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Pages: 41. Chapters: Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company,
Southern Pacific Transportation Company, Chicago and North Western
Transportation Company, Gulf Coast Lines, Missouri Pacific
Railroad, Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, Los Angeles and Salt Lake
Railroad, Los Angeles Terminal Railway, Oregon Railroad and
Navigation Company, Western Pacific Railroad, Oregon Steam
Navigation Company, Kansas Pacific Railway, Chicago and Western
Indiana Railroad, Utah and Northern Railway, Oregon Eastern
Railway, Denver Pacific Railway and Telegraph Company, Oregon Short
Line Railroad, Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad, Spokane
International Railroad, Laramie, North Park and Western Railroad,
Oregon, Washington and Idaho Railroad, Columbia Southern Railway,
Omaha and Republican Valley Railway, Alton and Southern Railway,
Lake Creek and Coeur d'Alene Railroad, Utah Central Railroad,
Malheur Valley Railway, Snake River Valley Railroad, Columbia River
and Oregon Central Railroad, Idaho Northern Railroad, St. Joseph
and Grand Island Railway, Laramie, North Park and Pacific Railroad
and Telegraph Company, Carbon Cut-Off Railway, Umatilla Central
Railroad, Utah Southern Railroad, Kearney and Black Hills Railway.
Excerpt: The Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company operated a
narrow gauge railroad ran for over forty years from the bar of the
Columbia River up the Long Beach Peninsula to Nahcotta, Washington,
on Willapa Bay. The line ran entirely in Pacific County,
Washington, and had no connection to any outside rail line. The
railroad had a number of nicknames, including the "Clamshell
Railroad" and the "Irregular, Rambling and Never-Get-There
Railroad." Wagon on North Beach circa 1892. Before the construction
of the railroad a wagon like this one was the only way of access to
the Long Beach peninsula north of Ilwaco.The initial owners of the
company were Lewi...
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