 1933.
(Androscoggin Electric Co.)


Portsmouth Dover & York Street Ry.(beware copies!)

From consolidation in 1903, acquired by the Atlantic Shore Line Ry. in 1905.


Portsmouth Electric RR (beware copies!)

From 1899, converted to bus in 1925.
(B&M after 1900)


Potomac Edison Co. (see Hagerstown & Frederick Ry.)



Poughkeepsie & Eastern Ry.

From New York & Massachusetts RR in 1893, became part of the Central New England Ry. in 1907.


Prescott & Northwestern RR

Opened in 1891, still operating as of 2005.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1945


Prince Edward Island Ry.

Opened in 1872, became part of the Canadian Government Rys. in 1914.


Princeton Branch RR

Opened 29 May 1865, became part of the United RRs of New Jersey before Sep 1870
(Camden & Amboy RR)


Profile & Franconia Notch RR

Opened in 1879, became part of the Concord & Montreal RR in 1894.


Prospect Park & Coney Island RR

Opened 1882, leased and electrified by the BrooklyRapid Transit Co. in 1899.


Providence & Taunton St. Ry.

From 1898, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.
(ee Taunton St. Ry.)


Providence & Worcester RR

Opened in 1847, became part of the NY Providence & Boston in 1888.


Providence Warren & Bristol RR

Opened in 1854, became part of the Old Colony in 1891.


Provincial & New England All Rail Line

Early through route between Portland and St. John.
(St. John & Maine and E&NA and MC)


Public Service Company of Indiana

From Interstate on 30 March 1931, acuired by Indiana RR March 1932
(Indiana RR after 1932)


Public Service Company of New Hampshire

From Manchester Traction Light & Power Co. in 1925, converted to bus by 1940.


Public Service Coordinated Transport

From Public Service Ry. in 1928. Became Transport of NJ in 1971.


Public Service Corp. of New Jersey

From omnibus consolidation in 1903, vested rail ops. in subsidiary Pub. Serv Ry. in 1907.


Public Service Ry. (NJ)

Formed as subsidiary in 1907, merged with bus ops as Pub. Serv. Coord. Transp. in 1928.


Public Utilities Co. (Evansville) (see CERA)

From Evansville & Southern Indiana Ry. in 1912, 1921.


Puget Sound Electric Ry.

Opened in 1902, abandoned 1928.


Puget Sound Shore RR

Opened in 1882, absorbed by the NP in 1898.
(NP after 1885)


Quakertown & Bethlehem RR

From Quakertown & Delaware River in 1916, abandoned in 1936.


Quakertown & Delaware River RR

From Quakertown & Eastern in 1911, to Quakertown & Bethlehem in 1916.


Quakertown & Eastern RR

Completed 1898. Became the Quakertown & Delaware River in 1911.
(Penn. Eastern 1907-9)


Quanah Acme & Pacific RR

From Acme Red River & Northern Ry. in 1909, 1981.
(SLSF after 1911)


Quebec & Lake St. John Ry.

From Quebec & Gosford Ry. in 1871, became part of the Canadian Northern Quebec Ry. in 1907.
(CNQ after 1906)


Quebec Central Ry.

Opened in 1876, abandoned in 1994.
(CP after 1912)Psgr. Svc. ended 1967


Quebec Montmorency & Charlevoix Ry.

From 1889, electrified and changed to Quebec Light & Power in 1904.


Quebec Montreal & Southern Ry.

From merger of Quebec Southern and South Shore Rys., became part of CN in 1929.
(D&H)


Quebec Montreal Ottawa & Occidental RR

Became part of the Canadian Pacific Ry. 1882


Quebec North Shore & Labrador Ry.

Opened in 1954.


Quebec Oriental Ry.

Opened 1894, became part of the Canadian National Rys. in 1929.


Quebec Railway Light & Power Co.

From steam Quebec Montmorency & Charlevoix Ry. 1904, taken over by CN in 1951. De-electrified when passenger service ended in 1959.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1959


Queen & Crescent Route (dba of New Orleans Texas & Pacific Junction Rys.)

DBA of AGS in 1881, applied to assoc. lines by 1884, leased by the Southern Ry. in 1917.
(R&D/ETVG after 1890)


Queen Anne's RR

Opened in 1898, became the Maryland Delaware & Virginia Ry. in 1905.


Quincy RR

From Quincy Western RR in 1917, .


Quincy Ry. (Electric)

From Quincy Horse Ry. and Carrying Co. in c1905, became part of Ill. Power & Light in 1912.


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.


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)


Raleigh & Augusta Air Line

Opened in 1871, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.
(R&G)


Raleigh & Gaston RR

Opened in 1838 , became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.
(S&R)


Raleigh Charlotte & Southern Ry.

1911 consolidation of four short lines under NS control to complete a line to Charlotte, absorbed by the NS on 1 Jan 1914.
(NS)


Randolph System (see West Coast Route)

Opened in 1838, became part of the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.


Rapid City Black Hills & Western RR

Opened in 1909, abandoned in 1948.


Rapid Railway System/Co.

From 1895, became the Detroit & Port Huron Shore Line Ry for six mos. before merging into the Detroit United Lines in Dec 1900.
(dba of Detroit & Port Huron Shore Line Ry. Jul-Dec 1900)


Raquette Lake Ry.

From 1900 to 30 Sep 1933.
(NYC&HR;NYC)


Raritan River RR

Opened in 1889, became part of the Conrail in 1980.


Reader RR

From 1925, discontinued common carrier service in 1974, but revived as a tourist line until 1991.


Reading Co.

From Philadelphia & Reading Ry. in 1924, became part of the Conrail in 1976.


Reading Transit Co.

From United Traction of Reading in 1910, became Reading Street Ry. in 1929.


Red Arrow Lines (see Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co.)



Regina Municipal Ry.

From 1911, converted to bus on 5 Sep 1950.


Regional Transportation Authority (Chicago)

Established in 1974 to operate Chicago commuter lines, reorganized as Metra (Northeast Ill. Regional Commuter RR) in 1984.


Reid Newfoundland Co.

From Newfoundland Ry. Sys. in 1902, became the Newfoundland Ry. in 1923.


Rensselaer & Saratoga RR

Opened in 1835, became part of the Delaware & Hudson Canal Co. in 1891.
(D&HC after 1871)


Rhode Island Co.

From Union (RI) + Pawtucket St. RRs in 1902, ?.


Richmond & Alleghany RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1890.
(C&O after 1888)


Richmond & Danville RR

Opened in 1856, reorg. as the Southern Ry. 18 Jun 1894.


Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac RR

Opened in 1836, always controlled by connecting carriers, absorbed by CSX in 1991.
(PRR,B&O,SCL)


Richmond Street & Interurban RR

Opened in 1903, became part of the Terre Haute indianapolis & Eastern RR in 1907.


Richmond York River & Chesapeake RR

From Richmond & York River RR in 1872, became part of the Richmond & Danville RR in 1881.


Rio Grande (see Denver & Rio Grande RR)



Rio Grande Western Ry.

From Denver & Rio Grande Western Ry. (NG) in 1889, became part of the Denver & Rio Grande Western RR in 1901.


Roberval-Saguenay RR

From Ha!Ha! Bay Ry. in 1912, .


Roby & Northern RR

From Roby & Northern RR (Steam) in 1923, abandoned in 1941.


Rochester Ry. (Sodus Bay Division)

From leased consolidation of R&SB in 1902, became part of the New York State Rys. in 1912.


Rochester & Eastern Rapid Ry.

Opened in 1903, became part of the New York State Rys. in 1912.
(NYSRy after 1912)


Rochester & Irondequoit RR

Rochester & Lake Ontario 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.


Rochester & Pittsburgh RR

Opened in 1881, became the Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry. in 1885.


Rochester & Sodus Bay Ry.

Opened in 1900, abandoned beyond Glenhaven, remainder absorbed by city system in 1929.
(Roch.Ry, 1902-12, NYSRy 1912-29)


Rochester & Syracuse RR

From Rochester Syracuse & Eastern Ry. in 1917, abandoned in 1931.


Rochester Lockport & Buffalo RR

From Buffalo Lockport & Rochester RR in 1919, abandoned in 1931.


Rochester [City of] Rapid Transit & Industrial Ry.

Subway constructed in 1927, taken over by newly formed Rochester Transit Corp. in late 1938.
(NY State Rys.)Psgr. Svc. ended 1956


Rochester Syracuse & Eastern RR

Opened in 1906 became Roch. & Syr. in 1917.
(Empire United Lines 1913-5)(see also NYSERG)


Rochester Transit Corp.

Took over Rochester Rapid Transit & Industrial Ry.in 1938, discontinued 30 Jun 1956.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1956


Rock Island & Peoria Ry.

From Peoria & Rock Island RR in 1877, became part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific RR in 1903.


Rock Island Southern RR

Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1952.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1926


Rockaway Valley Ry.

From 1889, became New Jersey & Pennsylvania in 1904.


Rockford & Freeport Electric Ry.

From 1904, and purchased by the Rockford & Interurban RR the same year.


Rockford & Interurban RR

From consol. of Rockford lines in 1901, split back into the pre-consol. units in 1927.


Rockford Beloit & Janesville RR

From 1902, purchased by the Rockford & Interurban RR in 1906.


Rocky Mountain & Santa Fe RR

From St. Louis Rocky Mountain & Pacific RR in 1915, became the Atcheson Topeka & Santa Fe in 1915.


Rockland Thomaston & Camden Street Ry.

From a consolidation in 1892, abandoned in 1931.


Rogue River Valley Ry.

Opened in 1891, became the Southern Oregon Traction Co. (abd. 1919) in 1915.


Rome & Northern RR

Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1924.


Rome Watertown & Ogdensburg RR

Opened in 1861, became part of the New York Central & Hudson River RR in 1895.
(NYC&HR after 1892)


Rumford Falls & Buckfield RR

From Portland & Oxford Central RR in 1878, became part of the Portland & Rumford Falls RR in 1890.


Rumford Falls & Rangeley Lakes RR (see Portland & Rumford Falls RR)

Opened in 1895, leased by the Portland & Rumford Falls Ry. in 1899.


Rutland & Burlington RR

Opened in 1849, became part of the Rutland RR in 1867.


Rutland

Opened in 1867, became part of the Vermont Central RR in 1871.
(1867) RR


Rutland RR

From Central Vermont Ry. in 1896, reorganized as Rutland Ry. inOctober, 1950.
(NYC&HR 1905-11)Psgr. Svc. ended 1953


Rutland Ry.

From Rutland RR in October, 1950, split into various short lines in 1964.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1953


Rutland Ry. Light & Power Co.

From Rutland St. Ry. in 1906, service ended on 26 Jul 1924.


San Diego Electric Ry.

From 1891 consolidation, acquired by Western Transit Co. in 1948; converted to bus by 1949.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1949


Sacramento Northern RR

From Northern Electric Ry. in 1919, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1987.
(Ry.-WP after 1922)Psgr. Svc. ended 1947


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1923


Saginaw Tuscola & Huron RR

From 1882, became part of Pere Marquette in 1900.
(NG)


St. Augustine & North Beach RR

From 1890, abandoned 1891.


St. Augustine & Palatka Ry.

From 1886, acquired by the Jacksonville, St. Aug. & Halifax River in 1889.


St. Augustine - South Beach Ry. & Bridge Co.

From 1888, became St. Johns Lt. & Power Co. (elec) in 1908, St. Johns Electric Co. (1911), ended circa 1929.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1929


St. Francois Co. RR

From 1904, abandoned 1957.
(MR&BT 1912-26)Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


St. John & Maine Ry.

From European & North American RR (NB) in 1878, leased to the New Brunswick Ry. in 1883.


St. Johns Ry. of Florida

From wood-rail Jacksonville & St. Augustine (1858) in 1876, became part of St. Augustine & Halifax River in 1890.
(ng)


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)


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.


St. Louis & Alton Ry.

From Alton Granite & St. Louis Traction Co. in 1926, became part of the Illinois Traction System in 1927.


St. Louis & Cairo RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Mobile & Ohio RR in 1886.


St. Louis & Cairo Short Line (dba of St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute RR, qv)

Built as the St. Louis, Chicago & Paducah and immediately leased to the St. L. Alton & Terre Haute in 1882. Became part of the Illinois Central RR in 1895.


St. Louis & Central Illinois RR

From branch of Wabash St. Louis & Pacific in Dec 1886, became St. Louis Alton & Springfield in Dec 1887.


St. Louis & Hannibal RR

Opened in 1880, abandoned in 1944.


St. Louis & Iron Mountain RR

Opened in 1856, consol. into the St. Louis Iron Mtn. & So. RR on 11 Apr 1874.


St. Louis & Northeastern Ry.

Open in 1905, fully subsumed into IT System after 1908.
(Illinois Traction System, qv)


St. Louis & Paducah Ry. (dba of St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute RR, dba St. Louis & Cairo Short Line, qv)

Second DBA of St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute RR


St. Louis & San Francisco RR (see also StL-SF)

From the Atlantic & Pacific RR in 1876, became the St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. on 31 Oct 1916.
(AT&SF 1891-3)


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.


St. Louis Alton & Springfield RR

From St. Louis & Central Illinois RR in Dec 1887, became the St. Louis Chicago & St. Paul RR in 1892.


St. Louis Alton & Terre Haute Ry. (dba St. Louis & Cairo Short Line and St. Louis & Paducah Ry., or the Egyptian Route, 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.


St. Louis Arkansas & Texas RR

From Texas & St. Louis Ry. in 1886, became the St. Louis Southwestern Ry. in 1891.


St. Louis Brownsville & Mexico Ry.

Opened in 1904, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1956.
(MP after 1880)


St. Louis Decatur & Champaign Ry.

Open 31 Jan 1907, fully subsumed into IT System after 1908.
(Illinois Traction System, qv)


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)


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.
CP&StL after 1895)


St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry.

From St. Louis & Iron Mtn and others on April 11 1874, merged into the Missouri Pacific RR on 1 Jun 1917.
(MP after 1880)


St. Louis Kansas City & Colorado RR

Opened in 1884, part of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. in 1904.
AT&SF (1889-1902)


St. Louis Kansas City & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1872, merged into the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1879.


St. Louis Memphis & Southeastern RR

From a consolidation in 1902, became part of the SLSF in 1905.


St. Louis Peoria & Northern Ry.

From consol. of StL&E+SL&Peoria+No.&So. on 29 Feb 1896, acq. by C&A and split with IC on 1 Dec 1899.


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.


St. Louis San Francisco & Texas RR

From 1901, absorbed by SLSF in 1964.
(see 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)


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)


St. Louis Vandalia & Terre Haute RR

From 1868, became part of 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.


St. Marys RR

From Atlanta Waycross & Northern RR in 1921, .
Psgr. Svc. ended 1950


St. Paul & Duluth RR

From Northern Pacific Ry. in 1877, became part of the Northern Pacific Ry. in 1901.


St. Paul & Pacific RR

Opened in 1862, became the St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry. in 1879.


St. Paul & Sioux City RR

Opened in 1868, became the Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha RR in 1880.


St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry.

From St. Paul & Pacific RR in 1879, became the Great Northern Ry. in 1890.


St. Paul Southern Electric Ry.

Opened in 1915, abandoned in 1933.


St. Petersburg & Gulf Ry.

Opened in 1902, became St. Petersburg Municipal Ry. in 1919.


Salem Electric Ry.

From 1890, one of the earliest abandonments in 1911.


Salem Falls City & Western RR

Opened in 1903, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1915.


