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Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad

Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad
Clover Leaf system as of 1918, including the Chicago and Alton Railroad, controlled until 1921
Locale Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio
Dates of operation 1881–1922
Predecessor Toledo, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad
Successor New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 451 miles (726 km)

The Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad, often abbreviated TStL&W and commonly known as the Clover Leaf, was a railroad company that operated in northwestern Ohio, north central Indiana, and south central Illinois during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

History

The TStL&W originated with the 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge.

The following constituent companies formed the Toledo, St. Louis and Kansas City Railroad:

The Toledo, St. Louis and Kansas City was reorganized in 1900 and renamed as the Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad. It operated 450.72 miles of line between Toledo and East St. Louis. The Clover Leaf became part of the larger New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad (the "Nickel Plate") on December 28, 1922,[1][2] which eventually became part of Norfolk Southern.

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