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Railroads of Utah, Corporation Information, Part 4

From the records of the State of Utah

This page was last updated on December 20, 2015.

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Ogden Union Railway & Depot Company

Organized: September 17, 1888

Filed: September 19, 1888

Utah index number: 486 (also 4324, which is the original signed document)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $300,000 (3,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From a point on the mainline of Union Pacific Railway about 1/2 mile south of the point where said line crosses 8th Street in the City of Ogden, then north to a point on the Central Pacific Railroad about 1/4 mile north of the point where said line crosses 1st Street, with branch lines to connect with any other railroad or railway operating its line to or near the City of Ogden, a total length not exceed 25 miles

Incorporators and directors:

George Swan SLC 10
Charles E. Ingalls SLC 10
S. F. Fenton SLC 10
F. C. Geutsch SLC 10
Hoyt Sherman SLC 10

Remarks from information found in file 4324 only:

Amended August 6, 1919 to change location of directors meetings to Salt Lake City, New York City, or any other place in the United States

H. V. Platt shown as President

L. F. Hobert shown as Secretary

Filed:

August 11, 1919 - with Weber County Clerk
August 18, 1919 - with Secretary of State

Amended June 11, 1937 to extend existence to 100 years

Filed:

June 22, 1937 - with Weber County Clerk
June 25, 1937 - with Secretary of State

Amended January 1, 1976 to decrease capital stock to $134,482.54 (3,000 shares @ $44.80)

All 3,000 shares owned by Union Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Transportation Company

Also in file are the 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1964 "annual reports" listing various UP and SP officials as directors of the corporation

Oregon Short Line & Utah Northern Railway

Organized: 1889

Filed:

Utah index number: 579

Route:

Throughout Utah and southern Idaho.

Remarks:

File includes files for Ogden & Syracuse Railway; Salt Lake & Western Railway; Utah Central Railway; and Utah Central Railway-Pleasant Valley Branch

Reference Notes:

Organized in 1889 as a consolidation of Oregon Short Line Railway in southern Idaho, and several roads in Utah, all controlled by UP.

Reorganized in 1897 as Oregon Short Line Railroad; controlled by UP.

Oregon Short Line Railroad

Organized: 1897

Filed:

Route:

Throughout Utah and southern Idaho.

Remarks:

Organized in 1897 as a reorganization of the Oregon Short Line & Utah Northern Railway; controlled by UP in 1897; leased to UP in 1936; merged with UP in 1987.

(Read more about Oregon Short Line Railroad)

Oquirrh Railway

Organized: August 9, 1877

Filed: August 9, 1877 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4302

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $100,000 (1,000 @$100)

Purpose:

To build, own and operate a railway from near the head of Dry Canyon in Tooele County to a junction with the Utah Western Railway at or near the Basin Ranch in said county, together with a branch running from a convenient point on said railway near the mouth of Dry Canyon to a point in East Canyon near Ophir City, a total length of about 20 miles

Incorporators and directors:

George R. Ayres SLC 492
John B. Meredith SLC 492
George M. Scott SLC 2
A. F. Doremus SLC 2
A. B. Emery SLC 2

Additional shareholders:

George Y. Wallace SLC 2
M. J. Chamberlain Jacobs City 2
D. Wolstenholm SLC 2
H. P. Kimball SLC 2
Samuel Woodward SLC 2

Reference notes:

Dry Canyon is the next canyon north of East (now Ophir) Canyon

See also: Reeder, page 411

Portland, Dalles & Salt Lake

Organized: 1872

Filed:

Route:

Salt Lake City to Portland, Oregon.

Remarks:

No other information available.

Popperton Place & Fort Douglas Rapid Transit Co.

Organized: July 8, 1890

Filed: July 9, 1890

Utah index number: 721 (also 4340, which is the original signed copy)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $100,000 (1,000 @ $100)

Route:

To build a single or double track from East Temple, east to Fort Douglas and within Fort Douglas.

Incorporators and directors:

James W. Skinner SLC 6
Edward F. Colborn SLC 6
L. L. Colborn SLC 2
Willis A. Marean Denver 6
Gustave C. Bartels Denver 6

Additional shareholders:

H. P. Lyle SLC 1
F. J. Leonard SLC 1
F. W. Ross SLC 1
James H. Blood Denver 1
C. A. Sutherland SLC 1

Reference notes:

Part of the consolidation that formed Consolidated Railway & Power Co., on August 9, 1901.

