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Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Dept. of Transporation
Date: February 27, 1957
A series of aerial photographs showing areas adjacent to the Kansas River, prior to the construction of I-70 Interstate, and east of downtown Topeka. Recognizable sites include: Highway 75; Lower Silver Lake Road; Kansas River; Topeka Water Department treatment plant; Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad tracks and bridge; Ward-Mead home; Topeka Avenue bridge; Kansas Avenue bridge; business buildings north of Fourth Street; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shops, track and bridge; and East Topeka and Oakland residential areas.


Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transporation
Date: February 27, 1957
A series of aerial photographs showing areas adjacent to the Kansas River, prior to the construction of I-70 Interstate, and east of downtown Topeka. Recognizable sites include: the Kansas River; Topeka Water Department treatment plant; Union Pacific Railroad tracks and bridge; Topeka State Hospital grounds; Ward-Mead home; Topeka Avenue bridge; Kansas Avenue bridge; business buildings north of Fourth Street; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shops, tracks and bridge; and Auburndale, Potwin, East Topeka and Oakland residential areas.


A majority of people continue to go east via Sidney on the Union Pacific Railway

A majority of people continue to go east via Sidney on the Union Pacific Railway
Date: Betweem 1870 and 1890
This Union Pacific Railway poster promotes travel east from Sidney, Nebraska, on the Union Pacific Railway. It claims the Sidney and Black Hills Stage line passes over the best roads and has the best Concord Coaches. The stage line connects with the palace cars of the Union Pacific Railway to travel to all points east or west, crossing rivers on great iron bridges. At Omaha, Nebraska, or St. Joseph, Missouri, connections could be made to all points east, north, or south.


American Falls, Snake River Idaho

American Falls, Snake River Idaho
Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: 1930-1935
This panorama of the American Falls on the Snake River in Idaho notes the "present look" of the falls in the early 1930s. On the reverse in rubber stamp reads, "Photo by L. Palenske, Alma, Kansas. Large Santa Fe Trail, Oregon Trail, Old Mining Camps, Rocky Mountain Views, For Sale. Write for Information." Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Anthony & Northern railroad bridge, Arkansas River

Anthony & Northern railroad bridge, Arkansas River
Date: June 16, 1916
This photograph represents the Anthony & Northern railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Kinsley, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's California Limited, Canyon Diablo bridge, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's California Limited, Canyon Diablo bridge, Arizona
Date: September 11, 1947
This photograph shows the distal left side view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's eastbound locomotive the "California Limited" crossing the new Canyon Diablo bridge in Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe train No. 1, the San Francisco Chief, crossing the Mississippi River at Ft. Madison, Iowa

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe train No. 1, the San Francisco Chief, crossing the Mississippi River at Ft. Madison, Iowa
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1956
A photograph of the ATSF train No. 1, the San Francisco Chief, crossing the Mississippi River at Fort Madison, Iowa.


Atchison,Topeka & Santa Fe bridge, Topock, Arizona

Atchison,Topeka & Santa Fe bridge, Topock, Arizona
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
This black and white photograph is of the Atlantic & Pacific RR Co. Western Division, Red Rock Cantilever Bridge over the Colorado River in at Topock, Arizona, before the center pier was built. Construction of this bridge started in September 1888 and was opened to rail traffic in September of 1890. This Red Rock Cantilever Bridge was used by the railroad until 1945 when a new bridge was built. This photo was taken from the east bank of the river, the Arizona side, looking up-stream, toward the west riverbank, the California side. The Atlantic & Pacific RR Co. Western Division was eventually bought and became part of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, and by 1902 the Atlantic & Pacific RR Co. Western Division was no more.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe bridge, Topock, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe bridge, Topock, Arizona
Date: Between 1916 and 1945
This black and white photograph is of the Atlantic & Pacific RR Co. Western Division, Red Rock Cantilever Bridge over the Colorado River in at Topock, Arizona. Clearly visible is the additional center-span pier that was installed in 1910. This photo was taken from the west bank of the river, California side, looking down stream toward the east riverbank, the Arizona side. This Red Rock Cantilever Bridge was used by the railroad until 1945 when a new bridge was built. The Atlantic & Pacific RR Co. Western Division was eventually bought and became part of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, and by 1902 the Atlantic & Pacific RR Co. Western Division was no more. Note the arch bridge structure in the background, behind & down-stream of the Red Rock Cantilever Bridge. This arch bridge structure was built in 1916 as the "Old Trails" highway bridge, which became Route US Highway 66.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe diesel powered pile driver

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe diesel powered pile driver
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 07, 1956
A 1956 photograph of an AT&SF diesel powered pile driver working on a bidge near Alva, Oklahoma.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight train crossing the Canyon Diablo Bridge

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight train crossing the Canyon Diablo Bridge
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 1976
This 1976 photograph shows a Santa Fe eastbound freight train crossing the Canyon Diablo bridge in Arizona. It is near the town of Canyon Diablo which is now a ghost town.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railwa Company bridge, Vermejo Creek

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railwa Company bridge, Vermejo Creek
Date: Between 1890s and 1910s
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's bridge at mile post 689+3329 over Vermejo Creek.


Atchison, Topeka &Santa Fe Railway bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka &Santa Fe Railway bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
View of Achison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway workmen, construction equipment, structures, and materials for a railroad bridge crossing the Abo River 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.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Booth, Norman C.
Date: July 28, 1951
Viewing the aftermath of the 1951 flood to the Santa Fe Railway bridge in Topeka, Kansas. The extremely heavy rains during June and July of 1951 caused some of the greatest flooding ever seen in Kansas history. These high waters affected all the area river basins of the Kansas, Neosho, Marais des Cygnes and Verdigris.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This view of masonry shows the fourth Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge crossing the Abo River at Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction on the railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This view shows the second Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge crossing the Abo River at Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction on the railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Cheney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a group of men standing on an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge possibly in Cheney, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen, construction equipment, structures, and materials for a bridge crossing at the Pecos River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen, construction equipment, structures, and materials at the Abo River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen, construction equipment, structures, and materials for a railroad bridge crossing the Abo River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This black and white photograph shows a view of the tunnel cut and sixth Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge crossing at the Abo River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction on the railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon begun in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This view shows a construction crew from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company swinging the last girder into place on the sixth railroad bridge crossing at the Abo River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Also visible are a railroad locomotive, and railway construction equipment and supplies. Construction on the railroad bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon begun in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen, construction equipment, piers, plank forms, and materials at the Pecos River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge crossing, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This view shows workmen, masonry, and masonry forms for the seventh Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge crossing at the Abo River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction on the railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Fort Madison, Iowa

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Fort Madison, Iowa
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge over the Mississippi River at Fort Madison, Iowa.


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