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us: Burlington Northern Railroad Company



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    • found: BN news, Feb. 1982: masthead (Burlington Northern Railroad Co.); Mar. 1985: masthead (Burlington Northern Railroad Company)
    • found: Burlington Northern Inc. Annual report, 1981: p. 27 (Burlington Northern Railroad Company) p. 3 of cover (Burlington Northern subsidiaries ... Burlington Northern Railroad Company)
    • found: Moody's Trans. man 1987, under Burlington Northern Railroad Company (inc. in Del. 1/13/61 as Great Northern Pacific & Burlington Lines, Inc.; name changed to Burlington Northern Inc. 1970 [when actual merger took place; or 1968 in other sources]; in 1981, when holding company was inc. under name Burlington Northern Inc., the old Burlington Northern Inc., changed name to Burlington Northern Railroad Company)
    • found: Company Profile, accessed 11/3/97 (Burlington Resources Inc.: Northern Pacific Railway Company was est'd in 1864; later, Burlington Northern Railroad Company; in 1988, Burlington Northern Railroad Company spun-off natural resources subsidiaries as Burlington Resources Inc.)
    • found: BNSF Railway online site, June 7, 2006 (Burlington Northern; BN; Burlington Northern Railroad; created Mar. 2, 1970 by the merger of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Co. (CB&Q), Northern Pacific Railway Co. (NP), Great Northern Railway Co. (GN), and Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway Co. (SP&S); St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Co. (Frisco) was acquired and merged into BN in 1980)
    • found: Leaders count, c2005: t.p. (BNSF Railway) p. 309 (BN [Burlington Northern Railroad Company] and the Santa Fe [Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company] merged Sept. 22, 1995 to become the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (BNSF))
    • notfound: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Chicago, Quincy & Burlington Railroad Company. Records, 1849-1979 (name not given)
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