Chicago Area Shortline Railroads
Belt Railway of Chicago
Reporting Marks: BRC
Incorportated: Nov. 22, 1882, open May 1, 1883, by leasing the Belt Division of Chicago & Western Indiana RR.
On Nov. 11, 1912, by reorganization, extended ownership to other railroads.
Acquired, Sept, 2, 1912, the Chicago Union Transfer Rwy.
Acquired in 1933, the Burlington South Chicago Terminal Rwy.
On Aug. 15, 1962, purchased all property that was being leased.
Right of Way
Map #1 from 1924 annual report.
Map #2 from 1938 annual report.
Maintenance of Way
Related Railroad Lines
Burlington South Chicago Terminal
Chicago Union Transfer
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