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Galveston and Great Northern Railway Company.

United States. Congress. House

Galveston and Great Northern Railway Company.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads,
  • Right of way,
  • Oklahoma

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRight of way to Galveston and Great Northern Railway through Oklahoma and Indian Territory
    SeriesH.rp.2541
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18266938M

      McCloud Railway Company Meridian and Bigbee Railroad Meridian Southern Railway, LLC Messena Terminal Railroad Company Michigan Air-Line Railway Company Michigan Central Railway Michigan Shore Railroad Mid-Michigan Railroad, Inc. Minnesota Commercial Railway Company Minnesota, Dakota & Western Railway Company Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc.


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Galveston and Great Northern Railway Company. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Galveston, Houston and Northern Railway Company was chartered on Ma On Apthe company acquired the former Galveston, LaPorte and Houston Railway Company, which had been sold under foreclosure to L.

Smith on October 4,and operated by Charles S. Broadhead of the Mississippi Valley Trust Company as trustee. Galveston Railroad Contacts. Galveston Railroad, L.P.

P.O. Box Galveston, TX Emergency Phone Number () Customer Service: ()Ext. [email protected] Billing Questions: [email protected] General Manager: Terry Moore Galveston Railroad, L.P. () Assistant Vice President, Safety and Compliance.

In the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio reached Houston over the tracks of the International-Great Northern Railroad Company and built its own line in Also in the company completed a line from Smith's Junction to La Grange utilizing the grade that had been partially completed by the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado nearly.

Great Northern Railway Company, American railroad founded by James J. Hill in It developed out of a struggling Minnesota railroad, the St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (SP&P), which Hill and three associates purchased in Hill was a Minnesota coal and freight merchant who knew the north.

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company incorporated in with the object of building a line from London to quickly saw that seizing control of territory was key to development, and it acquired, or took leases of, many local railways, whether actually built or arters: King's Cross.

Galveston, Houston and Northern Railway: Galveston and Red River Railway: SP: Houston and Texas Central Railway: Galveston, Sabine and St.

Louis Railway: ATSF: Texas, Sabine Valley and Northwestern Railway: Galveston Terminal Railway: CB&Q/ RI: Burlington Northern Railroad: Galveston and Western Railway: ATSF: Great Northern Books - Railroad Ave, Bellingham, Washington - Rated 5 based on 5 Reviews Galveston and Great Northern Railway Company.

book booths are fun. People are very friendly and 5/5(5). The Great Northern Railway (reporting mark GN) was an American Class I g from Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington, it Galveston and Great Northern Railway Company.

book the creation of 19th-century railroad entrepreneur James J. Hill and was developed from the Saint Paul & Pacific Great Northern's route was the northernmost transcontinental railroad route in the arters: Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Great Northern is a trading name of Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd. Registered in England under number: Registered office: 3rd Floor, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6EE. Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Govia Ltd. The GNRHS is dedicated to the preservation, study, and history of one of America's greatest railroads, the Great Northern Railway.

To Society Members, we offer carefully-researched Reference Sheets, a quarterly GN Goat publication, an annual calendar, discounts on model kits, books, CD's and other items, and an annual convention to discover all that is the Great Northern Railway.

The International & Great Northern came just a few years after the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio, providing service to the north, as did the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. Although both the I & GN and the MKT were briefly under the common control of Jay Gould's Missouri Pacific, the M-K-T used the G.H.

& S.A. station(s) untilwhen. Jay Gould acquired control of the International and Great Northern in December The company was leased to the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company, another Gould company, for ninety-nine years on June 1,but the lease was canceled on March 2,and the railroad was again operated by its own organization.

The Galveston and Red River railway. Facts to establish the importance of the Galveston and Red River railway, as a great state and national work, and as a line of internal improvement, required for present business and the development of the great natural resources of central and northern Texas.

[Houston & Texas Central Railway Company.]. Texas State Library and Archives. Brazos St. Austin, TX Mail: P.O. Box Austin, TX Tel: Fax: Email TSLAC. THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY by Charles and Dorothy Wood Pacific Fast Mail Edmonds, Washington, Library of Congress # THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY: A HISTORY by Ralph W.

Hidy, Muriel E. Hidy, Roy V. Scott and Don L. Hofsommer Harvard Business School Press Boston, Massachusetts, ISBN THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY: A.

Hill, to the merger with the Northern Pacific that created the Burlington Northern. Well illustrated with vintage black and white photos, this book--at pages--is nonetheless more of a business case study than a pretty coffee table book, reflecting the Harvard Business School connections of /5(29).

Map shows route of the International & Great Northern Railroad from St. Louis, Missouri to Palestine, Texas and its endpoints in San Antonio, Brazoria, and Galveston, Texas along with side routes to Cairo, Illinois, Mineola, Texas, and Memphis, Tennessee. Cited by: 1. This is the first book which thoroughly covers the history of the International & Great Northern, an important appendage of the burgeoning Missouri Pacific system.

It ran the eastern spine of the Lone Star State from Longview to Laredo with branches extending to Fort Worth and Galveston.5/5(3). Great Northern Railway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The first part of the book () examines the railway's earl /5.

The Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company was chartered onto construct a railroad north from Galveston bypassing Houston. The citizens of Galveston largely subscribed the funding.

Construction began on May 1,   The Velasco, Brazos and Northern Railway Company was sold at foreclosure inbecoming the Houston and Brazos Valley Railway the following year. I have a map which shows the I&GN line between Columbia and Houston, the line between Anchor and Velasco still labeled as V.B.& N., and the StLB&M running northeast by southwest through Angleton.

