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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 Fairbanks scale in Whitelaw, Greeley County, Kansas

A Fairbanks scale in Whitelaw, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1923
A Fairbanks scale, operated by the Tuell Brothers Elevator and located along the Missouri Pacific Railroad line in Whitelaw, Greeley County, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's box cars

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's box cars
Creator: Curto, J.F.
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows grain being loaded into an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company box car at an unidentified location. In the background a second box car is visible.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's elevator, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's elevator, Chicago, Illinois
Date: 1910
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's elevator at the head of the canal in Chicago, Illinois.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company box car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company box car
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1963 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows grain being filled into an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company box car at an unidentified location. An employee from the elevator could possibly be measuring the moisture content of the grain.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company box car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company box car
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1963 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows a box car and a portion of another one from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company in front of an unidentified grain elevator.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper car
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Date: Between 1964 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows a covered hopper car from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company being inspected by employees at an unidentified elevator.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper cars
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Date: Between 1964 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows several hopper cars from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company waiting to be filled with grain at an unidentified location.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper cars
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1963 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows wheat being loaded into an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company covered hopper cars at an unidentified elevator.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper cars
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Date: Between 1964 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows several covered hopper cars from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company being filled with grain at an unidentified elevator.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1908
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cheney, Kansas. In the background there is grain elevators, a water tank, and windmill. The one-story wooden structure still stands. It has been refurbished and moved to the Souders Historical Museum in Cheney, Kansas.


Atlas of Kansas City, Kansas, formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, Kansas and Armourdale, including Argentine, and Rosedale

Atlas of Kansas City, Kansas, formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, Kansas and Armourdale, including Argentine, and Rosedale
Creator: Rascher Insurance Map Publishing Co.
Date: 1893
This fire insurance atlas shows blocks, lots, buildings and property ownership for Kansas City, Kansas (formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, and Armourdale), Argentine and Rosedale. An index to specials (businesses and public services) and a street index precede the plat maps at the beginning of the volume. The color assigned to a structure indicates its building material. A key to colors and other symbols is available on the title page. Summaries of the operations and facilities of major industries and businesses are included with some plats. Businesses showcased include packing houses, stockyards, grain elevators, and metal smelters and refiners.


Bernhard Warkentin

Bernhard Warkentin
Date: Between 1900 and 1908
Portrait of Bernhard Warkentin, pioneer Mennonite and miller of Red Turkey wheat in Halstead and Newton, Kansas. Warkentin's greatest contribution was the introduction of hard Turkey wheat into Kansas. Also, he helped establish several large Mennonite settlements in Kansas.


Bird's Eye View of Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1878
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas. It is on the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad and the Little Arkansas River runs near the town. The structures identified in the legend include a school, Mennonite Church, hotels, depot, newspaper office, the Halstead Flour Mill, an elevator, lumder yard, and wagon shops. Street names are given. The lithograph was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Booster's special at the Union Pacific depot, Winchester, Kansas

Booster's special at the Union Pacific depot, Winchester, Kansas
Creator: Forsyth, Charles
Date: October 19, 1910
A photograph showing a group of people at Worth's Booster Special at the Union Pacific depot in Winfield, Kansas. The Midland Elevator Company grain elevator is visible in the photograph.


C-G Grain Company, Wichita, Kansas

C-G Grain Company, Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1955
This postcard shows an aerial view of the 14 million bushel grain elevators owned by the C-G Grain Company in Wichita, Kansas. The postcard was addressed to Mr. Clifford Hope in Washington, D.C. A note on the back indicates the elevators were southwest of Wichita, near the Mid Continent Airport. There is a printed message on the back with a handwritten note from R. H. Garvey that says "Aren't Elevators Beautiful!"


C. C. Isely Lumber and Grain Company, Montezuma, Kansas

C. C. Isely Lumber and Grain Company, Montezuma, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a photograph of the C. C. Isely Lumber and Grain Company in Montezuma, Kansas. Several buildings, including an elevator, are shown.


Cane seed, Scott City, Kansas

Cane seed, Scott City, Kansas
Date: 1906
This photograph shows a gathering of horse-drawn wagons loaded with cane seed at the elevator in Scott City, Kansas. In the background boxcars and the ATSF depot are visible.


Cimarron Co-op Exchange, Cimarron, Kansas

Cimarron Co-op Exchange, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This is a photograph of the Cimarron Co-op Exchange elevator in Cimarron, Kansas.


Co-op Exchange, Cimarron, Kansas

Co-op Exchange, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This is a photograph of the Co-op Exchange elevator in Cimarron, Kansas.


Colby Milling Company elevator, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Colby Milling Company elevator, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
The elevator and buildings of the Colby Milling Company, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.


Concrete grain elevator on the Foster Farm, Rexford, Thomas County, Kansas

Concrete grain elevator on the Foster Farm, Rexford, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: 1954
A Foster Farms semi-trailer sits in from of the massive concrete grain elevator on the farm. The elevator was constructed in 1949, was 138 feet high, and could store 100,000 bushels of grain.


Cooper Elevator, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Cooper Elevator, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: 1948
A postcard view of the Cooper grain elevator in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.


Cooper Elevator, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Cooper Elevator, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: 1948
The Cooper grain elevator in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas on October 4, 1948.


Cooperative County Exchange elevator, Cimarron, Kanas

Cooperative County Exchange elevator, Cimarron, Kanas
Date: Between 1939 and 1940
This is a photograph of the Cooperative County Exchange elevator in Cimarron, Kansas. The business sold grain, feed, flour, and coal.


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