Railroads in Kansas
Welcome to the Kansas railroad site. We are endeavoring to make available
the history of the railroads in the State of Kansas. Steve Chinn created and
developed this site for the Kansas Heritage Server. Now we hope to expand
and further develop his efforts concerning railroad history in Kansas. We welcome
any pertinent articles or stories that may add to this site.
The Routes of Railroads through Kansas
St. Joseph and Western Railroad S.J.W. (1860-1884)
(Palmetto and Roseport Railroad Company) (1860-1862)
(St. Joseph and Denver City Railroad) (1862-1877)
(Union Pacific Railway--St. Jo & Western Division)
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad A.T.&S.F.
Kansas City Southern Railroad K.C.S. (1890-????)
(Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf) (1890-1899)
(Kansas City, Emporia and Southern)
Kansas City, Fort Scott and Gulf Railroad K.C.F.S.G (Border Tier Road)
(Kansas & Neosho Valley)
(Missouri River, Fort Scott & Gulf)
Kansas Pacific Railroad K.P. (1863-1870)
(Union Pacific-Eastern Division)
(Union Pacific-Kansas Division)
Katy Railroad (1868-1888)
M.K.T. (Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway)
(Union Pacific-Southern Branch)
(Missouri Pacific Railway)
Missouri Pacific Railroad M.P. (1869?-1930)
Rock Island Railroad (1886-1888)
C.R.I.&P. (Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific)
C.K.&N. (Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska)
S.P. (Southern Pacific)
St. Louis, Fort Scott and Wichita Railroad S.L.&F.S.
(St. Louis, Fort Scott, Wichita and North Western Railroad)
(Missouri Pacific Railroad)
St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad S.L.&S.F.(Frisco)
(St. Louis, San Francisco, Wichita and Western Railroad)
(Thirty-Fifth Parallel Project)
Chicago, Kansas and Western Railroad C.K.&W.
A Great Source for Kansas Information or References is the Carrie Library Website:
Carrie: A Virtual Electronic Text Library
Authors: Stephen Chinn: [email protected]
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Site created 19 Mar 1994
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