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Utah Rails Court Cases

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(Based on original research completed in August 1982)

circa November 23, 1880
foreclosure of Summit County Railway

circa June 13, 1882
foreclosure of Utah & Pleasant Valley Railway

circa April 30, 1887
foreclosure of Utah Eastern Railroad

circa May 8, 1897
foreclosure of Utah Central Railroad (RGW)
receivers appointed on November 27, 1893

circa January 10, 1938
possible foreclosure of St. John & Ophir Railroad

3338   Warner v. Utah Western, 1877

3377   Noble County Bank v. Utah Western, 1877

3383   Union Trust Co. v. Utah Northern, 1877

3414   Cummings v. Wasatch & Jordan Valley, 1878

3657   Patrick v. Wasatch & Jordan Valley, 1878

3886   Wasatch & Jordan Valley v. George Crismon, 1878

3887   Bingham Canyon & Camp Floyd v. George Crismon, 1878

4478   Bassett v. Utah Western, 1877

4511   Union Trust Co. v. Summit County Railway, 1880

4804   Spackman v. Utah & Pleasant Valley, 1881

5210   Young, Wasatch & Jordan Valley v. Spackman, 1882

The following is from "Register of Actions", Cases 4277 to 4838, November 22, 1879 to June 27, 1881 (from a handwritten original dated November 5, 1982)

Case 4478
Royal M. Bassett and E. F. Bishop v. The Utah Western Railway Co.
July 12, 1880

Summary of Case 4478:

Royal M. Bassett and E. F. Bishop v. Utah Western Railway

Case 4481
Thomas R. Jones v. Wasatch & Jordan valley Railroad Co.
July 16, 1880
(no useful information located, November 5, 1982)

Case 4485
Charles S. Cunningham v. Utah Southern Railroad
July 21, 1880
Fire caused by a passing train
Examined November 5, 1982

Case 4486
George B. Davis v. Utah Southern Railroad
July 21, 1880
(file not in box, November 5, 1982)

Case 4500
Summit County Railroad v. Henry Wheaton
August 6, 1880

Case 4501
Summit County Railroad v. John Boyden
August 6, 1880

Case 4508
Lloyd Aspinwall, Gardner G. Howland and Meredith Howland v. Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad and Charles W. Schofield
August 17, 1880

Case 4511
Union Trust Company of New York v. Summit County Railroad
August 23, 1880

Case 4596
Alice Palmer v. Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad, Augustus Kountze, the Union Trust Company of new York and Nils Anderson
November 24, 1880

Case 4600
Augustus Kountze v. Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad
December 1, 1880

Case 4609
John W. Snell and Joseph J. Snell v. Wasatch & Jordan Valley Railroad
December 7, 1880

Case 4612
John Gallgam v. Utah Central Railroad
December 8, 1880

Case 4782
Pleasant Valley Coal & Coke Company v. Utah & Pleasant Valley Railway
April 27, 1881

Case 4804
William M. Spackman v. Utah & Pleasant Valley Railway
June 2, 1881

Case 5210
June 29, 1882

Summary of case 5210 (examined on August 6, 1982)

Testimony of Charles W. Scofield, age 49, on February 19, 1883

The same above information is found in Reeder, pages 185-186

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