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guide to the Illinois Central Railroad lands

Illinois Central Railroad Company.

guide to the Illinois Central Railroad lands

the Illinois Central Railroad Company, offer for sale over 1,400,000 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 state of Illinois.

by Illinois Central Railroad Company.

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Published by Illinois Central Railroad Office in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad land grants -- Illinois.,
    • Illinois -- Description and travel.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF545 .I271
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL178509M
      LC Control Numbera 22001684
      OCLC/WorldCa25785422

        The Illinois Central Railroad (ICRR) operated approximately miles of mainline track throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, stretching from the Mississippi River to the central part of the state. In addition to Louisville, the state's largest city, the ICRR also served dozens of small :   Founded in , the Illinois Central was the first land grant railroad in the United States. Its unique north-south route handled 30 percent of all war material, supplies, and troops to Civil War battlegrounds in the South. This book features the locomotives, depots, and memorabilia of the "Mainline of Mid-America", dating from to Brand: Enthusiast Books.

        Later, as United States Senator, he urged the passage of a bill granting 2,, acres of public lands to the Illinois Central Railroad Company. Stephen A. Douglas, as Representative and as Senator, also championed the proposition, and the outcome of the agitation was the incorporation of the Illinois Central Railroad Company, under a special. Sectional maps showing the location of over 2,, acres selected farming and wood lands in the state of Illinois belonging to and offered for sale by the Illinois central railroad company, with the line of its railroad and all other intersecting railroads correctly laid down.

      The Supreme Court decision in Illinois Central Railroad v. Illinois, U.S. (), reaffirmed that each state in its sovereign capacity holds permanent title to all submerged lands within its borders and holds these lands in public trust. This is a foundational case for the public trust Supreme Court held a four to three split decision that the State of Illinois did not Citations: U.S. (more)13 ; 36 L. . The Illinois Central Railroad (reporting mark IC), sometimes called the Main Line of Mid-America, was a railroad in the central United States, with its primary routes connecting Chicago, Illinois, with New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama.A line also connected Chicago with Sioux City, Iowa (). There was a significant branch to Omaha, Nebraska (), west of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and.


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GUIDE TO THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL ARCHIVES IN THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY Compiled by. Carolyn Curtis Mohr. THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Copyright by The Newberry Library Chicago. INTRODUCTION. In July,the Illinois Central Railroad deposited in the Newberry Library the bulk of its central office papers from February,the date of its Cited by: 4.

In John W. Amerman's book entitled The Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2, Acres Selected Farming and Wood Land (New York, ) appears an "Outline map of Illinois" which emphasizes the Illinois Central Railroad by a heavy black line, with stations placed evenly along the line to give the illusion of proximity of towns along the lines.

This practice of. 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 state of Illinois.

The Illinois Central Railroad Company Offers for Sale Over 1, Acres Selected Farming and Wood Lands, in Tracts of Forty Acres and by Illinois Central Railroad Company General Books. A guide to the Illinois Central Railroad lands: the Illinois Central Railroad Company, offer for sale over 1, 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 state of : Illinois Central Railroad Company.

Guide to the Illinois central railroad lands () - 72 pages; This is our railroad: the Illinois Central family book () - 44 pages; History of the Illinois central railroad to () - Brownson, Howard G.

(Howard Gray) - pagesSeller Rating: % positive. 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.

U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in and incorporated in miles opened for traffic in First railroad to receive lands granted by the passage of the "Illinois Central Land Grant Bill.".

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.

Records of the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad and its predecessor and subsidiary companies, consisting primarily of Rules and Regulations books, Schedules of Wages for various crafts, technical manuals for car builders, and agreements with various unions representing its employees.

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Full information on all points, together with maps, showing the exact location of Lands, will be furnished on application, in person or by letter, to LAND COMMISSIONER, Illinois Central R. Co., Chicago, Illinois. 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.

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Illinois Central Railroad receives the first federal land grant for rail construction. The first state fair is held at Springfield. General Assembly enacts legislation to prevent free blacks from settling in the state.

General Assembly adopts a free public school system. 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 state of Illinois by Illinois Central Railroad Company ().A very rare pamphlet entitled "Guide to the Illinois Central Railroad Lands" published in by the Land Department "opposite the Great Central Depot." It describes soil, climate, products, prices and inducements to settlers, and prints a list of stations and very complete descriptions of the towns and villages in our territory.