Slender Rails, Big Risk: The Kansas Central Railway, 1871-1935.

Title

Slender Rails, Big Risk: The Kansas Central Railway, 1871-1935.

Subject

The Kansas Central Railway

Description

This study examines the role of the Kansas Central Railway in promoting small towns in northeast Kansas. Although ultimately failing in its charter, the KCR was critically important for tiny settlements. Research is based on legal sources, railway records, focused articles and books about narrow-gauge railroads.


Creator

Jessica Wheeler

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Summer 2013

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Language

English

Files

KansasCentralRailroad.jpg
Kansas Central Railroad.pdf

Citation

Jessica Wheeler, “Slender Rails, Big Risk: The Kansas Central Railway, 1871-1935.,” Kansas History and Life, accessed July 22, 2017, http://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/42.

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