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List of Railroad Employees; State: IL; County: Cook Co
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1RailroadsIL, , American Central Railway
2RailroadsIL, , Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
4RailroadsIL, , Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
3RailroadsIL, , Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul Railway
1RailroadsIL, , Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
11RailroadsIL, , Galena and Chicago Union Railroad
12RailroadsIL, , Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, , Indianapolis, Delphi and Chicago Railroad
1RailroadsIL, , Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad
1RailroadsIL, , St Louis, Jacksonville and Chicago Railroad
6RailroadsIL, Adams Co, Quincy, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Adams Co, Quincy, Toledo, Peoria and Warsaw Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Adams Co, Quincy, Wabash, St Louis and Pacific Railway
1RailroadsIL, Boone Co, Belvidere, Chicago and Northwestern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Bureau Co, Bureau, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Carroll Co, Lanark, Western Union Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Carroll Co, Mt Carroll, Western Union Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Carroll Co, Savanna, Racine and Mississippi Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Carroll Co, Savanna, Western Union Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Carroll Co, Shannon, Western Union Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cass Co, Beardstown, St Louis, Rock Island and Chicago Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Champaign Co, Urbana, Indianapolis, Bloomington and Western Railway
1RailroadsIL, Christian Co, Pana, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Clay Co, Flora, Springfield and Illinois Southeastern Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Coles Co, Charleston, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
10RailroadsIL, Coles Co, Mattoon, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis Railway
1RailroadsIL, Coles Co, Mattoon, Illinois Central Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Coles Co, Mattoon, Indianapolis and St Louis Railway
3RailroadsIL, Coles Co, Mattoon, Peoria Decatur and Evansville Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Barrington, Chicago and Northwestern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Blue Island, Rock Island Railroad
46RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Atlantic and Great Western Railroad
7RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Beloit and Madison Railroad
4RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Calumet and Blue Island Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Cedar Rapids and Missouri River Railroad
39RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Alton Railroad
7RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Atlantic Railway
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Calumet Terminal Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Canada Southern Railroad
32RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Erie Railroad
11RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway
6RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Great Eastern Railroad
4RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Great Southern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Indiana Coal Railway
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Iowa Railroad
10RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Milwaukee Railroad
99RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Northwestern Railway
14RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad
18RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago Great Western Railroad
13RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago Junction Railway
103RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
16RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, Iowa and Nebraska Railroad
74RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul Railway
67RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, St Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, St Louis and Western Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, St Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeastern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Cincinnati and Chicago Air Line Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Cincinnati, Indianapolis St Louis and Chicago Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Cincinnati, Saginaw and Mackinaw Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis Railway
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Dubuque Southwestern Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Erie and Pittsburgh Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Erie Railroad
18RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Gogebic and Montreal River Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Grand Rapids and Reeds Lake Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Grand Trunk Railway of Canada
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Grand Trunk Western Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Hoosac Tunnel Fast Freight Line
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Hot Springs Railroad
77RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Illinois Central Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Indiana and Illinois Southern Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Indianapolis, Delphi and Chicago Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Kansas Pacific Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
19RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Lake Superior and Southeast Railroad
9RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Marquette Iron Range Cable Transit Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Mexican Central Railway
34RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Michigan Central Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Michigan Southern Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Milwaukee, Bay View and Chicago Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Milwaukee, Lake Shore and Western Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Minneapolis, St Paul and Sault St Marie Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Mobile and Ohio Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Monon Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Muskegon River and Rose Lake Railroad
9RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, New York Central Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, New York, Chicago and St Louis Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Northern Pacific Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Omaha and St Louis Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Ontonagon and Southwestern Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Pacific and Great Eastern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Pennsylvania West Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Peoria and Bureau Valley Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Pere Marquette Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St Louis Railway
6RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Prairie du Chien and La Crosse Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Rock Island and Peoria Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Rock Island Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Santa Fe Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, South Eastern Michigan Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Union Pacific Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Wabash, St Louis and Pacific Railway
5RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Wisconsin and Michigan Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Wisconsin Central Line
4RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Wisconsin Central Railroad
4RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Wisconsin Central Railway
1RailroadsIL, Cook Co, Kenilworth, Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Crawford Co, Robinson, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis Railway
5RailroadsIL, DeKalb Co, Sycamore, Sycamore and Cortland Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Edgar Co, Paris, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Fayette Co, St Elmo, Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Hancock Co, Nauvoo, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Hancock Co, Pontoosuc, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Hancock Co, Warsaw, Toledo, Peoria and Warsaw Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Hancock Co, Warsaw, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Henderson Co, Oquawka, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Henry Co, Cleveland, Rockford, Rock Island and St Louis Railway
1RailroadsIL, Jackson Co, Carbondale, Grand Tower and Carbondale Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Jackson Co, Carbondale, St Louis Coal Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Jackson Co, Grand Tower, Grand Tower and Carbondale Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Jackson Co, Murphysboro, Grand Tower and Carbondale Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Jo Daviess Co, Warren, Illinois Central Railroad
20RailroadsIL, Kane Co, Aurora, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Kane Co, Elgin, Wisconsin Central Railway
1RailroadsIL, Kane Co, St Charles, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad
10RailroadsIL, Kankakee Co, Kankakee, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railroad
16RailroadsIL, Knox Co, Galesburg, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
1RailroadsIL, LaSalle Co, Peru, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway
1RailroadsIL, LaSalle Co, Streator, Chicago, St Louis and Western Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Lee Co, Amboy, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Lee Co, Dixon, Chicago and Northwestern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Livingston Co, Forrest, Wabash, St Louis and Pacific Railway
1RailroadsIL, Livingston Co, Pontiac, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Macon Co, Decatur, Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Madison Co, Alton, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
7RailroadsIL, Marion Co, Centralia, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Marion Co, Odin, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Marion Co, Odin, Ohio and Mississippi Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Marion Co, Sandoval, Illinois Central Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Marshall Co, Toluca, Toluca, Marquette and Northern Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Mason Co, Havana, Wabash, St Louis and Pacific Railway
12RailroadsIL, McLean Co, Bloomington, Chicago and Alton Railroad
2RailroadsIL, McLean Co, Normal, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Menard Co, Petersburg, Wabash Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Mercer Co, Keithsburg, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Montgomery Co, Hillsboro, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Montgomery Co, Litchfield, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Montgomery Co, Litchfield, Terre Haute, Alton and St Louis Railroad
7RailroadsIL, Morgan Co, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Southeastern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Morgan Co, Jacksonville, Toledo, Wabash and Western Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Ogle Co, Rochelle, Chicago and Iowa Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Chillicothe, Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
1RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Indianapolis, Bloomington and Western Railway
1RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Peoria and Bureau Valley Railroad
14RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Peoria and Pekin Union Railway
5RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Peoria and Rock Island Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Peoria Decatur and Evansville Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Rock Island and Peoria Railroad
16RailroadsIL, Peoria Co, Peoria, Toledo, Peoria and Warsaw Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Perry Co, St Johns, Illinois Central Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Randolph Co, Sparta, Centralia and Chester Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Richland Co, Olney, Danville Olney and Ohio River Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Rock Island Co, Port Byron, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Rock Island Co, Rock Island, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad
6RailroadsIL, Rock Island Co, Rock Island, Rock Island and Peoria Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Rock Island Co, Rock Island, Warsaw and Rockford Railroad
5RailroadsIL, Sangamon Co, Springfield, Toledo, Wabash and Western Railroad
3RailroadsIL, Sangamon Co, Springfield, Wabash, St Louis and Pacific Railway
1RailroadsIL, St Clair Co, Belleville, St Louis and Cairo Short Line
3RailroadsIL, St Clair Co, Belleville, St Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
1RailroadsIL, St Clair Co, East St Louis, East St Louis and Carondelet Railway
2RailroadsIL, Stephenson Co, Freeport, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Stephenson Co, Freeport, Racine and Mississippi Railroad
2RailroadsIL, Stephenson Co, Freeport, Western Union Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Tazewell Co, Pekin, Peoria and Springfield Railway
10RailroadsIL, Tazewell Co, Pekin, Peoria, Pekin and Jacksonville Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Tazewell Co, Washington, Toledo, Peoria and Warsaw Railroad
14RailroadsIL, Vermilion Co, Danville, Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Vermilion Co, Danville, Chicago and Indiana Coal Railway
3RailroadsIL, Vermilion Co, Danville, Chicago, Danville and Vincennes Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Washington Co, Ashley, Illinois Central Railroad
1RailroadsIL, Will Co, Joliet, Michigan Central Railroad
4RailroadsIL, Winnebago Co, Rockford, Chicago and Northwestern Railway
1RailroadsIL, Winnebago Co, Rockford, Chicago, Madison and Northern Railroad

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