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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 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.


Camp possibly in the hills of Colorado

Camp possibly in the hills of Colorado
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph of a camp, possibly in the hills of Colorado.


First steam plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

First steam plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: 1892
The photograph shows a group of people around the first steam plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. Also in the background of the photograph there are some tents, buggies, wagons, and a horse.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject camps - community colleges

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject camps - community colleges
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Subjects included in this part of the collection are: camps, state capitol, caves, cemeteries, and community colleges.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


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
A birds-eye view taken from high on the opposite canyon rim at milepost 872.8 showing Lantry-Sharp Construction Company's camp in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. 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.


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 Company, Abo Canyon, New Mexico.

Lantry-Sharp Construction Company, Abo Canyon, New Mexico.
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
View of Lantry-Sharp Construction Company's camp No. 12 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.


Municipal Tourists Camp, Garden City, Kansas

Municipal Tourists Camp, Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This black and white photograph shows the Municipal Tourists Camp in Garden City, Kansas.


Myerly Cabin Camp, Mankato, Kansas

Myerly Cabin Camp, Mankato, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This black and white photograph shows the Myerly camp grounds at Mankato, Kansas. A sign attached to the roof of one of the buildings is advertising cold showers for travelers. There is a Standard gasoline station at the left side of the photograph.


Romick camping grounds in Maple Hill, Kansas

Romick camping grounds in Maple Hill, Kansas
Creator: M. L. Zercher Book and Stationery Company
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A postcard photograph of the spring house on the public camping grounds of property owned by the Romick family in Maple Hill, Kansas.


Shady Nook Cabin camp, Nortonville, Kansas

Shady Nook Cabin camp, Nortonville, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
This black and white photograph shows several small cabins and a sign that reads "Auto Laundry" at the Shady Nook Cabin camp in Nortonville, Kansas.


Sketch record of the hunt. Nov. 1,2 & 3 1871.

Sketch record of the hunt. Nov. 1,2 & 3 1871.
Creator: Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902
Date: Bulk November 1-3, 1871
Artist Henry Worrall created this narrative illustration to document a buffalo hunt in western Kansas. The fourteen sketches that border the document illustrate the entire period of the hunt that took place November 1-3, 1871. The twelve numbered plates in the center illustrate a moonlight hunt that occurred on November 1st. Several illustrations reference Buffalo Station, Beaver Dam on the Saline River, and Snyder's dugout.


Soldier's family, Fort Hays, Kansas

Soldier's family, Fort Hays, Kansas
Date: Between 1867 and 1870
This photograph shows a soldier, his wife, and young children living in tents at Fort Hays, Kansas.


Stevenson's Filling Station, Iola, Kansas

Stevenson's Filling Station, Iola, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
A black and white photograph of Stevenson's filling station and tourist camp in Iola, Kansas. The small white buildings provided travelers with hot and cold showers and a gas stove for cooking.


Sunset Hill Tourist Camp, Valley Falls, Kansas

Sunset Hill Tourist Camp, Valley Falls, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This black and white photograph shows the Sunset Hill Tourist Camp in Valley Falls, Kansas. This facility provided lodging accommodations for travelers.


Surveying crew in camp

Surveying crew in camp
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of a surveying party in camp. The identification of the surveying party members and the location of the camp is unknown.


Winters Modern Camp, Lyons, Kansas

Winters Modern Camp, Lyons, Kansas
Creator: Titus
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This black and white postcard shows a gas station with camping accommodations at the Winters Modern Camp in Lyons, Kansas.


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