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60th Field Artillery Brigade, Camp Whitside, Fort Riley, Kansas

60th Field Artillery Brigade, Camp Whitside, Fort Riley, Kansas
Creator: Holt, O. W.
Date: 1931
This is a panoramic photograph of the facilities for the 60th Field Artillery Brigade, Camp Whitside, Fort Riley, Kansas. It shows barracks, tents, and other structures. There are some vehicles in the image and there is a train in the background. The view also has some of the countryside surrounding the camp. Some sources show the name as Camp Whiteside.


A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin

A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin
Creator: Campbell, A. B.
Date: April 1, 1886
A.B. Campbell, Kansas Adjutant General, of Parsons, telegrams Kansas Governor John Martin, of Topeka, stating that another railroad engine has been killed and that he is leaving to investigate. This is in response to the local authority's request for National Guard troops during the railroad strike in the three state area.


A geographically correct map of the Kansas Pacific Railway showing the only direct route to Denver and all the popular Rocky Mountain resorts . . .

A geographically correct map of the Kansas Pacific Railway showing the only direct route to Denver and all the popular Rocky Mountain resorts . . .
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: May 1877
This large brochure contains a full map on one side of Kansas, Colorado, and portions of surrounding states including the Black Hills of South Dakota. The reverse side has a myriad of information encouraging immigration to Kansas with the purchase of Kansas Pacific Railway lands; freighting between the Missouri River and Denver; $45.00 round trip tickets for tourists between Kansas City and Denver; enjoying the Switzerland of America and its many resorts; the railway line with Pullman sleepers, steel tracks and Westinghouse brakes; gold and silver mining in the San Juan and Black Hill regions; health resorts with pure air for weak lungs, sulfur springs, iron springs and hot springs; and a time table for the Kansas Pacific Railway. All of this was meant to promote travel on the Kansas Pacific Railway. NOTE: Because of the design of the brochure, pages 2 and 3 are duplicates but the right side up of the text is in the lower half of each image.


Assembling a freight train

Assembling a freight train
Creator: Bisbee-Downer Production
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This motion picture film titled "Assembling A Freight Train" was part of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company film series. It shows the procedures for assembling a freight train. The film is color with sound and is 10:35 minutes in length.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1968 and 1970
This black and white photograph views the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train through northern Arizona with the San Francisco Peaks in background.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train arrives at York Canyon mine in New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train arrives at York Canyon mine in New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This is a photograph showing an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway train arriving at York Canyon mine to be loaded with coal. The coal is destined for Kaiser Steel in Fontana, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train near Las Vegas, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train near Las Vegas, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This is a photograph of a new Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway train with eighty-four 100-ton cars approaching Las Vegas, New Mexico. It was specially built to haul coal from York Canyon to Fontana, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's freight train powered by 1900 class locomotives

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's freight train powered by 1900 class locomotives
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1968
A view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 1900 class locomotives pulling a freight train through the high desert en route to Bakersfield and northern California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's mechanical icing machine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's mechanical icing machine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1955 and 1959
A photograph showing ice coming down the chute of a mechanical icing machine and into the bunker of a refrigerator car. The ice refrigerated vegetables for transportation by rail. The location of the machine is unknown.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's mechanical icing machines, Bakersfield, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's mechanical icing machines, Bakersfield, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1955 and 1959
A photograph showing two electronically controlled icing machines. The ice is pulled into the machines where it is crushed and delivered by a chute to the bunkers of refrigerator cars. In the background, is a second machine capable of receiving ice from either direction. Both machines completely ice refrigerator cars in 90 seconds.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's new 800 class diesel powered Alco locomotive engine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's new 800 class diesel powered Alco locomotive engine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 10, 1959
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's diesel powered Alco locomotive engine #801 pulling newly painted refrigerator cars through the desert near Frost, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's rail yard, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's rail yard, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1930
This photograph shows a service pit, water cranes, roundhouse, and a westbound freight train at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway rail yards, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's steam locomotive 5012

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's steam locomotive 5012
Date: 1953
This is a photograph of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's steam locomotive #5012 with E. B. freight (fruit express) near Abo, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's 1900 class diesel

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's 1900 class diesel
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1968 and 1970
This view shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train. The location is at MP (mile post) 367 in Northern Arizona with the San Francisco Peaks in the background.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Green Fruit Express (GFX)

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Green Fruit Express (GFX)
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1939
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's eastbound Green Fruit Express rounding Sullivan's curve at Cajon Pass, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Expediter train, Fort Worth, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Expediter train, Fort Worth, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1955
This colored slide shows a view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's F-unit engine #258C leading the "Texas Expediter" over a highway bridge at tower 55 in Fort Worth, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's York Canyon coal train, Olathe, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's York Canyon coal train, Olathe, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1977
This slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's York Canyon coal train west of Olathe, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1967
This slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train traveling in northern Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight train, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight train, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
This colored slide shows the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's 900-class diesel locomotive pulling a freight train through the red cliffs of New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's manifest train, Empire, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's manifest train, Empire, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's manifest train heading from Empire, California to the east coast while rounding a curve at Caliente, California. A manifest train is a freight train with a mixture of car types and cargoes.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine, at a unidentified location, loading blocks of ice to be crushed and delivered by chute into refrigerator cars.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company worker loading blocks of ice into a mechanical icing machine at the Hobart Yards in Los Angeles, California. Once the ice is loaded into the machine, it is crushed and delivered by chute into the refrigerator cars.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine, loading blocks of ice to be crushed and delivered by chute into the refrigerator cars, at the Hobart Yards in Los Angeles, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows ice being blown from a mechanical icing machine into a Atchison, Topeka & and Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator car at a unidentified location.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's  mechanical icing machine, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1955 and 1959
A photograph showing ice being blown into a car through a large hose using an electrically driven centrifugal impeller. The ice refrigerated leaf vegetables, which were transported by rail. This machine located at the Argentine, Kansas yards, is the only one on the system that handles both body and bunker icing.


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