Salem RR

From 1896, acquired by the Pittsburg Lisbon & Western in 1902


Salisbury & Albert Ry.

From Salisbury & Harvey Ry., taken over by Canadian Cov't Rys. in 1918 (just before creation of CN).


Salt Lake & Ft. Douglas and Salt Lake & Eastern Rys.

From 1883, became the Utah Central RR in 1890.
(NG)


Salt Lake & Los Angeles RR

Opened in 1893, becam e the Salt Lake Garfield & Western RR in 1916.


Salt Lake & Ogden RR

From Great Salt Lake & Hot Springs RR in 1896, electrified in 1910, became the Bamberger Electric RR in 1917.


Salt Lake & Utah RR

Opened in 1912, became the mostly abandoned in 1946.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1946


Salt Lake City Union Depot

Opened 1909, used by Amtrak until 1999.


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.


Salt Lake Garfield & Western (steam) Ry.

From Salt Lake Garfield & Western (Elec.) Ry. in 1952, .
Psgr. Svc. ended 1958


San Antonio & Aransas Pass Ry.

Opened in 1886, became part of the Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio RR in 1925.
(T&NO 1893-1904 and informally after)


San Antonio Uvalde & Gulf RR

From Crystal City & Uvalde RR in 1912, leased by the New Orleans Texas & Mexico (MP) in 1925.


San Bernadino & Redlands RR

From Southern California Motor Road, leased by SP about 1897.


San Diego & Arizona Eastern Ry.

From San Diego & Arizona Ry. in 1933, became the San Diego & Imperial Valley in 1984.
(SP)Psgr. Svc. ended 1951


San Diego & Arizona Ry.

Opened in 1911, became the San Diego & Arizona Eastern Ry. in 1933.
(SP after 1920)


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.


San Diego & South Eastern Ry.

From San Diego Southern in 1912, became part of the San Diego & Arizona Ry. in 1917.


San Diego Cuyamaca & Eastern RR

Opened in 1890, became the San Diego & Cuyamaca Ry. in 1909.


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 Southern RR

From National City & Otay RR in 1908, became San Diego & Southeastern in 1912.


San Diego Trolley (SDMTS)

From 1981.


San Francisco & Napa Valley RR

From San Francisco Napa & Calistoga Ry. in 1936, converted to bus when Golden Gate Br. opened in 1937.


San Francisco & North Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1876, became the California Northwestern RR in 1898.


San Francisco & North Western Ry.

From a consolidation in 1903, became part of NWP in 1907
(SF)


San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Ry.

From 1895 absorbed by AT&SF in 1903.
(SF)


San Francisco Napa & Calistoga Ry.

From San Francisco Vallejo & Napa Valley Electric RR in 1911, became the San Francisco & Napa Valley RR in 1936.


San Francisco Oakland & San Jose Consolidated Ry.

Opened in 1906, merged into San Francisco-Oakland Terminal Rys. in 1912.


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.


San Francisco-Oakland Terminal Rys.

From San Francisco, Oakland & San Jose Consolidated Ry. in 1912, became Key System in 1923.


San Francisco-Sacramento RR

From Oakland Antioch & Eastern RR in 1920, became part of the Sacramento Northern RR (WP) in 1928.
(WP after 1922)


San Joaquin & Eastern RR

Opened in 1912, abandoned in 1933.


San Jose Ry.

From 1899 consolidation, merged into "San Jose RRs" (SP) in Dec 1909.
San Jose Railroads (SP) after 1909


San Luis Central RR

Opened 1913, operating as of 2009
Psgr. Svc. ended 1937


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.


San Pedro Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR

From Los Angeles Terminal RR in 1901, became the Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR in 1916.


Sandersville RR

From 1893, operating in 2011.


Sandusky & Columbus Short Line Ry.

Opened in 1892, merged into Columbus Sandusky & Hocking RR on 23 Dec 1893.


Sandusky Norwalk & Mansfield Ry.

Opened in 1904, abandoned service in 1921, replaced by Norwalk & Shelby RR doodlebugs from 1922 to 1924.


Sandwich Windsor & Amherstburg Ry. (see Hydro Electric Ry. 1920-34)

From 1887, converted to bus in 1938. Operated by Hydro Electric 1920-1934.
(Detroit United, 1901-20)


Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR

From F&M, P&R, SR in 1908, abandoned in 1935.


Sandy River RR (see Ph&RL)

Opened in 1879, became part of the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes RR in 1908.


Sanford & Cape Porpoise Ry.

Opened in 1899, folded into Atlantic Shore Ry. in 1904.


Sanford & St. Petersburg RR

From Orange Belt RR in 1894, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line RR in 1903.


Santa Fe Central RR

From 1903, became New Mexico Central Ry. in 1908.


Santa Fe Pacific RR

From Atlantic & Pacific RR in 1897, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1903.
(ATSF)


Santa Fe Prescott & Phoenix RR

From 1893, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1911.
(ATSF after 1902)


Saratoga & Encampment Valley RR

From Saratoga & Encampment (from UP 1926), reverted to UP in 1951.


Saratoga Mt. McGregor & Lake George RR

From 1880, became the Mt. McGregor RR in 1889.
(NG)


Savannah Americus & Montgomery Ry.

Opened in 1889, became the Georgia & Alabama RR in 1895.


Savannah & Atlanta Ry.

Opened in 1915, merged into CofGa RR in 1971


Savannah & North-Western Ry.

From the Brinson RR in 1914, acquired by Savannah & Atlanta RR in 1917.


Savannah Florida & Western Ry. (see also Plant System)

From Atlantic & Gulf RR in 1879, DBA as the Plant System in 1890.


Schenectady Ry.

Opened in 1901, converted to bus in 1946.


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.


Schoharie Valley and Middleburgh & Schoharie R.Rs.

From 1867 to 1942.
(D&H after 1908)


Scioto Valley & New England RR

Opened in 1890, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1890.


Scioto Valley RR

Opened in 1875, became the Scioto Valley & New England RR in 1890.


Scioto Valley Ry. & Power Co.

From the Scioto Valley Traction Co. in 1923, became the Ohio Midland Light & Power Co. in 1932.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1930


Scioto Valley Traction Co.

From 1904, became the Scioto Valley Ry. & Power Co. in 1923.


Scotts Run RR

From Morgantown & Wheeling RR in 1924, became part of the Monongahela RR in 1925.
(Monongahela)


Scranton & Binghamton Traction Co.

From Northern Electric St. Ry. in 1910, to Scranton Montrose & Binghamton RR in 1919


Scranton Montrose & Binghamton RR

From Scranton & Binghamton Traction Co. in 1919, abandoned 1931.


Scranton Railway Co.

Frm 1896 consolidation, to Scranton Transit Co. in 1934.


Scranton Transit Co.

From Scranton Ry. Co., converted to bus 1954.


Sea View RR (Providence-Wakefield, RI)

Opened in 1900, abandoned in 1921.


Seaboard & Roanoke RR

Opened in 1846, became part of (operated by) the Seaboard Air Line Ry. in 1900.


Seaboard Air Line (dba of S&R and R&G)

Seaboard & Roanoke + Raleigh Gaston and controlled lines From 1881, became consol. into the Seaboard Air Line Ry. about in 1900.


Seaboard Air Line Ry.

From merger of Seaboard & Roanoke and Raleigh & Gaston in 1900, merged into the Seaboard Coast Line RR in 1967.


Seaboard Coast Line RR

From SAL + ACL in 1967, merged into the Seaboard System in 1980.


Seaboard System

From SCL + L&N in 1982, merged with the CSX Corp. in 1986.


Seattle & International Ry.

From Seattle Lake Shore & Eastern RR in 1896, became part of the Northern Pacific Ry. in 1901.


Seattle-Everett Traction Co.

From 1910, became Pacific Northwest Traction Co. in 1912.


Seattle Lake Shore & Eastern RR

Opened in 1890, became the Seattle & International Ry. in 1896.
(NP 1892-3)


Seattle Municipal Ry.

