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Railroads of Utah, Corporation Information, Part 6

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Salt Lake City & Salina Railroad

Organized: September 11, 1872

Filed: September 12, 1872

Utah index number: 4284

Dissolved:

Capital stock: 6,000,000 (60,000 @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, own and operate a railroad commencing at a point at or near Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Territory of Utah, 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 coal lands along said Valley, to a point at or near the town of Kanti in San Pete County, thence in a southerly direction to the coal lands in Castle Valley, to a point at or near the town of Salina, in the County of Sevier, a distance of about 170 miles

Incorporators and directors:

I. Wentz Wilson SLC 300 President
M. B. Valentine New York City 300  
M. B. Dodge New York City 300  
W. C. Hendril SLC 300  
Wells Spicer SLC 80 Treasurer
George Field SLC 80  
John Tierman SLC 90  
J. A. Williamson Des Moines 90 Vice President
Theodore Haswell SLC 80 Secretary
( unreadable ) SLC 80  

See also: Reeder, page 414, which shows a similar but different proposed route.

Branch of the Salt Lake City & Salina Railroad

Organized: September 10, 1872

Filed: September 12, 1872

Utah index number: 4285

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,500,000

Number of shares: 15,000 @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, own and operate a railroad commencing at a point on the Utah Southern Railroad at or near the town of Springville, in the County of Utah, Territory of Utah, thence in a southerly direction through Spanish Fork Canyon, thence across Thistle Valley into San Pete Valley, to intersect at some point in said Valley with the Salt Lake City & Salina Railroad in the County of San Pete, a distance of about 95 miles

Incorporators and directors:

I. Wentz Wilson SLC 150 President
M. B. Valentine New York City 150  
M. B. Dodge New York City 150  
W. C. Hendril SLC 150  
Wells Spicer SLC 50 Treasurer
George Field SLC 60  
John Tierman SLC 60  
J. A. Williamson Des Moines 60 Vice President
Theodore Haswell SLC 60 Secretary
( unreadable ) SLC 60  

See also: Reeder, page 414, which shows a similar but different group of directors.

Salt Lake City Union Depot & Railroad Co.

Organized: May 18, 1907

Filed:

May 29, 1907 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
May 29, 1907 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 6383

Dissolved: December 31, 1978 (from Articles of Merger between SLCUD&RR and Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, located in file 15038, D&RGW's file)

Capital stock: $200,000 (2,000 @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, purchase, lease or otherwise acquire and to own, maintain, operate and otherwise enjoy a line or lines of railway,...and all such buildings and structures,... including particularly a union, or other, passenger depot and railway office building in Salt Lake City,...

Incorporators and directors:

Edward T. Jeffery New York City 1 President
Edward T. Jeffery, as trustee   1,991  
Charles H. Schlacks Denver 1 Vice President
Franklin W. K. Cutcheon Oyster Bay, New York 1  
Joel F. Vaile Denver 1  
Jesse White New York City 1  
Samuel C. Katthews New York City 1  
Waldemar Van Cott SLC 1  
T. J. Wyche SLC 1  
Ernest A. Greenwood SLC 1 Secretary

Remarks:

Joseuh W. Gilluly shown as Treasurer

Amended January 7, 1925, to change the number of directors

C. K. Levey shown as President

C. B. Hotchkiss shown as Secretary

Filed: January 27, 1925 - with Salt Lake County Clerk and Secretary of State

Amended March 22, 1944, to increase capital stock to $800,000 (8,000 @ $100.00; 6,000 shares preferred, 2,000 shares common), to allow issue of preferred stock in the amount of $600 ,000

Charles Elsey, of San Francisco, shown as President

E. A. West, of Denver, shown as Vice President

W. I. Speakman, of Salt Lake City, shown as Secretary

R. J. Heoring, of Denver, shown as Treasurer

Filed: March 23, 1944

Reference notes:

Information found in file #15038 for Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad:

Articles of Merger between Salt Lake Union Depot and Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

To liquidate and dissolve wholly owned subsidiary effective December 31, 1978

Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad and Western Pacific Railroad acquired joint use of depot on December 1, 1944 (ICC Finance Docket 14695, dated October 25, 1944)

Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad to pay Western Pacific Railroad $125,000.00 for its 50% share of the Salt Lake Union Depot and Railroad Co., dated June 20, 1978

