“WARE RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY
FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1914. [ Leased to and operated by the Boston & Albany (New York Central & Hudson River, leasee). ]
HISTORY. Exact name of common carrier making this report. Ware Rive Railroad Company.
Date of Organization. June 12, 1873.
Under laws of what Government, State or Territory organized? Massachusetts. Approved April 21, 1873.
If a consolidated company, name the consolidated companies. Give reference to charters of each, and all amendments of same. None. Date and authority for each consolidation. None.
If a reorganized company, give name of the original corporation and refer to laws under which it was organized. Ware River Railroad Company, Massachusetts Laws, March 16, 1867.
The Ware Rive Railroad Company was organized under Act of Legislature of Massachusetts, dated March 16, 1867. In accordance with the provisions of an Act of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved April 21, 1873, entitled ‘An Act to authorize the purchasers of the franchise of the Ware River Railroad Company to organize and complete the road’ the bondholders of the Ware River Railroad Company purchased the franchise and organized as the Ware River Railroad Company. What carried operated the road of this company? The New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Company, leasee.”
Source: Annual Report of the Public Service Commission, Vol. 2, by Massachusetts Public Service Commission, Jan. 1915, Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, Boston, page 542