Projects and Stories: Death on the Rails: 07-CD-DC-Trains-Kirkwood-Station

An Amtrak train rolls into the Kirkwood station on it's scheduled run to Kansas City on Saturday, June 23, 2012.  The city of Kirkwood fought to keep it's Amtrak station open, arranging for volunteers to staff to station when Amtrak wanted to close it.  Photo By David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

An Amtrak train rolls into the Kirkwood station on it's scheduled run to Kansas City on Saturday, June 23, 2012. The city of Kirkwood fought to keep it's Amtrak station open, arranging for volunteers to staff to station when Amtrak wanted to close it.

Photo By David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com