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Railroads of Utah, Corporation Information, Part 9

From the records of the State of Utah

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Utah, Nevada & California Railroad (first)

Organized: May __, 1889

Filed: May 1, 1889 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 544-A

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $20,000,000 (200,000 @ $100.00)

Route:

From the east Utah Territory line at a point called DeMore, and from Salt Lake City, to a point on the west Utah Territory line in Tooele County, then through Lincoln and Nye Counties in Nevada, then through San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Inyo, and San Diego Counties in California, to San Diego, a total distance of about 1,200 miles, of which 650 miles are located within the Territory of Utah

Incorporators and directors:

Francis Tierman Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
Elmer E. Goodlander Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
William S. McWilliams Fort Scott, Kansas. 2,100
Richard L. Walker Topeka, Kan 1
Augustus B. DePost Topeka, Kansas. 2,282
Charles D. Moore Topeka, Kansas. 1
Joseph G. Jacobs St. Paul, Minn. 2,100

Utah, Nevada & California Railroad (second)

Organized: May 15, 1889

Filed: April 18, 1890 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 671

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $20,000,000 (200,000 @ $100.00)

Route:

From the east Utah Territory line at a point called DeMore, and from Salt Lake City, to a point on the west Utah Territory line at a point called Pulliam, in Washington County, then through Lincoln and Nye Counties in Nevada, then through San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Inyo and San Diego Counties in California, to San Diego, a total distance of about 1,200 miles, of which 650 are located within Utah Territory.

Incorporators and directors:

Francis Tierman Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
Elmer E. Goodlander Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
William S. McWilliams Fort Scott, Kansas. 2,100
Richard L. Walker Topeka, Kansas. 1
Augustus B. DePost Topeka, Kansas. 2,282
Charles B. Moore Topeka, Kansas. 1
Joseph G. Jacobs St Paul, Minn. 2,100

Additional shareholders:

J. N. Bailey SLC 1
P. P. Murphy SLC 1
Henry H. Fry SLC 1
Edward L. Cran SLC 1
L. W. Dittman SLC 1
Lewis C. Hamilton SLC 1
W. J. Miles SLC 1
J. K. Lindsay SLC 1
J. S. Acker SLC 1
A. H. Kelley SLC 1
Thomas K. Stevens SLC 1
R. S. Hamilton SLC 1
C. W. Parker SLC 1
N. LaPenole SLC 1

Reference Notes:

The Union Pacific track profile for 1976 lists the Los Angeles & Salt Lake line from the Utah/Nevada border to Caliente, Nevada, as being built by Utah, Nevada & California Railroad in 1901.

Oregon Short Line records show the Utah, Nevada & California Railroad as being incorporated on February 2, 1899.

Utah, Nevada & California Railroad (third)

Organized: May 18, 1889

Filed: May 18, 1889 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 544-B

Dissolved: November 9, 1974 (involuntary)

Capital stock: $20,000,000 (200,000 @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To consolidate the interests of the Utah, Nevada & California Railroad, a Utah corporation (index 44-A, incorporated on May 1, 1891), and the Nevada & California Railroad, a Nevada corporation

Route:

From the east Utah Territory line at a point called DeMore, in Emery County, and from Salt Lake City, in Salt Lake County, to a point on the west Utah Territory line at a point called Pullam, in Tooele County, then through Lincoln and Nye Counties in Nevada, then through San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Inyo and San Diego Counties in California to San Diego, a total distance of about 1,200 miles, of which 650 are located within the Territory of Utah

Incorporators and directors:

Francis Tierman Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
Elmer E. Goodlander Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
William S. McWilliams Fort Scott, Kansas. 2,100
Richard L. Walker Topeka, Kansas. 1
Augustus B. Depost Topeka, Kansas. 2,282
Charles D. Moore Topeka, Kansas. 1
Joseph G. Jacobs St. Paul, Minn. 2,100

Remarks:

260 shares of old Nevada & California Railroad stock is to be traded for 520 shares of new Utah, Nevada & California Railroad stock

The officers and directors are shown to be the same for both corporations to be consolidated

