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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 and Santa Fe coal train heading to York Canyon Mine for loading

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe coal train heading to York Canyon Mine for loading
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1979
A slide of an ATSF empty coal train heading to York Canyon Mine in New Mexico, for loading.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Freight House, Los Angeles, California.

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Freight House, Los Angeles, California.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This recently expanded Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Freight House is located at Second Street and Santa Fe Avenue in Los Angeles, California. A Pensick & Gordon Toy Wholesalers building is in the background.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe freight train #228 near Esperanza, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe freight train #228 near Esperanza, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1952
A photograph of ATSF freight car #228 near Esperanza, California.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe manifest train near Victorville, CA.

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe manifest train near Victorville, CA.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe manifest train (a fast freight train hauling perishables or livestock) with caboose ATSF 1810 brining up the rear of the train. This photograph was taken in the high desert of California near the Mohave River near Victorville, California by R. C. Bradley for AT&SF.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Barnard, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Barnard, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway train at the depot in Barnard, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1930s and 1940s
This photograph shows steam locomotives from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company moving a freight train over an unidentified mountain range.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Alray, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Alray, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1970
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company eastbound freight train at the Cajon Pass near Alray, California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's CTX freight train at the Cajon Pass near the San Bernardino Mountains in California.. The train had daily scheduled runs to Texas and other eastern points.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel engine, Cajon Pass, California.

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel engine, Cajon Pass, California.
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: 1954
This black and white photograph shows diesel engine # 206 from the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company pulling a freight train up to Cajon Pass, California.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel engines

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel engines
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1954
This black and white photograph shows diesel engine #260 and "sisters" from the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company pulling a manifest train ,a fast freight train hauling perishables or livestock, through Amarillo, Texas. "Sisters" are apparently additional power units to aid the locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive, Scholie, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive, Scholie, New Mexico
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam-powered locomotive pulling a refrigerator train at Scholie, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company steel coil car

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company steel coil car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 1970
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company steel coil car. These cars were used mainly to haul coil's of steel.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Expediter, Fort Worth, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1961
This color photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive 258C, the freight cars, and the Expediter, at Fort Worth, Texas.


Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
This photograph showing Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train possibly pulling empty cars through the upper narrows between Victorville and Frost, California on the Rancho Verde lands. Two steam locomotives are pulling the train uphill.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company train, Alma, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company train, Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1945 and 1950
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive 1073 pulling a box car and caboose on train #52 at Alma, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is the depot and water tank.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yard and depot, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yard and depot, Barstow, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yard and depot at Barstow, California. In the foreground, are three SD-45 locomotives, numbers 1867,1884 and 1829, pulling a freight train through the yard.


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

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


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe refrigeration car

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe refrigeration car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company liquid nitrogen refrigeration car.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe stock train on Alma Branch, Burlingame, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe stock train on Alma Branch, Burlingame, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Around 1942
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway steam engine 1080 pulling a stock train possibly on the Alma Branch near Burlingame, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe trains, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe trains, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This photograph shows a Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway passenger and work trains in Topeka, Kansas. The passenger train is the California Limited, steam engine #1829. The work train is the Work Extra, steam engine #3444.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe covered Hooper Conditionaire car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe covered Hooper Conditionaire car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1972
A slide of an ATSF covered Hooper Conditionaire car. Up until the mid 1970's, these cars were used for bulk potato loading in the production of potato chips.


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