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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.O. Brown to Governor John Martin

A.O. Brown to Governor John Martin
Creator: Brown, A.O.
Date: March 30, 1886
A.O. Brown, mayor of Parsons, Kansas, telegrams Kansas Governor john Martin, of Topeka, requesting immediate help from the "troops" over a labor dispute. Strikers had driven a freight train off the tracks near Parsons. In February 1885, railroad shop workers walked off the job because of a cut in pay and reduced hours of work. Governor Martin was able to negotiate a settlement to the strike but problems continued throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.


ATSF 3460, Blue Goose steam engine

ATSF 3460, Blue Goose steam engine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1937
This photo shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway "Blue Goose" steam engine No. 3460.


ATSF locomotive #3457 train derailment, Lecompton, Kansas

ATSF locomotive #3457 train derailment, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1941
Two views of the derailment of ATSF locomotive #3457, train #27, in Lecompton, Kansas. The Kansas River can be seen in the background.


ATSF operation of steam and diesel locomotives

ATSF operation of steam and diesel locomotives
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
Video clips of an ATSF engineer demonstrating the operation of steam and diesel locomotives. The video contains some captions.


A hold up on the Kansas Pacific 1869

A hold up on the Kansas Pacific 1869
Creator: Standard Photogravure Company, New York
Date: Between 1913 and 1914
This ink on paper drawing by M.S. Garretson depicts the artist's conception of a herd of buffalo descending onto railroad tracks as hunters attempt to kill the animals. In the background, a steam locomotive has been stopped as the killings take place.


Assembling a freight train

Assembling a freight train
Creator: Bisbee-Downer Production
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This motion picture film titled "Assembling A Freight Train" was part of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company film series. It shows the procedures for assembling a freight train. The film is color with sound and is 10:35 minutes in length.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe #2633

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe #2633
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1971
A slide of ATSF #2633. This locomotive was a CF-7 Rebuilt 200 Class F-7. Santa Fe's aging fleet of 200-series F-Units needed rebuilt since the original configuration was not suited for switching service.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe's diesel shop at San Bernardino, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe's diesel shop at San Bernardino, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: July 1973
A transparency showing the interior of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway diesel shop at San Bernardino, California. Visible in the image are diesel locomotives 4652 and 4551.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company's "Little Buttercup."

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company's "Little Buttercup."
Creator: Riddle, J. R.
Date: September 1880
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive number 100 "Little Buttercup" at the Union Depot corner stone dedication in Atchison, Kan.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad workers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad workers
Date: 1930s
This is a photo of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad workers sitting on locomotive #3026. George Pine Crippen is in the photo.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 'Super Chief' traveling near Lamy, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 'Super Chief' traveling near Lamy, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 'Super Chief' passenger train traveling through Apache Canyon near Lamy, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1968-1989
This photograph is of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train through Northern Arizona. The San Francisco Peaks are in the background.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1968 and 1970
This black and white photograph views the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's 1900 class diesel pulling a freight train through northern Arizona with the San Francisco Peaks in background.


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 Cyrus K. Holliday locomotive #1

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Cyrus K. Holliday locomotive #1
Creator: Warner Studio
Date: June 1954
This is a photograph showing Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Cyrus K. Holliday steam locomotive #1 in Atchison, Kansas. It was driven from the Argentine yards near Kansas City, Kansas to Atchison for the city's centennial, June 20-26, 1954. John (Jack) Flanagan, engineer, is standing at the far right.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Grand Canyon passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Grand Canyon passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Grand Canyon passenger train. Also visible in the photograph is a semaphore.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's San Francisco Chief near Glen Frazier, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's San Francisco Chief near Glen Frazier, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1650 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's San Francisco Chief crossing the Muir trestle near Glen Frazier, California. The engine is pulling hi-level chair cars and full length dome cars. Also visible in the photograph is a semaphore along the tracks.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1951
This photograph showsthe Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train traveling near Flagstaff, Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1951
A photograph showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train rounding a curve at Dick Wooton's Ranch.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train pulled by diesel locomotive #21. Visible in the photograph is a semaphore.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Super Chief passenger train. Also, visible in the photograph is a semaphore.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train arrives at York Canyon mine in New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train arrives at York Canyon mine in 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 train arriving at York Canyon mine to be loaded with coal. The coal is destined for Kaiser Steel in Fontana, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's diesel locomotive

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's diesel locomotive
Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph showing an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway diesel locomotive passing two semaphores.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's engine 21 pulling a passenger train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's engine 21 pulling a passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
A photograph showing Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's engine 21 pulling a passenger train near a fouling circuit. Visible in the photograph is an upper quandrant semaphore signal.


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