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Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad

History

   On December 24th, 1984 the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad sold its line from Chicago to Omaha and Sioux City.  The result was the Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad.  Less than three years later, the CC&P declared bankruptcy to try to avoid its creditors.  However, this failed and new management took over.  

   In mid-1991, the CC&P took over operations of the Cedar Valley Railroad..  On December 31st, the CC&P organized the Cedar River Railroad to operate the line.

   In 1996, the new Illinois Central Railroad bought the CC&P.

Map

Built:   Coming in the future.
Admitted:   1996
Fate:   Most of the line is still operated.
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