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Ash Grove Cement Company, Chanute, Kansas

Ash Grove Cement Company, Chanute, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1966
These three photographs show various views of the Ash Grove Cement Company in Chanute, Kansas. The plant opened in 1908 as the company's first cement operation.


Ash Grove Cement Company, Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas

Ash Grove Cement Company, Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas
Date: 1966
These photographs show three exterior views of the Ash Grove Cement Company in Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas.


Business adversiting pamphlet for Paola fair

Business adversiting pamphlet for Paola fair
Date: 1896
This pamphlet is an advertisement for a number of Paola businesses to encourage patronage of their companies by people attending the Miami County fair. Some of them include John F. Merrill, Unruh and Scheer, E.T. Ahrens Mercantile Co., Stem and Robinson, George L. Robinson, S.J. Hurst and Co., G.H. Hall, Voglesong and Poteet, S.D. Condon, and Peiker and Wishropp.


Cement plant, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

Cement plant, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1918
This is a hand-colored postcard showing the exterior of the cement plant in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas.


Concrete works on the Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas

Concrete works on the Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing workers poring cement at the Great Eastern ditch in Finney County, Kansas.


Humboldt Ready-Mix Concrete in Humboldt, Kansas

Humboldt Ready-Mix Concrete in Humboldt, Kansas
Date: 1962
Five photographs of the Humboldt Ready-Mix Concrete company working in Humboldt, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject factories

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject factories
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subject of this part of the collection is factories.


Kansas Portland Cement Company, Iola, Kansas

Kansas Portland Cement Company, Iola, Kansas
Date: 1880-1890
This illustration is a detailed image of the Kansas Portland Cement Company in Iola, Kansas. The caption at the bottom of the image is: Where the "Sunflower" Brand of Portland Cement is Made. This view shows how extensive the plant was. The lithograph was produced by Hurd Wheeler Company, Detriot, Michigan.


Larned Ready Mix Concrete Company

Larned Ready Mix Concrete Company
Date: 1964
These are photographs of the Larned Ready Mix Concrete Company, located in Larned, Kansas. They include views of the exterior of the building, machinery and two men standing next to a concrete mixer truck.


Monarch Cement Company, Humbolt, Kansas

Monarch Cement Company, Humbolt, Kansas
Date: Between 1916 and 1921
These three panoramic photographs show the Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, Kansas. The first image is of the west end of the plant and the quarry. Image no. 2 is the north end view of the plant. The last image is the south view of the cement storage area and the loading tracks. The plant could store 300,000 barrels of cement and it could ship 15,000 barrels a day. It was on an Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad route.


Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas

Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1956-1966
These eight photographs show various views of the exterior of the Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, Kansas.


Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas

Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas
Date: 1958
These are several photographs of the interior and exterior of the Monarch Cement Company plant in Humboldt, Kansas.


North Altoona, Portland Cement Co.

North Altoona, Portland Cement Co.
Date: Between 1909 and 1941
This series of photographs represent the North Altoona, Portland Cement Co. The first photograph shows men standing with a rock crusher, and the second image is an exterior shot of the company and the surrounding environment.


Riddle Concrete Company, Salina, Kansas

Riddle Concrete Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: April 1963
These two photographs show concrete mixer trucks at the Riddle Concrete Company in Salina, Kansas.


Views of the Indian Portland Cement Plant, Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas

Views of the Indian Portland Cement Plant, Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1907 and 1920
These photographs are two distant exterior views of the Indian Portland Cement Plant at Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas. The plant incorporated in 1907.


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