The property interests·Why should we feature out the proper interest of the Railroad Co.?If the Railroad obtainedfee simple titleand the title inures(起 作 用) to itssuccessors, the [P]:-would haveno rightor interest and-haveno claimrelated to the land for a takingIf the Railroad acquired onlyeasement for useand the uses did not include publicrecreational trails, or if the easement which is prior to their conversion to trails had beenextinguished by operation of law, the [P] would-have unfettered (无拘无束的，被除去脚镣的)fee simples, and-the argument of the [P] becomesviable(可行的)Three determinative issues:(1).Did the railroad acquired only easement? Or did it obtain fee simple estate in 1899?(In 1899, the Railroad acquired the right-of-way on the land.)Ans:When a railroad for its purposes acquires an estate in land for laying track and operatingrailroad equipment thereon, the estate acquired is no more than that needed for thepurpose, and that typicallymeans an easement, not a fee simple estate.
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