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The History Of Utah's Railroads, 1869-1883

By Clarence A. Reeder, Jr.

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Appendix I

RAILROADS INCORPORATED IN UTAH, 1869 - 1883

Articles of Incorporation for each railroad company are on file at the Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah, unless otherwise noted. The names of directors are spelled and the proposed routes are recorded exactly as they appear in the original articles of incorporation.

AMERICAN FORK RAILROAD COMPANY

April 16, 1872

Capital Stock: $300,000.00

Proposed Route
From some eligible point on the line of the Utah Southern Railroad at or near to the town of American Fork to the Sultana Smelting Works at the head of the American Fork Canyon - a distance of about 20 miles.

Directors:

Lloyd Aspinwall
G. G. Howland
A. C. Kingsland, Jr.
H. W. Gray
Edmund Wilkes

BINGHAM CANYON RAILROAD COMPANY

September 10, 1872

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point of intersection with Utah Southern or other railroad at or near Sandy Station to Bingham Canyon so as to accommodate the mines therein - a distance of about 25 miles.

Directors:

I. Wentz Wilson
J. A. Williamson
Wells Spicer
Theo Haswell
George Field
W. C. Hendrie

BINGHAM CANYON & CAMP FLOYD RAILROAD COMPANY [a]

September 10, 1872

Capital Stock: $300,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Sandy Station on the Utah Southern through Bingham Canyon and through or near to Ophir City to the town of Lewiston, Camp Floyd Mining District - a distance of about 34 miles.

Directors:

R. N. Baskin
Hugh White
James M. Day
C. B. Trobridge
John P. Taggart

[a] Articles of Incorporation for this railroad are found in the National Archives, Social and Economic Records Division, Records Group 49, Washington, D. C.

CRESCENT MINING COMPANY

September 29, 1882

Capital Stock: $15,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

In addition to owning mining claims and to work them . . . operate transportation routes to facilitate handling and marketing of products and for procuring supplies and generally to do all acts and things incident to a general mining business.

Directors:

Edward P. Ferry
Arthur Brown
R. N. Baskin
Chester H. Withey
David C. McLaughlin
Ezra J. Travis
Mardis Thomas
Clayton L. Haines
Moses Kirkpatrick

CALIFORNIA CENTRAL RAILWAY, UTAH DIVISION

August 23, 1881

Capital Stock: $5,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point on the western boundary line of Utah Territory, in Iron County, thence easterly by the most practicable route by the way of Iron Springs, to Cedar City with branch lines to Iron and Kanarra Mountains, up Coal Creek Canyon to a connection with the Utah Central - a distance of about 100 miles.

Directors:

W. W. Walker
J. H. Kinkead
John Sharp
Lyman Bridges
W. L. French
P. W. Johnson
A. H. Washburn
Wm. S. Godbe
R. P. Layton

CALIFORNIA SHORT LINE RAILWAY COMPANY

June 10, 1882

Capital Stock: $1,600,000.00

Proposed Route:

Commencing near Salina and running in a northerly direction to Manti thence up the San Pete Valley passing through the towns of Ephraim, Chester, and Moroni to a point on the San Pete Valley Railway at or near Draper in the county of San Pete thence to Nephi northerly passing through the towns of Mona, Santaquin, Payson, Spanish Fork to or near Springville - a distance of about 100 miles.

Directors:

Eli W. Murray
Allen G. Campbell
George A. Lowe
Wm. S. McConnick
Wm. W. Chisholm
John T. Lynch
Jacob E. Bamberger

CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY OF UTAH

December 19, 1881

Capital Stock:

Proposed Route:

$3,300,000.00

From Corinne Station on the main line of the Central Pacific and running through the counties of Box Elder, Cache and Rich to a point on the North and South boundary line between the territories of Utah and Wyoming - a distance of about 110 miles.

Directors:

Charles F. Crocker
Charles Crocker
W. V. Huntington
A. N. Towne
Thomas Marshall
Harry T. Duke
John Tiernan
John E. Dooley
Jonathan C. Royle
Wm. C. Hall
Martin K. Harkness
John W. Guthrie

COALVILLE & ECHO RAILROAD COMPANY [a]

October, 1869

Capital Stock: $250,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Echo, Weber Canyon, to Coalville and then running into the various coal mines - a distance of about 5 miles.

Directors:

W. W. Cluff
H. B. Wilde
W. H. Smith
A. L. Smith
S. S. Phippen

[a] Articles of Incorporation for this railroad have not been found: source is Deseret Evening News (SLC), October 26, 1869.

