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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #592

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #592
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1889
This black and white photographs show the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #592 at Thatcher, Colorado. The train consisted of mail, express, baggage, smoker, day coach, tourist sleeper, and San Francisco, Los Angeles, and El Paso Pullman cars. It left Albuquerque, New Mexico, at 1:40 AM and arrived in La Junta, Colorado, at 5:45 PM, for a running time of about 16 hours.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #2649

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #2649
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1970
A slide of ATSF locomotive #2649 in traveling through Texas.


Automobiles, Kinsley, Kansas

Automobiles, Kinsley, Kansas
Date: 1939
This postcard shows two automobiles in route to the New York and San Francisco world's fairs along Kansas U.S. 50 near Kinsley, Kansas. This junction of the highway is considered the halfway point between New York and San Francisco, California. In the background, highway markers estimate the traveling distance to New York, San Francisco, California and Kinsley, Kansas.


Centennial parade, Topeka, Kansas

Centennial parade, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1954
This photograph shows a view of the centennial parade, Topeka, Kansas.


Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Kansas

Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1959
This is a photo of the Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Ks., with several buildings and airplanes in view.


Fort Scott soldiers

Fort Scott soldiers
Date: 1863-1865
This photograph of two men on horses at Fort Scott was probably taken between 1863 and 1865. The man in the foreground is Corporal George Henry McCoon, company saddler in the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry. The photograph shows the Fort Scott stables in the background. Corporal McCoon married in Fort Scott shortly after the Civil War, then relocated to Oregon and later to California.


Missouri Pacific steam locomotive #6428

Missouri Pacific steam locomotive #6428
Date: Between 1920 and 1940
This black and white photograph shows Missouri Pacific steam locomotive #6428 pulling a coal tender, mail freight car, and four passenger cars. The photograph was taken at Topeka and 37th Street in Topeka, Kansas.


Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas

Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas
Creator: Merritt & Van Wagner
Date: Between 1885 and 1890
Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas, seated in a horse drawn carriage in front of a residence, Washington D.C.


Steamboat U. S. Oleander

Steamboat U. S. Oleander
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
Photograph of the steamboat U. S. Oleander docked at St. Louis, Missouri.


The Decker family with their automobile, Sheridan County, Kansas

The Decker family with their automobile, Sheridan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1925
This photograph is of B.C. Decker, Mary Patterson Decker, and their son, Norman, standing by an early 1900's car. The car has a windshield that opens outward and wooden spoke wheels. The photo is taken in front of a residence which has many trees.


Travel Air Model 2000

Travel Air Model 2000
Date: 1925
These two photographs show the Travel Air Company's Model 2000 biplane. Powered by air-cooled Wright Whirlwind J-5 engines, many Model 2000s were used as training planes as late as 1942.


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