From the book entitled: The Biographical directory of the
railway officials of America
Publisher: Railway Age Pub. Co., 1896, p. 395
Daniel Harker Rhodes. Ex-Assistant Engineer Atchison Topeka &
Santa Fe Ry. Address Wichita. Kan. Born 1839, in Sussex County, N. J.
Entered railway service 1869, since which he has been consecutively to
1873, assistant engineer Toledo & Ann Arbor Rd, division engineer
Ft. Wayne & Jackson Rd. division engineer Detroit Lansing &
Northern Rd, and locating and division engineer Detroit & Bay City;
fail of 1873 to Aug. 1876, engineer Chicago & Atlantic Rd; Aug.
1876 to May 1879, in charge of construction one division Bellaire &
Southwestern Rd, a part of which time principal engineer of that road;
May 1879 to April 1886, on Atchison Topeka & Santu Fe Rd, in
following positions successively; in charge of construction of a branch
in Kansas, assistant engineer of track, bridges und buildings,
roadmaster, resident engineer, superintendent western division, und
engineer entire system; April 1. 1886, appointed chief engineer Kingmun
Pratt & Western Rd and in Jan. 1888, in addition to his duties as
chief engineer, was appointed superintendent same road and Wichita
& Western Rd at Wichita, Kansas, which position he held until Aug.
1. 1890; Aug. 1. 1890 to Oct. 10 1894, superintendent Panhandle
division Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd; Oct. 10, 1894 to Feb. 1896,
general foreman of roadway Wichita & Western Rd; Feb. 1896 to 1900,
successively superintendent same road and assistant engineer Atchison
Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.