Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Print
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Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Map as of 1850

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Galena & Chicago Union Railroad

REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

NI

IL

1836

1848

N

REGION
NAME
MEANING OF THE VARIOUS ENTRIES IN THE TABLE

NE

NEW ENGLAND

BEGAN OP = YEAR OPERATIONS BEGAN IF KNOWN

MA

MID-ATLANTIC

GAUGE1 = ORIGINAL GAUGE IF NOT STANDARD

SA

SOUTH-ATLANTIC

GAUGEYR = YEAR GAUGE CHANGED IF KNOWN

GC

GULF COAST

GAUGE2 = SECOND GAUGE IF ANY AND NOT STANDARD

SI

SOUTHERN INTERIOR

LOCAL = "L" FOR LOCAL, "R" FOR REGIONAL

NI

NORTHERN INTERIOR

ABANDONED = "Y" FOR YES, "N" FOR NO

PC

PACIFIC COAST COAST

ABANDON YR = YEAR OF ABANDONMENT IF ANY

TRACK CONSTRUCTION WITH YEARS AND MILEAGE

1848

1849

10.00

32.50

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 42.50 1860 CENSUS 42.50 RINGWALT GIVES 43.00

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Chicago and North Western Railroad (IL)

1864

Union Pacific Railroad

1994

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 01:57