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This photograph shows Santa Fe Trail ruts, possibly located west of Dodge City, Kansas. The trail opened as a commerce and military highway in 1821, when William Becknell lead the first expedition from Franklin, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The route crossed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico.

Date: Between 1920s and 1930s

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Item Number: 228365
Call Number: ATSF Series 1, #70-0066
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 228365

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