DENVER & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY

December 13, 1880

Capital Stock: $5,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

Near Ogden to a point on the boundary line between Colorado & Territory of Utah near the Junction of White & Green rivers to connect with a rail road from Denver City - a distance of about 250 miles

Directors:

John R. McBride
M. Shaughnessy
Eli Murray
A. S. Thomas
P. H. Sannan

THE DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY

July 21, 1881, 3:00 p.m.

Capital Stock: $37,480,000.00

Proposed Route:

First, from Ogden to a point near the intersection of the western and southern boundary lines of Utah, in Washington County, passing into or through the counties of Weber, Davis, Salt Lake, Utah, Juab, San Pete, Sevier, Millard, Beaver, Piute , Iron, Kane and Washington - a distance of about 320 miles. With a branch from a point of intersection in Beaver County thence in a southwesterly direction to the Western Boundary line of Utah, at or near its intersection with the seventh standard parallel south, passing into or through the counties of Beaver and Iron, - a distance of about 60 miles;

Second, from the mouth of Clear Creek near Joseph City in Sevier County, to the southern boundary line of Utah in Kane County, at a point where the Arizona Northern Railway of Arizona Territory shall intersect said boundary line, passing into or through the counties of Sevier, Piute, Iron and Kane, all in the Territory of Utah - a distance of about 140 miles;

Third, from the mouth of Clear Creek in Sevier Valley in Sevier County, to the city of St. George in Washington County, passing into or through the counties of Sevier, Piute, Beaver, Iron, Kane and Washington all in the Territory of Utah, - a distance of about 130 miles;

Fourth, from a point at or near Iron Springs in Iron County to a point on the western boundary line of Utah, near the seventh standard parallel south in Iron County, passing into or through Iron County, : a distance of about 55 miles;

Fifth, from a point at or near Cove Creek Fork in Millard County to a point on the western boundary line of Utah at or near its intersection with the thirty ninth parallel north latitude, passing into or through Millard County, with branches as follows:

1) a branch running to a point on the western boundary line of Utah, at or near the north end of needle range of mountains;

2) a branch from the most convenient point on said line to a point at or near Frisco. The said line and two branches - a distance of about 145 miles;

Sixth, from Salt Lake City to a point on the western boundary line of Utah at or near the first standard parallel south, passing into or through Salt Lake and Tooele counties, all in Utah Territory - a distance of about 140 miles;

Seventh, from a point at or near Lehi in Utah County to a point on the western. boundary line of Utah between the first and second standard parallels south - a distance j of about 150 miles;

Eighth, from a point at or near Springville in Utah County to a point on the western boundary line of Utah between the first and second standard parallels south, passing into or through the counties of Utah, Juab and Tooele - a distance of about 150 miles;

Ninth, from a point at or near Salina in Sevier county to a point on the western boundary line of Utah at or near the thirty ninth parallel of north latitude, passing into or through the counties of Sevier, San Pete, Millard - a distance of about 200 miles,

Tenth, from a point at or near Deseret in Millard County to a point on the western boundary line of Utah between the second and third standard parallels south, passing into or through the counties of Millard and Juab - a distance of about 80 miles;

Eleventh, from a point at or near Salina in Sevier County to a point on the Utah & Pleasant Valley RR at or near the mouth of Thistle Valley in Utah County, passing into or through the counties of Sevier and San Pete and Utah - a distance of about 80 miles;

Twelfth, from the city of Provo in Utah County to a point on the eastern boundary line of Utah, passing into or through the counties of Utah, Wasatch and Uintah, with the following branches:

1) a branch from a point at or near the mouth of White River in Uintah County, to a point on the eastern boundary line of Utah where the same is crossed by the valley of Green River, passing into or through Uintah County;

2) a branch from a point at or near Soldiers Pass in Wasatch County to a point on the Sevier Valley Railway line at or near the mouth of Huntington Creek in Emery County;

3) a branch from a point at or near the mouth of White River in Uintah County to a point at or near Kimball's Station in Summit County, passing into or through the counties of Summit, Wasatch and Uintah;

4) a branch from the mouth of White River in Uintah County to the mouth of Grand River in Piute County, passing into or through Uintah, Piute and San Juan. Counties, The length of said last named line and four branches being - a distance of about 620 miles;

Thirteenth, from a point at or near the city of Ogden in Weber County to a point at or near Salina in Sevier County and thence in a general southwardly direction to the north boundary line of the Territory of Arizona, and from at or near Salina aforesaid eastwardly to the westerly boundary of the state of Colorado, the northerly terminus of said railroad being at or near said city of Ogden, the southern terminus being the northern boundary line of Arizona and the eastern terminus being the western boundary of the state of Colorado. The general route of said railroad being - a distance of about 600 miles;

Fourteenth, from a point at or near the city of Salt Lake in the county of Salt Lake by the routs most practicable to Park City in the county of Summit and with a branch from Park City to Coalville. The general route of said railroad being about a distance of 52 miles;

Fifteenth, from a point at or near Provo in Utah County to a point at or near the mouth of Duchesne Fork of the Uintah River in Wasatch County - a distance of about 100 miles.

