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Mont Ida, Anderson County

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This study illustrates the instant town of Mont Ida, Washington Township, in Anderson County and its establishment of the Missouri Pacific railroad, peaceful people, and local support that thrived until the decline of trains and neighboring…

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

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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…