Chicago Area Shortline Railroads
Chicago Short Line
Reporting Marks: CSL
Incorporated December 8, 1900, started operation in 1903.
Absorbed in 1919, the Calumet Hammond & Southeastern (Incorporated June 22, 1906).
Sold to South Chicago & Indiana Harbor, April 9, 2002
Right of Way
Description of track from the 1967 Moodys stock Manual: Road in South Chicago, IL: main track, 12.85 miles as
follows: In South Chicago, IL., 0.56 mile; trackage: Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry., 2.85 miles;
New York Chicago & St. Louis RR, 2.12 miles; Baltimore & Ohio RR, 4.21 miles;
Chicago & western Indiana RR, 0.25 mile; Belt Railway of Chicago, 2.86 miles.
Second track, 9.50 miles (owned 0.32 milesl trackage: 9.18 miles).
Yard track and sidings, 7.03 miles. Standard gauge. Rail 90 lbs.
Map at time of sale (2002)
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