Salt Lake Eastern Railway

Organized: May 21, 1883

Filed: May 21, 1883 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4317

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $480,000 (4,800 shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, own, acquire, equip and operate by steam power, a railroad from a point at or near the City of Salt Lake, in Salt Lake County, to some point on the Utah Eastern Railway in Parley's Park in Summit County, by the most practicable route, a distance of about 30 miles

Incorporators and directors:

William S. McCornick SLC 50
James A. Cunningham SLC 10
John A. Grossbeck SLC 50
Simon Bamberger SLC 50
William S. Goodbe SLC 10

Additional shareholders:

Jacob Bamberger SLC 50
George Cullens SLC 10
George Gass SLC 10
Henry Dinwoodey SLC 30
Henry Higgins SLC 10

See also: Reeder, page 415

Salt Lake, Fillmore & Kanosh Railroad

Organized: 1918

Filed:

Route:

(unknown)

Remarks:

No other information available.

Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway

Organized: 1916

Filed:

Route:

Salt Lake City to Great Salt Lake

Remarks:

Organized in 1891 as Saltair Railway; name change in 1892 to Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railway; name change in 1916 to Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway.

Salt Lake, Hailey & Puget Sound Railroad

Organized: May 5, 1891

Filed:

May 6, 1891 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
March 21, 1892 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: 1075 (also 4344, which is the original signed copy)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $3,750,000 (37,500 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

The railroad to be built by this corporation will begin at a point in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, at or near Roper Street, or other desirable point, thence by the most feasible route in a westerly direction to Utah City, Salt Lake County, thence westerly passing Black Rock Garfield Beach and Lake Point, to a point east of or near to Grantsville, Tooele County, thence around the north and east end of the Grantsville Mountains into Scull (sic) Valley, thence across Scull Valley and through the pass between the Lakeside and Cedar Mountains, thence across the desert by way of the most direct route, to Lucin Station, on the line of the Central Pacific Railroad, thence northerly by way of the most feasible route to the boundary of the Territory and the Idaho state boundary, a distance of about 150 miles

Incorporators and directors:

William Burke SLC 10
J. R. Nichols SLC 10
Edmund Wilkes SLC 10
Frank H. Dyer SLC 10
John R. Middlemiss SLC 10

Additional shareholders:

W. C. Van Home SLC 10
C. C. Clements SLC 10
J. W. Dawson SLC 10
W. H. Jennings SLC 10
W. S. McCornick SLC 10
Middlemiss & Company, as trustees 1,400

Salt Lake, Jordan & Bingham Railway

Organized: August 11, 1879

Filed: September 12, 1879

Utah index number: 4306

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $350,000 (3,500 shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, operate and maintain a railway from Salt Lake City, in Salt Lake County, southerly to or near a point where the furnace and reduction works of the Societe des Minus d'Argent et Fondries de Bingham (Society of Silver Mines and Foundries of Bingham) are situated, near what is called West Jordan Settlement and from thence across the Jordan Valley and 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 Minus d'Argent et Fondries de Bingham and to other mines in said Canyon and its forks, a distance of about 40 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Liberty E. Holden SLC 196
Erwin Davis Stanford, Conn. 196
Joab Lawrence SLC 1
Charles W. Bennett SLC 1
Thomas R. Jones SLC 1

Remarks:

Erwin Davis is shown as also being associated with Hampton Gold & Silver Mining Co.

Liberty E. Holden was Albert F. "Bert" Holden's father; the younger Holden organized the United States Mining Company in March 1899 to operate the Old Jordan Mine in Bingham Canyon, and is shown in July 1899 as the managing director of the United States Mining Company, as well as the Centennial-Eureka mine in Tintic. The United States Smelting Refining and Mining Company was organized in 1906 to acquire the United States Mining Company, operating in Bingham, Tintic and California and to acquire other mining interests in Mexico and Nevada. The Company's first managing director Albert F. Holden.

In December 1880, Liberty F. Holden was one of the organizers (along with Union Pacific interests) of Utah Southern & Castle Valley Railway, an unbuilt projected railroad that was to build from Juab Station on the Utah Southern, south and east to the mouth of Salina Canyon, then by one route east through Salina Canyon (80 miles), and by another route south to Marysvale, Utah (40 miles).

