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No. Name Incorporation Succession
1 Boston and Maine Railroad. In New Hampshire, July 2, 1841; in Maine, Mar. 22, 1842; in Massachusetts, Mar. 24, 1843.
2 Boston and Maine Rail-road.1 In Massachusetts, Mar. 6, 1841; in New Hampshire, July 2, 1841. Formed by union of 8 and 4 Nov. 5, 1841. This company in turn was united with 8 on June 3, 1844, to form 1.
3 Boston and Maine Railroad. In New Hampshire, June 27, 1835. United with 4 on Nov. 5, 1841, to form 2.
4 Boston and Portland Rail-road Corporation. In Massachusetts, Mar. 15, 1833. United with 3 on Nov. 5, 1841, to form 2.
5 Andover and Haverhill Rail-road Corporation. See 4. Name changed to 4 Apr. 3, 1839.
6 Andover and Wilmington Rail-road Corporation. See 5. Name changed to 5 Apr. 5, 1837.
7 The Dover and Winnipissiogee Rail Road. In New Hampshire, July 2, 1839. Franchise rights acquired by 2 on Sept. 1, 1841.
8 The Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts Rail Road Corporation. In Maine, Mar. 30, 1836. United with 2 on June 3, 1844, to form 1.
9 Boston and Maine Rail-road Extension Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 16, 1844. Merged with 1 on Sept. 10, 1845.
10 Medford Branch Rail-road Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 7, 1845. Franchise rights acquired by 9 on May 31, 1845.
11 Eastern Rail-road Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 14, 1836. Sold to 1 May 8, 1890, effective June 30, 1890.
12 Salisbury Branch Rail-road Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 15, 1844. Franchise rights acquired by 11 July 20, 1846.
13 Saugus Branch Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 28, 1848. Sold to 11 on Nov. 2, 1853.
14 Essex Rail-road Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 7, 1846. Sold to 11 on June 28, 1864.
15 Rockport Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Feb. 20, 1860. Sold to 11 on Feb. 25, 1868.
16 Asbury Grove Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 9, 1870. Franchise rights acquired by 11 on Oct. 6, 1870.
17 Marblehead and Lynn Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 8, 1865. Franchise rights acquired by 11 on Oct. 1, 1872.
18 Essex Branch Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 22, 1869. Franchise rights acquired by 11 on Oct. 3, 1872.
19 Portsmouth, Great Falls and Conway Railroad. In New Hampshire, June 30, 1865. Sold to 1 on May 9, 1890.
20 Great Falls and South Berwick Branch Rail-road Company. In Maine, Mar. 31, 1841. Sold to 19 on Dec. 26, 1865.
21 Great Falls and Conway Railroad. In New Hampshire, June 19, 1844. Sold to 19 on Dec. 26, 1865.
22 Chelsea Beach Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 22, 1881. Sold to 1 on June 15, 1892.
23 The Wolfeborough Railroad. In New Hampshire, July 1, 1862. Sold to 1 on June 30, 1892.
24 Dover and Winnipiseogee[sic]. In New Hampshire, July 1, 1862. Sold to 1 on June 30, 1892.
25 Cocheco Railroad Company. In New Hampshire, July 2, 1847. Reorganized as 24 on Apr. 22, 1863.
26 South Reading Branch Railroad. In Massachusetts, Apr. 26, 1848. Sold to 1 on July 20, 1892.
27 Newburyport City Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, June 12, 1869. Sold to 1 on Jan. 16, 1893.
28 Orchard Beach Railroad Company. In Maine, Feb. 7, 1876. Sold to 1 on Jan. 25, 1893.
29 West Amesbury Branch Railroad Company. In New Hampshire, June 26, 1872; in Massachusetts, Jan. 30, 1873. Sold to 1 on Nov. 15, 1893.
30 West Amesbury Branch Railroad. In Massachusetts, May 8, 1868. United with 31 to form 29 on Apr. 29, 1873.
31 The West Amesbury Branch Railroad. In New Hampshire, June 30, 1868. United with 30 to form 29 on Apr. 29, 1873.
32 Eastern Railroad in New Hampshire. In New Hampshire, June 18, 1836. Sold to 1 on June 1, 1899.
33 Portland, Saco and Portsmouth Railroad Company. In New Hampshire[sic - Maine], Mar. 14, 1837. Sold to 1 on Jan. 1, 1900.
34 Portsmouth and Dover Railroad. In New Hampshire, July 7, 1866. Sold to 1 on Jan. 1, 1900.
35 Portland and Rochester Railroad. In Maine, Feb. 3, 1881. Sold to 1 on Jan. 1, 1900.
36 Portland and Rochester Railroad Company. In Maine, Mar. 25, 1864; in New Hampshire, July 2, 1866. Reorganized on May 1, 1882, as 35.
37 York and Cumberland Railroad Company. In Maine, July 30, 1846. Reorganized on Nov. 1, 1865, as 36.
38 Central Massachusetts Railroad Company. In Massachusetts. Mar. 23, 1883. Sold to 1 on June 30, 1901; deed executed Feb. 20, 1902. Nominally existent.
39 Massachusetts Central Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, May 10, 1869. Sold at public auction on Sept. 1, 1883, and conveyed to 38 on Jan. 21, 1884.
40 Wayland and Sudbury Branch Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Feb. 21, 1868. Franchise rights acquired by 39 on May 10, 1869.
41 Newburyport Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 11, 1846. Sold to 1 on Oct. 30, 1906, effective as of Dec. 31, 1906. Nominally existent.
42 Georgetown Branch Rail-road Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 11, 1844. Franchise rights acquired by 41 on Mar. 11, 1846.
43 Danvers and Georgetown Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, May 7, 1851. Sold to 41 on Feb. 22, 1855.
44 Danvers Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 15, 1852. Sold to 1 on Oct. 30, 1906. Nominally existent.
45 Worcester, Nashua and Rochester Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Apr. 15, 1883; in New Hampshire. Sept. 7, 1883. Sold to 1 on June 13, 1911. Nominally existent.
46 Worcester and Nashua Railroad Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 5, 1845; in New Hampshire, June 26, 1845. United with 49 to form 45 on Dec. 1, 1883.
47 Groton and Nashua Railroad Corporation. In New Hampshire, Dec. 24, 1844. Franchise rights acquired by 46 on Nov. 6, 1846.
48 Worcester Branch Rail-road Company. In Massachusetts, Mar. 17, 1841. Sold to 48 on July 21, 1847.
49 The Nashua and Rochester Railroad. In New Hampshire, June 24, 1868. United with 46 to form 45 on Dec. 1, 1883.
50 Nashua and Epping Railroad Company. In New Hampshire, Dec. 29, 1848. Franchise rights, together with part of those of 35, united, under special act of June 24, 1868, in formation of 49.
  1. This company was designated Boston and Maine Rail-road Company in the Massachusetts act and Boston and Maine Rail Road in the New Hampshire act.



