Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad

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The Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad Company was Evansville, Indiana's first railroad company. It was first chartered in 1853 by William D. Griswold, a lawyer in Terre Haute, Indiana. It was renamed Evansville and Terre Haute Railroad in 1877. It went on to be consolidated without railroads of the region into the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad.[1]


  1. ^ Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Historical Society, Corporate History http://ceihs.org/corporate-history/

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