Illinois Southern Railway

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The Illinois Southern Railway, a precursor to the Cairo and Vincennes Railroad, was chartered in Illinois on 6 May 1867. It is shown as Illinois Southern RR (and Rwy) on the 1861 and 1870 railroad maps of Illinois.[1]


  1. ^ Colton, G. Woolworth. "G. Woolworth Colton's railroad map of Illinois". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2016-06-03.