|Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway|
|Docket: AB 52 Sub 24||9/1/1983||Section: 10903|
|Application filed to abandon its St. Joseph District between Henrietta and Richmond, a distance of 5.6 miles, all in Ray County, Missouri.|
|Length: 5.600 miles||Citation:|
"The St. Louis & St. Joseph Railroad was completed in 1870, a distance of seventy-three miles, to Lexington Junction, when it went into bankruptcy. It afterward became a branch of the Wabash." Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: The Railroads of St. Joseph
The line resumed south of the Missouri River in Lexington and ran down through Aullville to Sedalia. The bridge that carried the railroad over Interstate 70 was removed maybe 20-25 years ago, but the grade is clearly visible from the highway.