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Railroads -- South Dakota -- Abandonment

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Abandonment and Rehabilitation Project Files, 1980 - 1984

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-059:
Scope and Contents Consists of project files for the years 1980-1984 containing correspondence, memoranda, an executive summary, rail line abandonment intent notices, bids for construction materials, timber treatment certificates, and photographs relating to the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s rehabilitation of rail lines that were abandoned by railroad companies including Burlington Northern Railroad Company; Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company; and Chicago and North Western...
Dates: 1980 - 1984

Annual and Monthly Accident Reports and Subject Files, 1958 - 1979

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-079:
Scope and Contents Contains annual and monthly accident reports and subject files maintained by the Public Utilities Commission pertaining to railroad operations in South Dakota between 1958 and 1979. Railroad companies were required to file monthly accident/incident reports in compliance with Federal Railroad Administration regulations (49 C.F.R. 225) and the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970 (49 U.S.C. 20109). These reports document incidents involving occupational illnesses of employees, damage to railroad...
Dates: 1958 - 1979

Authority for Expenditure and Minor Improvement Authority Files, 1962 - 1981

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-052:
Scope and Contents This series consists of Authority for Expenditure and Minor Improvement Authority files documenting financial authority for construction and improvements on, and retirement and sale of, railroad property and facilities along the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad between 1962 and 1981. The majority of the files pertain to Authority for Expenditure requests. Records with the files include Authority for Expenditure (AFE) and Minor Improvement Authority (MIA) request forms,...
Dates: 1962 - 1981

Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Abandonment

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2006-125
Dates: 1906, 1927, 1983

Interstate Commerce Commission Legal Documents, 1970 - 1980

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-102:
Scope and Contents Series consists of legal documents submitted to and created by the Interstate Commerce Commission between 1970 and 1980 during the course of abandonment procedures for railroads operated in South Dakota by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company; the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company; and the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Company. Records include copies of abandonment applications, finance dockets, and related exhibits submitted to the Interstate Commerce...
Dates: 1970 - 1980

Milwaukee Road Bankruptcy and Reorganization Files, 1957 - 1983, bulk: 1978 - 1983

 Series
Identifier: ACC 90-092:
Scope and Contents This accession consists of files maintained by the South Dakota Department of Transportation Division of Railroads pertaining to the bankruptcy and reorganization of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company between 1977 and 1983. Some of the records within the files were created prior to this period (circa 1957-1975). The combined effects of increased competition from air, highway, and other rail shipping operations and an unprofitable rural rail network caused the...
Dates: 1957 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1983

Property Management Files, circa 1920-1980

 Series
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,...
Dates: circa 1920-1980

Rail Maps, Timetables, and Photographs, circa 1975-1981

 Series
Identifier: ACC 88-147:
Scope and Contents This series consists of timetables and rail maps for the Burlington Northern Railroad Company (1975-1978) and the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (1975, 1981); forty-seven 5 x 7 in. black and white exhibit photographs of tracks between Wren, IA and Hawarden, IA and sixty-eight 8 x 10 in. black and white exhibit photographs of tracks between Hawarden, IA and Iroquois, SD (each photograph is labeled with a mileage position location); a transcript of the deposition of a Mr. Reid...
Dates: circa 1975-1981

Railplan South Dakota Records and Publications, 1977 - 1983

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-081:
Scope and Contents This series contains records and publications from the Railplan South Dakota railroad revitalization program for the years 1977 to 1983 and includes correspondence; transcripts and audio recordings of public hearings; photocopies of newspaper articles; rail line analysis reports; rail line abandonment applications; and various draft and printed versions of “Railplan South Dakota.” As a result of the Milwaukee Road bankruptcy and subsequent abandonment of rail lines throughout the state, South...
Dates: 1977 - 1983

Railroad Crossing Files, 1915 - 1974

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-005:
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence, maps, diagrams, blueprints, photographs, orders, reports, and agreements between the Public Utilities Commission (previously the Board of Railroad Commissioners) and railroad companies relating to grade crossings, crossing signals, structure clearance regulations, and the standardization of crossing systems on South Dakota railroads between 1915 and 1974. Also included is general correspondence pertaining to matters such as railroad property valuations, right of way,...
Dates: 1915 - 1974

State Rail Maps and Correspondence, 1975 - 1987

 Series
Identifier: ACC 88-036:
Scope and Contents Consists of planning documents created during the course of Statewide Railroad Planning between 1975 and 1987 and includes correspondence; studies concerning rail rehabilitation, utilization, and rail service issues including drought response; and official state railroad maps (1976-1982, 1987). Several of the maps are annotated drafts.
Dates: 1975 - 1987

Subject Files and Correspondence, 1944 - 1978, bulk: 1966 - 1978

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-213:
Scope and Contents Consists of subject and correspondence files maintained by the Department of Transportation (formerly Department of Highways) Division of Administration between 1944 and 1978 and includes correspondence and memoranda (including copies of correspondence to and from Governors Richard F. Kneip and Harvey L. Wollman concerning state and federal transportation matters), District Engineers and Highway Research Review Board meeting minutes, reports, city and county maps, photographs, legal opinions,...
Dates: 1944 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1978