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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.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company depot, Valley Center, Kanas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company depot, Valley Center, Kanas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: October 02, 1955
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company depot in Valley Center, Kansas. The depot was part of the Frisco, Northern Division, Burrton Sub. Division at milepost 514.6 and the Eastern Lines, Middle Division, at milepost 201.8.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company depot, Valley Center, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company depot, Valley Center, Kansas.
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company depot in Valley Center, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding was moved south of Hillsboro, Kansas and is used as a private residence.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Valley Center, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Valley Center, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This photograph shows a group of men in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Valley Center, Kansas. The depot no longer stands.


Drug store, Valley Center, Kansas

Drug store, Valley Center, Kansas
Date: 1907
This photograph shows an exterior view of a drug store in Valley Center, Kansas. Besides the large signs advertising "Drugs," there are several other advertising signs. The sign to the right of the corner door reads, "Drugs, books, paints, oils, and glass. Wall paper. Prescriptions a specialty." Another sign advertises Keen Cigars, while another reads, "Agency, Hammar Paint, Guaranteed 5 years." There is a sign advertising "Faust," and a price of five cents. Visible outside of the store are a horse and buggy, and telephone poles. The item served as a new year's greeting to customers.


Governor's proclamations

Governor's proclamations
Date: 1869-1977
This collection of proclamations issued by Kansas Governors declares first, second or third-class status for Kansas towns and cities. Proclamations are arranged in alphabetical order by town name. Included are descriptions of city limits, plat maps and censuses.


Historical Atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas

Historical Atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas
Creator: Edwards, John P.
Date: 1882
Historical Plat Book of Sedgwick County, Kansas, containing histories, maps, and views of residences, schools, businesses, and other structures. The atlas also contains a 'History of Sedgwick County, Kansas' by D.B. Emmert and 'List of patrons'.


Santa Fe. A farm home train

Santa Fe. A farm home train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: May 10-22, 1937
This nine car demonstration train was featuring presentations for better farm homes. It was operated jointly by the Kansas State Agricultural College and the Santa Fe. It would visit a number of Kansas communities. The train had special features for women and children. J. R. Jarrell, manager, Agricultural Development for Santa Fe, organized the train.


Santa Fe Wheat Festival Special

Santa Fe Wheat Festival Special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1926
This Wheat Festival Special was operated by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company. It traveled throughout Kansas July 19-July 30, 1926, to numerous Kansas communities. Other organizations that cooperated to operate the train included the following: The Kansas State Agricultural College, the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, The Kansas State Grain Inspection Department, the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association and the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, under authority of the Kansas Public Service Commission. The flyer lists the speakers and their topics. Miss Vada Watson, the Kansas Wheat Girl, was one of the special attractions.


Standard atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1905
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Train collision, Valley Center, Kansas

Train collision, Valley Center, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This photograph shows a collision between an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company steam locomotive and a St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company steam locomotive in Valley Center, Kansas. In the background the ATSF & the SLSF depot is visible.


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