Francis Tierman shown as president of both old companies

June 6, 1890
Item on the Utah, Nevada & California Railroad. (The Home Sentinel, Manti, June 6, 1890)

Utah, Nevada & California Railway (first)

Organized: May 9, 1891

Filed:

May 11, 1891 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
May 11, 1891 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: 909

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $20,000,000 (200,000 @ $100.00)

Route:

From the east Utah Territory line in Emery County, and from Salt Lake City, to a point on the west Utah Territory line, in Washington County, called Pulliam, to connect with a road intended to run from said point through Nevada and California to Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco on the Pacific Coast, in said State of California, to either or all said points, a total distance of 650 miles within the Territory of Utah

Incorporators and directors:

Francis Tierman Fort Scott, Kansas. 5,245 President
John J. Stewart SLC 5,245 Secretary
Joseph G. Jacobs SLC 1  
Edwin I. Thorn SLC 1 Treasurer
Alphonse E. De Ricqules SLC 1  
James L. Tibbetts SLC 1  
Edward H. Russell Clifton, Ohio 1  

Additional shareholders:

William H. Donnell SLC 1
Fred W. Scarft SLC 1
George H. Tousey SLC 1
Frank Harris SLC 1
Lemuel U. Colbath SLC 1

Utah, Nevada & California Railway (second)

Organized: July 6, 1892

Filed: July 9, 1892 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 1155

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $20,000,000 (200,000 @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To consolidate the interests of the Utah, Nevada & California Railway, a Utah corporation (index 909, incorporated May 11, 1891), and the Nevada & California Railway, a Nevada corporation

Route:

From the east Utah Territory line at a point called DeMore, and from Salt Lake City, to the west Utah Territory line, at a point called Pulliam, then through Lincoln and Nye Counties in Nevada, then through San Bernadine, Los Angeles, Inyo and San Diego Counties in California, to San Diego, a total distance of about 1,200 miles, of which 650 are located within the Territory of Utah

Incorporators and directors:

Francis Tierman Fort Scott, Kansas. 100
Elmer E. Goodlander Fort Scott, Kansas. 1
William S. McWilliams Fort Scott, Kansas. 2,100
Richard L. Walker Topeka, Kansas. 1
Augustus B. DePost Topeka, Kansas. 2 282
Charles D. Moore Topeka, Kansas. 1
Joseph C. Jacobs St. Paul, Minn. 2,100

Remarks:

Nevada & California Railway incorporated in Nevada on June 29, 1892

File also contains copies of the articles of incorporation for the Utah, Nevada & California Railroad (second) (#544-B) and the Utah, Nevada & California Railroad (third) (#671)

Utah Northern Railroad

Organized: August 23, 1871

Filed: February 4, 1872

Utah index number: (in 4348, file for Utah & Northern Railroad)

Dissolved:

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

Purpose:

For the constructing, owning, operating and maintaining of a railroad between the City of Ogden, or the termini of the Union Pacific Railway, the Central Pacific Railway, and the Utah Central Railroad, in Weber County, Utah Territory, and Soda Springs, in Onieda County, Territory of Idaho, a distance of about 125 miles

Incorporators and directors:

John W. Young SLC 95
Joseph Richardson New York City 50
LeGrand Lockwood New York City 5
William B. Preston SLC 169
Hezekiah Thatcher Logan 100
O. N. Liljenquist Hyrum 80
William Maughan Wellsville 100
Lorenzo Snow Brigham City 120
L. H. Hatch Franklin 100
M. W. Merrill Richmond 150
Samuel Roskelly Smithfield 100
William Hyde Hyde Park 60

Additional shareholders:

Henry Hughes Mendon 80
W. F. Littlewood Newton 17
William J. Pratt Clifton 20
John Maugham Weston 50
Simon Smith Clarkston 40
George O. Pitkin Millville 56
M. D. Hammond Providence 5O
William G. Nelson Oxford 50
David James Paradise 5O
F. D. Richards Ogden 5
Moses Thatcher Logan 5

Utah Railroad & Mining Company

Organized: 1873

Filed:

Route:

(unknown)

Remarks:

No other information available

Utah Railroad, Mining & Land Company

Organized: 1872

Filed:

Route:

(unknown)

Remarks:

No other information available

Utah Rapid Transit Co.

