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A Race for Sixty Millions
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TitleA Race for Sixty Millions
AbstractArticle about the race among railroads toward "three million acres of Oklahoma's most fertile territory," worth 60 million dollars for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad, "the expectant recipient" from 1866 to 1870, with photos of people concerned and a map of the area concerned in southeastern Kansas between Kansas City, Fort Riley, and Coffeyville. Description also of the influence of the competition encouraged by Congress, the towns built up along the railway routes, and the United States Supreme Court case over the profits.
AuthorC. M. Morrison
DateJune//1914
SourceTechnical World
LocationSC 73: Collection of Magazine Article Photocopies
Volume21
Number4
Page502-507
Local SubjectMissouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad
Railroads
Towns
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID110531
CONTENTdm number15665
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