The entire length of said several lines of railroad and the branches thereof, being 3,022 miles.

Directors:

John T. Lynch
M. T. Burgess
W. J. Palmer
G. M. Forbes
D. C. Dodge

CONSOLIDATED ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION

THE DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY

July 21, 1881, 4:00 p.m.

Capital Stock: $48,000,000.00

Purpose:

Agreement to consolidate between
1) Sevier Valley Railway Company;
2) Salt Lake & Park City Railway Company;
3) The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway Company.

(see individual companies for routes)

Directors:

William J. Palmer
William A. Bell
George A. Lowe
Micajah T. Burgess
John T. Lynch

ECHO & PARK CITY RAILWAY COMPANY

January 17, 1881

Capital Stock: $500,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Echo Station on the Union Pacific in Summit County in a southeasterly course up the Weber River to Silver Creek Canyon then to Park City - a distance of about 27 miles, with a branch line commencing at a point about three miles south from Echo on the main line, thence up Grass Creek Canyon to the Old Church Coal Beds - a distance of about 7 miles.

Directors:

Sidney Dillon
John Sharp
James T. Clark
Abram Gould
LeGrand Young

IRON MOUNTAIN & UTAH VALLEY RAILROAD COMPANY

September 15, 1873

Capital Stock: $8,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Iron City, Iron County to Payson or some point in Utah County at or near the southern terminus of the Utah Southern RR track in Utah County - a distance of about 273 miles.

Directors:

George A. Smith
W. N. Dusinberry
Silas S. Smith
Ebinezer Hanks
W. B. Pace
Wm. H. Dame
A. G. Stewart
H. Duncan
W. Rancher
Edward Dalton
A. J. Stewart, Jr.

JUAB, SANPETE & SEVIER RAILROAD COMPANY

October 3, 1872

Capital Stock: $2,100,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Nephi thence in an easterly direction by way of Salt Creek Canyon thence southerly through the counties of San Pete, and Sevier to Marysvale, in the county of Piute - a distance of 115 miles. Branches from the most eligible points to the coal beds near Fairview - a distance of 12 miles; and to the coal beds near Wales - a distance of 6 miles; and to Bullion in Piute County - a distance of 7 miles; making the total length of road 140 miles.

Directors:

Brigham Young
Joseph A. Young
George Peacock
A. Milton Musser
Daniel H. Wells

THE LEHI & TINTIC RAILROAD COMPANY

November 22, 1872

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point at or near the City of Lehi, in the county of Utah; and the place to which said railroad shall be constructed is some point in Tintic Valley, in Juab County - a distance of about 50 miles.

Directors:

James F. Clark
Addison L. Page
William Jennings
A. O. Smoot
Elias L. Beard
E. F. Palmer
Wm. H. Hooper
H. S. Eldredge
H. B. Clawson
Frank Fuller
William Bringhurst

LITTLE COTTONWOOD RAILROAD COMPANY

September 10, 1872

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From some point of intersection on the Utah Southern, or other railroad south of Salt Lake City and to run thence to Little Cottonwood Canyon and up said canyon as practicable - a distance of about 20 miles.

Directors:

I. Wentz Wilson
J. A. Williamson
Wells Spicer
Theo Haswell
George Field
W. C. Hendrie

OGDEN CITY RAILWAY

May 29, 1883

Capital Stock: $50,000.00

Proposed Route:

Operating a street railway for carrying passengers within the Directors Corporate limits of Ogden City.

Directors:

L. W. Shurtliff
C. F. Middleton
N. C. Flygare
W. G. Child
William Driver
Lorin Farr
L. J. Herrick
James Sharp
O. P. Arnold

OGDEN & WYOMING RAILWAY COMPANY

February 7, 1882

Capital Stock: $2,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Ogden City, in the county of Weber, to the Mammoth Coal Mines near the head of Ham's Fork of Green River in the county of Uintah - a distance not exceeding 100 miles.

