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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1939
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose locomotive with an engine service employee climbing aboard.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employee, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employee, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows an unidentified Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employee loading a pack donkey at Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Also visible is a canvas tent in the background. Construction began in the canyon in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company engineer

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company engineer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway engineer testing the air brake equipment on steam locomotive #3437. The brake valve which is being handled by his left hand, controls the automatic or train brakes. The brake valve in his right hand is the independent or locomotive brake valve.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineer

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineer at the controls of a steam locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1906
This black and white photograph shows members from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's engineering party in Amarillo, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers
Date: Between 1900 and 19009
This black and white photograph shows members from an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineering party in front of their bunk and office car in Amarillo, Texas. The men have been identified from left to right as: J.W. Walyers, F. S. Hughes, and C.A. Hughes.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows two Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engineers working in their tent office at Abo Canyon, New Mexico. The engineers are possibly F. M. Jones and J. V. Key. Construction in Abo Canyon began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen's quarters, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen's quarters, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This interior view shows a bunkhouse used by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workers while building railroad tracks through the Abo Canyon in New Mexico. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


Bill to License Stationary Engineers

Bill to License Stationary Engineers
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: February 11, 1915
This file includes a letter and an act by the Kansas State Association of the National Association of Stationary Engineers; the focus of the correspondence is to license stationary engineers. Stationary engineers in the letter refers to operating engineers of steam machines in Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Castle Dangerous, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Castle Dangerous, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
View of seven men standing in front of a structure identified as "Castle Dangerous" in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridges and tracks in Abo Canyon was begun in 1905 and completed in 1908. These men may have worked on that railroad track construction during that period of time.


Engineer camp on the Great Plains of Kansas

Engineer camp on the Great Plains of Kansas
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
This is a photograph of an engineer camp on the Great Plains in Kansas. The camp was located 417 miles west of the Missouri River. Alexander Gardner photographed the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, as it was being built across Kansas. Along the route, he documented towns, forts, rivers, wildlife, plants, and landscape.


F. Meredith Jones

F. Meredith Jones
Date: Between 1900 and 1915
Portrait of Meredith Jones, who was a locomotive engineer with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


Fort Dodge Soldiers' Home - Discharge of Chief Engineer

Fort Dodge Soldiers' Home - Discharge of Chief Engineer
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes general correspondence relating to the discharge of the Chief Engineer and Fort Dodge Soldiers' Home. Topics included, but not limited to, in the file is possible rioting by inmates if Nelson Larson is removed as Chief Engineer, newspaper clippings discussing Governor Capper's interference in Larson's discharge, and management of employees at Fort Dodge Soldiers' Home. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


G. B. Lake

G. B. Lake
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
A portrait of G. B. Lake, who was a locating engineer with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Public Service Commission

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Public Service Commission
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Public Service Commission. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to public utilities, public service law and the Engineering Department for the Public Service Commission. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Henley Ellsworth Hedge

Henley Ellsworth Hedge
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This is a photograph of Henley Ellsworth Hedge, born near Caldwell, Ohio on October 24, 1864. After he graduated in the first civil engineering class at Ohio State University, Hedge went west to Kansas City, Missouri where he surveyed some of the first street car tracks. Later associated with the Garden City Company in Lakin, Kansas, he designed the first head gates on the Amazon Ditch, which diverted water from the Arkansas River to irrigate farmland. Then as head surveyor for the construction of Lake McKinney, he had the honor of opening the gates to allow water to fill the lake. Hedge also played a prominent part in the growth of the gas and oil industry in Western Kansas. He married Mary Minnie Logan on July 2, 1885 and they had one daughter, Lois Kathryn.


Interior and exterior scenes at Ottawa Steel Products, Ottawa, Kansas

Interior and exterior scenes at Ottawa Steel Products, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: 1963
Interior scenes of draftsmen/engineers at Ottawa Steel Products. Exterior scenes of man in bucket lift at Ottawa Steel. All persons are unidentified.


