Courtesy of Aaron Schwarz
NP Valuation, Appendix 2
The following chart (excerpt) shows the name of the corporations, the respective dates of incorporation and for each predecessor the date of succession, the immediately succeeding corporation and the manner of succession. Reference to each of these corporations is made in the last line by its respective number shown before the name.
57. Spokane and Seattle Railway Company
Incorporated under general laws of Washington June 30, 1895.
Sold separately in two portions to 1 (Northern Pacific Railway), Medical Lake to Davenport, Wash., March 17, 1899, and Spokane to Medical Lake, Wash., October 3, 1900.
58. Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway Company
Incorporated under general laws of Washington Territory April 28, 1885.
Sold at foreclosure May 16, 1896, after receivership begun June 26, 1893, to committee of bondholders who by deed dated July 28, 1895, conveyed the eastern portion to 57 and the western portion to 61 (Seattle and International Railway Company).
91. Connell Northern Railway Company
Incorporated under general laws of Washington June 1, 1909.
Sold to 1, June 25, 1915.
92. The Washington Central Railway Company
Incorporated under general laws of Washington May 31, 1898.
Sold to 1, June 29, 1914.
93. The Central Washington Railroad Company
Incorporated under general laws of Territory of Washington March 2, 1888.
Sold at foreclosure January 18, 1898, after receivership begun Oct. 6, 1893, to Charles T. Barney, et al, who by deed dated June 1, 1898 conveyed the property to 92.
Two corporations acquired property from predecessors, but the records reviewed do not show that these corporations improved such property while they owned it. These corporations were:
Spokane and Seattle Railway Company
Duluth Transfer Railroad Company
The data with respect to the miles of road constructed by the 75 remaining corporations and by the Northern Pacific, itself, the years in which the various portions of the line were constructed and the manner in which the Northern Pacific acquired the property are indicated in the following list, wherein, to facilitate comparison with the list showing corporate succession, listed above, the same order of corporations is maintained.
From the Spokane and Seattle Railway Company,
March 17, 1899 and October 3, 1900
Constructed by the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway Company, Spokane to Davenport, Wash., 1888-1889 50.05 miles
From the Connell Northern Railway Company,
June 25, 1915: 73.49 miles
Constructed by that company:
Connell to Adco, Wash., 1909-1910 60.95 miles
Bassett Jct to Schrag, Wash., 1909-1910 12.54 miles
From the Washington Central Railway Company,
June 29, 1914: 129.76 miles
Constructed by that company:
Coulee Jct to Adrian, Wash., 1902-1903 21.10 miles
Constructed by the Central Washington Railway Company:
Cheney to Davenport, Wash., 1888-1889 41.40 miles
Davenport to Almira, Wash., 1889 46.10 miles
Almira to Coulee City, Wash., 1889-1890 21.16 miles
Less mileage abandoned by the Northern Pacific:
Previously acquired from the Spokane and Seattle Railway Company, abandoned during 1900, Spokane to Ditmar, Wash., 29.20 miles