Directors:

Jesse M. Sangsdorf
J. S. Lewis
R. M. Dooley
W. G. Child
F. A. Hammond
R. J. Heill
Joseph Clark
Wm. Van Dyke
F. A. Shields

OQUIRRH RAILWAY COMPANY

August 9 1877

Capital Stock: $100,000.00

Proposed Route:

The termini of the main line shall be a point near the head of Dry Canyon and Basin Ranch on the line of the Utah Western Railway and of the branch line a convenient point on the main line near the mouth of Dry Canyon and a point in East Canyon near Ophir City, and the length of main line and branch - a distance of about 20 miles.

Directors:

George A. Ayres
John B. Meredith
George M. Scott
A. F. Doremus
A. B. Emery

PRICE RIVER RAILWAY COMPANY

November 26, 1881

Capital Stock: $1,696,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point in the Valley of the Price River on the line of route of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway Company, in the county of Emery at what is known as Dead Horse Crossing, and running thence easterly down said river in the general course of the valley to the junction of said river with Green River in the county of Emery - a distance of about 70 miles; thence southerly in the valley of said river to a connection with the surveyed line of route of the railway of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway Company in Emery County - a further distance of about 15 miles.

Also a branch railway commencing near the initial point of the above described line of route and running thence in an easterly and northeasterly direction to the valley of Grassy Trail Creek, and thence following down said creek to its mouth to a junction with the route of the main line in Emery County - a distance of about 20 miles; and the length of the entire line and branches being 105 miles.

Directors:

George A. Lowe
Edward W. Ruff
Watson Goodrich
Edward Gillette
Micajah T. Burgess

PRICE RIVER & PLEASANT VALLEY RAILWAY COMPANY

October 26, 1882

Capital Stock: $300,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the mouth of Fish Creek where the same joins the Price River in Emery County and running thence southwesterly up Fish Creek to Pleasant Valley and thence southerly up Pleasant Valley to the head thereof - a distance of 25 miles.

Directors:

William F. Colton
Henry Wood
Amos J. Lamborn
George M. Young
Moses Kirkpatrick

THE RIO GRANDE WESTERN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

April 2, 1881

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Purpose:

That the said Company shall be and is created for the objects and purposes hereinafter specified as follows: to wit: To enter into, receive by assignment or transfer, purchase or assume contracts to construct, complete, equip, maintain and manage any line or lines of railroad and telegraph within the state of Colorado, or and line or lines of railroad within either of the Territories of Wyoming Utah, Arizona or New Mexico. . . .

Directors:

David C. Dodge
Lyman K. Bass
William A. Bell
Robert F. Weitbrec
Hanson A. Raisley

SALT LAKE, BINGHAM & TINTIC RAILROAD COMPANY

June 14, 1873

Capital Stock: $2,500,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City to what is known as Tanners Ranch in Juab County via Bingham, and the names of the counties into and through which said railroad is to pass are Salt Lake, Utah and Juab - a distance of about James L. Clark 100 miles.

Directors:

Joab Lawrence
Warren Hussey
James W. Carter
Elias L. Beard

SALT LAKE CITY RAILROAD COMPANY

January 24, 1872

Capital Stock: $180,000.00

Proposed Route:

Beginning at the Utah Central RR depot on South Temple Street and running thence easterly to a point at or near the eastern limit of said City, with such deviations and branches of said road extending as follows: to-wit: the first connecting with the main line above described at the most suitable point between East Temple street and the depot, and running thence in a northerly direction to the warm springs, the second connecting either with the main line at or near the said railroad depot or with the first branch where it crosses North Temple street and running to or near Jordan Bridge near the western limit of said city.

Directors:

John W. Young
Brigham Young, Jr.
LeGrand Young
William W. Riter
John N. Pike

SALT LAKE CITY & BINGHAM RAILROAD COMPANY

November 25, 1873

Capital Stock: $200,000.00

Proposed Route:

From or near the depot of the Utah Central RR in Salt Lake City running thence easterly to First East Street in SLC, thence southerly thru or near the State road to Sandy Station on the Utah Southern Railroad - a distance of about 12 miles.

Directors:

C. W. Scofield
B. W. Morgan
Wm. B. Welles
J. Colman
J. M. Haskell

SALT LAKE CITY & MANTI RAILROAD COMPANY

September 10, 1872

Capital Stock: $5,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From some point at or near the town of Manti in the County of San Pete thence through the County of Utah to Salt Lake City - a distance of about 130 miles.

