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This stereograph shows Mushroom Rock, a rock formation on Alum Creek near present day Kanopolis, Kansas. The photo was taken seven miles east of Fort Harker and 496 miles west of St. Louis Missouri. There is a man seated on a rock. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Item Number: 133
Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 132
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 133
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Union Pacific - Eastern Division
Collections - Photograph - Gardner, Alexander (photographer)
Date - 1861-1869 - 1867
Environment - Geology - Rocks - Rock formations
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Stereographs
Places - Counties - Ellsworth
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Union Pacific Railway - Eastern Division
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Stereographs