Price River Railway

Organized: November 26, 1881

Filed:

November 26, 1881 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
January 3, 1832 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 4313 (records also list #114, but this file is empty)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,696,000 (1,696 shares @ $1,000.00)

Purpose:

To construct, equip, own and operate a railroad from a point in the Valley of the Price River on the line of route of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway in Emery County or Wasatch County near the boundary lines of said counties and near a point where the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway crosses said river at what is known as Dead Horse Crossing, then running east down said river to the junction of said river with the Green River in Emery County, a distance of about 70 miles, then south along said river to a connection with the surveyed line of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway, a distance of about 15 miles, with a branch from the initial point and running east and northeast to the Valley of Grassy Trail Creek and then following down said creek to its mouth and a junction with the above described main line, a distance of about 20 miles, a total length of about 105 miles

Incorporators and directors:

George A. Lowe SLC 10  
Edward W. Ruff SLC 970 Treasurer
Watson Goodrich SLC 10  
Edward Gillette SLC 10  
Micajah T. Burgess SLC 10  
William J. Bateman SLC 10  
Herbert S. Huson SLC 10  
Lewis W. Brimhall SLC 10  
Governor M. Forbes SLC 10  
Moses Kirkpatrick SLC 10  

Remarks:

Organized in the offices of Bennett, Harkness & Kirkpatrick - Attorneys - Salt Lake City

Reference Notes:

This was a D&RG organization created to complete the road's construction beyond Dead Horse Crossing. It was never acted on, and D&RG was able to complete its route under its own organization.

See also: Reeder, page 411

Price River & Pleasant Valley Railway

Organized: October 26, 1882

Filed:

October 27, 1882 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
November 20, 1882 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 163 (also 4316)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $300,000 (3,000 shares @ $100)

Purpose:

To construct, equip, own and operate a line of railroad commencing at or near the mouth of Fish Creek where the same joins the Price River in Emery County and running southwest up Fish Creek to Pleasant Valley, then south up Pleasant Valley to its head, a distance of about 25 miles

Incorporators and directors:

William F. Colton SLC 251
Henry Wood SLC 1
Amos J. Lamborn SLC 1
George M. Young SLC 1
Moses Kirkpatrick SLC 1

Additional shareholders:

Peter J. McIntyre SLC 1
John Craig SLC 1
Joseph Brinker SLC 1
Eugene N. Hackett SLC 1
William J. McIntyre SLC 1

Remarks:

Robert Harkness was the notary public used for organization

Reference notes:

Completed on November 23, 1882, as D&RGW Railway's Pleasant Valley Branch.

Promontory Development & Transportation Co.

Organized: 1916

Filed:

Route:

(unknown)

Remarks:

No other information available.

Provo City Railroad
Provo Street Railroad

Organized: April 8, 1890

Filed:

April 10, 1890 - with First District Court Deputy Clerk
May 10, 1890 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
May 10, 1890 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 687 (also 4337)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $100,000 (1,000 shares @ $100)

Purpose:

To construct, etc., a single or double track street railroad for carrying passengers and the transportation of gravel and other material as freight upon the streets within the limits of Provo City.

Route:

Beginning at or near the Utah Central Railway and the Rio Grande Western Railway depots at 1st and ‘J' Streets, north on ‘J' Street to 18th Street

Also from the Territorial Insane Asylum at the east end of 7th Street, west on 7th Street to the shore of Utah Lake

A total length of about 20 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Warren N. Dusenberry Provo 25
Joseph D. Jones Provo 20
William Probert Provo 20
Peter Stubbs Provo 5
Richard H. Dodd
(for Dodd & Coray)
Provo 10
Samuel R. Thurman Provo 10
John M. Drake Provo 20

Additional shareholders:

George Sutherland Provo 10
J. L. Davies Provo 10
William H. King Provo 10
W. J. Brown Provo 10

Remarks:

Both files contain papers referring to the corporation as either of the above names although it is quite possible that they were intended to be filed as two different corporations

Both corporations show the same purpose, the same route, the same incorporators and directors and additional shareholders along with the same number of shares held by each of the shareholders