Built in 1914 separately from Seattle Electric and then took it over in 1919. Renamed Seattle Transit in 1939.


Seattle Transit System

From Seattle Municipal Ry. in 1939, converted to bus or trackless trolley in 1941.


Sebasticook & Moosehead RR

Opened in 1886, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1911.


Sewell Valley RR

Opened 1910, acquired by the C&O in 1927.


Shaker Heights Rapid Transit

From Cleveland Interurban RR in 1944. Overtaken by Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Auty. in 1975.


Sheboygan Ry. & Elec. Co.

From Sheboygan Light Power & Ry. in 1910, became part of the Eastern WisconsinElectric Co. in 1916.


Sheffield & Tionesta Ry.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1946.


Shell Beach RR

Opened in 1883, became the New Orleans & Gulf RR in 1888.


Shenandoah Valley RR

Opened in 1879, became acquired by the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1890.


Shepaug Litchfield & Northern RR

From Shepaug RR in 1887, leased and merged into the New York New Haven & Hartford RR in Jul 1898


Shepaug RR

From reorg of Shepaug Valley RR in 1873, became the Shepaug Litchfield & Northern RR in 1887.


Shepaug Valley RR

Organized in 1868 and opened in 1872, fared badly and reorganized as the Shepaug RR in 1873


Shore Line (see New Haven New London & Stonington)



Shore Line Electric Ry.

Opened in 1910, discontinued service in 1919, partly resumed by the New Haven & Shore Line Ry. in 1923.


Sierra RR

Opened in 1897, .
Psgr. Svc. ended 1939


Silverton Northern RR

Opened in 1895, abandoned in 1942.


Sioux City & Dakota RR

From Dakota Southern RR, absorbed by CM&SP in 1881.


Sioux City & Northern RR

Opened in 1890, became part of the Willmar & Sioux Falls Ry. in 1900.


Sioux City & Pacific RR

Opened in 1867, C&NW took control in 1884 and absorbed it in 1901.
(C&NW after 1884)


Sioux City & Western RR

Opened in 1899, became part of the Willmar & Sioux Falls Ry. (GN) in 1900.


Sioux City O'Neill & Western Ry. (Pacific Short Line)

From Pacific Short Line in 1892, became the Sioux City & Western RR in 1899.


Skagit River RR

From 1933 to 1948.


Skaneateles RR

From 1868, to Skaneateles Short Line in 1941 (abnd. 1981)


Skippack & Perkiomen Transit Co.

From Montgomery County Rapid Transit in 1923, ended on 7 Jun 1925.


Smoky Mountain RR

Opened in 1926, abandoned in 1964.


Somerset Ry.

Opened in 1901, became part of the Maine Central RR in 1911.


Somerset Traction Co.

From 1895 to 1928. (Skowhegan, ME)


Sonora Ry.

Opened in 1882, became consolidated with the Southern Pacific de Mexico in 1912.
(AT&SF owned 1882-1911, leased to SP after 1898, part of West Coast Route (SP) after 1903)


Sonora-Baja California RR

Partly opened in 1940, taken over by NdM in 1984.


Soo Line (1961-1966) RR

Soo Line finally given its dba name in 1961
(CP)


Soo Line (pre-1961 see MStP&SSM)

dba of Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry.


South & Western Ry.

From Ohio River & Charleston Ry. in 1902, became the Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Rr in 1908.


South Bound RR

From 1891, acquired by Florida Central & Peninsular RR in 1894.


South Carolina RR

Opened in 1830, became the South Carolina & Georgia RR in 1894.


South Carolina & Georgia RR

From South Carolina RR in 1894, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1899.


South Carolina & Georgia Extension RR

From Ohio River & Charleston RR (Carolina Section) in 1899, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1902.


South Carolina Western Ry. (see North & South Carolina RR)

Opened in 1911, became part of the Carolina Atlantic & Western Ry. in 1914.


South Florida RR (narrow guage to 1886-91)

Opened in 1880, became part of the Plant System in 1895.
(SF&W after 1883)


South Georgia RR

Opened 1896, merged into Live Oak Perry & S. Ga. in 1972
(GS&F after 1954)


South Haven & Eastern RR

From 1894, became part of the Pere Marquette Ry. in 1903.


South New Orleans Light & Traction Co.

From Algiers Ry. & Lighting Co. in 1917, became the Louisiana Power & Light Co. in 1927.


South Pacific Coast RR

Opened in 1875, became part of the Southern Pacific Lines in 1887.


South Side RR of Log Island

Opened in 1867, became Southern RR of Long Island in 1874 (LI 1876)


Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority (SEMTA)

Formed to operate GTW rail commuter services; ended in 1983.


Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

Created in 1963 to operate Philadelphia area transit services.


South-Eastern RR

From South Eastern Co. Jct. Ry. in 1872, became part of the Canadian Pacific Ry in 1887.
(Passum. 1878-82)


Southern California Motor Road

Built as a dummy line in 1886, leased by the San Bernardino & Redlands RR c1888 and absorbed c1896 before being leased to the SP.
(SB&R after 1887)


Southern California Ry.

From CA Cent. + CA Sou. in 1889, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1904.
(ATSF)


Southern Cambria Ry.

Opened in 1910, abandoned in 1928.


Southern Central RR

Opened in 1867, leased to Lehigh Valley in 1886.
(LV after


Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Co.

From Public Service Co. of Evansville in 1921, abandoned 1933.


Southern Indiana Ry

From Evansville & Richmond RR in 1897, became part of the Chicago Terre Haute & Southeastern RR in 1911.


Southern Kansas Ry.

Opened in 1883, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1886.


Southern Michigan Ry.

Opened in 1905, became part of the Northern indiana Rys. in 1930.


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.


Southern New York Power & Ry.

From Otsego & Herkimer RR in 1916, became the Southern New York Ry. in 1924.


Southern New York Ry.

From Southern New York Power & Ry. Co. in 1924, abandoned in 1940.


Southern Ohio Public Service Co.

From Columbus Newark & Zanesville Ry. in 1925, abandoned in 1929.


Southern Pacific Lines

Opened in 1871, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. on 11 Sep 1996.
(CP 1868-)


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)


Southern Pacific "Red Electric"

From Portland Eugene & Eastern Ry. in 1915, mostly abandoned in 1929.
(part of SP)Psgr. Svc. ended 1929


Southern Pacific RR of Mexico (Sud-Pacifico de Mexico FC )

From Cananea Yaqui River & Pacific in 1909, became the Pacifico (FC del) in 1951.


Southern Public Utilities Co. (Charlotte)



Southern RR of LI

From South Side RR of LI in 1874, acquiered by LIRR in 1876.


Southern Ry.

Brought out of the bankrupt R&D on 18 Jun 18u94, merged into the Norfolk Southern Corp. in 1982.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1Feb1979 (Amtrak)


Southern Ry. Co. in Mississippi

From Georgia Pacific Ry. in 1894, became the Columbus & Greenville Ry. in 1920.
(SOU)


Southern Traction Co.

Opened in 1913, merged with the Texas Electric Ry. in 1916.


Southwest Missouri Rail Road

From a consolidation begun in 1892 and reorganized in 1896, became part of the Northeast Oklahoma Ry. in 1939.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1939


South-Western RR

Opened in 1845, leased by the Central of Georgia RR in 1869.
(Leased by CoGa after 1869)


Spokane & Eastern Ry. & Power Co.

From Spokane & Inland Empire RR 1919, became aprt of the inland Empire RR in 1926.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1927


Spokane & Inland Empire RR

From Coeur d'Alene & Spokane 1906, split into Spokane & Eastern and inland Empire RRs 1919.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1927


Spokane Falls & Northern Ry.

Opened in 1890, became part of the Great Northern Ry. in 1907.
(GN after 1897)


Spokane Interurban Lines

Interurban Guide published in 1914.


