|Missouri railways 1874|
The counties they would pass through from east to west are
Marion county through its Mason, Miller, Liberty, South River, and Warren townships
Ralls county through its Clay and Saline townships.
Monroe county through its Monroe township.
Shelby county through its Jackson, Salt River, Jefferson, and Gray townships
Macon county through its Round Grive, Hudson, Bevier, Callao, and Lingo townships
Linn county through its Bucklin, Yellow Creek, Brookfield, Jefferson, and Parsons Creek townships
through its townships
Caldwell county through its Breckinridge, Gomer, Hamilton, and Kidder townships at the edge of Daviess county to the north
DeKalb county through its Grand River, Colfax, and Washington townships (to the north) and Clinton county (to the south) through its Shoal, Platte, and Lafayette townships
Buchanan county through its Marion and Washington townships