Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 192||Big Horn Southern Railroad through Crow Indian Reservation, Mont. Extension of time for construction, etc.
1889. c. 134, ante, p. 309.
1882, c. 74, ante, p. 195.
|Chap. 192||Transfer and assignment prohibited.|
|Chap. 192||Proviso. Exception.|
|Sec. 2||Right of way changed, etc.|
|Sec. 2||Across Fort Custer military reservation, etc.|
|Sec. 2||Branch line.|
|Sec. 2||Consent. etc., of Secretary of War.|
|Sec. 3||Requirements to be conformed to.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time limited in section four of the act of Congress entitled An act granting to the Big Horn Southern Railroad Company a right of way through a part of the Crow Indian Reservation, in Montana Territory, approved February twelfth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, within which said railroad company was required to construct its road through said reservation, be, and the same is hereby, extended for two years from December twentieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, so that said railroad company shall have until December twentieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, to construct its railway. And all the prohibitions and restrictions against transfer and assignment of said right of way which are contained in the act of February twelfth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, of which this act is amendatory, shall continue in force: Provided, That in order to facilitate the construction of said road, the said railroad company may transfer the said right of way, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, to another railroad company of the State of Montana.
That the said right of way through the Crow Indian Reservation, described in said act of February twelfth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, is hereby amended, and is granted upon and along the following route: Beginning at some point on the Yellowstone River, in Yellowstone County, Montana; thence, by the most practicable route, across said reservation to the valley of the Big Horn River, thence up said valley and across the Fort Custer military reservation and up the valley of the Little Big Horn River and a tributary thereof, to and across the southern boundary of the said Crow Indian reservation, with a branch from said line above described, beginning in the Fort Custer military reservation, or at some point in the valley of the Little Big Horn River, and running thence in a southwesterly or westerly direction across said Crow Indian reservation to the boundary line of said reservation, said grant of a right of way through the military reservation to be subject to the consent and approval of the Secretary of War.
That the said railroad company shall, in all particulars not inconsistent with this act, conform to the requirements of said act of February twelfth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and the benefits and provisions of said act shall apply to the right of way herein granted.
Approved, March 1, 1893.