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CINCINNATI, LAFAYETTE AND CHICAGO
INTRODUCTORY

The records of the Cincinnati, Lafayette & Chicago prior to January 1, 1874, are missing and the records that are obtainable for the period subsequent to that date are incomplete, making it impossible to submit complete and definite statements of the operations, the financial transactions and the cost of property of the Cincinnati, Lafayette & Chicago. Records are obtainable for the period from January 1, 1874, to May 31, 1889, and for the period from January, 1913, to date of valuation. The records were opened by the Cincinnati, Lafayette & Chicago during January, 1913, by recording therein the liabilities for its capital stock and funded [...] No other entries have been made in these records.

CORPORATE HISTORY

The following statement shows facts concerning the incorporation and succession of companies which were directly or indirectly predecessors of the Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago. [...]

No. Name Incorporation Succession
1 The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company. Under general laws of Indiana and Illinois, Mar. 10, 1873.
2 The Kankakee and Indiana Railroad Company. Under Illinois special act dated Apr. 19, 1869. Consolidated Mar. 10, 1873, with 3 to form 1.
3 The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company. Under general laws of Indiana and Illinois, Mar. 28, 1872. Consolidated Mar. 10, 1873, with 2 to form 1.
4 The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company (of Illinois). Under general laws of Illinois, July 10, 1871. Consolidated Mar. 28, 1872, with 5 to form 3.
5 The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company (of Indiana). Under general laws of Indiana, May 31, 1870. Consolidated Mar. 28, 1872, with 4 to form 3.
DEVELOPMENT OF FIXED PHYSICAL PROPERTY

The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago acquired through consolidation all of its road, aggregating about 57 miles. Information concerning properties acquired, including the location, dates of completion of construction and mileage of road is shown in the following tabulation:

Acquired from and constructed by The Kankakee and Indiana Railroad Company, date unknown

St. Anne to Kankakee, Ill. 11

Acquired from the Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company (of 1872) construction completed by—

The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company (of Illinois)—
St. Anne, Ill., to Illinois-Indiana State line in early part of 1872 22
The Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad Company (of Indiana)—
Illinois-Indiana State line to Templeton, Ind., in early part of 1872 24
46

Total 57

HISTORY OF CORPORATE FINANCING