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B.C.D. 02-74
Oct 30 2002
EMPLOYER STATUS DETERMINATION
Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company
Mount Hood Railway Company
Oregon Short Line Railroad Company
Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company
Spokane International Railroad Company
Des Chutes Railroad Company

 
This is the decision of the Railroad Retirement Board regarding the continued status of the following railroads as employers under the Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts: Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company (B.A. No. 8040), Mount Hood Railway Company (B.A. No. 3628), Oregon Short Line Railroad Company (B.A. No. 8041), Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company (B.A. No. 8038), Spokane International Railroad Company (B.A. No. 1614), and Des Chutes Railroad Company1.

The above railroads were all merged into the Union Pacific Railroad Company at the end of December 19872.

Accordingly, the Board holds that Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, Mount Hood Railway Company, Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company, Spokane International Railroad Company, and Des Chutes Railroad Company ceased to be employers under the Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts effective with the close of business on December 31, 1987.

 
Cherryl T. Thomas
V. M. Speakman, Jr. V.M. Speakman Jr. signature
Jerome F. Kever Jerome F. Kever signature




1 No B.A. number was assigned to the De Chutes Railroad Company; however, it had been held to be a covered employer under the Acts.

2 Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company and Des Chutes Railroad Company were merged into the Oregon Short Line Railroad Company before that company was merged into the Union Pacific.

 

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