Abandonment issues

In 1938 the Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City Railroad filed an application for abandonment with the Interstate Commerce Commission. The Q.O.&K.C., known as the “O.K.” for short, ran for 250 miles between Quincy, Illinois to Kansas City, Missouri. Two boxes … Continue reading

Perkins opines on employee benefits

As if the Interstate Commerce Commission wasn’t enough of a thorn in C.E. Perkins’ side, meddling in railroad affairs and trying to ensure fair business practices (see previous posts here and here),  now they wanted to get involved in employee … Continue reading