Directors:

I. Wentz Wilson
J. A. Williamson
Wells Spicer
Theo Haswell
George Field
W. C. Hendrie

SALT LAKE CITY & SALINA RAILROAD COMPANY

September 10, 1872

Capital Stock: $6,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City thence in a southerly direction through the counties of Salt Lake, Utah and Juab; thence through Salt Creek Canyon into the San Pete Valley to the cave lands along said valley to a point at or near the town of Manti thence in a southerly direction to the coal lands on Castle Valley to a point at or near the town of Salina - a distance of about 170 miles.

Directors:

I. Wentz Wilson
J. A. Williamson
Wells Spicer
Theo Haswell
George Field
W. C. Hendrie

THE BRANCH OF THE SALT LAKE CITY & SALINA RAILROAD COMPANY

September 10, 1872

Capital Stock: $1,500,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point on the Utah Southern RR at or near the town of Springville thence in a southerly direction through Spanish Fork Canyon; thence across Thistle Valley into San Pete Valley to intersect at some point with the Salt Lake City & Salina Railroad - a distance of about 95 miles.

Directors:

I. Wentz Wilson
J. A. Williamson
Wells Spicer
Theo Haswell
George Field
W. C. Hendrie

SALT LAKE & COALVILLE RAILROAD COMPANY

June 13, 1874

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, to Coalville, Summit County - a distance of about 45 miles.

Directors:

H. Wadsworth
T. R. Jones
J. W. Kerr
E. H. Barron
B. W. Morgan
B. M. DuRell
G. M. Scott

SALT LAKE EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY

May 21, 1883

Capital Stock: $480,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point at or near the city of Salt Lake and running thence easterly across the Wasatch Mountains by way of Parley's Canyon or Emigration Canyon to a point in Parley's Park on the Utah Eastern Railway - a distance of about 30 miles.

Directors:

Wm. McCormick
Jas. A. Cunningham
John A. Groesbeck
Simon Bamberger
Wm. S. Godbe

SALT LAKE & ECHO RAILROAD COMPANY

January 25, 1873

Capital Stock: $2,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County to Echo, Summit County on the Union Pacific Railroad - a distance of about 40 miles.

Directors:

R. W. Mackey
James M. Carter
James F. Woodman
Thos. P. Akers
Edward Campbell, Jr.
W. B. Donaldson
Joab Lawrence
William McClosky
Harry Prince
S. F. Nuckolls

SALT LAKE & FORT DOUGLAS RAILWAY COMPANY

September 15, 1883

Capital Stock: $360,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the Utah Central RR Depot in Salt Lake City, easterly by the way of Fort Douglas to a point near Knowltons Fork in Red Butte Canyon and also from a point on said line near Fort Douglas, thence easterly up Emigration Canyon to a point near the head of Killian's Fork of said canyon.

Directors:

W. W. Riter
James Sharp
LeGrand Young
Abraham F. Doremus
James T. Little
Seymour B. Young
Alfales Young

SALT LAKE, JORDAN & BINGHAM RAILWAY COMPANY

August 11, 1879

Capital Stock: $350,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City southerly to a point near the furnaces and reduction works of the 'societe des Mines d'argent et fondries de Bingham' are situated, near what is called West Jordan Settlement and thence across the Jordan Valley to and up the main Bingham Canyon to a point near the head of said canyon, and with branches from thence up the forks of said canyon, and to the mines operated by said 'societe des Mines d'argent et fondries de Bingham', and to other mines in said canyon and its forks and extensions - a distance of about 40 miles.

Directors:

Liberty E. Holden
Erwin Davis
Joab Lawrence
C. W. Bennett
Thomas R. Jones

THE SALT LAKE & OGDEN RAILWAY COMPANY

January 21, 1875

Capital Stock: $800,000.00

Proposed Route:

The termini of said railroad shall be Ogden City, Weber County and Salt Lake City, County of Salt Lake - a distance of about 37 miles.

Directors:

John W. Young
M. Thatcher
H. P. Kimball
Bolivar Roberts
H. B. Clawson
Lorin Farr
M. W. Merrill
G. W. Thatcher
Charles Nibley

SALT LAKE & PARK CITY RAILWAY COMPANY

May 25, 1881

Capital Stock: $520,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point near the City of Salt Lake by the route found most practicable to Park City and with a branch from Park City as may be found most practicable, to Coalville - a total distance of about 52 miles.

