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The railroad of The Ursina & North Fork Railway Company, hereinafter called the carrier, is a single-track standard-gauge steam railroad located in southwestern Pennsylvania. The main line extends northerly from Ursina to Humbert, a distance of 4.850 miles. The carrier also owns 1.385 miles of yard tracks and sidings. Its road thus embraces 6.235 miles of all tracks owned and used.


CORPORATE HISTORY

The carrier was incorporated February 23, 1882, under the general laws of the state of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of acquiring the property, rights, and franchises of the Ursina and North Fork Railroad Company, which had been incorporated October 25, 1871, under the general laws of the state of Pennsylvania. The date of organization of the carrier was March 23, 1882. Pursuant to the above purpose, the carrier acquired at its organization the property, rights, and franchises of the railroad corporation named.

DEVELOPMENT OF FIXED PHYSICAL PROPERTY