Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company.

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Incorporated in 1896 under the state laws of Oregon, the company succeeded the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company. It operated a line from East Portland to Huntington (Ore.), with many brances extending into Washington State and Idaho. It also operated steamboat lines from Portland (Ore.) to San Francisco (Calif.), in addition to lines on the Willamette, Columbia, and Snake Rivers. Controlling interest of preferred stock was held by NP, Great Northern, and Union Pacific companies.

From the description of Corporate records, 1880-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 313866914

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Pacific Northwest Promotional Brochures Collection, 1885-2005 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Into the past : Down 45 years of railroad track, circa 1910-1912 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Union Pacific Railroad Company Records, 1890-1960 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn A. S. Watt autobiography, circa 1904 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company. Corporate records, 1880-1898. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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Relation Name
associatedWith Mohan, Hugh. person
correspondedWith Northern Pacific Railway Company (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Union Pacific Railroad Company corporateBody
associatedWith Watt, A. S. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Columbia River
Willamette River (Or.)
Idaho--Snake River, South Fork
Oregon--Willamette River
Snake River, South Fork (Idaho)
Subject
Railroads--Management
Railroads--Branch lines
Steamboat lines
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Corporate Body

Active 1880

Active 1898

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