Winkler, Riley County

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Title

Winkler, Riley County

Subject

The Surviving Memories of Winkler Riley County, Kansas 1857-1961

Description

The decay of Winkler was the loss of not having a railroad run through the town site. A railroad running through a town almost guarantees growth and survival for small towns in Kansas. Glen Stockwell, a local resident near Winkler during the 1930s, remembered that originally the Leavenworth-Kansas-Western railroad planned on running a line up Fancy Creek, through Winkler. However, the plan fell apart and the line was sent down to Garrison, then to Leonardville.

Creator

Brendan Winkler

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2010

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

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Citation

Brendan Winkler, “Winkler, Riley County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed November 18, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/66.