Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statis
Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statis
Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statis
Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statis

Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statis

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Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statis
 
Illinois Terminal Railroad Company Directory of Industries Historical and Statistical Data
Soft Cover
Copyright 1947 April
136 pages
Historical and Statistical Data
Progress
Easy transportation afforded by its rivers brought the voyageurs of early days to the territory now known as the State of Illinois.
In later years, transporation has continued to play a big part in the development of its natural resources and the building of cities.
First were the water routes, then steam lines, to be followed by the modern form of motive power .. . electricity.
Today Illinois is served by a large and highly developed railway system of which the greater mileage and principal terminals are electrified, while congested intermediate cities are circled by outer-belt lines.
The Illinois Terminal Railroad Company is the only independent railroad entering St. Louis from the East over its own bridge across the Mississippi River. It has in St. Louis, a new elevated-subway route, with underground freight and passenger terminals into the very heart of downtown St. Louis. This Terminal, which is completely electrified, includes a group of terminal buildings to facilitate the handling, storage and distribution of goods by rail or truck in all directions from St. Louis and within the St. Louis area.
The Illinois Terminal Railroad Company operates a modern passenger service between St. Louis and Illinois points. Passenger trains are electrically operated-without noise or smoke-and include reserved seat, coach and dining service.

List of coal mines, a short history of the Illinois Terminal Railroad Company 1895-1946, a list of facilities of cities and town located in Missouri and Illinois, historical and statisical facts concerning some of the leading cities in Missouri and Illinois served by Illinois Terminal RR Co in IL and MO, a list of firms and industries, also industridal switching arrangements at principal points, more.  A few photos.  

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