Chicago, Terre Haute & Southeastern Railway

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    The Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeastern Railway Company was incorporated in Indiana on November 26, 1910. The company was a successor to the Evansville & Richmond Railroad Company, Southern Indiana Railway Company, Chicago Southern Railway Company, Bedford Belt Railway Company, and The Chicago, Terre Haute & Southeastern Railway Company of Illinois. Of the predecessor lines, all but the Evansville & Richmond Railroad Company retained their corporate identity.

    The owned mileage of the carrier, 362 miles, was acquired as follows:

    By Purchase

    Southern Indiana Railway Company, extending from a point on the Indiana-Illinois State line, near Quaker, Illinois, to Westport, Indiana, and branches: 228 miles.

    Chicago Southern Railway Company, extending from Chicago Heights to Quaker, Illinois: 114 miles.

    Bedford Belt Railway Company, extending from Bedford to Oolitic, Indiana: 4 miles.

    By Construction

    Spurs to coal mines, etc: 16 miles.
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