Nebraska, Topeka, Iola and Memphis Railroad

The Nebraska, Topeka, Iola and Memphis Railroad was founded June 17, 1881 and operated sixteen miles between Walnut, Kansas and Girard, Kansas. It may have originally been planned as a Frisco Railroad branch extension from Joplin, MO. On January 1, 1884, it was leased by the Southern Kansas Railroad but was foreclosed on three weeks later. On February 6, 1884, it emerged as the Crawford County Railroad which was then acquired nine days later by the Kansas Southern Railroad.