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Railroad Annual Returns

Creator: Kansas. Auditor of State

Date: 1874-1876

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 191643

Space Required/Quantity: 0.89 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Railroad Annual Returns

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Oversize box contains folders of railroad annual returns organized by date and railroad company. The returns include schedules 1, 2, 3, and 4, documenting property valuation assessments and stock information for each company operating in Kansas. Schedule 1 states the values of right of way, road-bed, and telegraph lines owned per mile, broken down by county in which the track is laid. Schedule 2 states values of all railroad cars and other rolling stock. Schedule 3 states values of various characteristics of the tracks such as the number of ties in a track per mile, joints used in track, quality of buildings and structures along the tracks, the weight of iron and steel per track yard, and other related values. Schedule 4 describes the company's capital stock values.


Locator Contents
072-02-03-02  1874-1876; Oversize box 84, folder 1; Junction City & Fort Kearney Railway; Kansas Central Railway; Atlantic and Pacific Railroad; Leavenworth, Atchison, and Northwestern Railroad; Southern Kansas Railroad; Missouri River, Fort Scott, and Gulf Railroad, others 
072-03-01-01  1875C-1876C; Oversize box 49; Missouri River Railroad; Fort Scott, Southeastern, and Memphis Railroad; Kansas Central Railroad; Atchison and Nebrasak Railroad; St. Jospeh and Delaware City Railroad; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad; St. Louis, Lawrence, and Western Railroad 
072-04-06-01  1875; Oversize box 84, folder 1 
937-28-05-00 to 937-28-06-00  Kansas Pacific Railway annual return (in with Kansas State Insane Asylum payrolls) 

Index Terms


    Kansas. Auditor of State
    Railroads -- Right of way -- Kansas
    Tax assessment -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Office of the Auditor of State. Multiple subunits/subunit not defined.