Organized in Delaware: September 29, 1919

Filed in Delaware: September 30, 1919

Filed in Utah:

January 7, 1920 - with Weber County Clerk
January 9, 1920 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 14254

Dissolved:

Capital stock: (no par value) (10,000 shares) (company to commence business with 10 shares of capital stock)

Purpose:

To construct, purchase, lease and otherwise acquire, to equip, maintain or operate by steam, electricity or other motive power, railroads and railroad lines outside the state of Delaware, including the lines of street railway formerly owned by the Utah Idaho Central Railroad, a Utah corporation, which said lines of street railway are located in the City of Ogden, County of Weber, State of Utah, and in the City of Logan, County of Cache, State of Utah

Route:

The following routes over and along which street railway lines are now constructed, completed and in operation in the City of Ogden, County of Weber:

Commencing at the intersection of 36th Street and Washington Avenue and extending in a northerly direction along Washington Avenue, and the extension of said Avenue, to the north city limits, a distance of about 4.8 miles

Commencing at the intersection of 33rd Street and Wall Avenue and extending northerly along Wall Avenue to the intersection of Wall Avenue and 24th Street, then extending in an easterly direction along 24th Street to Washington Avenue, a distance of about 1.526 miles

Commencing at the intersection of Wall Avenue and 25th Street and extending in an easterly direction along 25th Street to the intersection of 25th Street and Polk Avenue, a distance of about 1.9 miles

Commencing at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and 25th Street and extending in a northerly direction along Jefferson Avenue to the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and 27th Street, then extending in an easterly direction along 27th Street to Van Buren Avenue, a distance of about one mile

Commencing at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 23rd Street and extending in an easterly direction along 23rd Street to the intersection of 23rd Street and Harrison Avenue, then extending in a southerly direction along Harrison Avenue to the intersection of Harrison Avenue and 24th Street, a distance of about 1.244 miles

Commencing at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 21st Street and extending in an easterly direction along 21st Street to the intersection of 21st Street and Van Buren Avenue, a distance of about one mile

Commencing at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 17th Street and extending in a westerly direction along 17th Street for a distance of about 0.4 miles

Commencing at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 28th Street and extending in an easterly direction along 28th Street to the intersection of 28th Street and Jefferson Avenue, then extending in a southerly direction along Jefferson Avenue to the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and 33rd Street, a distance of about one mile

The following routes over and along which street railway lines are now constructed, completed and in operation in the City of Logan, County of Cache:

Commencing from the Oregon Short Line depot at the intersection of 6th West Street and Center Street and extending in an easterly direction for six blocks to the intersection of Center Street and Main Street, then extending in a northerly direction for four blocks to the intersection of Main Street and 4th North Street, then extending in an easterly direction for six blocks along 4th North Street to the intersection of 4th North Street and 6th East Street, then extending in a northerly direction along 6th East Street for a distance of one block, a total distance of about 2.25 miles

The following routes over and along which suburban railway lines are now constructed, completed and in operation:

That certain line of electric suburban railway wholly within the County of Weber and partly within and partly without the City of Ogden, commencing at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Canyon Road and extending in a general easterly direction, via Hermitage and Idlewild in Ogden Canyon, to Huntsville, a distance of about 13 miles

Incorporators and directors:

T. L. Croteau Wilmington, Del. 4
H. E. Knox Wilmington, Del. 3
S. E. Dill Wilmington, Del. 3

Utah Southern Railroad

Organized: January 17, 1871

Filed: February 5, 1871 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4305

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,500,000 (15,000 shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To construct, operate and maintain a railroad with the route of; from the terminus of the Utah Central Railroad in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Territory of Utah, to Payson City, Utah County, a distance of about 65 miles, with a branch line from the most eligible point on said route, to the mouths of Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, in Salt Lake County, a distance of about eight miles, with the mainline running through or near to Draperville, Lehi, Lake City, Provo, Springville and Spanish Fork

