...It just smells Funny.
I have no idea what the Censored box is alluding to. I looked up California code 473 and it said this;
473. Corporations may consolidate. Publication of
notice. Copy to be filed. Any railroad corporation incor-
porated under the laws of this state may consolidate with
one or more railroad corporations incorporated under th
laws of this state, or under the laws of any other state
or territory of the United States, its capital stock, prop-
erties, roads, equipments. adjuncts, franchises, claims
demands, contracts, agreements, obligations, debts, lia:
bilities and assets of every kind and description, upon...
Perhaps it was something different in 1971?