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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 straddle buggy pulls welded rails near French, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's straddle buggy pulls welded rails near French, 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 straddle buggy pulling the second pair of welded rails on a curve 1/2 mile from French, New Mexico, at the point where the 37.5 mile York Canyon coal line intersects the main line.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's pile driver, Dodge City, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's pile driver, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's pile driver on the tracks at 3rd Avenue, Dodge City, Kansas. In addition to the pile driver, are track workers and a steam locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's resurfacing, Barstow California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's resurfacing, Barstow California
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a track crew from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company resurfacing a rail line using a Matisa Automatic Power Tamper, near Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's resurfacing, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's resurfacing, Barstow, California
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows employees from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company using a track jack to raise a rail line and bring it to proper cross level on a resurfacing project near Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka &  Santa Fe Railway Company's resurfacing, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's resurfacing, Barstow, California
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a track crew from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company resurfacing a rail line, using a Matisa Automatic Power Tamper and a Matisa Automatic Jack Carrier, near Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's section crew

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's section crew
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's section crew posed with steam locomotive 1429 near Ottawa, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's signal maintainer

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's signal maintainer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows P .V. Russell, a signal maintainer from Upland, California, checking a style "S" semaphore signal for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's track crew, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's track crew, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1978
These five colored slides show a group of Navajo Indian workers, from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's track crew, repairing a rail line in Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's track crew, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's track crew, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1978
These five colored slides show a group of Navajo Indian workers from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's track crew repairing a rail line in Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows a track crew from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company preparing ties and rails for an under track plow to go under them in Mykawa, Texas. The track plow can be seen in Kansas Memory item 307119.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This black and white photograph show two men of Navajo Indian descent nipping ties ahead of a Jackson tamper for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company near Gallup, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows employees from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company lifting a welded rail line through a threader with the assistance of a mounted crane.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: September 1961
This photograph shows Mac, a roadmaster for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, pushing his motor car as a flare, (lower right), alerts trains that maintenance work is ahead.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: September 1961
This photograph shows Mac, an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster, walking along the tracks, as a section gang dumps ballast to a relocated track.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: September 1961
This photograph shows Mac, a roadmaster with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, preparing to roll out his motor car for a daily inspection of tracks.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: September 1961
This photograph shows Mac, a roadmaster with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, checking the block indicator (lower right) before entering a unidentified tunnel.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: September, 1961
This photograph shows Mac, a roadmaster with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, yielding the right of way to traffic with his motor car.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company roadmaster
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: September 1961
This photograph shows Mac, a roadmaster with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, speaking over the telephone with a train dispatcher for the location of traffic.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section crew

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section crew
Creator: Bibb, James
Date: Between 1905 and 1915
This photograph shows a section crew from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company working in either Pratt or Barber County, Kansas. Railroad freight cars and a hand car are visible in the photograph.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section workers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section workers
Date: 1900 and 1909
This black and white photograph shows section workers with their shovels, picks and hammers at an unknown location on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company line.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company signal maintainer

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company signal maintainer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows B.P. Hayes, signal maintainer from San Bernardino,California, preparing to operate a motor car for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company tracks

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company tracks
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows workers from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company laying quarter-mile lengths of welded rail along the Cajon Pass in California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company worker

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company worker
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a Navajo Indian from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company working on a tie replacement project in Oro Grande, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workers
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1955
This black and white photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workers O. Lovings, J. Grant and John E Cline, Jr., from left to right, repairing tracks near Princeville, Illinois.


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