Chicago Area Shortline Railroads
Burlington South Chicago Terminal
Reporting Marks: none
Incorporated: February 7, 1917
Construct a railroad from a point on the railroad of The Belt Railway Company near One Hundredth Street, in the City of
Chicago, Illinois, thence extending southerly and southwesterly a distance of about ten ( 10) miles to the southerly limits of the City of Chicago, in the County
of Cook and State of Illinois.
The property of the company consists of approximately twenty-nine
acres of land in the South Chicago Dock Company's Addition, south of
One Hundredth Street, in the town of Hyde Park, Cook County, Illinois,
purchased by the company from the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway, February 16, 1917, land is occupied with main and side tracks approximately 53,542 feet in length,
together with roundhouse and other buildings.
The tracks owned by the company are operated as side and terminal
tracks and terminal property of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company, which owns all of the capital stock of this company, and
is also part owner of The Belt Railway Company of Chicago, whose
tracks form a connection between the roads of said companies.
Acquired by the Chicago & Western Indiana RR in 1933, and leased to the Belt Railway of Chicago.
Right of Way
Stock issue by the Railroad
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