Knox to Clay Center

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  • States: Kansas   
  • Railroads: LK&W, UP   

The Leavenworth-Western Branch

(Forwarded from the Leavenworth, Kansas & Western Railroad)

The abandoned railroad route between Knox and Clay Center, known as The Leavenworth-Western Branch, of which 143.156 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Kansas by the Leavenworth, Kansas & Western Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 10060 Date: 7/1/1933 Section: 1
Application of Union Pacific Railroad for certificate to (1) abandon (a) that part of its Leavenworth-Western Branch from Knox to Clay Center, Kansas, a distance of 143.156 miles; (b) that part of its Junction City Branch from Clay Center to Concordia, Kansas, a distance of 35.81 miles; (c) all of its Belleville Branch from Lawrenceburg to Belleville, Kansas, a distance of 17.15 miles; (2) to operate under trackage rights over the line of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway between Miltonvale and Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas, a distance of 20.06 miles; and (3) to construct a connecting track 800 feet in length at Concordia, Kansas.
Length: 196.116 miles Citation:  
Also under this filing: The Junction City and Fort Kearney Railroad   

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