Crab Orchard & Egyptian Railroad COER #89
Nature of Firm
COER operates freight service from a connection with UP at Marion,IL to Mande, IL and Ordill, IL (8.5 miles). A separate five-mile branch operates from a BNSF connection at Herrin, IL. Traffic includes grain, fertilizer,lumber, coal, paper, steel, oil products, chemicals, scrap iron and manufactured goods.
The COER was incorporated July 2, 1971. The property was acquired by COER in 1977 without abandonment with freight service starting October 18, 1971. The Herrin Line (ICG) was acquired September 11, 1987.