XXXKNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That we, the undersigned, residents of the State of California, do hereby associates ourselves into a corporation under the name of YOSEMITE TERMINAL COMPANY, and do hereby agree with each other and do certify and declare as follows:

XXXFIRST. That the name of said corporation shall be


XXXSECOND. That the purpose for which said corporation is formed is to carry on and conduct a general hotel, livery, transportation and express business; the business of raising, grazing, buying and selling cattle, sheep, hogs, horses and other live stock; to purchase, lease or otherwise acquire, hold, possess, use, improve, sell, convey or otherwise dispose of every kind of property, whether real or personal, and wheresoever situate, including stock in other corporations, patents and patent rights; carry on all kinds of manufacturing enterprises or businesses; borrow or loan money, on pledge, mortgage or otherwise; acquire water and water-rights for all purposes, to use for power of every kind; to promote irrigation and every other business; to construct and maintain dams, levees, weirs, canals, and do all other acts necessary to secure, impound and use water for power, irrigation, manufacturing and other purposes; to carry on all kinds of wholesale and retail merchandise business; to carry on the business of farming in all its branches; raise and cultivate grapes, fruit and agriculture products and convert, sell, or dispose of the same; locate and lay out town sites, and sell the same in lots or subdivisions or otherwise; conduct the business of warehousemen, and do a general warehousing business; bore or mine for coal-oil, asphaltum and other metals and minerals, and to take out, treat, reduce, refine, transport and dispose of the products, and everything incident to each of said businesses; also to conduct and carry on business for which individuals may lawfully associate themselves; and to have and exercise all powers, and do all acts necessary or desirable in order to carry on the business and purposes for which this corporation is formed.

XXXTHIRD. That the place where the principal business of said Corporation is to be transacted is El Portal, in the County of Mariposa, State of California.

XXXFOURTH. That the term for which said Corporation is to exist is fifty years.

XXXFIFTH. That the number of its directors shall be three, and the following are the names and residences of those who are appointed as such Directors for the first year, that is until their successors are elected at the first regular annual meeting:

C. F. Neumann, Residence Merced, Merced County, California.
W. Casad, Residence Merced, Merced County, California.
V. H. Gerard,Residence Merced, Merced County, California.
XXX SIXTH. That the amount of Capital Stock of said Corporation shall be Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) divided into One Thousand shares of the par value of Twenty-five Dollars each, of which amount One Thousand shares have been actually subscribed by the following persons:
O. W. Lehmer167$4175.00
Thos Prather1674175.00
Frank Drum1674175.00
J. F. Carston1674175.00
W. M. Sell1644100.00
C. H. Wright33825.00
B. K. Young33825.00
G. H. Nickerson33825.00
D. K. Stoddard33825.00
C. F. Neumann125.00
W. Casad1 25.00
V. H. Gerard125.00
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto subscribed our names this 25th day of April, A. D. 1907.
. signed W. Casad
signed V. H. Gerard
signed C. F. Neumann


XXXOn this 25th day of April, A. D. 1907, before me J. W. KNOX, a Nortary Public in and for the County of Merced, State of California, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared C. F. Neumann, W. Casad and V. H. Gerard, known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the within instrument, and acknowledged to me that they executed the same.

XXXIN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal at the County of Merced, State of California, this 25th day of April, A. D. 1907.

(Seal) J. W. Knox.
Notary Public in and
for Merced County,
State of California


XXXI, W. E. GALLISON, County Clerk of the County of Mariposa, State of California, hereby certify the foregoing to be a full, true and correct copy of the original ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION of YOSEMITE TERMINAL COMPANY, filed in my office on the 4th day of May, A. D. 1907.

XXXATTEST my hand and official seal this 4th day of May, A. D. 1907.

. W. E Gallison
County Clerk.