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Property Management Files, circa 1920-1980

Identifier: ACC 83-013:

Scope and Contents

This series consists of property management files maintained by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company between circa 1920 and 1980 and includes records documenting the construction, maintenance, retirement, and sale of bridges, culverts, pipes, crossings, and station facilities; leases and other agreements made between the railroad company and various corporations and individuals throughout South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota for the use, construction, maintenance, operation, and purchase of trackage and other real property owned by the railroad company; and planning documents for federal-aid highway projects carried out by the South Dakota Department of Transportation Division of Highways that involved property owned by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company. Many of the records pertain to the sale or abandonment of rail lines, stations, and other facilities throughout South Dakota as a result of the decline and subsequent bankruptcy of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.


  • circa 1920-1980


16 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English


Arranged in five subseries: 1. Station Files, 2. Bridge and Culvert Construction and Maintenance Files, 3. Crossing Construction and Maintenance Files, 4. Real Estate Sale Files, and 5. Leases and Agreements.

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

900 Governors Dr
Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
605-773-6041 (Fax)