Spokane International Ry.

Opened in 1906, became almost completely absorbed the Union Pacific Ry. in 1958.
(CP 1917-41)


Spokane Portland & Seattle Ry.

Opened in 1908, became part of the Burlington Northern Ry. in 1970.


Spokane Union Station RR

Built in 1914, demolished in 1973.


Spokane United Rys.

Consolidated in 1922, converted to bus by 1936.


Springfield Athol & Northeastern RR

From the Athol & Enfield in 1873, to Springfield & NE in 1879 and Boston & Albany in 1880


Springfield Electric Ry.

Opened in 1897, became the Springfield Terminal Ry. (B&M) in 1923.


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1947


Springfield Terminal Ry.

From Springfield Electric RR in 1923, .
(B&M)Psgr. Svc. ended 1947


Springfield Terminal Ry. & Power Co. (see CERA)

From Springfield Troy & Piqua Ry. in 1917, abandoned in 1923.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1947


Star & Crescent Route

Leased by the Southern Pacific Sunset Central Lines in 1885.


Stark Electric RR

Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1937.


Staten Island Rapid Transit Op. Auth.

From Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry. (B&O) in 1971, .
(MTA)


Staten Island Rapid Transit RR

Opened in 1886, became the SIRT "Ry.," (B&O) in 1899.


Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry.

From "RR" in 1899, controlled by B&O; in 1971 operations were split into freight (SIR) and pax (SIRTOA).
(B&O)


Staten Island Ry.

Opened in 1873, became part of the Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry. in 1916.
(SIRT 1884-99)Psgr. Svc. ended x


Staten Island Ry.

From Staten Island Rapid Transit Ry. (B&O) in 1971, .
(1971)


Steubenville East Liverpool & Beaver Valley Traction Co.

From consolidation in 1917, converted to bus 1939.


Steubenville Wellsburg & Weirton Ry. (see PanHandle Traction)

Emerged from Wheeling Traction in 1931, operated until 1936.


Stewartstown RR

Opened in 1885, suspended in 1972, reopened as a tourist line from 1985 to 2004.


Stockton & Copperopolis RR

NG opened in 1871, absorbed by the Central Pacific in 1874.
(NG, Central Pacific)


Stone Harbor RR

Opened in 1921, became part of the Atlantic City RR in 1932.


Stony Clove & Catskill Mountain RR

Narrow guage opened in 1882, became part of the Ulster & Delaware in 1900


Strasburg RR

From 1837, survives as a tourist road.


Stroudsburg Traction Co.

From Stroudsburg Passenger Ry., converted to bus in 1928.


Sud-Pacifico de Mexico FC (see Southern Pacific RR of Mexico)

From Sonora RR in 1897, became the Pacifico (FC del) in 1951.


Sugar Land RR

Opened in 1894, became the leased new Orleans Texas & Mexico Ry. in 1926.


Sullivan County RR

Opened in 1849, owned by Rutland 1871-7, sold to Vermont Valley in 1880.
(Rutland 1871-77, Vermont Valley after 1880)


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, became the Unidos del Sureste (FC) in 1969 and taken over by the FNM in 1982.


Susquehanna & New York RR

Opened in 1902, became part of the Lehigh Valley RR in 1942.


Susquehanna Bloomsurg & Berwick RR

From Central Pennsylvania & Western Ry. in 1902, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1918.
(PRR after 1911)


Syracuse Northern RR

Opened 1870, became part of Rome Watertown & Ogdensburgh in 1875.


Syracuse & South Bay Electric RR (see Trolley Talk)

Opened in 1907, became the Syracuse Northern Electric Ry. in 1917.
(Empire United Rys., 1913-1916)


Syracuse & Suburban RR (see NYSERG)

Opened in 1898, stopped running 24 Oct 1931.


Syracuse Geneva & Corning RR (see Fall Brook Coal)

Opened in 1877, leased by the CC&A dba Fall Brook Ry. on 1 Jul 1892.


Syracuse Lake Shore & Northern RR

From Syracuse Lakeside & Baldwinsville Ry. in 1905, became the Empire United Lines in 1913.


Syracuse Northern Electric Ry.

From Syracuse & South Bay Electric RR in 1917, abandoned on 11 Jul 1932.


Tabor & Northern RR

From 1890, abandoned 1933.


Tacoma & Lake City RR

From Portland & Puget Sound in 1895, abandoned in 1897.


Tacoma Eastern RR

Opened in 1905, leased by the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1909.


Tacoma Ry. & Power Co.

From amalgamation in 1899, became part of the Puget Sound Electric Ry. in 1916.


Tallulah Falls RR

Opened in 1897, abandoned in 1961.


Tama & Toledo RR

Opened in 1894, pax serv. disc 1925 and abnd. in 1954.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1925


Tarentum Brackenridge & Butler RR

From before 1918, converted to bus by 1939


Tarrant County Traction Co.

From Ft. Worth Southern Traction Co. in 1914, abandoned in 1931.


Taunton & Brockton St. Ry.

Opened in 1897, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.
(see Taunton St. Ry.)


Taunton St. Ry.

From an 1872 horsecar line electrified in 1893, acquired by Brockton St. Ry. in 1901.


Tehuantepec National Ry.

From unfinished projects (begun in 1894), in 1907, became part of the National Rys. of Mexico in 1924.


Temiscouata Ry.

Opened in 1889, became part of the Canadian National Ry. about in 1950.


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.


Tennessee Central Ry.

Consolidation in 1902, split into the var. branches in 1968.
(IC and SOU, 1905-08)


Tennessee RR

Opened in 1904, became part of the Southern Ry. in 1973.


Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis RR

From 1899.


Terre Haute & Indianapolis RR (see Vandalia)

From Terre Haute & Richmond in 1866, became part of the Vandalia RR in 1905.


Terre Haute & Logansport RR (see Vandalia)

Split from TH&I in 1898, became part of the Vandalia RR in 1905.


Terre Haute Indianapolis & Eastern RR

Opened in 1907, became part of the Public Service Company of indiana in 1931.


Texas & New Orleans Ry. (dba Star & Crescent to 1881)

Reopened original trackage from 1859-1865 in 1876, leased by the Southern Pacific (Sunset Central Lines) in 1885.Not actually merged in to SP until 1 Nov 1961.
(SP after 1881, leased 1885-95)


Texas & Pacific Ry.

Opened in 1871, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1976.
(MP after 1924)


Texas & St. Louis RR

Opened in 1879, became the St. Louis Arkansas & Texas RR in 1886.


Texas Central RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Missouri Kansas & Texas RR/Ry. in 1913.


Texas Electric Ry.

From TT + So.Tr. in 1916, abandoned in 1948.


Texas Interurban RR

Opened in 1923, abandoned in 1931.


Texas Mexican RR

Opened in 1881, .
(NRCM, NdM 1903-97, KCS 1997-)


Texas Midland RR

Opened in 1893, became part of the Texas & New Orleans RR (SP) in 1928.


Texas Oklahoma & Eastern RR (see DeQueen & Eastern RR)

Opened in 1910, operating as of 2004.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1948


Texas State RR

From 1897, pert of Texas & New Orleans in 1921.


Texas Traction Co.

Opened in 1908, merged with the Texas Electric Ry. in 1916.


Texas Trunk RR

Opened in 1879, merged into T&NO on 25 Nov 1899.


Tidewater Southern Ry.

Opened in 1912, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1987.
(WP after 1917)Psgr. Svc. ended 1932


Tiffin Fostoria & Eastern Electric Ry.

From Tiffin & Interurban in 1898, became the Tiffin & Fostoria in 1923.


Tijuana & Tecate Ry. (see San Diego & Arizona)

Opened in 1919, 1970.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1951


Toledo & Chicago Interurban Ry.

Opened in 1907, became reorganized as the Fort Wayne & Northwestern RR in 1913.