Incorporators and directors:

Joseph A. Young SLC 500
William Jennings SLC 50
Feramorz Little SLC 50
John Sharp SLC 50
Daniel H. Wells SLC 50

Additional shareholders:

James Sharp SLC 25
John Sharp Jr. SLC 25
J. T. Little SLC 25
C. Layton Jr. Kaysville 10
Jesse W. Fox SLC 5
LeGrand Young SLC 5
George Swan SLC 5
Samuel H. Hill SLC 6
Thomas W. Jennings SLC 10
S. J. Jonasson SLC 5

Remarks:

Amended January 10, 1877 to extend route through Payson and Santaquin to York, in Juab County

John Sharp shown as President

Hyrum S. Young shown as Secretary

Stockholders listed as follows (accounting for more than 3/4 of the total shareholders):

Brigham Young
John Sharp
William Jennings
William H. Hooper
Feramorz Little
Horace E. Eldredge
Jay Gould
Sidney Dillion
Oliver Ames
E. H. Rollins
Union Pacific Railroad
Jesse W. Fox
John Sharp Jr.
James Sharp
James T. Little

Filed: January 13 1877 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Amended February 24, 1879 to extend route through York and Nephi to Chicken Creek, in Juab County

John Sharp shown as President

Hyrum S Young shown as Secretary

Stockholders listed as follows:

John Sharp
Sidney Dillion
Jay Gould
Feramorz Little
Horace S. Eldredge
William Jennings
William H. Hooper
James Sharp
John Sharp Jr.
James T. Little
H. S. Young
Executors of the estate of Oliver Ames, Deceased
L. S. Hills
Union Pacific Railroad
Willard Young
Lusa Young
Dora Young
Eveline Y. Davis
Phebe Y. Beatie
Francis Armstrong

Filed: February 24, 1879

See also: Reeder, page 424

Utah Southern Railroad Extension (first)

Organized: December 29, 1874

Filed: December 29, 1874 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4299

Dissolved:

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

Route:

To be constructed from the terminus of the Utah Southern Railroad at Payson, in Utah County, Territory of Utah, southerly through the Counties of Utah, Juab, San Pete, Millard, Beaver and Iron, to the Parallel of 37 degrees, 30 minutes North Latitude at a point at or near the northern boundary line of Washington County, a distance of about 200 miles, all in the Territory of Utah

Incorporators and directors:

William Jennings SLC 300
William H. Hooper SLC 300
John Sharp SLC 300
Feramorz Little SLC 300
Horace S. Eldredge SLC 300
John Sharp Jr. SLC 100
James Sharp SLC 100

Additional shareholders:

Frank W. Jennings SLC 100
Thomas W. Jennings SLC 100
J. T. Little SLC 100
J. A. Jennings SLC 35
L. S. Mills SLC 10
LeGrand Young SLC 5
William Sharp SLC 50

See also: Reeder, page 425

Utah Southern Railroad Extension (second)

Organized: January 11, 1879

Filed: January 11, 1879 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4304

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $1,300,000 (13,000 @ $100.00)

Route:

From a point at or near Chicken Creek, in Juab County, Utah Territory, so as to connect with the southern terminus of the Utah Southern Railroad and thence extending in a westerly direction through the Sevier Pass and thence in a southerly direction into and through the Counties of Juab, Millard and Beaver to or near Milford, on the Beaver River, in Beaver County, Utah Territory

Also a branch line extending from a point on the mainline at or near Milford, to Frisco, in said Beaver County

A total length, including branch line, of about 130 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Allen G. Campbell Frisco City 163
Matthew Cullen Frisco City 162
William Jennings SLC 64
Feramorz Little SLC 64
Sidney Dillon New York 217
Jay Gould New York 217
S. H. H. Clark Omaha 216
John Sharp SLC 65

Additional shareholders:

