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Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to transportation,
  • Public lands,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesForfeiture of land grants to Northern Pacific Railroad
    SeriesH.rp.1256
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15971851M

    The St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, or St. P & P, was one of Minnesota’s first major railroads. It was created in from the remnants of another bankrupt line and strengthened by valuable land grants. It survived financial hardships to become a cornerstone of the Great Northern Railway system, a legendary transcontinental route and an integral part of Minnesota railroad . Minnesota Historical Society Northern Pacific Railway Company. Northern Pacific Railway corporate records. Materials in English. Corporate records of the St. Paul-based Northern Pacific, its predecessors, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, documenting their operations across the northern tier of western states for more than one hundred years, until . * Minnesota's first railroad was the St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, which opened 10 miles between St. Paul and St. Anthony in The StP&P began as the Minnesota & Pacific Railroad of which had great difficulty in securing needed capital to launch the project. The StP&P was later acquired by the affluent James J. Hill who went on to build. The company experienced financial difficulty through the s and s, including bankruptcy in In , it abandoned its Pacific Extension, which included track in the states of Montana, Idaho, and remaining system was merged into the Soo Line Railroad (reporting mark SOO), a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway (reporting mark CP), on Headquarters: Chicago, IL.


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Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands Download PDF EPUB FB2

FORFEITED GRANTS NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD. 3 J (General Laud Office Report,pp), the Secretary of the In­ terior held that the effect of these two joint resolutions was to extend tile time to July 4, lb In this view your committee concur, and we adopt that date as the expiration of the period of limitation.

The Northern Pacific Railway, selected by Trains Magazine as the "All-American Railroad" was one of the country's great transcontinental railroads.

It was created as a national venture, supported by the national government through immense grants of land.4/5(1).

Railroads And Clearcuts is the fascinating story of the Congressional Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grant, the biggest land grant in Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad.

book. history. Beginning with an over and general historical background, Railroads And Clearcuts goes on to cover the land-grant timber corporations with a photographic essay/5(5). FORFEITED GRANTS NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD. AP Referred to the House Calendar Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad.

book ordered to be printed. HENLEY, from the Committee on the Public Lands, submitted the following REPOR~: [To accompany bill H. ] The Committee on the Publ,ic Lands, to whom were referred bills for.

THE FORFEITURE OF RAILROAD LAND GRANTS, 29 ern territories culminated in the act of which transferred land earned by construction directly to the Union Pacific and Central Pacific companies. Almost all subsequent grants were made directly to the corporations, notably the Northern Pacific, the Atlantic and Pacific, and the Texas.

Full text of "Northern Pacific Railroad: book of reference for the use of the directors and officers of the company" See other formats. The Northern Pacific Railroad made a similar claim, that in its s bankruptcy, it had "sold" the lands - even though they were all sold to one of its own subsidiaries, the Northern Pacific Railway.

Northern Pacific's land transfers Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad. book itself were also approved by federal courts. NPRHA Company Store. About the NPRHA. As his portfolio continued to expand the book, "The Great Northern Railway, A History," by authors Ralph W.

Hidy, Muriel E. Hidy, Roy V. Scott, and Don L. Hofsommer notes that he acquired control of longtime rival Northern Pacific in late He then added the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy a year later for through service into Chicago.

Pacific Railroad Act doubled the CP and UP land grants from 10 to 20 miles of alternating sections for each mile of road built, and arranged for earlier release of federal loans of $32, to $48, per mile of road (Time-Life, The Railroaders, p.

Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad. book. Lincoln signs Northern Pacific land grant (July 2,Ch.13 Stat. The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific was approved by Congress in and given nearly forty million acres (62, sq mi;km 2) Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad.

book land grants, which it used to raise money in Europe for sor: Burlington Northern, (later BNSF). Northern Pacific Railroad Company Signed By John Mackay - Stock Certificate - $ Z-6 Northern Pacific Railroad Engine 8x10 Builders Photo Portfolio.

Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad. book D. Greene. Relief shown by hachures. Panel title: Preserve this Montana map, it shows the land grant of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in Montana and Idaho, and in part of North Dakota, and in part of eastern Washington.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Map showing Northern Pacific Railroad system. Text, Forfeited grants Northern Pacific Railroad. book information, and. The first large land grants originated with the Pacific Railroad Act of As best I can tell, the first major railroad land grants originated with the legislation that enabled the transcontinental railroad.

At that time, the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads were granted foot right-of-ways plus ten square miles of land. Announcement of Preservation Grants, Description of Application Process The Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association “NPRHA” will award a limited number of grants in the areas of railway history and the preservation of railway heritage including structures, publications, research, outreach and educational projects.

InCongress passed the Pacific Railway Act which funded the building of the first transcontinental railroad through land grants and low-interest federal loans. Inthe Northern Pacific Railway (NPRR) began operation.

Its tracks reached Moorhead, Minnesota, just across the Red River from Fargo in The Pacific Railroad Acts of were a series of acts of Congress that promoted the construction of a "transcontinental railroad" (the Pacific Railroad) in the United States through authorizing the issuance of government bonds and the grants of land to railroad companies.

The War Department under then Secretary of War Jefferson Davis was authorized by the Enacted by: the 37th United States Congress. The Northern Pacific's land grant stipulated that the company complete its transcontinental line by July 4, The company failed to meet this deadline, and forfeited some of its land holdings.

Aroundrailroad lines from the East spread out across the expansive Western states in a contorted, piecemeal fashion. Books from the Company Store Library. Categories. Join or Renew Membership; Books; Calendars; Tales of the Northern Pacific by Jack Christensen $ Compare. BN Cabooses $ Compare.

Choose Options. Railroad Shutterbug $ Compare. Choose Options. JAY COOKE'S GAMBLE $ Compare. Add To Cart. NP Railway. Simultaneously, the Northern Pacific Railroad, existing in name only, had fallen into the hands of Vermont businessman and politician, y Smith, who needed cash and apparently thought he might get it through the proceeds of Northern Pacific bond sales.

Smith, the clearest villain of the book, presided over the Vermont Central Railroad. NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY. PAMPHLETS, ft. S These pamphlets cover selected activities of the Northern Pacific Railway Company from Included are copies of charters, briefs, court cases, by-laws, reports, mortgages, leases, collateral trusts, contracts, correspondence, stockholders reports, speeches, letters, abstracts, and reports to.

Railroads and Clearcuts. The legacy of the Northern Pacific railroad land grant is alive in the Pacific Northwest and takes the form of log exports, checkerboard forests, unrelenting "public education" campaigns, wealthy lobby groups, and large corporations that wield enormous political and economic influence in the state capitals of the Pacific Northwest and in Washington, D.C.

Like the Northern Pacific, it created and absorbed numerous branch and predecessor lines. Also like the NPRR, it became a part of the Burlington Northern Railroad Company in The Clearwater Short Line Railway Company was incorporated on November 9,and sold to the Northern Pacific Railway Company on J The Northern Pacific Railroad and the Selling of the West by Sig Mickelson The Center for Western Studies, Augustana College Sioux Falls, S.D., Northern Pacific Railway; Diesel Era, By Robert L.

Frey and Lorenz P. Schrenk Golden West Books, ISBN: Second printing currently available: The Northern Pacific. WASHINGTON, Sept. Acting Secretary Muldrow to-day denied the motion fled by the Northern Pacific Railroad Company asking a review and reversal of the departmental decision of Aug, 15,   Federal Land Grants for the Construction of Railroads and Wagon Roads This map from the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States reveals the United States land grants available for the construction of railroads and wagon roads between As the key indicates, dark lines represent the limits of the land grants, while white.

Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grants, 11 books Olin Dunbar Wheeler, 4 books Louis T. Renz, 2 books Leonard Bertram Irwin, 2 books James Blaine Hedges, 2 books Taylor, Bill, 2 books Peter J. Lewty, 2 books Paul D.

McDermott, 2 books Isaac Ingalls Stevens, 1 book W. Milnor Roberts, 1 book M. John. Joint Congressional Committee on the Investigation of the Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grants. OCLC Number: Notes: Paged continuously. Hearings held May 5,Ap Maps, tables and diagrams are partly folded.

Printed for the use of the Joint congressional committee on the investigation of the Northern Pacific railroad. Northern Pacific railroad. The charter and amendments. The general mortgage on railroad and land grant, and copy of first mortgage bond.

([Philadephia?, ?]), by Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Jay Cooke, and Jay Cooke & Co (page images at HathiTrust) Railroad land grants: transcript of cards in Library, Bureau of Railway Economics.

Volume 7. Paul and Pacific Railroad, St. Vincent Extension. Patent number: 1. Railroad Deed Record, (Microfilm Reels ) Handwritten copies of deeds issued by the state of Minnesota to private corporations, primarily for land grants authorized either by the United States Congress or by the stateFile Size: KB.

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northern pacific's land.; a vote in favor of the forfeiture of the public lands committee adopts a bill declaring forfeited all lands not earned by Title Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

Summary Special map shows the main line and land grant in Missouri and includes iron and lead regions; general map covers United States showing the railroad network with the main lines distinguished by color; created by Act of Congress, Jwith a land grant of 42 million acres; entry.

Railway Land Grants: A Review of the Facts and the Law as to the Northern Pacific, Atlantic and Pacific, New Orleans Pacific, and Texas Pacific Railroad Companies. The Rights of the People and the Railways considered.

How Unearned Landgrants Can be Forfeited. Washington, D.C.: publisher not identified. University of New Mexico. The Northwestern Pacific Railroad (reporting mark NWP) is a railroad covering the 62 mi ( km) stretch between Schellville and Windsor with freight and Sonoma–Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains.

Formerly, it was a regional railroad that served the entire North Coast of California, its main line was miles ( km) long, running between Schellville and Eureka, Locale: California's North Coast from Marin. Pacific Railroad Company of California to build a railroad east from either San Francisco or the Sacramento River and link up with Union Pacific’s road on the eastern border of California.

See id. § 9, 12 Stat. at Similar acts authorized construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad File Size: KB. Welcome to the Joint Archives of the Great Northern Railway Historical Society (GNRHS) and Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association (NPRHA).

Both organizations are dedicated to the preservation and history of these two railroads, predecessors to today's BNSF Railway. The Joint Archives physically reside at Jackson Street Roundhouse in St. I've been reading a book entitled "The History of the Northern Pacific Railroad" written by a Eugene Smalley sometime in the The book explains that the Northern Pacific route was the first transcontinental line that was thought about; or, put forward, even though it was not the actual first route built.

"In President Lincoln signed into law the largest of the railroad land grants, the Northern Pacific railroad land grant. This law conditionally granted public lands for the purpose of building and maintaining a railroad from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean.

Browsing subject area: Land grants -- Florida The land pdf of the Northern Pacific railroad as pdf in debate in the Senate of the United States, and the House of representatives, by those who felt constrained to vote against its increase.

Official guide book to the Canadian Pacific Railway lands in Manitoba and part of the N.W.The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier download pdf the western United States from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast. It was approved by Congress in and given nearly 40 million acres (, km2) of land grants, which it used to raise money in Europe for construction.

Construction began in and the .Oregon & C. R. Co. ebook by the Supreme Court of the United States and ebook in U. S. 28, 44 L. ed.20 Sup. Ct. Rep.with this difference,—that the defendant, the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, is the grantee of both the grants of land, the overlapping portions of which are the subject of the controversy herein, and.