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The railroad of Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City Railroad Company, herein called the Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City, is a single-track, standard-gauge, steam railroad, situated in the States of Missouri and Illinois. The owned mileage extends from West Quincy to North Kansas City, 244.316 miles, all in Missouri. The property in Illinois consists of a freight house and tracks at Quincy. Trackage rights granted by the Burlington afford access to Kansas City, Mo., and Quincy, Ill. The Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City leases 0.379 mile of yard tracks and sidings at Quincy to the Wabash Railway Company for sole operation.


CORPORATE HISTORY

The Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City was incorporated June 1, 1897, under the general laws of the State of Missouri, for the purpose of constructing and operating a railroad from a point on the bank of the Mississippi River opposite Quincy, Ill., to Trenton, Mo. [...]

No. Name Incorporation Succession
1. Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City Railroad Company. Under general laws of Missouri, June 1, 1897.
2. Quincy, Omaha and Kansas [sic] Railway Company. Under general laws of Missouri, Dec. 30, 1887. Sold at foreclosure April 23, 1897, to bondholders' committee, and acquired June 15, 1897, by 1.
3. Quincy, Missouri and Pacific Railroad Company. Under general laws of Missouri, June 29, 1869. Sold at foreclosure June 26, 1886, to bondholders' committee, and acquired Jan. 13, 1888, by 2.
4. Omaha, Kansas City & Eastern Railroad Company. Under general laws of Missouri, July 24, 1896. Sold at foreclosure Mar. 18, 1902, to bondholders' committee, and acquired Mar. 20, 1902, by 1.
5. Kansas City, Peoria & Chicago Railway Company. Under general laws of Missouri, Nov. 11, 1901. Sold to 1, July 1, 1902.
6. Kansas City and Northern Connecting Railroad Company. Under general laws of Missouri, May 28, 1895. Sold at foreclosure Oct. 25, 1901, after receivership begun Jan. 1, 1900, and acquired Nov. 26, 1901, by 5.
7. The Northern Railroad Company. Under general laws of Missouri, Sept. 2, 1898. Sold to 6, Dec. 19, 1898.
DEVELOPMENT OF FIXED PHYSICAL PROPERTY

The road owned, 244.316 miles, was acquired partly by construction and partly by purchase. [...]

Constructed by the Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City, Avondale (No. Kansas City) to Burlington connection, block 223, 1902-1903 2.540

Acquired by purchase:

From Quincy, Omaha and Kansas City Railway Company, June 15, 1897—
Constructed by that company, 1.30 miles terminal tracks at Quincy, Ill., 1888
Constructed by The Quincy, Missouri and Pacific Railroad Company—
West Quincy to Novinger, Mo., 1870-1879 75.500
Novinger to Trenton, Mo., 1879-1881 58.400
To depot at Trenton, Mo., 1887 .710
134.610
From Omaha, Kansas City and Eastern Railroad Company, Mar. 20, 1902, constructed by that company, Trenton to Pattonsburg, Mo., 1896-1897 33.100
From Kansas City, Peoria & Chicago Railway Company, July 1, 1902—
Constructed by Kansas City and Northern Connecting Railroad Company—
Trimble to Gower, Mo., 1899 10.470
Smithville to Pattonsburg, Mo., 1898 56.400
Northern Junction to North Kansas City (Avondale) 1898 1.570
68.440
Constructed by the Kansas City and Atlantic Railroad Company (not in line of succession), Northern Junction to Smithville, Mo., 1889-1890 17.320
85.760
253.470
256.010
Less mileage abandoned:
Trimble to Gower, Mo., 1914 10.470
Avondale to Northern Junction, Mo., 1915 1.210
11.680
Total 244.330
Difference between total recorded mileage and mileage inventoried as of date of valuation .014
Mileage inventoried as of date of valuation 244.316