Salt Lake Light & Traction Co.

Organized: August 6, 1914

Filed:

August 8, 1914 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
August 8, 1914 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 10792 (located in file 10845, for Utah Light & Traction Co.)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,000,000 (10,000 shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To manufacture, produce and develop light, power and heat by electricity, gas, steam and any and all means, and to sell and dispose of same

To buy, lease, build, own, operate,...street and suburban railroads,...

Incorporators and directors:

O. J. Salisbury SLC 1 President
S. A. Whitney SLC 1 Treasurer
C. W. Johnson SLC 1 Vice President
A. H. Parsons SLC 1 Secretary
A. H. Parsons, as trustee   995  
J. B. Walker SLC 1  

Reference notes:

Consolidated with Utah Light & Railway Co. to form Utah Light & Traction Co., September 8, 1914

Salt Lake, Nevada & California Railway

Organized: January 11, 1889

Filed: January 11, 1889 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: 510

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $5,700,000 (57,000 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

To begin at a point in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, east of the track of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, by the most feasible route in a southwesterly direction, passing Black Rock, Garfield Beach and Lake Point, to a point near Grantsville, thence north of west to a point near Salt Springs, thence southwesterly to a point near Deep Creek, Tooele County, a distance of about 150 miles

Incorporators and directors:

James F. Fulton SLC 1,426  
Theodore Brough SLC 15  
Thomas W. Bates SLC 15 President
Frank H. Nelden SLC 15  
Robert Gardiner SLC 15  

Additional shareholders:

R. A. McCornick SLC 10  
H. C. McDonough SLC 1 Secretary
F. W. Montgomery SLC 1  
S. T. Thompson SLC 1  
George W. Ellison SLC 1  

Salt Lake Rapid Transit Co.

Organized: January 14, 1890

Filed: February 24, 1890

Utah index number: 4333

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $500,000 (5,000 shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

For the constructing, maintaining and operating of a single or double track railroad for the transportation of passengers over the streets, roads and other rights-of-way in Salt Lake City and vicinity and all in Salt Lake County, Territory of Utah, using steam, electricity, cable or other motor power

Route:

On Fourth South Street in Salt Lake City, from the Military Reservation to the Jordan River

On Seventh South Street from the Military Reservation to the Jordan River

From the south limits of said City by the most convenient route to Beck's Hot Springs and on such other streets, roads and other rights-of-way in Salt Lake City and vicinity, the entire length being about 30 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Lewis S. Hills SLC 29  
John S. Cameron Omaha 119  
James T. Little SLC 30 Treasurer
William H. H. Spafford SLC 20  
John Sharp Jr. SLC 30  

Additional shareholders:

C. B. Jack SLC 10
P. L. Williams SLC 30
A. H. Cannon SLC 30
J. F. Jack SLC 1
John H. Rumel Jr. SLC 1

Reference notes:

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

Gained control of Popperton Place & Fort Douglas in about 1893 (information from Utah Power & Light files)

Salt Lake, Sevier Valley & Pioche Railroad

Organized: May 2, 1872

Filed: May 3, 1872 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4349

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $6,000,000 (60,000 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

To be constructed from Salt Lake City, by way of Lake Point and Stockton, and into and through the Valley of the Sevier River, to a point on the western boundary of the Territory of Utah near the 38th Parallel North Latitude, running through Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, Juab, Millard, Beaver and Iron Counties, a total length of about 300 miles

Incorporators and directors:

H. S. Jacobs Mauch Chuck, Pa. 586  
John Leisenring Mauch Chuck, Pa. 586  
William Lilley Mauch Chuck, Pa. 586  
John Thomas SLC 586 Treasurer
Joab Lawrence SLC 10  
John Rowberry Tooele 10  
James Campbell Ogden 10  
H. R. Durkee SLC 10  
P. Edward Conner SLC 10  
Jeter Clinton SLC 10  
Thomas P. Akers SLC 10  

Additional shareholders:

A. W. Leisenring Mauch Chuck, Pa. 586
E. M. Barnum SLC 10
E. H. Lurker SLC 10
John L. Lynch SLC 10

Reference notes:

The 20 miles of uncompleted grade of this company was purchased in August 1874 by the Utah Western Railway (first, #4296, incorporated on June 15, 1874)

No mention of the line being narrow gauge.

