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Microform Holdings Microform holdings consist Kentucky county court and related records of historical and genealogical value in microfilm or microfiche format. Share this Page Griggs, and Robert Ferguson. Planning stages began in December , and the charter was issued February 27, Construction began in February , and was completed from Alton to Springfield in Tracks were not allowed south of the north side of Third Street.
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The first train pulled into Alton from Springfield on September 9, The rail system, driven by horse-power, would mostly benefit Upper Alton trade, and the citizens and leaders there were highly motivated. Miller, Chairman of the Exchange Committee, was appointed to explore the cost of the railroad.
In December , a meeting was held to discuss the plans for the railroad, and W. Morgan, Secretary. Charles E. Hall, H. Kendall, and W. Miller were appointed to have the charter published in the Alton Telegraph. The charter would be void if the road was not completed within two years. An office for the company was opened in the Alton City Hall, and it was determined that the starting point of the road was on Broadway, directly opposite the city hall at Broadway and Market Streets.
The work on the horse railroad began in August The rails were ordered from a company in Pennsylvania, and the ties from St.