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This sepia colored portrait shows William Barstow Strong (1837-1914). He served as president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company from 1881 to 1889. During his tenure as president, Strong developed the Santa Fe into a major transcontinental railway company with the expansion of over 7,000 miles of right-of-way. As a legacy to his name, the town of Strong City in Chase County, Kansas was named in his honor.

Date: Between 1880 and 1890

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Item Number: 213666
Call Number: B Strong, William B. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213666

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