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An Expanding Distribution Revolution
Article reviews the Midwest transportation corridor including Kansas City's central location that "puts it square in the middle of a growing trade corridor linking Canada, the United States and Mexico."...
At the Center of the Shipping World
October 1, 2006
Article profiling Kansas City Southern and its Chairman and CEO, Mike Haverty.
Bates CO. Missouri
Map of Bates County, Missouri, that includes paved roads, graveled roads, state or county roads not highly improved, roads, interstates and highways, railroads, drainage district line, municipal township...
Biography of Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928), Railroad President
Biography of William Deramus III (1915-1989), Businessman
Blue, George Frederick
Biographical sketch of George Frederick Blue, or George Blue, a conductor and representative of the Santa Fe Railroad Company and Kansas City Southern Railroad while living in Kansas City, starting in...
Business: Rail Coup
Article about the change in management of the railroad company partly to take advantage of its stock price.
High fuel costs have benefitted the Kansas City Southern railroad. The company's decision to expand into Mexico has proved wise as the cost of shipping from China has risen. Article discusses other developments...
City's Renaissance Will Get a New Link
November 2, 2005
An unused Kansas City Southern bridge built in 1892 joining the East and West Bottoms will be moved to the Freight House District. "Kansas City Southern is donating the bridge. Kansas City Terminal Railway...
Commentary: If Janus Ain't Broke. ..
Illustration, graph, and article about the upcoming sale of the successful mutual funds company "Janus, Berger Associates Inc." from its parent company Kansas City Southern Industries.
Conversation with . . . Mike Haverty
April 1, 2003
Interview with Mike Haverty, president of Kansas City Southern, regarding the history and future of railroads in Kansas City.
Couch to Retire
Report announcing the resignation of the railroad company's chairman and impending change of control to Kansas City ownership led by R. Crosby Kemper.
November 4-10, 2004
Article describes a lawsuit filed in 2003 charging Kansas City Southern for negligence in an accident that occurred on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico. The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County, seeking...
Creating a Heart of America Infrastructure
Article on the origins of railroads in and through Kansas City, and their connections to the rest of the United States, beginning with the construction of the Hannibal Bridge in 1869. The article focuses...
Deramus Elected K. C. S. President
Article reviewing the presidential careers of outgoing Charles Couch and incoming William Deramus II, with a brief description of the railroad's operations.
Drawing of Freight Train
Distant view of Kansas City Southern freight train on bridge.
Drawing of Railroad Engine
Full frontal view of Kansas City Southern engine.
Drawing of Railroad Engines
Composite view of Kansas City Southern engines.
Flip Side of the Tracks
June 15, 2006
A former Kansas City Southern rail yard located in the River Market area alongside the Missouri River is to be redeveloped with 325 luxury apartments. The Morgan Group wants to acquire the land and do...
Flood Damaged Area
Unidentified men standing near railroad tracks and Kansas City Southern Railroad car; shows water and mud damage from the 1951 Flood.
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