Jackson County’s purchase of an inactive rail corridor could open the way for a Katy Trail connection to Kansas City. These railroad tracks from the old Rock Island Line run right behind the Raytown Chamber of Commerce, yet they’re nearly invisible amid all the foliage. But chamber president Vicki Turnbow is able to show where the tracks are. The building is at 5909 Raytown Trafficway.
Jackson County’s purchase of an inactive rail corridor could open the way for a Katy Trail connection to Kansas City. These railroad tracks from the old Rock Island Line run right behind the Raytown Chamber of Commerce, yet they’re nearly invisible amid all the foliage. But chamber president Vicki Turnbow is able to show where the tracks are. The building is at 5909 Raytown Trafficway. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
Jackson County’s purchase of an inactive rail corridor could open the way for a Katy Trail connection to Kansas City. These railroad tracks from the old Rock Island Line run right behind the Raytown Chamber of Commerce, yet they’re nearly invisible amid all the foliage. But chamber president Vicki Turnbow is able to show where the tracks are. The building is at 5909 Raytown Trafficway. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

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