In the sprawling Northwest, from the upper Mississippi River valley to Puget Sound, no railroad shaped the landscape and society like the Great Northern Railway Company. This is the complete history of that enterprise, fromwhen the first charter was granted, through the era of James J.

Hill-known as the Empire Builder-to its maturation and eventual merger inwhen the eight. Galveston and Eastern Texas Railway Company: G Galveston and Red River Railway Company: G Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway Company: G Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railroad Company: G Galveston, Kansas and Little Rock Railway Company: G Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company: G Great Northern Railway: G Beautiful uncancelled Gold Bond certificate from the Houston and Great Northern Railroad Company issued in This historic document was printed by Continental Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a steam locomotive.

This item has the signatures of the Company's President, Galusha Aaron. BNSF Railway Company reports investments from customers served by the freight rail provider in totaled approximately $ billion. BNSF announces its newest logistics center, Logistics Center North Houston at Cleveland.

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company, founded by the London and York Railway Act of The Great Northern was the youngest of the dozen or so principal British railways.

Whilst a communication between London and York via Cambridge was discussed init was not until that a more direct route was seriously.

Miles (Owned or Leased): Interchanges: BNSF (Texarkana, Texas and Sherman, Texas); Union Pacific (Texarkana, Texas and Denison, Texas) Capacity: k Top Commodities: Agricultural Products, Chemicals and Plastics, Lumber and Forest Products, Metals Railcar Storage Available: No Acquired by G&W in TNER serves The Red River Army Depot at Defense, located just west of Texarkana.

Gould lost control of the Katy in In the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company of Texas built into Houston, and the Katy demanded the return of its property. The International-Great Northern refused, claiming a valid lease of the Galveston, Houston and Henderson.

Though the Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio Railroad built its last + miles from Marion to San Antonio inthe International & Great Northern completed its Austin Laredo line inpassing through San Antonio, and the San Antonio & Aransas Pass completed its line from the Alamo City to the coast inthe area to the north and west of San Antonio was without rail connection.

The Houston & Great Northern Railroad Company of Texas Stock Certificate One page. Horizontal 13" x ". Ap With endorsements by the railroad's president and treasurer. Beautiful George Washington internal revenue tax stamp affixed.

With punch cancellations to one coupon. Numerous holograph annotations. Edwin L. Sabin, Building the Pacific Railway, The Construction-Story of America's First Iron Thoroughfare Between the Missouri River and California, From the Inception of the Great Idea to the Day, May 10When the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Joined Tracks at Promontory Point, Utah, to Form the Nation's Transcontinental.

The Great Northern Railway has investments the following companies: Affiliated companies, stocks Par Value: Book Value: Brandon, Devils Lake and Southern Railway, 77 SWRR Southwestern Railroad Company 79 KCS Kansas City Southern Railway 80 WTJR Wichita, Tillman & Jackson Railway Company, Incorporated 81 TNER Texas Northeastern Division 82 ANR Angelina & Neches River Railroad 83 PNR Panhandle Northern Railroad Company 86 HTR Heart of Texas Railway 88 TUEX TU Electric Big Brown Steam Electric Station Rail.

TENTH AMMENDMENT. Secretary's No. At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company, held at its office in the city of Galveston, on the 20th day of November,the 8th Section of the Charter of this company, which is of record on pages to Book "B" of Railroad Charters, in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas.

urn:taro:utarl Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Records: A Guide Text converted by SPI Content Sciences Inc., May Finding aid written in English. Encoding updated by Ann E. Hodges. J Encoding updated by Devon Proudfoot. Descriptive Summary. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Records.

The La Porte, Houston and Northern Railroad Company was chartered in late and La Porte became the railroad’s headquarters. The proximity to both Galveston and Houston was a draw, but the railroad only managed to lay 12 miles of track before being absorbed by a larger company. After several sales, it became Galveston, Houston and Northern.

The Texas & Northern Railway Company is now a Class III railway comprising miles of the Steel Lead and 32 miles of storage tracks. The Texas & Northern Railway Company now interchanges with the KCS at Veals Yard.

Veals Yard is a 9 track yard with each track being approximately 2, ft. in d: Locating Railroad Employee Records.

Great American Railways. According to Randy Houk's "Railroad Timeline", the first American rails are said to have been laid down at Quincy, Mass. in Since then, numerous railway companies have come and gone, with many mergers occurring along the way.

The Texas & Northern Railway Company is a Class III railway located in the State of Texas comprising miles of the Steel Lead and 32 miles of storage tracks. The Texas & Northern Railway Company interchanges with the KCS at Veals Yard.

Veals Yard is a 9 track yard with each track being approximately 2, ft. in length. The Galveston and Red River Railway builds its first two miles of track in Houston.

September 1 – G&RR officially renames itself the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company. H&TC tries to build through Anderson, but residents were unwilling to give the right of way. Books shelved as railroad-history: Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of by M.

John Lubetkin, Harriman vs.GULF, COLORADO AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY: EARLY ISSUES OF CAPITAL STOCK (continued) Elinore McDonough Galveston, Texas At the meeting of the Board of Directors held on Dec.

28,the following resolution was adopted.J. A. Crelghton. for eight years the In- tanmtional and Great Northern railway company's inspector of brakes in, the yards here, has obtained a vacation for ninety days, and ho and his wife and children left yesterday for o three months' visit to Die old home at Karner.

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