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us: Northern Pacific Railway Company



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    • us: Northern Pacific Railway Co.
    • us: Northern Pacific
    • us: NP
    • us: N.P. (Northern Pacific)
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    • found: NUCMC data from U. of Wash. Lib. for Nordlund, C. Charles and Enid Nordlund Collection, 1880-1950 (Everett and Monte Cristo Railway)
    • found: Gross, J. Railroads of NA, 1977 (Everett and Monte Cristo Railway became Monte Cristo Railway in 1900; later merged into Northern Pacific Railway Company)
    • found: Northern Pacific Railway Co. papers. Part I, 1864-1922, c1984-
    • found: NP color guide to freight and passenger equipment, c1995: t.p. (Northern Pacific; NP)
    • found: Moody's analyses of railroad investments, 1909: p. 428 (Northern Pacific Railway Company; successor in 1896 of old Northern Pacific Railroad Company)
    • found: Park Genealogical Books web site, 2 June 2004: Research Notes/Minnesota by rail (Northern Pacific, Fergus & Black Hills R.R. Co.; began 1881, ended 1899; absorbed by Northern Pacific Railway Company)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Camp Creek Railway Company; inc. 1911; built from Manhattan to Anceny, Mont.; opened its line in 1912; sold to Northern Pacific in 1914)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Clearwater Short Line Railway Company; inc. 1898; sold to Northern Pacific in 1914; main lines were from Riparia, Wash., to Grangeville, Stites, and Headquarters, Idaho)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Coeur d'Alene Railway and Navigation Company; inc. 1886; leased to Northern Pacific in 1888; main line ran from Cataldo, Idaho, to the Montana state line near Mullan; sold in foreclosure to Northern Pacific in 1897)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Connell Northern Railway Company; inc. 1909; operated between Connell and Adco, Wash., between 1910 and 1914; sold to Northern Pacific in 1914)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Gaylord and Ruby Valley Railway Company; inc. 1897; sold to Northern Pacific in 1899; started a line from Renovo to Twin Bridges, Mont.; construction completed by Northern Pacific)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Green River and Northern Railroad Company; inc. 1890 and sold to Northern Pacific in 1898; branch line that joined the Northern Pacific system at Palmer Junction in western Washington)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Missouri River Railway Company; inc. 1906 in N.D.; built track from Glendive to Sidney, Mont., and from Cannon Ball to Stanton, N.D.; sold to Northern Pacific in 1914)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Puget Sound Shore Railroad; inc. 1882; operated a line between Stuck Junction and Seattle; sold to Northern Pacific and Puget Sound Shore Railroad Company in 1889; that company sold to Northern Pacific Railway Company in 1898)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Shields River Valley Railway Company; inc. 1908; built a line from Mission to Wilsall, Mont.; sold to and merged into Northern Pacific in 1914)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (St. Paul and Duluth Railroad Company; inc. 1877; sold to Northern Pacific in 1900)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (St. Paul and Northern Pacific Railroad Company; sold to Northern Pacific in 1896)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Washington and Columbia River Railway Company; inc. 1892; main line ran from Pendleton, Or., to Dayton, Wash.; operated from 1892 to 1907 when it was sold to Northern Pacific)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Western Dakota Railway Company; formed 1906; sold to Northern Pacific in 1914)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Yakima and Pacific Coast Railroad Company; formed 1890; operated line from Chehalis to South Bend, Wash.; sold in 1892 to United Railroads of Washington which was in turn sold to Northern Pacific in 1898)
    • found: NUCMC data from University of Montana, K. Ross Toole Archives for Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1870-1968 (Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway Company; inc. 1885; two main lines ran from Seattle to Sumas on the Washington-B.C. border and from Spokane Falls to Davenport, Wash.; sold in foreclosure in 1896--the eastern portion to the Spokane and Seattle Railway Company, the western portion to the Seattle and International Railway Company; these were in turn sold to the Northern Pacific in 1900 and 1901)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [In 1970 the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company, the Great Northern Railway Company, the Pacific Coast Railroad Company, and the Northern Pacific Railway Company merged under the name Burlington Northern, inc.]
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    • 1980-08-26: new
    • 2013-08-21: revised
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