The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

  The following is an alphabetical listing of the abbreviations for railroad names in this web site.  The abbreviations are mine and not necessarily official.  The Years column refers to the life of the railroad and/or the years it was associated with or had an impact on the lines of the PD&E.

Abbreviation

Name

Years

BG&P Browns, Grayville and Poseyville Railway 2005-????
C&EI

Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad

1969
C&K Casey and Kansas Railroad 1926-1938
C&IS

Chicago and Illinois Southern Railroad

1872-1876
C&OR Chicago and Ohio River Railroad 1886-1893
CCC&StL Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway 1889-1922
CH&D

Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railway

1898-1915
CH&I Cincinnati, Hamilton and Indianapolis Railroad 1902
CI&W

Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railroad

1915-1919
CI&W

Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railway

1902-1915
CP&SW Chicago, Peoria and Southwestern Railway ?<1879>?
DM&S

Decatur, Mattoon and Southern Railroad

1877-1880
DOOR

Danville, Olney and Ohio River Railroad

1869-1886
DS&M

Decatur, Sullivan and Mattoon Railroad

1869-1872 1876-1877
EB Evansville Belt Railway 1881-1997
E&P Evansville and Peoria Railway 1880
ETC Evansville Terminal Company 1996-2000
G&M

Grayville and Mattoon Railroad

1857-1872 1876-1880
G&W Geneso and Wyoming Railroad 2004-????
GM&O

Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad

1938-1972
H&GN

Harrisburg and Great Northern Railroad

1869-1870
IC

Illinois Central Railroad

1851-1999
ICG

Illinois Central Gulf Railroad

1972-1988
ID&W

Indianapolis, Decatur and Western Railway

1898-1902
IHRC

Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation

1986-1996
I&StL Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad 1880?-1889?
IRR

Indiana Railroad

1990-199?
ISW

Indiana Southwestern Railway

2000-????
K&S

Kansas and Sidell Railroad

1919-1938
L&N

Louisville and Nashville Railroad

1969
M&E

The Mattoon and Evansville Railroad

1900
M&W Mississippi and Wabash Railroad 1861
MTV&G

Mt. Vernon and Grayville Railroad

1857-1872 1876-1880
NH&E New Harmony and Evansville Railway 1881
OTC Owensville Terminal Company 1996-2005
P&D

Paris and Decatur Railroad

1872-1874
P&E Peoria and Eastern Railway 1890-1976
P&PU

Peoria and Pekin Union Railway

1880-2004
P&S Peoria and Springfield Railroad 1878
PC&M Pekin, Canton and McComb Railroad 1861
PP&J Peoria, Pekin and Jacksonville Railroad 1878-1880
PD&E

Peoria, Decatur and Evansville Railway

1879-1900
PD&M

The Peoria, Decatur and Mattoon Railroad

1900
PL&D

Pekin, Lincoln and Decatur Railroad

1861-1876
PL&D

Pekin, Lincoln and Decatur Railway

1876-1879
S&O

Sidell and Olney Railroad

1915-1919
T&P Tazwell and Peoria Railroad 2004-????
TW&W

Toledo, Wabash and Western Railway

1871-1876
YSL

Yale Short Line

1919-1930
WMRC Westfield Motor Railway Company 1919-1920
WRR

Westfield Railroad

1919-1925

 

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