H. H. Hooper SLC 65  
H. S. Eldredge SLC 65  
L. S. Mills SLC 1  
J. T. Little SLC 1 Treasurer

Reference notes:

This company was part of the consolidation which formed the Utah Central Railway (first) on July 1, 1881

See also: Reeder, page 425

Utah Southern & Castle Valley Railway

Organized: December 18, 1880

Filed:

December 18, 1880 - with Auditor of Public Accounts
December 22, 1880 - with Secretary of Territory

Utah index number: 65 (also 4308)

Dissolved: November 9, 1974 (involuntary)

Capital stock: 1,800,000 (18,000 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

The railroad to be built, maintained and operated will extend from Juab Station, in Juab County, Utah Territory, 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 the Ivies and Muddy creeks, in the County of Emery, a distance of about 80 miles, also a line from the mouth of said Salina Canyon, thence by way of the Sevier River, to Marysvale, a distance of about 40 miles, the total length being about 120 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Sidney Dillon New York City 300
Jay Gould New York City 300
John Sharp SLC 100
William H. Hooper SLC 100
William Jennings SLC 100
Feramorz Little SLC 100
Liberty E. Holden SLC 100

Liberty F. Holden was also one of the organizers in 1879 of the Salt Lake, Jordan & Bingham Railway, projected to build from Salt Lake City south to the furnaces and reduction works at West Jordan Settlement, then west to and up the Bingham Canyon to a point near the head of the canyon, with branches up the forks of the canyon, to the mines operated by Societe des Minus d'Argent et Fondries de Bingham and to other mines in Bingham Canyon.

Additional shareholders:

L. S. Hills SLC 5
Samuel A. Merritt SLC 5
( ) Jennings Utah 1
Joseph B. Rosborough Utah 5
H. S. Young Utah 1
H. S. Eldredge Utah 100
J. T. Little Utah 1

See also: Reeder, page 426

Utah Terminal Railway

Organized: May 12, 1920

Filed: May 12, 1920

Utah index number: 14450

Dissolved: November 9, 1974 (involuntary)

Capital stock: $150,000 (150,000 shares @ $1.00)

Route:

From Utah Railway at or near mouth of Spring Canyon, up said canyon to Standardville, a distance of about four miles

Incorporators and directors:

F. A, Sweet SLC 2,500  
L. H. Curtis SLC 2,500 President
J. Will Knight Provo 1,500  
R. E. Allen Provo 1,500 Secretary, Treasurer
Lynn H. Thompson SLC 2,000 Vice President

Reference Notes:

Sold to Utah Railway on August 31, 1921

Utah Western Railway (first)

Organized: June 15, 1874

Filed: June 15, 1874 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4296

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $900,000 (9,000 shares @$100.00)

Route:

The termini of said railroad shall be Salt Lake City, County of Salt Lake, Territory of Utah, and at or near the south end of Stockton Lake, in the County of Tooele, a distance of about 45 miles

Incorporators and directors:

H. B. Clawson SLC 6
S. D. Conner SLC 6
George W. Thatcher SLC 6
John W. Young SLC 366
Heber P. Kimball SLC 15
A. C. Pyper SLC 15
W. C. Rydalch Grantsville 15
Jeter Clinton SLC 15
Seymour B. Young SLC 3
John L. Pike SLC 3

Utah Western Railway (second)

Organized: June 24, 1889

Filed: June 24, 1889 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 536

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $600,000 (6,000 shares @ $100)

Route:

From Salt Lake City to a point on the eastern shore of the Great Salt Lake, running on a northerly course, a distance of about 30 miles

Incorporators and directors:

John W. Young SLC 291
Isaac M. Wassell SLC 1
Daniel Harrington SLC 1
William A. Rossiter SLC 1
Charles W. Hardy SLC 1
John M. Whitaker SLC 1
David J. Williams SLC 1

Additional shareholders:

John H. Young SLC 1
Ben W. Driggs SLC 1
Joseph Goddard SLC 1

Remarks:

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

From the junction of North Temple and 4th West in Salt Lake City, then north along 4th West and other streets and ways to 9th North, then west via the Jordan River, along the eastern shore of the Great Salt Lake, then southwest along the shore of said lake to Grantsville, a distance of about 50 miles

Shareholders are shown as the same with the same number of shares except that John W. Young holds 5,290 shares

Signed by John W. Young, as President, March 25, 1890

Filed: March 31, 1890

See also: Reeder, page 426, which shows this group of directors, but an organization date of June 24, 1874, the same year as the first Utah Western Railway (above).

