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Founding of the Santa Fe Railway

 
 
Founding of the Santa Fe Railway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
1. Founding of the Santa Fe Railway Marker
Inscription.

This marker
commemorates the
founding of
The Atchison
Topeka and Santa Fe
Railway

in
Atchison, Kansas
September 17, 1860

 
Location. 39° 33.726′ N, 95° 7.451′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Marker is on Commercial Street near 9th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Atchison County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Commercial Street, Atchison KS 66002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atchison County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Atchison County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Atchison Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4th of July, 1804 Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Working Men of the Railroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Santa Fe Railway Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bridge Over 4th of July 1804 Creek (approx. mile away); Birth Place of Amelia Earhart (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Atchison.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Santa Fe Railway.
Founding of the Santa Fe Railway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
2. Founding of the Santa Fe Railway Marker
(Submitted on July 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe Railway Historical and Modeling Society. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Atchison County Historical Society. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Steam Engine Bell at ATSF Founding Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
3. Steam Engine Bell at ATSF Founding Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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