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^Marshall, James. Santa Fe, The Railway that Built an Empire. New York City: Random House, Inc. p. 208. ...buy the Chicago & St. Louis, from Chicago to Pekin, Illinois, and use about 100 miles of it, from Chicago to Ancona, as part of the new line.