J. V. Key

J. V. Key
Date: Between 1900 and 1915
A portrait of J. V. Key, who was engineer in charge for construction of the Eastern Railway of New Mexico.


Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council

Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council
Date: October 18, 1996
This is a photograph showing members of the Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council. People in the photograph are identified as: front row (left to right) Eugene Peltier, Charley Carter, John Walters, Jenny Tonyes, Floyd Bachus, Ray Hightower, Gale Simons, and William Johnson; second row Bob Exline, Ernie Nelson, Rhea Serpan, Stan Smith, Darren Bonawitz, Herb Whitney, Beth Van Goethem, Al Mistler, and Clifford Krabbenhoft; third row John Ahern, Tom Roberts, Tim Taylor, Dick Hayter, Gary Edwards, Laree Mugler, Hal Siegele, Ed Mulcahy, Don Rathbone; fourth row Jerry Wilbeck, Larry Burdge, Robert Hoyle, Ken Gowby, Joe Allison, Gordon Goering, Richard Scherer, Jim Agniel; fifth row Martin Eby Jr., Darrell Hosler, Gene Russell, Don Chesnut, Joe Downey, Marlone Davis, and David Ayers; sixth row Hani Melhem, Bryan Weston, and Gustave Fairbanks.


Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council

Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council
Date: October 8, 1993
This is a photograph showing the Kansas State University Engineering Advistory Council. People in the photograph are: front row (left to right) Bill Johnson, Jerome Lavelle, Mark Evans, Christy Bentley, Marc Scarbrough, Charley Carter, Jon Wefeld, Don Rathbone, Martin Riedel, Hal Siegele, Don Chestnut, Gale Simons, and Ray Hightower; second row Scott Scrogin, Tom Roberts, Joe Downey, Dick Scherer, Robert Tointon, Rhea Serpan, Jerry Wilbeck, Joe Allison, Ken Gowdy, Dick Hayter, and Stan Clark; back row Stan Smith, Martin Eby, Jr, Alan Hammerli, Bob Exline, Herb Whitney, Brad Kramer, Robert Jackson, Joshua Davis, David Ayers, Stan Barnett, John Walters, and Al Mistler.


Lantry-Sharp Construction Company's camp, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Lantry-Sharp Construction Company's camp, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
View of the engineers' quarters at Lantry Sharp Construction Company's camp in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction of the AT&SF Railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon was begun in 1905 and completed in 1908. The Lantry-Sharp Construction Company was a contractor on the project.


Lantry Sharp Construction camp, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Lantry Sharp Construction camp, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
A photograph showing ten workers lounging in hammocks and chairs beneath a canvas shade cloth outside of the engineers' quarters at Lantry-Sharp Construction Company's camp in Sunnyside, Abo Canyon, New Mexico. The two men in the center are possibly F. M. Jones and J. V. Key, engineers for the project. Construction of the AT&SF Railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon began in 1905 and the project was completed in 1908. The Lantry-Sharp Construction Company was a contractor on the project.


Lewis Kingman

Lewis Kingman
Date: Between 1885 and 1899
A portrait of Lewis Kingman, who was locating engineer for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


Rex Hartzell, Research Department, Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

Rex Hartzell, Research Department, Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Young, Hank
Date: Between 1980 and 1989
Rex Hartzell headed the mechanical/electrical staff which supported the many research projects conducted at the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas.


Robert F. Shreffler job search in Chicago, Illinois

Robert F. Shreffler job search in Chicago, Illinois
Date: April 1928 - October 1928
The journal of Robert F. Shreffler records his search for employment in Chicago, Illinois. Shreffler was born in 1908 in Joliet, Illinois. He obtained his degree in drafting, and eventually gained work with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company between the years 1930-1951. During this time, he lived in Topeka, Kansas. Pages 31-36 of the journal were omitted at the request of the lender.


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