Toledo & Indiana RR

From Toledo & Indian Traction Co. in 1911, abandoned in 1939.


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)


Toledo & Ohio Central Extension RR

From Marietta Columbus & Northern RR in 1889, became the Marietta Columbus & Cleveland RR. in 1900.


Toledo & Ohio Central RR

From Ohio Central RR in 1885, became part of the New York Central RR in 1922.
(HV 1904-9, LSMS/NYC 1910-22)1


Toledo & Western RR/Ry.

Opened in 1901, split into short switching lines in 1935.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1933


Toledo Ann Arbor & Northern Michigan RR

Opened in 1884, became the Ann Arbor RR in 1896.


Toledo Bowling Green & Southern Traction Co.

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.


Toledo Cincinnati & St. Louis RR

From Toledo Delphos & Burlington on 1 Apr 1882, CN merged 30 May 1983, completed June 1883, receiver appointed 1 August 1883, then barely operated until conversion to standard Toledo St. L. & K.C. on 26 June 1887.
(NG)


Toledo Columbus & Cincinnati RR

From Toledo Columbus & Southern RR in 1889, became part of the Toledo & Ohio Central RR in 1892.


Toledo Fostoria & Findlay Ry. (see also Lima Route)

Opened in 1901, abandoned in 1930.


Toledo Peoria & Warsaw RR

Opened in 1864, became part of the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1880.


Toledo Peoria & Western Ry.

From Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1885, became part of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. in 1986.


Toledo Port Clinton & Lakeside RR

From1904, absorbed by the Northwestern Ohio R&P Co. in 1912.


Toledo St. Louis & Kansas City Ry.

From Toledo Cincinnati & St. Louis RR in 1886, reopened standard guage 26 Jun 1887, became the Tol. St. L. & Western in 1900.


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.


Toledo Wabash & Western Ry.

Opened in 1865, became the Wabash Ry. in 1877.


Tombigbee Valley RR

From Tombigbee Northern RR in 1904, connected to the AT&N inJune, 1912 and absorbed by 1913.


Tonopah RR

Opened 1903, merged into Tonopah and Goldfield RR in 1905.
(NG to 1904)


Tonopah & Goldfield RR

From Tonopah RR and Goldfield RR in 1905, abandoned in 1946.


Tonopah & Tidewater Co./RR

From consolidation of T&T Ry. and Bullfrog Goldfield in 1908, abandoned in 1942.


Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Ry.

Opened in 1895, psgr, operations assumed by VIA in 1978.
(CP after 1977)


Toronto Suburban Street Ry.

Opened in 1894, became the Toronto Suburban Ry. in 1911.


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.


Torrington & Winchester St. Ry.

Opened 1 Jul 1897, taken over by the Consolidated Co. in 1906
(Consolidated Co. after 1906)


Transcontinental Ry. (National Trancontinental Ry.)

Opened in 1913, when the GTP failed to take it over, it was turned over to Canadian Government Rys. on 1 May 1915.


Trans-Florida Central RR

Opened in 1927, abandoned in 1952.


Transport of New Jersey RR

From Public Service Coord. Transport in 1971, to New Jersey Transit Corp. in 1980.


Trenton & New Brunswick RR

Opened 1902, bankrupt 1908, reorg with New Jersey Short Line as Elizabeth & Trenton in 1910.


Trenton Bristol & Philadelphia RR

From 1897 to 1933.


Trenton-Princeton Traction Co.

From NJ & Penn. Traction 1922, service disc. 1940.
(RDG)


Trenton Street RR

!898 consolidation, taken over by Trenton Transit Co. in 1929 which converted to bus by 1934.


Trolley Talk (NY) (RS&EandBL&RandA&SEandSL&NandA&NandS&SBandN&M)

1911 New York guide.


Tri-City Traction Co. (WV)

fFrom Princeton Power Co. inn1928, converted to bus by 1947.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1947


Tri-State Ry. & Electric Co.

From East Liverpool & Wellsville St. Ry. in 1911, became the Steubenville East Liverpool & Beaver Valley Tr. Co. in 1917.


Trolley Topics (OH) (Tri-StateandY&ORandY&SandStarkandWTrandBVTandNewellandWB&W)

1912 Regional Guide (WV Pan Handle area)


Trinity & Brazos Valley Ry.

Opened in 1903, became the Burlington-Rock Island RR in 1930.
(C&S 1905-1914)


Triple Cities Traction Co.

From Binghamton Ry. in 1929, converted (early) to bus in 1932. Became Broome Co. Transit in 1968.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1932


Troy & Boston RR (see also Hoosac Tunnel Route)

Opened 10 March 1852, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1887.


Troy & Greenfield RR (see Vt. & Mass. RR)

Opened in 1859, leased by the Vermont & Massachusetts RR in 1868.


Troy & New England Ry.

Opened in 1895, abandoned about in 1904.


Tuckerton RR

Opened in 1871, became the Southern New Jersey RR in 1936.


Tucson Cornelia & Gila Bend RR

From 1916 to 1985.


Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (Twin City Lines)

consol. in 1891, coverted to bus in 1954.


Ty-Ty Route (through route: SF&W-B&W-CoG-W&A-CS)

A through car route sponsored by the Brunswick & Western.


Uintah RR

Opened in 1904, abandoned in 1939.


Ulster & Delaware RR

Opened in 1875, became part of the New York Central RR in 1932.


Unadilla Valley RR

Opened in 1893, abandoned in 1960.


Unidos de la Habana (FC)

Consolidation of Havana Rys. in 1889, taken over by FC Nacionales in 1959.


Unidos del Sureste (FC)

From UdeYuc + Sureste in 1969, absorbed by the NdeM in 1977.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1997


Unidos de Yucatan (FC)

Opened in 1902, merged into the Unidos del Sureste (FC) in 1969.


Union Electric (KS) Ry.

From Union Traction Co. (Kansas) in 1937, abandoned in 1948.


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.


Union Pacific Ry./RR

Opened in 1864, .


Union St. Ry. (MA)

From 1887, convcerted to bus in 1946.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1946


Union Traction Co. (Kansas)

Opened in 1907, became the Union Electric (KS) Ry. in 1937.


Union Traction Co. (Philadelphia)

From merger of three car lines in 1895, leased by the the Phila. Rapid Transit Co. in 1902.


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)


Union Transportation Co. (NJ)

Formed to operate the Pemberton & Hightstown (1868) in 1888, suspended operations in 1977.
(PRR, PC)Psgr. Svc. ended 1931


United Electric Rys. (RI)



United Rys. & Electric Co. of Baltimore

Conslidation in 1900, became Baltimore Transit Co. in 1935.


United Rys. (see SP&S)

Opened 1909, de-electrified in 1923, absorbed by SP&S in 1944.
(SP&S)Psgr. Svc. ended 1934


United Rys. of New Jersey (see New York & Philadelphia RR Line)

Merger of Camden & Amboy and NJRR in 1867, folded into PRR in 1971.


United Rys. of Northern New England (BC&M&WMandPandSJLCandOLCandSEandQMOO)

Brief marketing assn. in 1881.


United Rys. Co. of St. Louis

From St. Louis Transit Co. in 1907, reorganized into the St. Louis Public Service Co. in 1927.


United Suburban Ry. (MI)

Leased the Holland Div. of Michigan Rys. in 1926, lasted until 1932.


United States Railway Administration (also see individual RR units 1918-1920)

From WWI Government takeover in 1918, 1920.


United Traction (Albany)

From consolidation in 1899, converted to bus in 1946.
(D&H after 1906)


Utah & Nevada RR

From consolidation in 1881, became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1889.


Utah Central Ry.

From Salt Lake & Ft. Douglas and Salt Lake & Eastern Rys.; taken over by RGW and converted to standard guage in 1900.
(NG to 1900)


Utah Idaho Central RR

From Ogden Logan & Idaho Ry. in 1918, abandoned in 1947.


Utah Light & Ry.

