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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Alvarado Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Alvarado Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1902 and 1904
This brochure, published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, promotes travelers to stay at the Fred Harvey Alvarado Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The booklet describes the luxurious accommodations and the Spanish Mission décor that guests will experience during their stay. There are also photographs throughout the pamphlet that capture the beauty of the facility. The California Mission style hotel designed by architect Charles F. Whittlesey, was built in 1902, and later razed in 1970.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's "The Grand Canyon Line"

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's "The Grand Canyon Line"
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 27, 1929
This card published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's is promoting "The Grand Canyon Line".


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company offices, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company offices, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 18, 1925
This souvenir program published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is announcing the formal opening for the new general office building at Ninth and Jackson Streets in Topeka, Kansas. The program gives a brief history of the Santa Fe Company and the history of the four general office buildings in Topeka.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stationery

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stationery
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1931
These two pieces of paper show Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stationery. The top piece of paper is for the Pullman that runs between Des Moines, Iowa to California and through the "Grand Canyon National Park. The bottom is a postcard used by O.H. Thomas General Agent, of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stationery

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stationery
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1934
These two pieces of paper show Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stationery. The top paper is from R.P. Bird, G.A.F.D., Santa Fe Ry. 225 Broadway, New York, N.Y. The bottom paper is from the El Tovar Hotel and the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company time tables

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company time tables
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: March 15, 1923
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company provides time tables for the passenger trains that daily depart along the west coast lines to the east cost lines. On the backside of the brochure, a time table is printed for the Grand Canyon line that runs to the National Park in Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company Stationery

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company Stationery
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This stationery shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company logo for the California Limited.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe diesel engine diagrams and blueprints

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe diesel engine diagrams and blueprints
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1880-1956
This folder contains diesel locomotive diagrams and blueprints, showing classifications and specifications for Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company engines.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe steam engine diagrams and blueprints

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe steam engine diagrams and blueprints
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1880-1956
This folder contains steam locomotive blueprints, showing classifications and specifications for Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company engines. There is an index at the front.


C.B. Schmidt to Colonel A.S. Johnson

C.B. Schmidt to Colonel A.S. Johnson
Creator: Schmidt, C. B.
Date: March 23, 1875
This letter is from C.B. Schmidt, foreign agent for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad to Colonel A.S. Johnson of the Land Commission. Schmidt writes about stopping in Prussia to get information on the local Mennonites and what their feelings are on immigrating to the United States.


C.B. Schmidt to Colonel A.S. Johnson

C.B. Schmidt to Colonel A.S. Johnson
Creator: Schmidt, C. B.
Date: June 09, 1877
This letter is from C.B. Schmidt, foreign agent for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad to Colonel A.S. Johnson, Acting Land Commission for the Santa Fe Railroad. Schmidt writes about the prospect of foreign immigration coming to the United States in the near future, mostly focusing on the number of Mennonites and other Russo-Germans expected to immigrate. Page 7 of the letter contains a statement of land sales to "Foreigners from the U.S. and Canada" and "Foreigners from Europe Direct. It covers the time period February 15, 1873, through May 30, 1877. Sales are grouped by Germans, Austrians, Scandinavians, French, Russo-Germans, Dutch, and Swiss. It shows the number of acres and the amount of income by group.


California Limited

California Limited
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This flyer published by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company is seeking travelers to go to California for the winter on one of their four passenger trains. The trains advertised are the "California Limited", the "Navajo", the "Missionary" and the "Scout."


California Limited

California Limited
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between June 22, 1915 and June 26, 1915
A flyer published by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company encouraging travelers to take the passenger train the "California Limited" by way of the Grand Canyon. It states that the train will run from Chicago to Los Angeles via Grand Canyon, stopping at the canyon from morning until evening, daily during June and July.


California Limited

California Limited
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: Between 1920 and 1921
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travelers to take the passenger train the "California Limited." The publication goes on to describe the journeys and the sights travelers will experience aboard the "California Limited." There are also illustrations throughout the pamphlet that capture the luxuries of its eight cars. At the back of the brochure a schedule is provided for the eastbound and westbound connecting trains and technical drawings illustrating the various cars that make up the "California Limited."


Come see me this Summer

Come see me this Summer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1930
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travelers to take a summer excursion train through the scenic regions of the southwest. On the reverse side of the brochure, promotional material is provided regarding the Harveycoach motor tours and the new Petrified Forest Detour.


Courier-Nurses are back on the Santa Fe

Courier-Nurses are back on the Santa Fe
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1947 and 1948
This flyer published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company promotes the return of the courier nurse to the passenger trains of the El Capitan and the Scout. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains prior to World War II. With their return in 1947 the nurses resumed their responsibilities of attending to the medical needs of passengers and assisting with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Grand Canyon outings

Grand Canyon outings
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1931
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travel to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The use of images and text tell the scenic wonders and history of the Grand Canyon to new travelers.


Greatest Thing in the World

Greatest Thing in the World
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This flyer published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travel to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The scenic landmarks of the canyon are visibly labeled on the flyer while text by Charles F. Lummis describes the park as the "Greatest Thing in the World".


Greatest Thing in the World

Greatest Thing in the World
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This flyer published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travel to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The scenic landmarks of the canyon are visibly labeled on the flyer while text by Charles F. Lummis describes the park as the "Greatest Thing in the World."


Hermit Rim, Road & Trail Grand Canyon

Hermit Rim, Road & Trail Grand Canyon
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1934 and 1935
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travel to Hermit Rim Road inside the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The use of images and text tell the scenic wonders of this man made road as it meanders through the Grand Canyon.


Indian detours

Indian detours
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: Bewteen May 1930 and November 1931
These two flyers published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company are promoting tourism of the Great Southwest on the Santa Fe Harveycars. Apparently, the Santa Fe Railroad was promoting tourism at the Grand Canyon and Native American sites in the Southwest. They provided Harveycars, also called courier cars to transport passengers.


Indian detours

Indian detours
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: March 1938
This booklet published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, is promoting travelers to tour the great southwest by booking one of the Harvey car Indian detours. This forty-six page pamphlet includes images, maps and text that describes the sights and experiences of the Indian detours.


Last will and testament of Cyrus K. Holliday

Last will and testament of Cyrus K. Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: March 12, 1900
A copy of the last will and testament of Cyrus K. Holliday. Holliday was one of the founders of Topeka, Kansas and also helped in the organization of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. The will is dated March 12, 1900, with Holliday's death being March 29, 1900.


Miss Clara Laughlin . . . knows

Miss Clara Laughlin . . . knows
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1931
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting the experience and luxury of the Santa Fe System through the personal recommendation of Miss Clara E. Laughlin. Inside the brochure Miss Clara E. Laughlin, author of the famous "So You're Going" books, provides testimonials of her experience aboard the "Chief" and the attractions encountered during a Harvey motor tour. On the backside of the brochure a new booklet called "Hitting the High Spots" is being advertised.


Palm Springs via Santa Fe

Palm Springs via Santa Fe
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1937 and 1947
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is urging travelers to take the passenger trains the "Super Chief and "Chief" to sun drenched Palm Springs, California. The publication also has images of Palm Springs and other various accommodations provided on these two first class streamliners. On the backside of the brochure there is advertising for the Arrowhead Springs resort that is located about six miles north from the Santa Fe station in San Bernardino, California. There are also schedules for the westbound and eastbound trains of the "Super Chief" the "Chief" the "Grand Canyon Limited" and the "California Limited."


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