Baldwin City & Southern Railroad Company Retains Thomas Hayes and Christopher Confer
Baldwin City & Southern Railroad Company (“BC&S”), also known as the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Galveston Railroad Company, has retained Thomas Hayes and Christopher Confer of the Wallace Saunders law firm of Overland Park, Kansas to serve as its General Counsel.
Hayes and Confer of Wallace Saunders have decades of experience representing railroads and businesses operating in the rail and transportation industry. Confer stated, “Baldwin City & Southern Railroad has great potential and as General Counsel for it, Tom and I will do our best to aid BC&S’s growth and success.” Hayes added: “Chris and I are very pleased that BC&S wanted to partner with the Wallace Saunders firm to help it with its legal and operational needs, including helping the railroad achieve those goals in the most professional manner possible.” BC&S CEO, AJ Stevens, echoed those sentiments, noting, “BC&S is excited to be continuing its work with Chris, Tom, and Wallace Saunders as BC&S’s General Counsel because they and their firm really do become – as the firm’s slogan says - Partners with You in your business’s success.”
BC&S operates 14 miles of track between Baldwin City and Ottawa, Kansas. It is majority owned by the Midland Railway Historical Association (“Midland Railway”) and operates out of the Historic Baldwin City Railroad Depot. Presently, BC&S is developing its railcar storage and trans load center, and in the future, it hopes to continue supporting and help re-open the historical tourist excursion railroad chiefly operated by Midland Railway.