Rio Grande Pacific Railway

Organized: December 31, 1887

Filed:

December 31, 1887 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
December 31, 1887 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 442

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $8,000,000 (80,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From the eastern boundary of the Territory of Utah at a point between the Yampa Plateau on the north and the south side of the White River Canyon on the south from the most feasible point of connection with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, then west to the cities of Salt Lake and Ogden, a distance of about 300 miles

Incorporators and directors:

John E. Dooley SLC 1  
David H. Moffat Denver 600 Secretary
Sylvester T. Smith Denver 600  
Walter S. Cheesman Denver 600  
Joel F. Vaile Denver 590  

Additional shareholder:

Joseph W. Gilluly Denver 600

Reference Notes:

This was an early attempt by David Moffat to build what was later the Denver & Salt Lake.

Rio Grande Western Railway

Organized: May 16, 1889

Filed:

June 24, 1889 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
June 24, 1889 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 565

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $7,500,000 (75,000 shares @ $100)

Purpose:

To consolidate two companies to form this corporation:

State Line & Denver Railway (of Colorado), to be built as standard gauge

Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway (of Utah), trackage to be changed to standard gauge

Route:

D&RGW - 375 miles of narrow gauge track, including:

310 miles from Ogden to Colorado state line

10 miles from Sandy to Bingham

20 miles from Sandy to Alta

23 miles from PV Junction to coal mines in San Pete County

Incorporators and directors (Rio Grande Western Railway):

William J. Palmer Colorado Springs, Colorado. President
David C. Dodge Denver Vice President
Robert Harkness SLC  
George Goss SLC  
William F. Colton SLC Secretary
George A. Lowe SLC  
William A. Bradley SLC  
Charles W. Drake New York City Treasurer

Incorporators and directors (State Line & Denver Railway):

David C. Dodge President
Theron Geddis  
George B. Dodge  
John T. Evans  
John S. Kuikead  

Incorporators and directors (Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway):

William J. Palmer President
George A. Lowe  
George Goss  
William F. Colton  
Robert Harkness  

Remarks:

Agreement between D&RGW and a committee of its bondholder to change the gauge of the railroad, dated April 1, 1889.

This company to commence business on May 20, 1889

Amended on April 29, 1892:

To increase common stock to $10,000,000 (100,000 shares @ $100.00)

Filed: June 21, 1892 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Amended October 2, 1903:

To build Garfield Branch, from a point five miles west of said line's Bingham Canyon depot at Bingham Junction in Bingham Canyon, then running north and northwest about 20 miles to south shore of Great Salt Lake.

Filed: October 9, 1905 - in Salt Lake County

Amended March 1, 1906... (transcription unfinished, September 22, 1980)

Reference Notes:

Organized in 1889 to finance the conversion of the narrow gauge D&RGW Railway to standard gauge; independent from D&RG of Colorado; controlled by D&RG and merged with D&RG in 1908.

St. John & Ophir Railroad

Organized: March 2, 1912

Filed:

March 5, 1912 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
March 5, 1912 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 9449

Dissolved: January 10, 1938 - in Third District Court

Dissolution Filed:

January 14, 1938 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
January 15, 1938 - with Secretary of State

Capital stock: $150,000 (1,500 shares @ $100)

Purpose:

To construct, equip, own, control, maintain and operate by steam or electric power a line of railroad from a point of connection with the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad at St. John Station, then east to the Town of Ophir, a distance of about 10 miles

Incorporators and directors:

J. Ross Clark Los Angeles 1 President
J. Ross Clark, as trustee   1 ,495  
W. H. Comstock Los Angeles 1 Secretary, Treasurer
C. O. Whittemore Los Angeles 1 Vice President
Pennel Cherrington SLC 1  
W. A. Clark Jr. Los Angeles 1  

Remarks:

J. Ross Clark acting as trustee for William A. Clark of Los Angeles

Notice of dissolution was first published in the Mining & Contracting Review, a weekly newspaper, on November 30,1937

Salina Utah Railroad

Organized: December 13, 1920

Filed:

December 13, 1920 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
December 13, 1920 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 14701

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $50,000 (50,000 shares @ $1.00)

Purpose:

To construct, etc., a railroad of standard gauge from Salina, passing in and through Salina Canyon, over the top of the range of mountains east of Salina and passing in and through Queatchuppah Canyon to the Beebe Camp, a distance of about 33 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Herbert J. Barnes Kaysville 5,000 Pres.
Herbert Z. Lund SLC 5,000 Vice President
Espey T. Cannon SLC 5,000  
George Cannon Lund SLC 5,000 Secretary, Treasurer
Henry C. Lund SLC 13,000  

Reference notes:

The blue inactive card in the Utah Secretary of State's office shows that the road was dissolved in 1922.