Directors:

Hugh Anderson
Micajah T. Burgess
George Lowe
W. W. Chisholm
John T. Lynch

SALT LAKE, SEVIER VALLEY & PIOCHE RAILROAD COMPANY

May 2, 1872

Capital Stock: $6,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City, by way of Lake Point and Stockton, into and through the Valley of the Sevier River, to a point on the Western Boundary of the Territory of Utah - a distance of about 300 miles.

Directors:

H. S. Jacobs
John Leisenring
William Lilley
John Thomas
Joab Lawrence
John Rowberry
P. E. Connor
James Campbell
Jeter Clinton
H. R. Durkee
Thos. P. Akers

SALT LAKE & WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY

May 30, 1881

Capital Stock: $5,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City in a westerly direction through the counties of Utah, Tooele and Juab by the most practicable route, to a point on the Western boundary line of Utah Territory - a distance of about 200 miles.

Directors:

Sidney Dillon
Fred S. Ames
W. B. Doddridge
S. H. H. Clark
William W. Riter
Abraham F. Doremus
LeGrand Young

SAN PETE VALLEY RAILWAY COMPANY

June 29 1874

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the town of Nephi, through Salt Creek Canyon, to the town of Manti, and the names of the counties into and through which it is intended to pass are Juab and San Pete counties in the Territory of Utah - a distance of about 50 miles.

Directors:

G. W. Clark
James A. Williamson
John M. Moore
C. C. Clements
John T. Lynch
C. C. Perkins

SEVIER VALLEY RAILWAY COMPANY

December 6, 1880

Capital Stock: $10,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point near Ogden City to near Salina in Sevier County Utah and thence in a general southwardly direction to the North boundary line of the Territory of Arizona, and from Salina eastwardly to the western boundary of Colorado - a total distance of about 600 miles.

Directors:

Micajah T. Burgess
George A. Lowe
John T. Lynch
A. S. Patterson
Charles W. Bennett

THE SOUTHEASTERN RAILROAD COMPANY OF UTAH

December 3 1872

Capital Stock: $2,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From a point near the city of Springville in the county of Utah to some point on the Sevier River in the county of Sevier -a distance of about 100 miles.

Directors:

William Jennings
A. O. Smoot
William Bringhurst
H. S. Eldredge
Frank Fuller
H. B. Clawson
W. H. Hooper
L. S. Hills
A. K. Thurber
L. S. Wood
J. T. Little
Orrawell Simons
T. F. Tracey

THE SUMMIT COUNTY RAILROAD COMPANY

November 24, 1871

Capital Stock: $660,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Echo Station via Grass Creek, Coalville, Unionville, and Wanship, through Silver Creek Canyon to the Uinta Mining District a distance of about 26 miles.

Directors:

Joseph A. Young
W. W. Cluff
George Crismon
F. A. Mitchell
LeGrand Young

THE UTAH CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY

March 8, 1869

Capital Stock: $1,500,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Ogden City in Weber County to Salt Lake City, in Salt Lake County - a distance of about 40 miles.

Directors:

Brigham Young
William Jennings
Feramorz Little
Daniel H. Wells
Christopher Layton

PLEASANT VALLEY BRANCH OF THE UTAH CENTRAL RAILWAY

October 10, 1881

Capital Stock: $120,000.00

Proposed Route:

A point from the Utah Central Railway near Spanish Fork City in Utah County to a point near the coalfields of the Pleasant Valley Coal and Coke Company in Pleasant Valley in the county of San Pete - a distance of about 60 miles.

Directors:

Sidney Dillon
John Sharp
William H. Hooper
William Jennings
Feramorz Little
Fred L. Ames
S. H. H. Clark

UTAH CENTRAL RAILWAY COMPANY

January 26, 1882

Capital Stock: $4,225,000.00

Proposed Route:

(consolidation of the Utah Central, Utah Southern and the Utah Southern Railroad Extension.) The termini shall be Ogden City to Frisco in Utah Territory passing into and through the following counties beginning at Ogden in Weber thence into Davis, Salt Lake Utah, Juab and Millard thence into Beaver to Frisco - a distance of about 280 miles.

Directors:

Sidney Dillon
John Sharp
Fred L. Ames
Jay Gould
Frank G. Brown
Feramorz Little
William Jennings
S. H. H. Clark
W. B. Doddridge

UTAH COAL COKE & RAILWAY COMPANY

September 28, 1878

Capital Stock: $1,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the city of Provo to Huntington Creek in the county of San Pete - a distance of about 70 miles.

