CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS RAILROAD. This is a RARE Vintage piece of Railroad History made by THE ADAMS & WESTLAKE COMPANY for the CHICAGO EASTERN ILLINOIS RAILROAD. This lantern is marked THE ADAMS AND WESTLAKE COMPANY CHICAGO NEW YORK C. The brass burner and the twist off font are in good working condition.
The Corning clear glass globe is embossed C. No cracks some small chips around the rims. Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Relies largely or entirely on a single.
Relevant discussion may be found on the. Founded in 1877, it grew aggressively and stayed relatively strong throughout the. (MP or MoPac) and the.
Missouri Pacific merged with the C&EI corporate entity in 1976, and was later acquired itself by the. The Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad was organized in 1877 as a consolidation of three others: the. Chicago, Danville and Vincennes Railroad. Evansville, Terre Haute and Chicago Railroad.(Danville-Terre Haute, October 1871) and the. Evansville and Terre Haute Railroad. The C&EI constructed a new line from Chicago to a. Connection in extreme southern Illinois at. The management of the Chicago and Eastern Illinois and the. Chicago and Indiana Coal Railway. ("the Coal Road" or C&IC) became intertwined and eventually a connection was built between the two railroads between Goodland, Indiana (on the C&IC) and Momence (on the C&EI).
By 1894 the Eastern had merged the C&IC. The C&EI continued this vigorous growth into the next decade. Next extending the line in Indiana to. And a connection with the.However, in 1913 financial problems led to the collapse of the Frisco, and the Eastern was once again on its own by 1920. The C&EI spun off a variety of their lines, including the "Coal Road" which became the. Chicago, Attica and Southern Railroad. The C&EI did not survive the Great Depression intact, entering.
In 1933, re-emerging just before. The railroad continued its brisk growth once again, gaining access to. Chicago and Eastern Illinois train with.After approval was gained from the Interstate Commerce Commission, Mopac assumed control of the C&EI in May 1967. One of the stipulations of the merger required sale of part of the railroad to the. The C&EI was maintained as a separate subsidiary for a few years, but Missouri Pacific merged it in 1976. The route from Woodland Junction, Illinois through Danville into Indiana became part of L&N and its successors (now CSX), while the western fork toward Thebes and St.
The railroad also built many of its own cars, such as this combination cafe-lounge car. Terminal for the C&EI passenger trains was. Sometimes known as'Polk Station.The C&EI operated many streamliners. Its own trains, the Chicago to. And the Chicago to Evansville. The C&EI ran the Chicago to Evansville portion of the L&N's.
The railroad also participated in the Chicago to Florida passenger service on the "Dixie Route", with trains such as the. Miles of road operated at year end: 945 in 1925, 863 in 1967, 643 in 1970 after L&N took over its piece. Track-miles operated: 1928 in 1925, 1435 in 1967, 1067 in 1970.The item "CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS RAILROAD LANTERN ADAMS & WESTLAKE COMPANY C&EI 1895" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps".
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