Saltair Railway

(changed to Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railway)
(changed to Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway)

Organized: September 6, 1891

Filed: September 25, 1891

Utah index number: 976

Dissolved: (still active)

Capital stock:

Number of shares:

Route:

West from Salt Lake City to the Great Salt Lake, a distance of about 15 miles

Incorporators and directors:

George Q. Cannon 200 President
Joseph F. Smith 200  
Matthew White 200  
James Jack 200  
Nephi W. Clayton 100 Treasurer

Additional shareholders:

Wilford Woodruff SLC 200  
Angus M. Cannon SLC 100  
L. John Nuthall SLC 100  
Issac A. Clayton SLC 100 Secretary
G. H. Snell SLC 100  

Remarks:

Amended June 4, 1892 to change name to Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railway

George Q. Cannon shown as President

Issac A. Clayton shown as Secretary

James Jack and D. M. McKenzie were present

Filed on July 8, 1892

Amended October 24, 1892 to increase capital stock to $300,000

George Q. Cannon shown as owning 266 shares

Wilford Woodruff shown as owning 267 shares

Amended November 11, 1903 to change route from Salt Lake City, west to Great Salt Lake, then southwest to Township 8 South, Range 19 West, a distance of about 155 miles

Joseph F. Smith shown as President

Amended October 28, 1916 to change name to Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway with the following shareholders:

J. E. Langford and Joseph Nelson 2,996
O. C. Beebe 1
John F. Bennett 1
Arthur Winter 1
Ashby Snow 1

Amended April 11, 1918 to increase capital stock to $750,000

Amended January 26, 1923 to increase number of Directors to seven

Salt Lake & Alta Railroad

Organized: August 15, 1913

Filed:

August 25, 1913 - in Salt Lake County
August 26, 1913 - in State of Utah

Utah index number: 10268

Dissolved: November 9, 1974 (involuntary)

Capital stock: $100,000 (4,000 shares @ $25)

Purpose:

To operate and maintain a railroad from Midvale, Utah to Wasatch, Utah, a distance of about 10 miles

Incorporators and directors:

J. G. Jacobs SLC 3,994 President
F. P. Jacobs SLC 1 Vice President
W. O. Williams SLC 1  
C. W. Bethen SLC 1  
Norman W. Haire SLC 1  
E. C. Ashton SLC 1 Secretary, Treasurer
George E. Cutler SLC 1  

Remarks:

This corporation to purchase from J. G. Jacobs the lease of the Alta Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad dated July 31, 1913, full payment being the entire capital stock of this corporation

Reference Note:

The state capitol building was under construction from December 1912 to July 1915; granite blocks for the construction of the capitol building came from the granite quarries in Little Cottonwood Canyon, with the Salt Lake & Alta being used for transportation.

Salt Lake & Brigham City Electric Railway

Organized: April 5, 1902

Filed:

April 12, 1902 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
April 22, 1902 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 3730

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $200,000 (2,000 shares @ $100)

Purpose:

To construct, etc., a railway to be propelled by electricity from Salt Lake City to Ogden through Salt Lake, Davis and Weber Counties, a distance of about 36 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Fredrick E. Flattery Detroit 40 President
Fredrick E. Flattery, as trustee   100  
James F. McCarron Detroit 25 Secretary, Treasurer
James F. McCarron, as trustee   75  
Gideon A. Gibbs SLC 20 Vice President
Gideon A. Gibbs, as trustee   75  
David B. Hempstead SLC 10  
William J. Browning SLC 5  
Frank E. Flattery Detroit 5  
Stanton Clark Detroit    

Salt Lake & Coalville Railroad

Organized: June 13, 1874

Filed: June 13, 1874 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4295

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,000,000 (10,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

