Non-Utah Railroads, Incorporated In Utah
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Caliente & Pioche Railroad
Organized: June 1, 1906
June 8, 1906 - with Salt Lake County
June 8, 1906 - with Secretary of Utah
Utah index number: 5727
Dissolved: November 9, 1914 (involuntary)
Capital stock: $300,000 (3,000 shares @ $100)
From a point on the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad in Lincoln County, Nevada, by the most feasible and favorable route to Pioche, having a terminus in Caliente, thence northwest through Lincoln County to a terminal point at or near Pioche, a distance of about 30 miles.
Incorporators and directors:
|W. H. Bancroft||SLC||1||Vice President|
|W. H. Bancroft, as trustee||147|
|E. Buckingham, as trustee||147|
|T. H. Knickerbacker||SLC||1|
|C. O. Whittemore||SLC||1|
|J. Ross Clark||SLC||1||President|
|W. H. Comstock||Secretary|
|William H. Leete||Treasurer|
W. H. Bancroft was general manger of Oregon Short Line Railroad.
J. Ross Clark was an officer of San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad, and son of Senator Clark.
Grading for line was begun by Oregon Short Line Railroad
Construction began in February 1907 and was completed in November 1907
Leased to SPLA&SL RR on January 1, 1908
Sold to SPLA&SL RR on March 8, 1909, becoming the Pioche Branch.