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Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad

Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad
Creator: Kansas City, Lawrence & Southern Railroad
Date: 1883
Map and timetable of the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad line from Kansas City to Harper, Kansas. The route included branches to Lawrence, Burlington, Coffeyville, and Hunnewell. The company advertised itself as "passing through the great wheat belts of the Neosho and Arkansas Valleys to the grazing and cattle fields of south-western Kansas and Indian Territory." The company encouraged settlement along 150 miles of the Oklahoma border with descriptions of the soil and climate for those emigrating to southern Kansas.

Map of Kansas and southwest Missouri

Map of Kansas and southwest Missouri
Date: July 1881
Published in Camp's Emigrant's Guide, this map depicts the railroad lines between Kansas and Southwest Missouri. The railroad lines that are illustrated include: the Kansas City, Ft. Scott and Gulf, and the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad.

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