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A-frame pole setting truck owned by DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative

A-frame pole setting truck owned by DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative
Date: 1937
This is a photograph of an a-frame pole setting truck owned by DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base.


Board Members, Dickinson, Saline & Ottawa rural electric coop

Board Members, Dickinson, Saline & Ottawa rural electric coop
Date: Between 1950 and 1953
This is a photograph of the Dickinson, Saline & Ottawa Rural Electric Cooperative board of directors. Timothy Francis Kelley, president, is seated in the center front row and Timothy Theodor Riordan is seated to Kelley's left. The other men in the photograph are unidentified.


Business buildings in Solomon, Kansas

Business buildings in Solomon, Kansas
Date: 1980 - 1989
This is a photograph of the DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative office with business buildings located across the street reflected in the window. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's board of trustees

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's board of trustees
Date: May 1992
This is a photograph of DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's board of trustees. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. DS&O Rural Electrical Cooperative's office is located in Solomon, Kansas. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees
Date: 1955
This is a photograph of DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees at the office in Solomon, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified as: front row (left to right) Red Conner, Dick Boyer, John Neilson, John Duck, Ray Eisenhauer, and Rich Warner, back row (left to right) Florence Ruth, Emil Samuelson, Rit Luke, Hank Paul, Dick Lumley, and Bill Wolfe. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees at the warehouse in Solomon, Kansas

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees at the warehouse in Solomon, Kansas
Date: July 1947
This is a photograph showing DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees standing by a truck at the warehouse in Solomon, Kansas. The people in the photograph are (left to right) Roy Duck, Jake Elmore, Walt Moyer, Marv Eisenhauer, and Andy Anderson. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. DS&O Rural Electrical Cooperative's office is located in Solomon, Kansas. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees practicing job safety

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees practicing job safety
Date: September 1983
This is a photograph showing DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's employees practicing job safety. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. DS&O Rural Electrical Cooperative's office is located in Solomon, Kansas. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's office in Solomon, Kansas

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's office in Solomon, Kansas
Date: April 1989
This is an interior view of the DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's office in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's office in Solomon, Kansas

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's office in Solomon, Kansas
Date: Between 1980 and 1989
This is a photograph of DS&O Rural Cooperative's office in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's substation in Solomon, Kansas

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's substation in Solomon, Kansas
Date: April 02, 1948
This is a photograph of DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's substation in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. DS&O Rural Electrical Cooperative's office is located in Solomon, Kansas. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's truck with a pole digger

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's truck with a pole digger
Date: September 1985
This is a photograph of DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's truck with a pole digger. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's office is located in Solomon, Kansas. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative conducting a safety exercise near Solomon, Kansas

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative conducting a safety exercise near Solomon, Kansas
Date: Between 1985 and 1989
This is a photograph showing DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative employees conducting a safety exercise near Solomon, Kansas. The men in the photograph are (left to right) Lyle Mehl, John Duck, John Neilson, Jerry Kohman, and L. "Rod" Rodda. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative pioneers

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative pioneers
Date: Between 1985 and 1989
This is a photograph of DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative pioneers: (left to right) Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Craft, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Schlesender, and Carl Peterson. The photograph was possibly taken in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


DS&O Rural Electric district office in Solomon, Kansas

DS&O Rural Electric district office in Solomon, Kansas
Date: August 1997
This is a photograph of the DS&O Rural Electric district office in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


Drilling a hole for an electric pole near Solomon, Kansas

Drilling a hole for an electric pole near Solomon, Kansas
Date: Between 1936 and 1937
This is a photograph showing DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative employees drilling a hole for an electric pole near Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


Electrical substation in Solomon, Kansas

Electrical substation in Solomon, Kansas
Date: 1938
This is a photograph of a DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative substation in Solomon, Kansas. DS&O Electric Cooperative is an electric utility located in Solomon, Kansas. It was established during the Great Depression as part of the federal recovery effort to bring the advantages and economic stimulus of electric power to rural Kansas. In 1991, Smoky Valley Electric Cooperative in Lindsborg, Kansas, merged with DS&O, adding to the Cooperative's coverage area and member base. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


Emigrants' guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway lands

Emigrants' guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway lands
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: April 1871
A railroad company advertisement to emigrants promising cheap, abundant and good land for agricultural purposes.


