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The Border Tier Road: Reflection of an Industry
The Border Tier Road: Reflection of an Industry

The Border Tier Road: Reflection of an Industry

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Robert Collins

South Platte Press, 2003

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The Border Tier Road: A Brief History of the BNSF Railroad Line from Kansas City to Baxter Springs, Kansas and Beyond by Robert Collins.

What is the Border Tier Road? It is the railroad line from Kansas City through Paola and Fort Scott to Baxter Springs, Kansas; later part of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad (the Frisco) and now part of the BNSF. Who built it, and what happened after it was built is the subject of this book.

The book is all text except for one map which shows the race of 3 railroads (the Missouri, Kansas & Texas; the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Galveston; and Missouri River, Fort Scott & Gulf) to the Indian Territory.

Contents:
Introduction, pg. 3;
Map of the Border Race, pg. 4;
Papers and Notions, pp. 5-7;
The Border Tier Begins, pp. 8-10;
Competing Visions, pp. 11-17;
The Race, pp. 18-22;
Rivalry with the Frisco, pp. 23-27;
Acquisition and Prosperity, pp. 28-32;
The Border Tier Nuisance?, pp. 33-37;
Rebirth of the BTR, pp. 38-43;
A Future for the 'Border Tier Road', pp. 44-46;
Bibliography, pp. 47-48.

South Platte Press, softcover, 48 pages, 5.5 x 8 x .1 in.

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