From Consolidated Ry. & Power in 1904, became Utah Lt. & Traction in 1914.


Utah Light & Traction

From Utah Lt. & Ry. in 1914, converted to bus by 1946.


Utica & Black River RR

From Black River & Utica RR in 1861, became part of the Rome Watertown & Ogdensburg RR in 1886.


Utica & Mohawk Valley Ry.

Opened in 1902, abandoned in 1938.


Utica Ithaca & Elmira Ry.

Opened in 1871, became the Elmira Corning & Northern RR in 1884.


Valdosta Moultrie & Western RR (Ry after 1917)

From 1911, abandoned 1921. Part of Hampton Springs Route.


Vallejo Benicia & Napa Valley RR

From 1905, became the San Francisco Vallejo & Napa Valley Electric RR in 1906.


Valley & Siletz RR

Opened in 1914, became the Willamette Valley RR in 1985.


Valley RR (Pa)

From 1905 to 1952.


Valley River RR

From 1907 to 1931.
(NG)


Valley Ry.

Opened in 1878, became the Cleveland Terminal & Valley RR in 1895.


Vandalia Line (L&T and TH&L and TH&I)

Became reorganized into the Vandalia RR (PCCSL) in 1905.


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)


Ventura County Ry.

From Bakersfield & Ventura RR in June, 1911, still operating as of 2007.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1926


Vera Cruz & Pacific RR

Began opening in 1899, became the Vera Cruz to Isthmus in 1908.


Vera Cruz to Isthmus RR

From Vera Cruz & Pacific RR in 1908, became part of the Nat'l Rys.of Mexico in 1910.


Vermont & Massachusetts RR

Opened in 1847, became part of the Fitchburg RR in 1873.


Vermont Central RR

From 1848, became the Central Vermont Ry. in 1835.


Vermont Ry.

From the Rutland 1964. Operating 2010.


Vermont Valley RR

Opened in 1851, leased by the Rutland in1871, then the Connecticut River RR in 1877 (but operated by the B&M).
(Rutland 1871-77, then B&M/Conn. River)


VIA Rail Canada

Took over all Canadian passenger operations in 1977, .


Vicksburg & Meridian RR

From Southern RR of Miss. in 1867, became the Alabama & Vicksburg Ry. in 1889.


Vicksburg Shreveport & Pacific RR

Opened in 1879, became part of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR in 1926.
(dba Queen & Crescent Route to 1916)


Virginia & Carolina Southern RR

From 1908, merged into SCL in 1968.


Virginia & Southwestern Ry.

Consolidation in 1899, absorbed by Southern Ry. in 1916.


Virginia & Truckee RR

Opened in 1872, abandoned in 1950.


Virginia Central Ry.

From Orange & Fredericksburg (NG) in 1927, main line abandoned in 1938 but switching continued until 1984.


Virginia Electric & Power Company

From Virginia Ry. & Power Co. in 1925, converted to bus in1949 (Richmond, Norfolk earlier))


Virginia Midland Ry.

From Wash. City, Va. Mid. & Gt. Sou. in 1881, leased by the Richmond & Danville RR in 1886.
(R&D after 1886)


Virginia Tennessee & Georgia Air Line

From SV+N&W+ETV&G in 1882, disbanded as parts went different ways in 1890.


Virginian Ry.

Opened in 1907, became part of the Norfolk & Western Ry. in 1959.


Wabash Ry. (1877)

From Toledo Wabash & Western Ry. in 1877, merged into the Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. in 1879.


Wabash Ry. (1887)

Spun off from bankrupt Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. from March 1887, emerged as the Wabash RR in May,1889.


Wabash RR

Emerged from Wabash Western receivership and rejoined with Wabash RY, in 1889. Leased by Norfolk & Western in 1964


Wabash Chester & Western RR

Successor to Iron Mtn. Chester & Eastern RR in 1878, became part of the Missouri Pacific Lines in 1928.


Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Ry.

Opened in 1904, became the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Ry. in 1917.
(WAB to 1913)


Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry.

From TW&W + TP&W + StLKC&N in 1879, entered receivership as the Wabash Western in April, 1887, lines spun off as the Wab.RY.,, Cairo V&C Line, TP&W, K&W, O&StL.


Wabash Western Ry.

Formed to acquire part of the bankrupt WStL&P on 1 Apr 1887, split into the reformed Wab. RR and Om. & St. L. Ry. on 29 Jul 1889.


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.


Willmar & Sioux Falls Ry.

Opened in 1900, became the split up GN, CBQ in 1907.
(GN)


Washington & Great Falls Ry. & Power Co.

From 1913, service ended 1921.


Washington & Old Dominion Ry.

From Great Falls & Old Dominion in 1912, leased by the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. in 1956.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1951


Washington Alexandria & Mount Vernon RR

From Arlington & Fairfax Psgr. RR. in 1892, consol. into Washington & Virginia Ry. in 1912.


Washington Alexandria & Mount Vernon RR (2)

From Washington-Virginia Ry. in 1927, abandoned1932.


Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro)

Created to build the Metro train system (1969)


Washington Baltimore & Annapolis Electric RR

Opened in 1908, in 1935, Baltimore line became the Baltimore & Annapolis RR.


Washington City Virginia Midland & Great Southern RR

From Orange, Alexandria & Manassas Gap in 1872, Became Virginia Midland in Feb 1881.


Washington County RR

Opened in 1898, reorganized under the Maine Central as W. Co. Ry. on 18 Dec. 1903.


Washington County Ry.

Opened in 1903 reorg. of W.Co. RR, opened in 1899, absorbed by the Maine Central in 1911.
(MeC)


Washington Railway & Electric System

From consolidation in 1902, merged into Capital Transit Co. in 1933.


Washington Southern RR

From Alexandria & Fedricksburg + Alexandria & Washington in 1890, became part of the Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac RR in 1920.
(PW&B 1891-1901)


Washington Water Power Co.

Opened in 1905, abandoned in 1921.


Washington-Sunset Route

SP-L&N-WPR-SOU Through Car Line lasted beyond 1940.
(SP-SOU Through Car Line)


Washington-Virginia Ry.

From Washington Alexandria & Mount Vernon RR in 1912, split into the WA&MV and A&FE in 1927.


Waterbury & Milldale Tramway Co.

Opened in 1913, abandoned after service cut to Frost Rd., on 29 Oct, 1933.


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.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1958


Waterville & Oakland St. Ry.

From 3 Jul1903, became Waterville Fairfield & Oakland Ry. in 1911.


Wellsburg Bethany & Washington Ry.

Opened in 1908, abandoned in 1926.


Wellsville & Buffalo RR

From Buffalo & Susquehanna RR in 1915, abandoned in 1916.


West Chester Street Ry

Opened in 1891, part of Chester Valley Lines in 1923.


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)


West End Traction Co.

Subsidiary of the Penn Ohio Electric Co. emerged in 1932, ended on 10 Mar 1939.


West Jersey RR

Opened in 1857, became part of the West Jersey & Seashore RR in 1896.


West Jersey & Seashore RR

PRR sponsored consol. of West Jersey RR + Camden & Atlantic RR in 1896, fully owned by PRR in 1930, then merged into Penn-Reading Seashore Lines in 1933.
(PRR)


West New Orleans Light & Traction Co.

From New Orleans & Western Ry. in 1917, became part of the Louisiana Power & Light Co. in 1927.


West Penn Rys.

Opened in 1904, converted to bus in 1952.


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)


West Shore RR Division of NYC

From West Shore RR in 1914, .


West Side Belt RR

Opened in 1897, became part of the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Ry. in 1921.
(WPT after 1906)


West Virginia Central & Pittsburgh RR

Opened in 1881, became part of the Western Maryland RR in 1905.


West Wisconsin RR

Opened 1868, became part of Chicago St. Paul & Minneapolis RR in 1878.