See also: Reeder, page 417

Salt Lake Southern Railway

Organized: 1904

Filed:

Route:

(unknown)

Remarks:

Name change in 1904 from Salt Lake & Suburban Railway.

Salt Lake Terminal Company

Organized: November 29, 1913

Filed:

November 29, 1913 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
December 1, 1913 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 10380

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,000,000 (10,000 shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, purchase, lease or otherwise acquire, maintain, own and operate a line or lines of railroad,...and all such buildings or other structures,...including particularly a union or other passenger and freight depot or depots and railroad office building in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County

Route:

Shall extend from a point where the passenger depot of said corporation may be established in the City of Salt Lake, to a convenient point or points within or on the extreme boundaries of Salt Lake City, to connect with any line or lines of railroad company or companies which may desire to make use of said depot or other terminal facilities afforded by said corporation, the length not to exceed 20 miles

Incorporators and directors:

F. M. Orem SLC 748 Secretary, Treasurer
Julian Bamberger SLC 748 President
J. B. Bean SLC 1  
Henry I. Moore SLC 1  
J. H. DeVine Ogden 1 Vice President
W. R. Armstrong SLC 1  

Salt Lake Valley Railway

Organized: February 6, 1900

Filed:

February 6, 1900 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
February 6, 1900 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 2810

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $32,000 (320 @ $100.00)

Route:

From Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, thence northerly through Davis County, thence northerly through Weber County, to the City of Ogden, a distance of about 32 miles

Incorporators and Directors:

Arthur Kennedy South Bend, Ind. 285
Charles A. Quigley SLC 32
Thad W. Naylor SLC 1
William P. Hemphill SLC 1
Frank L. Beatie SLC 1

Reference Note:

Quigley was shown as Vice President (information from Utah Power & Light files)

Salt Lake Valley & Eastern Railroad

Organized: April 23, 1890

Filed: April 24, 1890 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4336 (also in file for Index 420, which is a different corporation)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $4,000,000 (40,000 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

From a point in the City of Salt Lake, in the County of Salt Lake, in the Territory of Utah, and thence through the Counties of Salt Lake, Davis and Weber, to a point in the City of Ogden, in said County of Weber, and also beginning at a point on the said railroad, near Uintah, in said County of Weber, and running thence in a general easterly direction through the Counties of Weber, Morgan and Rich, to a point on the boundary line between said Territory of Utah and the Territory of Wyoming, in Township 10 North, Range 8 East, a total length of about 113 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Charles K. Bannister Ogden 1,121
Abbot R. Heywood Ogden 1
Alexander H. Swan Ogden 1
Oscar E. Hill Ogden 1
William V. Helfuch Ogden 1

Additional shareholders:

Edward W. Exum Ogden 1
Ferdinand W. Lefrentz Ogden 1
Adolphus Eingens Ogden 1
Sidney Stevens Ogden 1
( unreadable ) Ogden 1

Salt Lake Valley & Eastern Railway

Organized: June 28, 1887

Filed: June 29, 1887

Utah index number: 420 (also 4323)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $2,500,000 (25,000 @$100.00)

Purpose:

For the constructing, owning, maintaining and operating of a railroad in Utah Territory from a point within the City of Salt Lake, County of Salt Lake, thence northerly through said County and the Counties of Davis and Weber to a point within the City of Ogden, in said County of Weber, thence easterly and northeasterly through said County of Weber and the County of Rich to a point on the boundary line between the Territories of Utah and Wyoming, at or in the vicinity of the mouth of Twin Creeks, a distance of about 120 miles

Incorporators and directors:

William W. Bishop San Francisco 10
O. J. Hollister SLC 10
P. H. Emerson Ogden 10
E. A. Littlefield Ogden 10
James D. Negus SLC 1,110

Additional shareholders:

J. S. Houtz Ogden 10
Fredrick Barnes Ogden 10
H. D. Lewis Ogden 10
Clarence A. Blanchard New York City 10
Donald M. Lean SLC 10

San Juan Railroad

Organized: 1887

Filed:

Route:

(unknown)

Remarks:

No other information available.

San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad

Organized: 1901

Filed:

Route:

Salt Lake City to Los Angeles.

Remarks:

Organized in 1901 as San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad; completed in 1905; name changed in 1916 to Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad; controlled by UP in 1921; leased to UP in 1936; merged with UP in 1987.

