We hope your travels are easier than those of our Skidmore, Missouri ancestors in leap year 1912. Here’s a report from the February 29, 1912 Skidmore New Era, page 1: ALL TRAINS BLOCKADED AND TRAVEL SUSPENDED. Biggest Snow Storm of… Read moreSkidmore Digs Out, 1912
Summer vacation ideas from our friends at the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 4: Advertisement reads, “Where are you going for your vacation? If you have not decided, let me tell you about the railroad round trip rates this… Read moreVacation on the Burlington Route
The Burlington Railroad depot at Skidmore, Missouri is destroyed by fire in 1908.
Mrs. G. I. Riley of Skidmore, Missouri has a harrowing experience in 1914.
Young Claude Deffenbaugh of Skidmore, Missouri, escapes harm in 1900.
Skidmore, Missouri has a scare when the townspeople think the Burlington Route is about to dump a worn-out, torn-down used station on the town in 1908. The businessmen leap into action, and a new station is assured.
The Skidmore, Missouri train depot is robbed in 1906.
Plans for an electric railway move forward in northwest Missouri, 1903.
Brief report of a runaway rail car near Skidmore, Missouri in 1900.
A railroad-related legal quandary from the St. Joseph News in 1900.