|incorporated on February 4th, 1870, as the Kansas City, Burlington & Santa Fe and opened for traffic March |
Southern Kansas railroad as follows: By the Kansas City & Emporia company, chartered December 11th, In July,
1883, the Ottawa and Burlington railroad, extending 46 miles from near Ottawa to Burlington, a road Kansas
railroad as follows: By the Kansas City & Emporia company, chartered December 11th, 1880, from Ottawa from
Ottawa to Emporia, 56 miles, opened February 1st, 1884. This road connected the Southern with the Santa Fe
main line Santa Fe main line at Emporia and is to-day a part of the double tracked through main line from
Kansas City to Emporia.