Valley Railway Company of Utah

Organized: August 11, 1899

Filed:

August 18, 1899 - with Salt Lake County Clerk
August 18, 1899 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 2677

Dissolved:

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

Purpose:

Shall be that of building, constructing, equipping and operating a railroad or railroads, commencing at the town of Murray and running thence westerly upon or in the most feasible and practicable route to the town of Bingham, in Salt Lake County, State of Utah, a distance of about 14 miles

Incorporators and directors:

James Campbell 68
Edmund Wilkes 68
William C. Hall 2
Henry G. Rollins 1
Archer S. Cook 1

Remarks:

The railroad shall be standard gauge and its motive power shall be electricity or steam or both, or other motive power that may be discovered

Reference Notes:

The Salt Lake Tribune ran a notice of the county filing on August 19, 1899 (information from UP&L files)

Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad (first)

Organized: October 24, 1872

Filed:

Capital stock: $500,000.00

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

Remarks:

Narrow gauge railroad completed in 1874; merged in 1879 with Bingham Canyon & Camp Floyd Railroad to form Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad (second).

Source: Reeder, page 427

Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad (second)

Organized: April 29, 1879

Filed:

Capital stock: $1,100,000.00

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

Remarks:

Formed in 1879 by the merger of Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad (first) and Bingham Canyon & Camp Floyd Railroad; sold to D&RGW in 1881.

Source: Reeder, page 427

West Side Rapid Transit Company

Organized: April 14, 1890

Filed: April 15, 1890

Utah index number: 4335

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $500,000 (12,000 $25.00)

Route:

From Main Street, along city streets to southern part of city, west to Jordan River, then southwest and west to south shore of Great Salt Lake, a distance of about 20 miles

Incorporators and directors:

Edwin W. Senior Garden City, Utah 40
Ralph Zwigky SLC 20
B. A. Froiseth SLC 40
James F. Marshall SLC 40
Joseph G. Jacobs SLC 40
F. Beyle SLC 40
T. A. Davis SLC 40

Additional shareholders:

James H. Brown SLC 40
A. G. Best SLC 40
M. F. Sturges SLC 40
Moses R. Porter Granger, Utah 40
John D. Schaffer SLC 100
Fredrick J. Senior Taylorsville 40
Henry Haynes Hunter 40
Eugene T. Jones SLC 40

(Read more about the West Side Rapid Transit Co.)

Western Pacific Railroad

Organized: 1916

Filed:

Route:

Salt Lake City to Oakland, California.

Remarks:

Reorganization of Western Pacific Railway, 1916; sold to UP, 1982.

Western Pacific Railway

Organized: March 3, 1903 (in California)

Filed:

March 3, 1903 -- San Francisco County
March 6, 1903 -- State of California

Utah index number:

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $100,000,000

Purpose:

Route:

Salt Lake City to Oakland, California.

Remarks:

Reorganized as Western Pacific Railroad in 1916.

Other information: (from LeMassena, p. 265)

A consolidation of six "paper" companies:

Alameda & San Joaquin Railroad added in July 1903

Boca & Loyalton Railroad added by 51 percent control added in July 1903.

See also Western Pacific in Utah chronology history.