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

Incorporators and directors:

B. W. Morgan Pennsylvania 50
George M. Scott SLC 10
B. M. DuRell SLC 50
H. Wadsworth SLC 25
John W. Kerr SLC 50
E. H. Barron SLC 50
T. R. Jones SLC 10

Additional shareholders:

C. W. Scofield New York City 100
W. B. Welles SLC 25
Frank Fuller SLC 25
H. C. Goodspeed SLC 25
Warren Hussey SLC 50
Hugh White SLC 50
M. Kirkpatrick SLC 30
Joel Lawrence SLC 50
J. M. Burkett SLC 25

See also: Reeder, page 415

Salt Lake & Deep Creek Railway

Organized: December 21, 1892

Filed:

December 21, 1892 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
December 21, 1892 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 4357

Dissolved:

Capital stock: 4,400,000 (44,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From Salt Lake City to Muncey in Nevada passing through Salt Lake and Tooele Counties in Utah and White Pine County in Nevada, a distance of about 220 miles

Incorporators and directors:

T. P. Murray SLC 1,500
T. P. Murray, as trustee   8,880
Nicolas Treweek SLC 4,500
Nicolas Treweek, as trustee   5,880
M. H. Walker SLC 100
M. H. Walker, as trustee   22,440
C. T. Stevenson SLC 100
W. G. Van Home SLC 100
F. M. Lyman SLC 100

Additional shareholders:

James Glendinning SLC 100
William Babcock Jr. New York City 100
W. H. H. Spofford SLC 100

Salt Lake & Denver Railroad

Organized: December 30, 1919

Filed:

January 3, 1920 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
January 3, 1920 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 14205

Dissolved: November 9, 1974 (involuntary)

Capital stock: $500,000 (5,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From Provo, in Utah County, then southeast across Township 7 and 8 South, Range 3 East, then northeast across Township 7 South, Range 4, 5 and 6 East to the Wasatch County line, a distance of about 49 miles

Then east through Wasatch County across Township 7 South, Range 6 East, Salt Lake Meridian, Township 4 South, Range 11, 10, 9 West, Uintah Special Meridian to the Duchesne County line, a distance of about 20 miles

Then east through Duchesne County across Township 4 South, Range 9, 8, 7, and 6 West and Township 3 South, Range 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 West, Uintah Special Meridian, to the Uintah County line, a distance of about 45 miles

Then southeast through Uintah County across Township 3 South, Range 1 West, 1, and 2 East, Uintah Special Meridian, and Township 9 South, Range 20 and 21 East and Township 10 South, Range 22, 23, 24, and 25 East, Ashley Meridian to the Colorado state line, a distance of about 70 miles

Then northeast through Rio Blanco County, in Colorado, across Township 1 North, Range 103 and 102 West, Township 2 North, Range 101 and 100 West, Township 3 North, Range 99 and 98 West, Township 2 North, Range 97 West, Township 1 North, Range 96, 95, 94, and 93 West, Township 2 North, Range 93 West, Township 3 North, Range 93 West, U. S. M., 6th P. N., to the Moffat County line, a distance of about 90 miles

Then north through Moffat County across Township 3 and 4 North, Range 93 West, Township 5 and 6 North, Range 92 West, Township 6 North, Range 91 West, U. S. M., 6th P. M. to the City of Craig in Moffat County, a distance of about 36 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Simon Bamberger SLC 10 President, Gen. Manager
Simon Bamberger, as trustee   400  
Lester D. Freed SLC 10 Treasurer
John C. Howard SLC 10  
W. W. Armstrong SLC 10  
E. A. Culbertson SLC 10  
E. O. Howard SLC 10  
E. E. Jenkins SLC 10 Vice President
James W. Collins SLC 10  
Frank Pingree SLC 10  
W. S. McCornick SLC 10 Vice President
J. R. Walker SLC 10 Vice President

Remarks:

O. J. Grimes shown as Secretary

Reference notes:

By following the projected route on a map, the general route is from Provo to Springville, then due east to where Strawberry Reservoir is now located, then down the Strawberry River to the Duchesne River, down the Duchesne River to the Green River near Ouray, Utah, then up the White River into Colorado and continuing east-northeast to Craig.

