Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad
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.
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Historical Society, Corporate History http://ceihs.org/corporate-history/