This photograph shows the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot in Wakeeney, Kansas. The "streamline" depot built in 1941 features a flat roof, rounded edges and a smooth stucco exterior. Only two "streamline" depots including the one in Wakeeney were known to be built by the Union Pacific Railroad in Kansas. The other depot was built in the town of Oakley. The green and white depot in Wakeeney was razed in 1985.
Creator: Kelley, Frank O.
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
Item Number: 215601
Call Number: FK2.T2 W.74 UP *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215601
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Transportation
Built Environment - Function - Transportation - Rail-Related - Depot
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Union Pacific
Business and Industry - Railroad - Depots
Collections - Photograph - Kelley, Frank O.
Date - 1950s - 1956
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - WaKeeney
Places - Counties - Trego
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Union Pacific
Transportation - Railroads - Depots
Type of Material - Photographs