(View a Google Map of the route of the proposed Salt Lake & Denver RR)

(View a map of the proposed Salt Lake & Denver RR, from the Salt Lake Tribune, Aug 17, 1919)

Salt Lake & Eastern Railroad

Organized: May 21, 1890

Filed:

May 21, 1890 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
May 21, 1890 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Utah index number: 693 (also 4338)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $4,000,000 (40,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From Salt Lake City, through Salt Lake, Davis and Weber Counties to Ogden, also beginning at a point on said railroad near Uinta in Weber County and running east through Weber, Morgan and Rich Counties to a point on the boundary line between Utah and Wyoming in Township 10 North, Range 8 East, a distance of about 113 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Willard R. Jones New York City 1,121
David MacKenzie Sioux City, Iowa 1
William V. Helfich Ogden 1
Alexander H. Swan Ogden 1
Edward W. ( ) Ogden 1

Additional shareholders:

Oscar E. Hill Ogden 1
Sidney Stevens Ogden 1
Ferdinand W. Lafrentz Ogden 1
Charles K. Bannister Ogden 1
Robert H. G. Minty Ogden 1

Salt Lake & Eastern Railway

Organized: September 21, 1888

Filed: September 21, 1888 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 487

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,200,000 (12,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From Salt Lake City, on the line of the Salt Lake & Fort Douglas Railway, at a place known as Sugar House, then running east by way of Parley's Canyon and Parley's Park to Park City, a distance of about 35 miles, also a branch of said railway to a place known as Kamas City, a distance of about 25 miles

Incorporators and directors:

John W. Young SLC 592
Charles W. Hardy SLC 1
Robert W. Sloan SLC 1
William A. Rossiter SLC 1
Isaac M. Waddell SLC 1
Daniel Harrington SLC 1
Brigham S. Young SLC 1
John M. Whitaker SLC 1
Christopher S. Booth SLC 1

Remarks:

Amended March 10, 1890 to change route to the following:

From North Temple and 4th West, south along 4th West to 8th South, then west along 8th South to 5th West to a junction with the Rio Grande Western Railway, then east along 8th South to 7th East, then south along 7th East to 9th South, then east along 9th South to 10th East, then north along the line of track of the Salt Lake & Fort Douglas Railway to 1st and "T" Streets, a distance of about 10 miles

Also from 10th East and 9th South, south by way of Sugar House, up Parley's Canyon by way of the Summit to Park City and Silver Creek, a distance of about 35 miles, then east to the Uintah Mountains in the vicinity of Wolf's Creek Pass, and along the Duchesne River to the junction of the two main forks of said river in Wasatch County, a distance of about 150 miles

Also from a point on the main line near Davis' Ranch on the Provo River, south to Heber City, a distance of about eight miles

Also a branch from the main line near Ross' Summit, east to a point on the Weber River at or near the western boundary of Township 1 North, Range 9 East, a distance of about 25 miles

Also a branch line beginning on the main line at a place called Sugar House, then south by way of Mill Creek, Hollidayburg, Brinton's and the Paper Mill to Granite at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon, a distance of about 20 miles, with a branch line from Hollidayburg, or Brinton's, to Union Fort, a distance of about five miles

A total length of about 250 miles

Shareholders are shown as follows:

John W. Young 11,215
LeGrand Young 1
Joseph H. Young 1
John M. Whitaker 1
Daniel Harrington 1
Charles W. Hardy 1

Signed by John W. Young, as President, March 31, 1890

Filed:

March 31, 1890 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
March 31, 1890 - with Secretary of Utah Territory

Salt Lake & Echo Railroad

Organized: December 31, 1872

Filed: January 25, 1873

Utah index number: 4289

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $2,000,000 (20,000 @ $100.00)

Purpose:

A railroad to be constructed from Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, to Echo, Summit County, on the Union Pacific Railroad, a distance of about 40 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Robert W. Mackey Pittsburg, Pa. 200  
James M. Carter SLC 200 Treasurer
James F. Woodman SLC 200  
Thomas P. Ackers SLC 200  
Edward Campbell Jr.   200  
W. B. Donaldson SLC 200  
Joab Lawrence SLC 200  
Harry Prince Chicago 200  
William M. Closky SLC 200  
Stephen F. Nuckolls SLC 200  

See also: Reeder, page 415

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