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A. C. Davis & Co. grain elevator, Kansas

A. C. Davis & Co. grain elevator, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1915
A view of men and horse-drawn wagons in line at the A. C. Davis grain elevator in, possibly, Pratt or Almena, Kansas. A steam locomotive is visible in the background.


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 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.


ATSF 3460, Blue Goose steam engine

ATSF 3460, Blue Goose steam engine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1937
This photo shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway "Blue Goose" steam engine No. 3460.


ATSF locomotive #3457 train derailment, Lecompton, Kansas

ATSF locomotive #3457 train derailment, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1941
Two views of the derailment of ATSF locomotive #3457, train #27, in Lecompton, Kansas. The Kansas River can be seen in the background.


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.


A hold up on the Kansas Pacific 1869

A hold up on the Kansas Pacific 1869
Creator: Standard Photogravure Company, New York
Date: Between 1913 and 1914
This ink on paper drawing by M.S. Garretson depicts the artist's conception of a herd of buffalo descending onto railroad tracks as hunters attempt to kill the animals. In the background, a steam locomotive has been stopped as the killings take place.


Alfred Mossman Landon and family

Alfred Mossman Landon and family
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
This photograph represents Alfred Mossman Landon and his family, Theo, Nancy and Joe. The family along with others are standing in front of steam locomotive at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas while he was governor.


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's diesel shop at San Bernardino, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe's diesel shop at San Bernardino, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: July 1973
A transparency showing the interior of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway diesel shop at San Bernardino, California. Visible in the image are diesel locomotives 4652 and 4551.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company's "Little Buttercup."

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company's "Little Buttercup."
Creator: Riddle, J. R.
Date: September 1880
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive number 100 "Little Buttercup" at the Union Depot corner stone dedication in Atchison, Kan.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad workers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad workers
Date: 1930s
This is a photo of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad workers sitting on locomotive #3026. George Pine Crippen is in the photo.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 'Super Chief' traveling near Lamy, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 'Super Chief' traveling near Lamy, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 'Super Chief' passenger train traveling through Apache Canyon near Lamy, New Mexico.


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 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: 1968-1989
This photograph is of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train through Northern Arizona. The San Francisco Peaks are 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 Grand Canyon passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Grand Canyon passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Grand Canyon passenger train. Also visible in the photograph is a semaphore.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's San Francisco Chief near Glen Frazier, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's San Francisco Chief near Glen Frazier, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1650 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's San Francisco Chief crossing the Muir trestle near Glen Frazier, California. The engine is pulling hi-level chair cars and full length dome cars. Also visible in the photograph is a semaphore along the tracks.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train pulled by diesel locomotive #21. Visible in the photograph is a semaphore.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train. Also, visible in the photograph is a semaphore.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1951
A photograph showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train rounding a curve at Dick Wooton's Ranch.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1951
This photograph showsthe Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train traveling near Flagstaff, Arizona.


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 diesel locomotive

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's diesel locomotive
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph showing an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway diesel locomotive passing two semaphores.


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