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Sale 98: The Transportation Sale

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Mid-Western States (K-S Routes)

Lot 4539    

(Logansport to Peoria) Peoria & Logansport R.R., Sep 28, route agent cds cancels 1¢ Postal Card (UX3) datelined "El Paso, Sept 27th/75" to Pekin, Ill.; closed spindle hole, otherwise Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 656-D-1    Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 23027 and carried 23 miles west to Peoria for transfer to Pekin.

The Route Agent service between Logansport, Indiana and Peoria, Illinois was performed over the course of two contracts in 1875. Route 22013 between Logansport and the Indiana State Line by the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis of 61 miles at $4,575 a year and State Line to Peoria on Route 23027. The latter was 228¾ miles State Line to Warsaw at $16,612 a year with the Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Rail Road. The service was for a daily trip excluding Sundays.

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