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Kansas Central Railroad Company



The Kansas Central Railway Company was inc. to build a railroad and telegraph line from Leavenworth, Kansas to the western Kansas boundary; on April 15, 1879, it was sold to the Kansas Central Railroad Company. In 1897 the Kansas Central Railroad was sold to the Leavenworth, Kansas and Western (LK&W) Railway; The Kansas Central Railway started as a narrow gauge in 1871 and in1890 was widen to standard guage and renamed the Leavenworth, Kansas and Western Railway aka, the L. K.&W. Company