Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway': List of common carrier freight railroads in the United States Branch line Lamy, New Mexico New Mexico Colorado Kansas Pueblo, Colorado Farm Real estate United States Congress BNSF Railway Burlington Northern Railroad Cyrus K. Holliday February 11 Gulf of Mexico Topeka, Kansas 1863 May 3 1868 Kansas River October 30 1869 April 26 First Transcontinental Railroad Pauline, Kansas 1872 Dodge City, Kansas September 5 Cattle Kansas Pacific Railway 1873 December 23 1876 March 1 Rocky Mountains Leadville, Colorado William Barstow Strong Arkansas River Royal Gorge Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad 1880 February 2 Denver 1878 February 26 Raton Pass Trinidad, Colorado Southern Pacific Transportation Company George C. Magoun United States dollar