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A. E. Touzolin portriat

A. E. Touzolin portriat
Date: Between 1883 and 1885
This is a portrait of A. E. Touzolin an official of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


A.O. Brown to Governor John Martin

A.O. Brown to Governor John Martin
Creator: Brown, A.O.
Date: March 30, 1886
A.O. Brown, mayor of Parsons, Kansas, telegrams Kansas Governor john Martin, of Topeka, requesting immediate help from the "troops" over a labor dispute. Strikers had driven a freight train off the tracks near Parsons. In February 1885, railroad shop workers walked off the job because of a cut in pay and reduced hours of work. Governor Martin was able to negotiate a settlement to the strike but problems continued throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.


AT & SF Railway agent's pin

AT & SF Railway agent's pin
Date: between 1930 and 1940
Curved steel Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway hat pin for wearing on front of cap. Appears to be from the 1930s. This was part of Charles "Bud" Goebel's railroad museum at the Burlingame, KS depot from 1963 to 1981, when it was donated to the Kansas State Historical Society.


AT & SF Railway baggage and mail helper's pin

AT & SF Railway baggage and mail helper's pin
Date: between 1930 and 1940
Curved steel Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway hat pin for wearing on front of cap. Appears to be from the 1930s. This was part of Charles "Bud" Goebel's railroad museum at the Burlingame, KS depot from 1963 to 1981, when it was donated to the Kansas State Historical Society.


AT & SF Railway baggageman"s pin

AT & SF Railway baggageman"s pin
Date: between 1930 and 1940
Curved steel Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway hat pin for wearing on front of cap. Appears to be from the 1930s. This was part of Charles "Bud" Goebel's railroad museum at the Burlingame, KS depot from 1963 to 1981, when it was donated to the Kansas State Historical Society.


AT & SF Railway brakeman's pin

AT & SF Railway brakeman's pin
Date: between 1890 and 1910
Curved steel Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway hat pin for wearing on front of cap. Appears to be from the 1930s. This was part of the Charles "Bud" Goebel's railroad museum at Burlingame, Kansas depot from 1963 to 1981, when it was donated to KS.


AT & SF Railway conductor's pin

AT & SF Railway conductor's pin
Date: between 1930 and 1940
Curved steel Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway pin for wearing on front of cap. Appears to be from the 1930s. This was part of Charles "Bud" Goebel's railroad museum at the Burlingame, Kansas depot from 1963 to 1981, when it was donated to the Kansas State Historical Society.


AT & SF Railway lantern

AT & SF Railway lantern
Creator: R.E. Dietz Company
Date: between 1912 and 1940
The Dietz Acme Inspector Lamp was the most popular railroad lantern marketed for inspecting wheel bearings, journals, etc. The Acme was also the last square tube Hot Blast lantern produced by Dietz, with production ending prior to 1960.


AT & SF Railway locomotive model

AT & SF Railway locomotive model
Creator: R. J. Schwab & Sons Company
Date: between 1900 and 1930
Iron model used to teach prospective engineers the operation of a steam locomotive. This was used in the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Shops at Dodge City, Kansas. The model was later collected by Charles "Bud" Goebel, whose collection was house at the Santa Fe depot at Burlingame, Kansas from 1963 to 1981, at which time it was donated to the Kansas Museum of History.


AT & SF Railway paperweight

AT & SF Railway paperweight
Date: between 1870 and 1900
In the 1870's and 1880's Great Britain made large investments in the Santa Fe Railroad. Lion paperweights, including this one, were made in England and distributed to Santa Fe Railroad stations, offices, and personnel. The lion is a symbol of Great Britain.


AT & SF Railway porter's pin

AT & SF Railway porter's pin
Date: between 1930 and 1940
Curved steel Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway hat pin for wearing on front of cap, appears to be from the 1930s. This was part of Charles "Bud" Goebel's railroad museum at the Burlingame, KS depot from 1963 to 1981, when it was donated to the Kansas State Historical Society.


AT & SF conductor's cap

AT & SF conductor's cap
Creator: A. G. Meier & Company
Date: between 1950 and 1969
Railroad conductor's cap for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, donated by the AT&SF General Offices. Cap has dark blue wool crown, black mesh band, and shiny black synthetic visor. Stamped brass strap secured at sides with brass Santa Fe buttons. According to the AT&SF, this cap dates from the 1950s or 1960s. The latest possible year of use would have been 1971, when the AT&SF ceased passenger service.


ATSF operation of steam and diesel locomotives

ATSF operation of steam and diesel locomotives
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
Video clips of an ATSF engineer demonstrating the operation of steam and diesel locomotives. The video contains some captions.


Adella Remus, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Adella Remus, Santa Fe Courier Nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1944 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Adella Remus. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attend to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties and errands that required attention.


Albert Alonzo Robinson

Albert Alonzo Robinson
Date: 1892
This sepia colored portrait shows Albert Alonzo Robinson (1844-1918), who was the vice president and general manger of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company from (1871 to 1893). As a civil engineer he supervised the construction of over 5,000 miles of railway for the company.


An address to the employees of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co.

An address to the employees of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co.
Creator: Hoxie, H.M.
Date: March 8, 1886
In this address, H.M. Hoxie, First Vice President of the Union Pacific Railway Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, informs the employees of events that have led up to the strike involving several railway systems throughout the country. On December 16, 1885, the United States Court took possession of the Texas and Pacific Railway making the employees of the railroad employees of the agents of the court. In March, 1886 these employees inaugurated a strike and the Knights of Labor notified superintendents of the railroads down the line that they would appoint and place their own watchmen to protect railroad property from loss and damage.


Ann Hammer, Santa Fe Courier Nurse

Ann Hammer, Santa Fe Courier Nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1944 and 1955
These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Ann Hammer. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attended to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties and errands that required attention.


Ann Hammer, Santa Fe courier nurse

Ann Hammer, Santa Fe courier nurse
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1955
These two black and white photographs show Santa Fe courier nurse Ann Harmmer. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attend to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels the nurses, also, assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Arthur G. Wells

Arthur G. Wells
Date: About 1920
A formal portrait of Arthur G. Wells, who was an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway official from 1895 to 1932.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe California Sleeper Service

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe California Sleeper Service
Creator: Lawrence, George R.
Date: 1905
This photograph shows the interior view of a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe California Tourist Sleeper Service. The passengers are playing cards and a porter is in the background.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Chief near French, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Chief near French, New Mexico
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This is a photograph showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Chief passing the take off point for the York Canyon line near French, New Mexico. At the right of the locomotive is a straddle buggy which was used to lay rail.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Cyrus K. Holliday locomotive #1

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Cyrus K. Holliday locomotive #1
Creator: Warner Studio
Date: June 1954
This is a photograph showing Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Cyrus K. Holliday steam locomotive #1 in Atchison, Kansas. It was driven from the Argentine yards near Kansas City, Kansas to Atchison for the city's centennial, June 20-26, 1954. John (Jack) Flanagan, engineer, is standing at the far right.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
Here are two photographs showing Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff Richard Baker (left) and Walter Duzmal. The two worked as production assistants, handled merchandising and direct-mail, and compiled data for research surveys.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This is a photograph showing Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff. The employees in the photograph, Richard Baker (left) and an unidentified staff member, handled merchandising, direct-mail and compiled data for research surveys.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This is a photograph showing Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's advertising staff for the Gulf Lines territory in Galveston, Texas. Employees in the photograph are A. L. Boyd, advertising agent (standing) and R. E. Robison, advertising assistant.


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