Granger railroads
Granger railroads Gran"ger railroads, or Granger roads Granger roads . (Finance) Certain railroads whose traffic largely consists in carrying the produce of farmers or grangers; -- specifically applied to the Chicago & Alton; Chicago, Burlington & Quincey; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul; and Chicago & Northwestern, railroads. [U. S., obsolescent]. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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