Firemen, Solomon, Kansas

Firemen, Solomon, Kansas
Date: 1914
This photograph shows members of the volunteer fire department during a Fourth of July parade in Solomon, Kansas. Some of the men can also be seen in Kansas Memory item number 224844.


Firemen, Solomon, Kansas

Firemen, Solomon, Kansas
Date: 1914
This sepia colored photograph shows members of the volunteer fire department from Solomon, Kansas. The men have been identified by row. Front: Jack McKleskie, Frank Henderson, Bill Higgins, Jerry Sullivan, and William Fugatt. Middle: Charles Whitley, Clair Sundahl, L.Z Castor, Tim Mahoney, Bov Havener, and Ernest Comstock. Back: Ed Carby, Bill Deweese, Geo.T. Stevens, Clyde Neal, Rueben Vanderwilt, and Sam Knight.


Flooding, Solomon, Kansas

Flooding, Solomon, Kansas
Date: June 21, 1951
A photograph showing Main Street after it was flooded by the Solomon River. Floodwaters covered seven city blocks and affected 135 residences and 26 businesses in Solomon, Kansas.


Free! Take a correct county map of Kansas Pacific Railway, Kansas and Colorado

Free! Take a correct county map of Kansas Pacific Railway, Kansas and Colorado
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1878
This eight column brochure advertises the advantages and benefits of visiting and/or settling in Colorado or Kansas. For Colorado, it is the size (larger than all of New England); the resorts (grand scenery); the climate (the climate and mineral springs are a medicine which is wrought with complete cures); the parks (one of the most wonderful features of the world); the mineral resources (gold and silver); and the fact that the health and pleasure resorts all can be reached by railroad (the Kansas Pacific Railway). For Kansas, it is the growing population, the agriculture, and the availability of land. In 1878 Kansas became the number one producer of wheat in the United States and over 45 per cent of that was produced and then shipped on Kansas Pacific Railway lands. The reverse side of the brochure is a map of the Kansas Pacific Railway routes from Kansas City and Leavenworth to the west, including Kit Carson, La Junta. Denver, Trinidad, Del Norte, and Greeley in Colorado and Cheyenne, Wyoming.


Future Farmers of America banquet at Solomon, Kansas

Future Farmers of America banquet at Solomon, Kansas
Date: February 4, 1936
A photograph showing the Future Farmers of America banquet at Solomon High School in Solomon, Kansas. Joseph Michael Kelley is seated at the head table, fifth from the right, and his parents Timothy Francis and Agnes Kelley are seated at the left table, fourth and fifth from the front on the left side. Joseph was active in Future Farmers of America and served as secretary and vice president in the organization. An article on the banquet was published in the Solomon Tribune, January 30, 1936.


Guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway --The best and shortest cattle route from Texas, 1872

Guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway --The best and shortest cattle route from Texas, 1872
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1872
This map shows the Kansas Pacific Railway routes from Texas, through Indian territory (Oklahoma), to north central Kansas. In Texas there are 35 named stations or towns; the southern most is Corpus Christi and the northern most is Red River Station. At the northern terminus in Kansas are the towns of Morgans, Wilson, New Abilene, Ellsworth, Brookvillle, Salina, Solomon and Abilene.


Home economics class at Solomon High School in Solomon, Kansas

Home economics class at Solomon High School in Solomon, Kansas
Creator: Marsh, C. W.
Date: June 13, 1938
An interior view of an home economics class at Solomon High School in Solomon, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified as Margaret Farrell, student, facing the camera and Marie Kelley, daughter of Timothy F. and Agnes Kelley, standing at the far left by the sink.


J. S. Roberts to Governor John St. John

J. S. Roberts to Governor John St. John
Creator: Roberts, J. S.
Date: August 02, 1880
This is a letter from J.S. Reynolds of Solomon City, Kansas. He believes the temperance workers in his area are not working hard enough to gain support for Kansas Governor St. John and urges the Governor to visit his community on the 14th and deliver a temperance address.


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