The Hannibal & Atchison railroad company have purchased eighty acres of land just opposite the foot of Main street, and have already begun work of building a large depot, engine house, etc. It is probable that the eastern end of the bridge will rest on this tract of land. The Atchison Daily Patriot, Atchison, Kansas. Friday, October 25, 1872. Page 4. © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.