Acquired from other companies:

From the Boston and Portland Rail-road Corporation, Nov. 5, 1841—
Constructed by that company, Wilmington, Mass., to Massachusetts-New Hampshire State line, Aug. 8, 1836, to Jan. 1, 1840 16.82
Less mileage abandoned 6.54
10.28
From The Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts Rail Road Corporation, June 3, 1844—
Constructed by that company, New Hampshire-Maine State line to a point in South Berwick, Me., Feb. 2, 1843 2.58
Less mileage abandoned 2.30
.28
From the Boston and Maine Rail-road Extension Company, Sept 10, 1845—
Constructed by that company, Wilmington Junction to Boston, Mass., July 1, 1845 18.07
From the Eastern Rail-road Company, May 8, 1890—
Constructed by that company—
Boston, Mass., to Massachusetts-New Hampshire State line, Aug.
From Worcester, Nashua and Rochester Railroad Company, June 13, 1911—
Constructed by The Worcester and Nashua Railroad Company, Worcester, Mass., to Nashua, N. H., July 3 to Dec. 18, 1848 45.46
Constructed by Worcester Branch Railroad Company, in Worcester, Mass. .70
Constructed by The Nashua and Rochester Railroad, Nashua to Rochester, N. H., Apr. 1, 1876 48.39
94.55
Total mileage acquired from other companies 615.60
Total mileage inventoried as of date of valuation 707.33

With the exception of the Boston and Portland Rail-road Corporation and the Portland and Rochester Railroad, all of the foregoing properties had been operated at different times by the carrier, under lease.

HISTORY OF CORPORATE FINANCING