Directors:

Wm. B. Welles
DeLacy Loucks
George Goss
Wm. B. McCormick
Jabez G. Sutherland
Samuel Woodward
George M. Scott
Ezra Humphry
James N. Kimball

UTAH EASTERN RAILROAD COMPANY

June 11, 1874

Capital Stock: $400,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the village of Coalville in Summit County through Parley's Park, Parley's Canyon, Salt Lake County to some point at or near Salt Lake City - a distance of about 40 miles.

Directors:

George W. Thatcher
Jabez G. Sutherland
Hirum B. Clawson
George C. Bates
Heber P. Kimball
John N. Pike
Enoch Reese

UTAH EASTERN RAILROAD COMPANY

December 27, 1879

Capital Stock: $700,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City running up Emigration or Parley's Canyon to the Summit of the Wasatch Range, thence across Parley's Park to the head of East Canyon Creek thence across the divide to the head of Silver Creek and to Park City, thence down Silver Creek to Wanship, thence down the Weber River to Coalville - a distance of about 50 miles.

Directors:

R. C. Chambers
George M. Scott
Henry Dinwoody
Francis Armstrong
Edmund Wilkes
John A. Groesbeck
Joseph W. Cohen
Robert Harkness
Robert T. Burton

UTAH IDAHO AND MONTANA RAILROAD COMPANY

April 13, 1872

Capital Stock: $120,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Corinne City, Box Elder County by way of Bear River and Malad Valleys to the northern boundary line of Utah Territory - a distance of about 30 miles. Right of way approved June 1, 1872 42d Cong 2d Sess; striking into Idaho via Snake River Valley to Montana to connect with the Central Pacific & Northern Pacific.

Directors:

Patrick Edward Connor
Fox Diefendorf
James Campbell
John Tiernau
Oscar D. Cass
John W. Graham
Orlando J. Hollister

UTAH & NEVADA RAILWAY COMPANY

February 16, 1881

Capital Stock: $2,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

The Corporation is formed for the purpose of purchasing the Utah Western Railway which extends from the city of Salt Lake to a point in Tooele County - a distance of about 37 miles together with the rolling stock rights and franchises and all other property; and for the further purpose of constructing from the present terminus (southern) to a point at or near Tanner's Spring in Tintic Valley, Juab County - a further distance of about 50 miles.

Directors:

R. M. Bassett
E. F. Bishop
T. L Watson
Cyrus W. Field
Benjamin Richardson
W. W. Riter
LeGrand Young
James Sharp
Abram Gould
P. L. Williams
Bolivar Roberts

UTAH NORTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY

August 23, 1871

Capital Stock: $2,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Ogden City or from the termini of the Union Pacific, Central Pacific and Utah Central railroads in Weber County to Soda Springs in Oneida County, Idaho Territory - a distance of about 125 miles.

Directors:

John W. Young
Joseph Richardson
LeGrand Lockwood
Wm. B. Preston
Hezekiah Thatcher
O. N. Lilienquist
William Maughan
Lorenzo Snow
Franklin D. Richards
L. H. Hatch
M. W. Merrill
Samuel Roskelley
William Hyde

UTAH & NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY

January 31, 1877

Capital Stock: $960,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Ogden City, Weber County, in a northerly direction through the counties of Weber, Box Elder and Cache to a point on the northern boundary line of the said Utah Territory immediately south of the town of Franklin, in Oneida County, Idaho Territory -a distance of about 80 miles.

Directors:

John Sharp
Sidney Dillon
Jay Gould
Joseph Richardson
Moses Thatcher
William Jennings
LeGrand Young

UTAH & NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY

April 30, 1878

Capital Stock: $960,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Ogden City in a northerly direction through the counties of Weber, Box Elder and Cache to a point on the northern boundary line of Utah Territory immediately south of the town of Franklin in Oneida County, Idaho Territory, at or near where the said boundary line is now crossed by the track of the Utah Northern Railroad - a distance of about 80 miles.

Directors:

John Sharp
Sidney Dillon
S. H. H. Clark
Benjamin Richardson
Moses Thatcher

UTAH & PLEASANT VALLEY RAILWAY COMPANY

December 10, 1875

Capital Stock: $750,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Provo City, Utah County to Pleasant Valley, Sanpete County through which it is intended to pass Utah and Sanpete Counties - a distance of about 50 miles.

