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Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis

Transportation Company - Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis - Railroad
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Company NameCleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis
Year Founded1868
Final Year of Operation1889
Successor/ParentCleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis (Details)
CountryUnited States (Details)
Source of TextBluford Shops
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Transportation Company - Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis - Railroad

Company History: The CCC&I, popularly known as The Bee Line was formed from the 1868 merger of the Bellefontaine Railway and the Cleveland Columbus & Cincinnati Railroad. In 1872, the CCC&I finally reached their goal of Cincinnati. At that point, the CCC&I had reached all of their namesake cities. In 1889, the CCC&I merged with the Cincinnati Indianapolis St. Louis & Chicago to form the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis (the Big Four.)
Successor/Parent History:
The Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway, also known as the Big Four Railroad and commonly abbreviated CCC&StL, was a railroad company in the Midwestern United States. It operated in affiliation with the New York Central system.
Its primary routes were in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. At the end of 1925 it reported 2,391 route-miles and 4,608 track-miles; that year it carried 8180 million net ton-miles of revenue freight and 488 million passenger-miles.
Brief History:
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.

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Item created by: George on 2024-03-09 09:58:10. Last edited by George on 2024-03-09 18:14:29

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