David Thomas Nichols was a worthy descendant of worthy ancestors
and like them in his day and generation lived a useful and honored life.
This account of those who went before him has been collected and transcribed into this book
that his children might have the pleasure of knowing from what good stock they came,
also as a slight token of the compiler's appreciation of past kindness.

To his memory is this record most respectfully dedicated by:

Source:                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lewis J Crary
Family Genealogical Book                                                                                                                                                                           Chicago, Illinois 1905
My Present Past
A genealogical experience
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Chicago Burlington & Quincy  Engine #3005  4x6x4 Hudson
Westbound at Birmingham, Missouri   1948
In order to give a more detailed account of the
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, I have included a history of the
company along with the details of my family's involvement with the
railroad. Listed below are the pages to access for the Company's history.

Edward J. Engel's Santa Fe history starts at
Emporia, Kansas in 1881.

Clifford L. Nichols Santa Fe history starts at
Emporia, Kansas in 1880.

Read about the
1911 safe robbery that started in Olathe, Kansas and
ended at the A. T. & S. F depot in Argentine
Atchison Topeka &Santa Fe
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1859 - 1860
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1860 - 1864
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1864 - 1869
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1869 - 1869
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1869 - 1874
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1874 - 1875
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1875 - 1876
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1876 - 1878
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1876 - 1878
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1876 - 1879
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1878 - 1879
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1879 - 1880
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1880 - 1881
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1881 - 1884
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