Directors:

M. P. Crandal
J. Fewson Smith
Nephi Packard
S. F. Pritchett
Milan Packard

UTAH SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY

January 17, 1871

Capital Stock: $1,500,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the terminus of the Utah Central RR in Salt Lake City to Payson City, Utah County - a distance of about 65 miles; with a branch road from the most eligible point to the mouths of Big & Little Cottonwood Canyons in Salt Lake County - a distance of about 8 miles; for the aggregate length of about 73 miles.

Directors:

Joseph A. Young
William Jennings
Feramorz Little
John Sharp
Daniel H. Wells

UTAH SOUTHERN RAILROAD EXTENSION

December 29, 1874

Capital Stock: $4,000,000.00

Proposed Route:

From the terminus of the Utah Southern RR at Payson in Utah County through the counties of Utah, Juab, Sanpete, Millard, Beaver, and Iron to the parallel of 37 degrees 30 minutes north near the northern boundary line of Washington County in Utah Territory - a distance of about 200 miles.

Directors:

William Jennings
W. H . Hooper
John Sharp
Feramorz Little
Horace S. Eldredge
John Sharp, Jr.
James Sharp

UTAH SOUTHERN RAILROAD EXTENSION

January 11, 1879

Capital Stock: $1,300,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Chicken Creek in Juab County so as to connect with the proposed southern terminus of the Utah Southern RR and thence extending in a westerly direction through the Sevier Pass, and thence into the counties of Juab, Millard and Beaver to or near Milford with a branch line extending from a point on the main line at Milford to Frisco - a distance of about 130 miles.

Directors:

Allen G. Campbell
Matthew Cullen
William Jennings
Feramorz Little
Sidney Dillon
Jay Gould
S. H. H. Clark
John Sharp

UTAH SOUTHERN & CASTLE VALLEY RAILWAY COMPANY

December 18, 1880

Capital Stock: $1,800,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Juab Station, in Juab County thence in a Southerly course along the Sevier River to the mouth of Salina Canyon thence through said canyon by the most feasible route thence in an easterly course to the junction of Ivies and Muddy Creeks in the county of Emery; also a branch from the mouth of Salina Canyon thence by way of Sevier River to Marysvale in Piute County - the entire length of said road being about 129 miles.

Directors:

Sidney Dillon
Jay Gould
John Sharp
Wm. H. Hooper
Wm. Jennings
Feramorz Little
Liberty E. Holden

THE UTAH WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY

June 24, 1874

Capital Stock: $600,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City, county of Salt Lake and Territory of Utah and at or near the South end of Stockton Lake, in the County of Tooele - a distance of about 45 miles.

Directors:

John W. Young
Isaac M. Wassell
Daniel Harrington
Wm. A. Rossiter
Charles W. Hardy
John M. Whitaker
David J. Williams

UTAH & WYOMING RAILWAY COMPANY

July 22, 1881

Capital Stock: $4,200,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Corinne Station on the Central Pacific RR through the counties of Box Elder, Rich and Cache and Uinta and Sweetwater in Wyoming to a point near Granger Station on the Union Pacific RR in the county of Sweetwater - a distance of about 140 miles.

Directors:

Edwin M. Joslyn
Edward H. Guernsey
Daniel B. de Moazilly
Harry H. Latham
James D. Negns

THE UTAH & WYOMING RAILWAY COMPANY

June 15, 1883

Capital Stock: $3,500,000.00

Proposed Route:

From Salt Lake City to run northerly to the waters of Great Salt Lake to connect with transfer boats on said waters and thence from a point to Corinne , Box Elder County thence to a point on the boundary line between the territories of Utah and Wyoming - a distance of about 110 miles.

Directors:

Eli H. Murray
W. G. McCormick
Samuel Kahn
O. J. Hollister
James D. Negns

WASATCH & JORDAN VALLEY RAILROAD COMPANY

April 29, 1879

Capital Stock: $1,100,000.00

Proposed Route:

(Consolidation of the Bingham Canyon & Camp Floyd RR and the Wasatch & Jordan Valley RR.) Termini of the road of said consolidated company are and shall be Bingham Precinct and Alta City; with a branch from Granite Station to Big Cottonwood Canyon - a distance of about 60 miles.

Directors:

Charles W. Schofield
Charles Lockhard
B. W. Morgan
J. G. Kennedy
George Young

WASATCH & JORDAN VALLEY RAILROAD COMPANY

October 24, 1872

Capital Stock: $500,000

Proposed Route:

From a junction with the Utah Southern at Sandy Station, east to the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon, then through the canyon to a convenient terminus- a distance of about 20 miles.

Directors:

William Jennings
William H. Hooper
Horace S. Eldredge
Frank Fuller
Hiram B. Clawson