Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 152||Right of way. Choctaw Coal and Railway Company in Indian Territory.
1888, c. 13, ante, p. 256;
1891, c. 249, post, p. 399;
46 Pac. Rep., 505.
|Chap. 152||Change in location.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section one of the act entitled An act to authorize the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and
for other purposes, approved February eighteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, be, and hereby is, amended to read as follows:
That the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, a corporation created under and by virtue of the laws of the State of Minnesota, be, and the same is hereby, invested and empowered with the right of locating, constructing, owning, equipping, operating, using, and maintaining a railway and telegraph and telephone line through the Indian Territory, beginning at a point on Red River (the southern boundary-line), at the bluff known as Rocky Cliff, in the Indian Territory, and running thence by the most feasible and practicable route through the said Indian Territory to a point on the east boundary-line, immediately contiguous to the west boundary-line of the State of Arkansas; also, a branch line of railway to be constructed from the most suitable point on said main line for obtaining a feasible and practicable route in a westerly or northwesterly direction to the leased coal veins of said Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, in Tobucksey County, Choctaw Nation, and thence by the most feasible and practicable route to an intersection with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé Railway at the most convenient point between Halifax Station and Ear Creek, otherwise known as the north fork of the Canadian River; with the right to construct, use, and maintain such tracks, turn-outs, branches, and sidings and extensions as said company may deem it in their interest to construct along and upon the right of way and depot grounds herein provided for.
Approved, February 13, 1889.