Arthur K. Atkinson

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For other people named Arthur Atkinson, see Arthur Atkinson (disambiguation).

Arthur K. Atkinson was president of the Wabash Railroad in the mid-20th century. In 1949, he served as a director for the Chicago Railroad Fair.[1]

Legacy[edit]

Railroad car ferry number 6 owned by Ann Arbor Railroad was named Arthur K. Atkinson in his honor on March 14, 1959, when it returned to the Great Lakes after a rebuild.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chicago Railroad Fair Official Guide Book (1949).
  2. ^ Hanley, M. (2003), The Carferries of the Great Lakes: The Life and Times of the Arthur K. Atkinson. Retrieved February 9, 2006.
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