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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.
Dreams of a 'Millionaire Indian' Gold Mine and Railroad Didn't Last Long
October 20, 1976
Biographical article about Mathias Splitlog (ca. 1812-1897), a wealthy Indian chief, miller, and real estate developer of the Kansas City area. Description of his businesses in Kansas City, Kansas before...
E. S. Washburn
Photo, map (of Port Arthur, Texas, the southern terminus of Arthur Stilwell's Kansas City Southern Railway), and biographical article about Edward Stevenson Washburn, or Edward Washburn (1844-1900), "president...
Estate Benefits K. U.: Arthur Nelson Reece Left $200,000 to School
Notice about the bequest of $200,000 to the University of Kansas from the estate of the late Arthur Reece (ca. 1880-1963), former assistant to the president of the Kansas City Southern Railway Company....
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.
Obituary for Frank Moore, vice-president and general counsel for the Kansas City Southern Railway, dying on November 28, 1969.
Giving back is measure of success
October 10, 2003
Column describes Greater Kansas City Business Hall of Fame dinner program honoring William N. Deramus III and James E.Stowers, Jr. The men's career's and contributions to the community are described.
Grand Central Depot, Kansas City, MO
Color print of Kansas City's Grand Central Depot by architects James & James, measuring 22 x 27.5 in. Also known as Grand Central Station, the depot was built in 1890 at 2nd and Wyandotte streets by the...
Grand Central Station
August 27, 1932
Kansas City's Grand Central Station was built and owned by the Kansas City Southern Railway in 1890 at 2nd and Wyandotte Streets. It was used until 1914 when the railroads moved to Union Station. It was...
Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05
Biographical sketch of Samuel Wallace Moore, or Samuel Moore, a lawyer born in Ohio in 1862 and coming to Kansas City in 1887. "[G]eneral solicitor of the Kansas City Southern Railway" and former "president...
Harvey Couch Heads Kansas City Southern
Description of Couch and the operations of the railroad company, transporting primarily heavy freight "of long haul traffic between Kansas City, Port Arthur and the Southwest."
Holden on Soldiers' Council
Photo and biographical article about J. F. Holden, or James Holden, "Vice-President, Kansas City Southern Railway," and the new (1918) representative of the Chamber of Commerce "on the Kansas Branch of...
If You Build It. . .
Profile of the new 601,829 square foot KH Jensen Distribution Warehouse in [Olathe, Kansas]. [location not noted in article] Included are reasons why Kansas City is "an ideal location" for distribution...
Story of the legal battle mediated by the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, between the drainage board and the railway company.
Inside Wall Street: Is There a 'Buyout' Sign on This Railroad's Route
Graph and aricle about the increasing stock value of Kansas City Southern Industries due to the railroad "industry's rash of mergers" and other factors.
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