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History of the Illinois Central Railroad

John F. Stover

History of the Illinois Central Railroad

by John F. Stover

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illinois Central Railroad Company

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn F. Stover.
    SeriesRailroads of America, Railroads of America (Macmillan)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 575 p. :
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23252797M
    ISBN 10002614980X
    OCLC/WorldCa1091703

    LOCOMOTIVE DIAGRAMS Courtesy Allen Stanley, Railroad Data Exchange. Page 1 - COVER Page 2 - INDEX Page 3 - INDEX Page 4 - INDEX Page 5 - INDEX Page 6 - INDEX Page 7 - INDEX Page 8 - INDEX Page 9 - INDEX Page 10 - INDEX Page 11 - . Our City’s History. Founding a New City Champaign was founded in , when the Illinois Central Railroad placed its tracks two miles west of downtown Urbana. Originally called “West Urbana”, it was renamed “Champaign” when it acquired a city charter in Both the city and county name were derived from Champaign County, Ohio.

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    : Illinois Central Railroad (MBI Railroad Color History) () by Murray, Tom and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.3/5(1). Illinois Central Railroad Company: A guide to the Illinois central railroad lands: the Illinois central railroad company, offer for sale over 1,,00 acres of selected prairie and wood lands, in tracts of forty acres and upwards, suitable for farms, on long credits and low prices, situated on each side of their railroad, extending through the.


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History of the Illinois Central Railroad by John F. Stover Download PDF EPUB FB2

This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of the "Main Line of Mid-America"-the railroad that brought us engineer Luther "Casey" Jones-looks at Illinois Central's motive power and rolling stock, its good old reliable passenger service and crack freight operations, and its most interesting routes/5(6).

"History of the Illinois Central Railroad," by John F. Stover, Railroads of America series, Macmillan, New York, This page tome covers the history of the Illinois Central Railroad from its founding to the merger with Gulf Mobile and Ohio to form the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad.

The book is part of the Macmillan Railroads of America Cited by: Illinois Central Railroad Company has 59 books on Goodreads with 5 ratings.

Illinois Central Railroad Company’s most popular book is History of the Illin. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stover, John F.

History of the Illinois Central Railroad. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type. History of the Illinois Central Railroad Company and representative employes; a history of the growth and development of one of the leading arteries of transportation in the United States, from inception to its present mammoth proportions, together with the biographies of many of the men who have been and are identified with the varied interests of the Illinois Central RailroadPages: History of the Illinois Central Railroad Company and Representative Employes: A History of the Growth and Development of One of the Leading Arteries of Transportation in the United States, from Inception to Its Present Mammoth Proportions, Together with the Biographies of Many of the Men who Have Been and are Identified with the Varied Interests of the Illinois Central RailroadReviews: 1.

Illinois Central Railroad (IC), former U.S. railroad founded in that expanded service from Illinois to much of the Midwest before merging with the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) in With its charter inthe Illinois Central Railroad was the first of many railroads to receive a grant of land upon completion of its line.

In the early ’s at Aulon Tower looking west. Note Illinois Central Railroad crossing. Triple tracks were belonged to NC&STL Railway. Photo by John P. Barriger III National Railroad Library. The Illinois Terminal Railroad Company (reporting marks "ITC"), known as the Illinois Traction System untilwas a heavy duty interurban electric railroad with extensive passenger and freight business in central and southern Illinois from to When Depression era Illinois Traction was in financial distress and had to reorganize, the Illinois Terminal name was adopted to reflect Track gauge: 4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in (1, mm) standard gauge.

History of the Illinois Central Railroad. John F. Stover. Macmillan, - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Stover is a professor emeritus of history at Purdue University. Bibliographic information.

Title. In the s, Illinois began a program of internal improvements to open its prairie to agriculture and settlement. It was a failure, but in the state chartered the Illinois Central Railroad (IC) and selected a consortium of Eastern capitalists to construct and own the l land grants of nearly 2, acres provided the economic incentive; the initial investment of $ COVID Resources.

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In July,the Illinois Central Railroad deposited in the Newberry Library the bulk of its central office papers from February,the date of its charter, to November,the end of the presidency of Stuyvesant Fish.

The deposit,Cited by: 4. History, Mystery and Hauntings of Southern Illinois. pull straight from the case files of the Little Egypt Ghost Society led by founder Bruce Cline. The book covers their investigations and research of the supernatural through the region.

This expanded and revised edition combines the first three volumes of Bruce's books into one. The Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society, Inc.(ICHS), is dedicated to preserving historical and educational information about the Illinois Central Railroad and the many predecessor railroads that have been part of the IC system.

The society is an independent not-for profit (c)(3) Illinois corporation. History of the Illinois Central Railroad (Book): Stover, John F. The Illinois Springfield Watch Company was organized in primarily through the efforts of J. Adams. The first company Directors were J.

Stuart, W. Miller, John Williams, John W. Bunn, George Black and George Passfield. John Stuart was a Springfield lawyer and former partner of Abraham Lincoln. John Williams was president of the. This book depicts many of the accidents that have taken place along the Illinois Central through the years.

The photographs are drawn from numerous sources, including the railroad's own photographers, amateur photographers, and photography studios. Illinois Central Railroad Scrapbook. 6, likes 1, talking about this. Over the past 25 years I've collected countless photos of IC/ICG locomotives, cars, and buildings, and will share some on Followers: K.

The railroad was an even more significant factor in the growth and development of the town. The first Illinois Central Railroad locomotive chugged into Clinton in ; by the end of the decade, it had transformed the town – both socially and economically – From a.

Title Illinois Central Railroad Coverage-Year Description Pamphlet about the Illinois Central Railroad lands that were for sale in Illinois incontains a description of the lands, advantages of settling in Illinois, various letters in regard to soil, etc., extracts from "A Glance at Illinois", and information about the towns along the railroad.Full text of "History of the Illinois Central Railroad Company and representative employes; a history of the growth and development of one of the leading arteries of transportation in the United States, from inception to its present mammoth proportions, together with the biographies of many of the men who have been and are identified with the varied interests of the Illinois Central Railroad".IC Inventory of the Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives,bulk bulk IC Finding aid prepared by Carolyn Curtis Mohr / Alison Hinderliter The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts 60 West Walton Street Chicago, Illinois, © This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit T Illinois Central Railroad Company.