Wyoming, Salt Lake & California Railway (second)

Organized: May 15, 1889

Filed: May 27, 1889 - with Auditor of Public Accounts

Utah index number: 4330

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $10,000,000 (100,000. shares @ $100.00)

Purpose:

To consolidate the Salt Lake, Nevada & California Railway and the Wyoming, Salt Lake & California Railway to form the consolidated corporation of the Wyoming, Salt Lake & California Railway

Route:

From Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, to a point on the western boundary line of said Territory at or near half way between the First and Second Standard Parallel South passing into or through Salt Lake and Tooele Counties, a distance of about 150 miles, and from Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, to a point on the eastern boundary line of said Territory, at or near about 3.163 feet north from the southwest corner of the boundary of the Territory of Wyoming, passing into or through the Counties of Salt Lake and Summit, in said Territory, a distance of about 86 miles, the entire length being about 236 miles

Incorporators and directors:

James E. Fulton Pres
Lewis C. Karrick Vice President
Theo Brough Secretary
( ). P. Noble Treasurer
Thomas W. Bates  
Jeremiah C. Conklin  
Nicholas Treweek  
George O. Noble  
Robert Gardiner  
John T. Lynch  
William C. Hall  
Nathan Sears  
George ( )  
Edwin E. Rich  
James H. Bacon  

Remarks:

The stock of the present companies and the stock of the consolidated company is to be traded share for share and dollar for dollar

Shareholders of the Salt Lake, Nevada & California Railway are listed as follows:

Thomas W. Bates
James E. Fulton
Clarence W. Hall
Robert Gardiner
Thee Brough
James H. Bacon
Edwin E. Rich
George Mullen

Shareholders of the Wyoming, Salt Lake & California Railway are listed as follows:

James E. Fulton
Nathan Sears
William C. Hall
Thomas W. Bates
John A. Marshall
Lewis Marrick
Robert Gardiner
John T. Lynch
( ) P. Noble
Nicolas Treweek
George O. Noble
Jeremiah C. Conklin
Theo Brough

Wyoming & Utah Railroad

Organized: October 5, 1892

Filed in Wyoming: December 15, 1892

Filed in Utah: January 3, 1893 - with Secretary of State

Utah index number: 1267 (also 4361)

Dissolved:

Capital stock: $10,000,000 (100,000 shares @ $100.00)

Route:

A railroad to commence from the City of Casper, in Natrona County, State of Wyoming, thence southwest through said County to Alcova Hot Springs, in said County, and southwesterly through the Counties of Natrona, Fremont, Sweetwater and Uintah, State of Wyoming, and through the Counties of Rich, Cache and Weber to the City of Ogden, Utah Territory, with a branch line from the mainline at Alcova Hot Springs, in Natrona County, State of Wyoming, in a southerly direction through said Natrona County and through Carbon County to a point on the Union Pacific Railway at or near Rawlins, in Carbon County, State of Wyoming, and also a branch from said mainline in Fremont County, north to the City of Lander, in Fremont County, State of Wyoming

Incorporators and directors:

Charles A. Sherman
Albert C. Smith
Ovmud Rambo
Issac Van Horn
Ernst S. Weatherby

Wyoming & Western Railway

Organized: March 15, 1890

Filed: March 15, 1890

Utah index number: 673 (also 4334)

Dissolved:

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

Purpose:

For the constructing, owning, maintaining and operating of a railroad from a point or points within the City of Salt Lake, in the County of Salt Lake, northerly through the Counties of Salt Lake, Davis and Weber to a point or points in the City of Ogden, in the County of Weber, thence by the most practicable and available route eastward through the Counties of Weber, Morgan and Rich, all in the Territory of Utah, to a point on the boundary line between the Territories of Utah and Wyoming, between the Fourth and Fifth Standard Parallels North, the total length being about 110 miles

Incorporators and directors:

S. M. Preshaw Ogden 1 President
S. S. Schramm Ogden 1  
L. B. Adams Ogden 1  
W. N. Shilling Ogden 1  
James D. Negus Ogden 1,091 Secretary

Additional shareholders:

F. B. Hurlbut Ogden 1
David Kay Ogden 1
E. A. Reed Ogden 1
John A. Boyle Ogden 1
Alfred H. Nelson Ogden 1

Remarks:

Amended April 21, 1890 to include Davis County in route between Ogden and the boundary line between the Territories of Utah and Wyoming

Filed: April 22, 1890

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