San Pete Valley Railway

Organized: June 29, 1874

Filed:

Capital stock: $1,000,000.00

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

Remarks:

To D&RG in 1908.

Source: Reeder, page 418

Sevier Railway

Organized: May 5, 1891

Filed:

May 6, 1891 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
May 7, 1891 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: 904 (also 4355)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $8,000,000 (80,000 shares @ $100.00 (48,000 common, 32,000 preferred)

Purpose:

Formed to acquire franchises for, and to locate and construct, and acquire, lease or purchase or in any lawful manner and to own, maintain and operate the lines of railroad described

Route:

A line of railroad commencing at Manti in the County of San Pete, at the termination of the Rio Grande Western Railway, and thence running in a general southwesterly course down the San Pete Valley and into and up the Sevier Valley to or near to Salina in the County of Sevier, thence continuing in a general southwesterly direction in or near the Valley of the Sevier River and by the route found most practicable by survey, through Sevier County, and thence southerly in said Valley to or near to Marysvale in the County of Piute, thence continuing in a general southerly direction in Piute County in and near the Valley of the Sevier River and by the route found most practicable by survey, to Circle Valley in said County of Piute, thence continuing southwesterly in Sevier Valley and over Fremont Pass and to and into Parowan Valley and southerly to or near to the town of Parowan in said Valley in Iron County

Also a spur or branch of about five miles from or near Salina, southeasterly to the gypsum beds

Also a spur or branch from near the line between Sevier and Piute Counties for about 25 miles westerly to the Clear Creek mines

Also spurs or branches from at or near Marysvale to the mines in that vicinity, not to exceed 20 miles in length

A branch line connecting with the mainline at or near Salina and running in a general southeasterly course up and through Salina Canyon to the county line of Emery County, thence in a general northeasterly direction by the route most practicable through Castle Valley and to a connection with the Rio Grande Western Railway, at the most practicable point, between Price and Green River Stations, a distance of about 120 miles

Incorporators and directors:

David C. Dodge Denver 1
David C. Dodge, as trustee   3,200
Arthur E. Welby SLC 1
William F. Colton SLC 1
George Goss SLC 1
Robert Harkness SLC 1

Additional shareholders:

Thuron Giddis SLC 1
P. V. Finnely SLC 1
Thomas Marionneaux SLC 1
Ernest A. Greenwood SLC 1
Charles W. Bennett SLC 1

Remarks:

Amended September 5, 1908, to accept provisions of the Utah State Constitution

Filed September 8, 1908

Sevier Valley Railway

Organized: December 6, 1880

Filed:

December 7, 1880 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
December 8, 1880 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: (15038, file for D&RGW of 1921)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $10,000,000.00

Number of shares:

Purpose:

To construct, equip, own and operate by steam power, a railroad 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, eastwardly to the western boundary line of the State of Colorado, by way of Salt Lake City, Provo, Nephi and Salt Creek Canyon, a total distance of about 600 miles.

Directors:

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

Sources: Reeder, page 418; Utah State incorporation file 15038 for D&RGW in 1921.

Southern Utah Railroad

Organized: August 30, 1907

Filed:

August 31, 1907 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
August 31, 1907 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 6549

Dissolved:

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

Route:

Northeast from Miller Creek, located at about the center of Section 29 of Township 15 South, Range 8 East, to a point on the right of way of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway, about four miles north of the town of Price, a distance of about 20 miles

Also if necessary, to purchase ... any line or lines of railroad connecting with or intersecting said line

Incorporators and directors:

A. A. Sweet SLC 98 President
H. L. Thomas SLC 2 Vice President
G. S. Payne SLC 2 Secretary, Treasurer
N. P. Browne SLC 2  
W. H. Sweet SLC 96  

Remarks:

H. D. Niles' name is crossed out and replaced by that of N. P. Browne

Amended August 24, 1911 to pledge its credit to or loan money to the Consolidated Fuel Company (a corporation of the State of Utah)

Filed: August 24, 1911

Reference Note:

Hiawatha is in Miller Creek Canyon

Southeastern Railroad Company of Utah

Organized: November 25, 1872

Filed: December 5, 1872

Utah index number: 4288

Dissolved:

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

Purpose:

