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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad time table no. 12

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad time table no. 12
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1877
This time schedule or time table shows the west bound and east bound times for the Atchison Division, Kansas City Division and Cottonwood Valley Division of the ATSF rail way.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Timetables

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Timetables
Date: May 7, 1876
Two timetables for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Kansas City and Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Canon City and all points in Colorado. Includes a map of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad line from "the river to the Rockies".


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad time table number 28

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad time table number 28
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 20, 1873
This timetable was for the exclusive use of the employees of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and included the eastern, Arkansas Valley and Wichita divisions.


Beautiful Oklahoma and the Santa Fe Route

Beautiful Oklahoma and the Santa Fe Route
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1891
A brochure promoting immigration to Oklahoma and the Indian territories using the Santa Fe route. Information about various cities, mineral resources, the Homestead Law, and the raising of cotton are included. Detailed maps of Oklahoma and the southwestern United States are also included.


Colorado train service via Rock Island Lines, Summer 1912

Colorado train service via Rock Island Lines, Summer 1912
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1912
This brochure advertises the services of four trains of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. Two of the trains are from Chicago and Omaha and the other two are from St. Louis and Kansas City. The trains from Chicago and Omaha are the "Rocky Mountain Limited" and the "Colorado and California Express" The two trains from St. Louis and Kansas City are the "Colorado-Pacific Coast Express" and the "Colorado Flyer." The daily schedules for each train are included. Such features as electric lighted cars; a buffet-library-observation car with barber, valet and Victrola recitals; and telegraphic bulletins.


Compliments of the Great Rock Island Route

Compliments of the Great Rock Island Route
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1890
This is a Rock Island Railroad promotional advertisement in the form of a monthly calendar detailing the various major routes of the line. The first image shows a photographic transparency of the poster taken in the 1960s when the poster was still in good condition. The second image shows a recent scan of the original poster and the resulting deterioration over the last forty years.


From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: July 15, 1877
A brochure detailing the many reasons to travel the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad from Kansas through Colorado and on to Mexico and Arizona. This brochure promoted immigration, freight, mining and tourism.


From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
Date: 1876
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad promotional advertisement encouraging travel on its western line to the Rocky Mountains from the east. Includes timetable and illustrations by Topeka artist Henry Worrall.


Great Rock Island route.  Solid vestibule trains

Great Rock Island route. Solid vestibule trains
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1890
Rock Island Railroad promotional advertisement in the form of a monthly calendar detailing the line route between Chicago and Kansas City, Council Bluffs, Colorado Springs, Denver and Pueblo.


Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad

Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad
Creator: Kansas City, Lawrence & Southern Railroad
Date: 1883
Map and timetable of the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad line from Kansas City to Harper, Kansas. The route included branches to Lawrence, Burlington, Coffeyville, and Hunnewell. The company advertised itself as "passing through the great wheat belts of the Neosho and Arkansas Valleys to the grazing and cattle fields of south-western Kansas and Indian Territory." The company encouraged settlement along 150 miles of the Oklahoma border with descriptions of the soil and climate for those emigrating to southern Kansas.


Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Railroad

Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Railroad
Creator: Kansas City, Lawrence & Southern Railroad
Date: 1880
Map and timetable of the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Railroad lines in Kansas and neighboring states. The company advertised itself as the shortest and fastest route from Kansas City to Winfield and Wellington. The company also sold acres of farmland in the Neosho Valley.


Map of Kansas. The direct route to all points in central, southern and southwestern Kansas is the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Map of Kansas. The direct route to all points in central, southern and southwestern Kansas is the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1884
This bouchure includes a map of Kansas showing the routes of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad within the State of Kansas. Shading on both sides of the main line of the railroad indicates the Land Grant. All unsold lands are within a colored portion of the map. The brouchure includes a smaller map showing all of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe routes and connecting lines in the United States and Mexico. The brouchure advertises "Land Explorers' Round-trip Tickets", good for forty days at cheap rates. Approximately 18 panels describe these features of Kansas agriculture to be in good condition: dairy, Kansas sugar, irrigation, railroad lands, vacant lands, manufacturing, fuel supply, and education in Kansas.


Only one night, Chicago to Denver, Colorado summer service on the Colorado Flyer

Only one night, Chicago to Denver, Colorado summer service on the Colorado Flyer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 31, 1905
This advertisement promotes the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe trains that ran between Chicago and Denver, eastbound and westbound. In addition to schedules for the Colorado Flyer, the equipment, i.e. types of cars; services, e.g., Pullman cars, reclining chairs, dining cars, Harvey meal services, and tourist cars are listed. Other Colorado trains are listed, as well as additional services and connections to California.


Remember when you go to St. Louis

Remember when you go to St. Louis
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1880s or 1890s ?
Missouri Pacific Railroad promotional advertisement encouraging travel on its line between St. Joseph and St. Louis, MO, and other points in between.


Rock Island to California expositions

Rock Island to California expositions
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1870-1900
This brochure advertises the Rock Island Railway's various lines to California. Included are The Golden State Limited, Rocky Mountain Limited, the Californian, Colorado-California Express and the Colorado Flyer. Timetables and descriptions are given for each of the lines.


Southern Kansas Railway Company

Southern Kansas Railway Company
Creator: Southern Kansas Railway Company
Date: 1886
Map and timetable of the Southern Kansas Railway, previously known as the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad. The railway was "the most direct route to all points in Southern Kansas and the Indian Territory" and encouraged settlement along the Oklahoma border.


Southern Kansas Railway Company

Southern Kansas Railway Company
Creator: Southern Kansas Railway Company
Date: 1883
Map and timetable of the Southern Kansas Railway, previously known as the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad. The route included branches to Lawrence, Burlington, Coffeyville, and Hunnewell. The railway encouraged settlement along 150 miles of the Oklahoma border with descriptions of the soil and schools for those emigrating to southern Kansas.


The Rock Island Route between Kansas and Chicago

The Rock Island Route between Kansas and Chicago
Creator: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company (1866-1880)
Date: Between 1870 and 1890
A folding brochure detailing the Rock Island's route from Kansas City, through Iowa, and on to Chicago. A full width colored map of the area is on one side with a timetable on the reverse. Also included are two drawings; one of the iron bridge over the Missouri River at Leavenworth and one of the magnificent depot in Chicago.


United States Express Company, Denver Division

United States Express Company, Denver Division
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Date: 1866
A table of the distances from Junction City, Kansas, to Denver and all stops of the coaches in between. Coaches leave the terminus of the Union Pacific Railway daily. Each passenger is allowed 25 lbs. of baggage.


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