- "EMD's Versatile GP-38." Model Railroader
Feb. 1980: p. 84. [Picture of KCS GP38-2 with discussion
on how it compares to other GP38-2's; picture of KCS GP38
on page 88]
- "Motors Minus Prime Movers." Trains
July 1984; p. 42 [Pictures of KCS GP40's with F7 slug.
Picture and mention in text on pp. 47 & 48]
- "Potomac Pundit: The Merger Juggernaut Has Hit a Few
Potholes." Trains Jan. 1996: p.
14 [KCS president Mike Haverty strongly objects to
proposed Southern Pacific & Union Pacific Merger and
has formed a group to protest the merger]
- "Railroad News: KCS Readies Its New Business
Train." Trains Jan. 1996: p. 25
[Photo insert with 2 photos of the new KCS business train
in Southern Belle-like color scheme]
- Muff, Nicholas. "KCS Southern Belle: Its Fifty-Fifth
Anniversary" Mainline Modeler Nov.
1995: pp.26-48 [Review of the Belle's origins (additional
info can also be found at the front of the KCS 1995
Calendar) with photos and scale drawings of locomotives
- Kansas City Southern Lines Pentrex.
80 min. 1990 [Video]
- Frailey, Fred W. "The Kansas City Southern Story--1;
The Railroad That Unraveled." Trains
Aug. 1979: pp. 22-29. [An account of a maintenance-of-way
- Frailey, Fred W. "The Kansas City Southern Story--2;
President Carter (Tom That Is) Puts a Railroad Back
Together." Trains Sept. 1979: pp.
22-32. [A maintenance-of-way debacle is resolved.]
- Lamb, Parker. "New Dimensions for the Kansas City
Southern." Trains Feb. 1996: pp. 34-41
[Update on KCS's acquisition of extensive MidSouth track
Mileage in the early 90's; photo of KCS train on contents
- Lynch, Terry & Caileff Jr., W.D. KCS: Route of
the Southern Belle. Boulder: Pruett, 1987 [An
authoritative photographic history of the KCS Lines]
- Ball Jr., John. Portrait of the Rails: Steam to
Diesel. New York: Galahad, 1972 p. 140 [Photo of
Texas-Type steam engine with some discussion about KCS's
use of heavy-duty steam power]
- Farrington Jr, S. Kip. Railroading the Modern Way.
New York: Coward-McCann, 1951: pp. 116-128 [Decent
thumbnail sketch of the KCS and its history until 1951; p
301-306: also includes a separate section about the
- Brown, Raymond W. "Kansas City Southern- Where
Mallets Once Ruled." Locomotive Quarterly
Summer 1977: pp. 3-33 [Excellent expose on KCS steam
power, includes numerous photos in LA, including
Shreveport and Forbing!]
- Corey, Melinda & Ochoa, George. The Model
Railroader's Catalogue. New York: Schuster, 1991
[Mislabeled pictures (says F when it should be E), but it
has a photo of a KCS E8! [p 192]
- Eisthen, Bob, Photography by Bob Eisthen and Danny
Johnson "The NAFTA Railway: Kansas City Southern
Confronts Its Vision" CTC Board magazine,
May 2002: pp. 18-25.
- Brown, A. E. Locomotives and Trains of
Louisiana & Arkansas Kansas City Southern
Published by the author, not date given. [Steam
locomotives and trains, 1931-1952.]
- Fair, James A. The Louisiana and Arkansas
Railway. Northern Illinois University Press,
- Marre, Louis A. and George J. Sommers. Kansas
City Southern in the Deramus Era. Withers
- Goen, Steve Allen. Kansas City Southern Color
Pictorial. Four Ways West Publications,
- Campbell, Donald G. Steam Locomotives of the
Kansas City Southern. South Platte Press and
Brueggenjohann/Reese, Inc., 2000.
- Boyd, Jim. Kansas City Southern in Color.
Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2003.
- Womack, John Milton. Rails South.
Heavener: Published by the author, 1977. [A dramatized
and romaticized biography of Arthur Stilwell.]
- Bryant, Keith L., Jr. Arthur E. Stilwell.Nashville:
Vanderbilt University Press, 1971. [A scholarly biography
of Arthur Stilwell.]
- Frailey, Fred W. "Mike's Big Railroad." Trains
August 2003: pp. 28-41.
- Marre, Louis A. "About the Railroad Whose President
Says... 'We Have No Intention of Going Out of the
Passenger Business.'" Trains
November 1967: pp. 40-49.
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