Western & Atlantic RR

Opened in 1842, leased by the Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Ry. in 1890.
(NC&SL after 1890)


Western Maryland RR

Opened in 1858, became part of the Chessie System in 1973.
(C&O after 1964)Psgr. Svc. ended 1959


Western New York & Pennsylvania RR

Reorg. of Buffalo New York & Philadelphia in 1887, leased by the PRR in 1895.


Western New York & Pennsylvania Ry.

From RR of same name in 1895, became part of the Pennsylvania RR in 1900.
(Pa. Co. after 1900)


Western New York & Pennsylvania Traction Co.

From consolidation of local lines in 1906, became the Olean Bradford & Salamanca Ry. in 1921.


Western North Carolina RR

Opened in 1857, became part of Richmond & Danville RR in 1886.


Western Ohio Ry.

Opened in 1902, became the Western Ohio Ry. & Power Co. (see also Lima Route) in 1928.


Western Ohio Ry. & Power Corp. (see Lima Route)

From Western Ohio Ry. in 1926, abandoned in 1932.


Western Pacific RR

Opened in 1909 (passenger: 1910), became part of the Union Pacific Ry. in 1984.
(see also D&RG, D&RGW) (D&RG 1906-16)


Western RR (Mass) (see Boston & Worcester RR)

Opened in 1839, consol. with the B&W into the Boston & Albany RR in 1867.


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)


Wharton & Northern RR

From Morris Co. RR in 1905, absorbed and then abandoned by Conrail in 1976.
(CNJ after 1930)


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)Psgr. Svc. ended 17-Jul-38


Wheeling Traction Co.

Opened in 1896, consolidated many area lines but went bankrupt in 1931; became the Cooperative Transit Co. in 1933.


White Deer & Loganton RR

From 1906, abandoned on 30 Jun 1916.
(NG)


White Pass & Yukon Route

Opened in 1899, survives as a tourist line..


White & Black River RR

Opened in 1890, became part of the Choctaw Oklahoma & Gulf RR in 1900.


White River RR

From White River Valley RR in 1902, abandoned in 1934.


White River Valley RR

Opened in 1900, became the White River RR in 1902.


White Sulphur Springs & Yellowstone Park RR

Opened in 1911, abandoned in 1980.


Wichita Falls & Northwestern RR

From 1907, absorbed by Missouri-Kansas-Texas in 1923.
(MK&T after 1912)


Wichita Northwestern RR

From Anthony & Northern in 1919, abandoned 1941.


Wichita Valley RR

From 1890, finally merged into Fort Worth & Denver in 1952.
(C&S,CB&Q from 1907)


Wilkes-Barre Ry.

From W-B & Wyoming Valley Ry. before 1924, converted to trackeless trolley and became W-B Transit in 1947.


Wilkes-Barre & Eastern RR

From 1893, absorbed by NYS&W in 1939.
(NYS&W)


Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton RR

Opened in 1903, abandoned in 1933.


Willamette Valley Southern RR

Opened in 1915, pax service ended 1933 and abandoned in 1938.
PEPCO


Williamsport & North Branch RR/Ry.

Opened in 1882, abandoned in 1938.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1927


Willimantic Traction Co.

Opened in 1901, became part of the Connecticut Co. in 1905.


Wilmington & Northern RR

From Wilmington & Reading RR in 1877, became part of the Philadelphia & Reading RR in 1900.


Wilmington & Weldon RR

Opened in 1855, became the Atlantic Coast Line Assn. in 1887.


Wilmington Columbia & Augusta RR

Opened in 1870, became the Wilmington & Weldon RR in 1885.


Wilmington New Bern & Norfolk RR

Opened in 1893, became part of the Atlantic Coast Line Assn. in 1897.


Winchester & Western RR

From (Winchester & Wardensviile 1929-41) in 1918, .


Windsor & Annapolis Ry.

Became the Dominion Atlantic Ry. about in 1985.


Windsor Essex & Lake Shore Rapid Railway

From 1907, suspended in 1932.


Winnipeg Electric Ry. or Co.

From Wpg Electric Street Ry. in 1904, to Greater Wpg Transit Co. in 1953.


Winona & Southwestern RR

From 1888, became the Winona & Western in 1894.


Winona Interurban Ry.

Opened in 1904, became the Winona Service Co. in 1918.


Winona Service Co.

From Winona Interurban Ry. in 1918, became the Winona RR (elec.) in 1926.


Winona RR (elec.)

From Winona Service Co. in 1926, became the Winona RR (steam) in 1938.


Winona RR (steam)

From Winona RR (elec) in 1938, abandoned in 1952.


Winston-Salem Southbound Ry.

Opened in 1910, became integrated with both owners' operations in 1967.
(N&W/ACL)


Wiscasset & Quebec RR

Opened in 1895, became the Wiscasset & Quebec RR in 1901.


Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Ry.

From Wiscasset & Quebec RR in 1901, abandoned in 1935.


Wisconsin & Northern RR

From Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. in 1907, became part of the Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie (Soo Line) Ry. in 1921.


Wisconsin Central RR

From leasing the WC and new construction north of Neenah in 1874, reorganized as a Ry. in 1899.
(NP 1891-3)


Wisconsin Central Ry.

Reorganized From the RR of the same name in 1899, merged into the Soo Line RR in 1961 after having been leased by the MSPSSM in 1909.
(MSP&SSM after 1909)


Wisconsin Power & Light Co.

From Eastern Wisconsin Electric Co. in 1924, abandoned in 1938.


Wisconsin Public Service Corp.

From Green Bay Traction Co. in 1911, abandoned in 1928.


Wood River Branch RR

Opened in 1874, abandoned in 1947.
(NYNHH 1905-1937)


Woodstock Ry.

Opened in 1868, abandoned in 1933.


Worcester & Nashua RR

Opened 1848, became Worcester Nashua & Rochester RR on 1 Dec 1883.


Worcester Nashua & Rochester RR

From Worcester & Nashua RR on 1 Dec 1883, leased by the Boston & Maine RR on 1 Jan 1886.
(B&M 1886-)


Worcester St. Ry.

From Worcester Consol.St. Ry., conv. to bus in 1945.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1945


Wrightsville & Tennille RR

From 1874, part of CofGa in 1971.


Wyoming Ry.

Opened in 1914, abandoned 1952.


Wyoming North & South RR

Opened in 1923, became the North & South RR (to 1935) in 1925.


Yakima Valley Transportation Co.

Opened in 1907, abandoned in 1985.
(UP)Psgr. Svc. ended 1935, with local car service till 1946


Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR

From a non-operating sub. of the IC that took over the Louisville New Orleans & Texas Ry. in 1892, not absorbed by the IC until 1946.
(IC)


York Harbor & Beach RR

Opened in 1887, abandoned in 1927.
(B&M)


York Rys.

Interurban lines opened in 1901, converted to bus in 1939.


York Utilities RR

From Atlantic Shore Line Ry. in 1922, all service ended by 1947.


Yosemite Valley RR

Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1945.


Youngstown & Ohio River RR

Opened in 1906, abandoned in 1931.


Youngstown & Sharon St. Ry. (Republic Ry. & Light) (see CERA)

From Mahoning & Shenango Ry. & Light Co. in 1911, became the Penn-Ohio Electric Co. in 1920.


Youngstown & Southern Ry.

Opened in 1904, became the Youngstown & Suburban RR in 1916.


Youngstown & Suburban RR

From Youngstown & Southern Ry. in 1916, became the Youngstown & Southern RR between 1944 and 1948.


Youngstown & Southern RR

From Youngstown & Suburban 1944, became the Youngstown & Suburban RR againin 1948.
Psgr. Svc. ended 1948


Yreka RR

From 1893, became the Yreka Western in 1935.


Yreka Western RR

From Yreka RR in 1935.


Zanesville & Western Ry.

From part of Columbus Sandusky & Hocking RR in 1902, became part of the New York Central RR in 1922.
(T&OC 1904-22)