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Thacher's Calculating Instrument, used by the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway in the 1920s to calculate fares and perhaps other matters. Originally created by Edwin Thacher in 1884, the calculator was probably used in the Topeka offices of the railroad.
Creator: Keuffel & Esser Company
Date: between 1915 and 1925
Item Number: 220912
KSHS Identifier: 1965.21.0
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Business and Industry - Railroad - Employees - Office and depot staff
Collections - Museum
Date - 1910s
Date - 1920s
Objects and Artifacts - Tools & Equipment for Communication - Data Processing - Calculator
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts