Railroads Map Legend


1892 Railroad Map Legend

“Twenty-First Annual Report of the Railroad and Warehouse Commission of Illinois”
Springfield, IL
H. W. Rokker, State Printer and Binder


Black Line
Ill Cent - Illinois Central Railroad Company
Peo & Pek Union - Peoria & Pekin Union Railway Company
Belt R’y and Chi W Ind - Belt Railway of Chicago & Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad Company
E St L & Car - East St. Louis & Carondelet Railway Company
C & C T - Chicago & Calument Terminal Railway Company

Red Line
P, C, C & St L - Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway Company
P, Ft W & C - Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway Company
C & Alt - Chicago & Alton Railroad Company
T, St L & K C’y - Toledo, St. Louis & Kansas City Railroad Company
C & N W’n - Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company
W C & W’n – Wabash, Chester & Western Railroad Company

Blue Line
Chi, R I & P – Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company
Chi, St P & K C’y – Chicago, St. Paul & Kansas City Railway Company
C & E I – Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Company
B & O – Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
O & M – Ohio & Mississippi Railway Company
M & O – Mobile & Ohio Railroad Company
Ful Co N G – Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway Company
St L, A & S – St. Louis, Alton & Springfield Railroad Company
St L & P – St. Louis & Peoria Railroad Company

Green Line
Chi & O Riv – Chicago & Ohio River Railroad Company
L & N – Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company
Gr T & Car – Grand Tower & Carbondale Railroad Company
Ia-Cen – Iowa Central Railway Company
C & E – Chicago & Erie Railroad Company
C, M & St P – Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company
Wab – Wabash Railroad Company
G T & C G – Grand Tower & Cape Girardeau Railroad Company

Purple Line
C, B & Q – Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
C, B & N – Chicago, Burlington & Northern Railroad Company
C & I – Chicago & Iowa Railroad Company
P, D & E – Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway Company
L E & W’n – Lake Erie & Western Railroad Company
St L, A & T H – St. Louis, Alton & Terre Haute Railroad Company
L, N A & C P – Louisville, New Albany & Chicago Railroad Company??

Orange Line
C, C, C & St L – Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway Company
R I & P – Rock Island & Peoria Railway Company
C & C – Centralia & Chester Railroad Company
M C – Michigan Central Railroad Company

Brown Line
– ??
St L & E – St. Louis & Eastern Railway Company
T, P & W – Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway Company
I, I & I – Indiana, Illinois & Iowa Railroad Company
I, D & W – Indiana, Decatur & Western Railroad Company
I & I S – Indiana & Illinois Southern Railroad Company
C & G T – Chicago & Grand Trunk Railway Company
E, J & E – Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company
T H & P – Terre Haute & Peoria Railroad Company

Olive Line
A, T & S Fe – Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company
Wis - Cen – Wisconsin Central Line
L S & M S – Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway Company
N Y, C & St L – New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Company
T H & Ind – Terre Haute & Indianapolis
L, E & St L – Louisville, Evansville & St. Louis Consolidated Railroad Company

I would like to thank Deb Haines for the legend & maps of the Railroads in Illinois.

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