For the constructing, owning and maintaining of a railroad from a point at or near Springville, in Utah County, to a point on the Sevier River, in Sevier County, a distance of about 100 miles

Incorporators and directors:

William Jennings SLC 100
W. H. Hooper SLC 100
H. S. Eldredge SLC 100
Theo F. Tracey SLC 50
H. B. Clawson SLC 50
J. T. Little SLC 50
A. O. Smoot Provo 100
Myron Tanner Provo 50
Orawell Simons Payson 50
Joseph S. Tanner Payson 50
William Duglap Payson 50
Albert K. Thurber Spanish Fork 25
William Bringhurst Springville 75
L. S. Wood Springville 50
L. S. Mills SLC 50
Frank Fuller SLC 50

See also: Reeder, page 419, which shows a slightly different group of directors.

Summit County Railroad

Organized: November 24, 1871

Filed: November 29, 1871

Utah index number: 4307

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $660,000 (6,600 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

To be constructed, operated and maintained from Echo Station, via Grass Creek, Coalville, Unionville and Wanship, through Silver Creek Canyon to the Uinta Mining District in Summit County, a distance of about 26 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Joseph A. Young SLC 250
William W. Cluff Coalville 50
George Crismon SLC 25
F. A. Mitchell SLC 25
LeGrand Young SLC 5

Additional shareholders:

S. B. Young SLC 3
( ) Prieson SLC 2
Charles Richins Coalville 10
S. J. Jonasson SLC 2
H. G. Park SLC 5
B. G. Young SLC 4

Remarks:

Amended April 28, 1880 to extend route to include Park City in the Uintah Mining District and to include a branch from the mainline from or near the mouth of Grass Creek Canyon, thence up said Canyon to the upper discovered coal bed, a distance of about seven miles, and a total distance of about 34 miles

John Sharp shown as President

Shareholders shown as:

George Crismon
Alma Eldredge
John Boyden
Charles Crismon
Oscar Young
Union Pacific Railroad
LeGrand Young

Representing 3/4 of total shareholders

Filed: June 22, 1880

See also: Reeder, page 419

Summit County Railway & Transportation Co.

(later Wyoming, Salt Lake & California Railway)

Organized: October 17, 1888

Filed: October 17, 1888 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: 491 (also 4329, which is empty with note to see #491)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,000,000 (10,000 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

To begin at a point in the City of Coalville, Summit County, west of the present line of the Union Pacific Railway and running in the most feasible and practical route northeasterly up Chalk Creek to the southwest corner of Wyoming Territory, a distance of about 25 miles

Also a first divergence commencing at a point about six miles from Coalville on the mainline and running up the South Fork of Chalk Creek in a southeasterly direction for a distance of about six miles

Also a second divergence from the mainline about 10 miles from Coalville and running in a northerly direction for a distance of about 10 miles up the stream, a branch of Chalk Creek

Also a third divergence from the mainline at a point about 14 miles from Coalville and running about five miles in a southerly direction up the creek to a point near Thomas Welch's Sawmill

A total length, including all three divergences, of about 46 miles, all in Summit County

Incorporators and directors:

Ben Wood SLC 10  
James E. Fulton SLC 365  
L. C. Karrick SLC 1  
Morgan L. Sproat SLC 10  
Chester Howe SLC 1 Vice President

Additional shareholders:

Louis Seckels SLC 10  
Nathan Sears SLC 1  
J. C. Bowring SLC 1  
Theodore Brough SLC 1 Secretary
Robert Gardiner SLC 50  
Alonzo G. Bast SLC 10  

Remarks:

Amended December 2;, 1888:

To change name to Wyoming, Salt Lake & California Railway

To increase capital stock to $4,000,000 (40,000 shares @ $100.00)

To change route:

From some feasible point in Salt Lake City, by the most feasible route to and through the Wasatch Mountains by way of Emigration Canyon, to the City of Coalville, the former terminus of the Summit County Railway & Transportation Co., thence by the established line of said Company to the line dividing the Territories of Utah and Wyoming, a distance of about 86 miles

Directors shown as:

Ben Wood
Chester Howe
James E. Fulton, President
L. C. Karrick
Thomas W. Bates
Robert Gardiner
Theodore Brough, Secretary

9,986 shares represented

Filed:

March 23, 1889 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
March 25, 1889 - with Secretary of Territory

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