A Summary of R-O-W acquisitions by the Chicago and North Western Railway, the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Ry, the Chicago Great Western Ry, the Litchfield and Madison Ry, the Minneapolis and St. Louis Ry and other minor railroad companies in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. This “Right-Of-Way” file was Gene Lewis’s final project. Exhaustively researched. The Railroad purchased land for its right of way (track & structures) and this shows who sold what property and when. Genealogist can find families and dates of sale. Real Estate people can find out the history of the land before being purchased by various railroads.
This issue of Archive Reproduction is offered as a digital download (3 MB consisting of one PDF file and one Excel file).