TOPEKA - (January 23, 2018) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt released the following statement on today's announced settlement of a lawsuit involving the future of the historic Santa Fe steam locomotive currently located on the grounds of the Kansas Expocentre: "Years ago, the historic steam locomotive was a gift from the Santa Fe Railroad to the Topeka community in celebration of our capital city's rich railroad heritage. When a dispute over the locomotive's future arose in recent years, the attorney general's office became involved to represent the public interest in preserving that gift for its intended benefit. I am grateful for the good-faith and professional efforts of all parties involved to reach a mutually beneficial outcome. We expect...
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AG Derek Schmidt statement on settlement of lawsuit involving Topeka-based historic Santa Fe locomotive