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1903 flood in Topeka, Kansas

1903 flood in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1903
Here are twelve photographs showing the 1903 flood in Topeka, Kansas.


1951 flood in northeast Kansas

1951 flood in northeast Kansas
Date: 1951
Here are twelve photographs, possibly used to illustrate a publication, showing the 1951 flood in the towns of Topeka, Lecompton, Lawrence, and Perry.


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.


Aerial photographs of Leavenworth County, Kansas

Aerial photographs of Leavenworth County, Kansas
Date: August 05, 1963
These five aerial photographs show the Union Pacific Railroad line in Leavenworth, Kansas, as well as parts of Leavenworth and the Missouri River.


Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Dept. of Transporation
Date: February 18, 1965
An aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas, showing the Kansas River, Interstate 70, and the Pottawatomie Indian Mission property. The Kansas State Historical Society's complex is located on the Pottawatomie Indian Mission property.


Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Dept. of Transporation
Date: February 18, 1965
An aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas, showing the Kansas River, Pottawatomie Indian Mission, and Interstate 70. The boundaries are the Kansas River on the north, Interstate 70 on the south, Wanamaker on the east, and Urish Road on the west.


Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture
Date: May 24, 1942
An aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas, showing the Kansas River, Pottawatomie Indian Mission, and the Secruity Benefit Association buildings and grounds. This photograph was taken prior to the construction of Interstate 70. The Kansas State Historical Society built a complex on the Pottawatomie Indian Mission property.


Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1925
An aerial view showing the location of West Hills and Prospect Hills residential subdivisions in Topeka, Kansas. The subdivisions are located west of Gage Boulevard, south of the Kansas River, east of Fairlawn Road, and north of Sixth Avenue. This photograph was taken prior to the construction of Interstate I-70.


Aerial view of west and northwest Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial view of west and northwest Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Transportation
Date: April 07, 1961
An aerial view of west and northwest Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas, showing the Kansas River, Interstates 70 and 470, and Highway 24. The boundaries are approximately south from Soldier Creek, west from McVicar, east from Urish, and north from Huntoon.


Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transporation
Date: November 30, 1956
A series of aerial photographs showing construction of I-70 Interstate west of Gage Boulevard. Also, the areas east of Gage Boulevard to MacVicar Avenue, where I-70 was eventually built. Recognizable sites include: West Hills residential area; Kansas River; Topeka Water Department treatment plant; sand and concrete company; and Union Pacific Railroad tracks.


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.


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.


All bound for the Kansas valleys!

All bound for the Kansas valleys!
Date: Between 1870 and 1880
This brochure advertises the sale of five million acres of land by the Kansas Pacific Railroad, along the Kaw, Big Blue, Republican, Smoky Hill, Solomon, Saline, and Victoria Rivers in Kansas. The illustration on the last page may have been drawn by Topeka artist Henry Worrall.


A map of Topeka

A map of Topeka
Creator: Hazen, J. E.
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A map of Topeka, Kansas, showing the city's streets, points of interest, railroad lines, and business listings. Part of the Kansas or Kaw river is also visible. A key to the map is included on the left side.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part one of twelve. Views from Calhoun Bluff near Topeka, Argentine from the Kaw River, Fraser Hall at the University of Kansas, Labette Creek in Parsons, and Fort Leavenworth are some of the featured photographs.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part two of twelve. The State Library in Topeka and the Old Mill in Lawrence are some of the featured photographs.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Reaugh, James
Date: 1890
A photograph of a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge over the Kansas River in Topeka, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company tracks, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company tracks, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Booth, Norman C.
Date: July 28, 1951
This photograph shows a view of the effects of the 1951 flood on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway tracks just north of the Santa Fe 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.


Baker & Co. funeral home and unidentified barber shop, De Soto, Kansas

Baker & Co. funeral home and unidentified barber shop, De Soto, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows several people standing outside the Baker & Co. funeral home and barber shop in De Soto, Kansas. The town is located in Johnson County on the south bank of the Kansas River and along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad.


Bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1880
This colored lithograph presents a bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas. The Kansas River runs through the fore ground of the image. Street names are easily visible. The lithograph has two legends. The one on the left is titled "The New" and the one on the right is "The Old." The "new" legend identifies churches, businesses, manufacturing,railroad depots, schools, and "Kansas State University," which is actually the University of Kansas. The "old" legend includes the first house in Lawrence and homes of early settlers, structures related to the New England Emigrant Aid Society, newspapers, hotels, churches, and other early structures. An inset in the lower right corner depicts Lawrence in 1855. Bismarck Grove, a park and fair ground, is in the lower left insert on the image. The bird's eye view was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Wm. Zeuch & Co., Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's eye view of the city of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of the city of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902
Date: 1887
Tlhis lithograph is a bird's eye view of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. It is an advertisement for the sale of land by Strickler, Daniels, & Pounds, real estate, loans, and investments and by the Investment Banking Company. The same people are involved in both business. Buildings/institutions identified in the legend at the bottom include the State Capitol, Bethany College, the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad shops, the State Reform School, Washburn College, State Insane Asylum, Potwin Place, and the State Fair Grounds. Some parts of the lithograph show detail on buildings and other are not very distinct. A number of other railroad lines are shown, in addition to AT&SF. The Kansas River runs through the northern portion of Topeka. Two areas, Washburn Place and Euclid Park, are shown and they are possibly real estate developments for the company producing the lithograph.


Birds eye view of Topeka, Kansas

Birds eye view of Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Ramsey, Millett & Hudson Lith., Kansas City, MO.
Date: 1880
A lithograph drawn by Augustus Koch showing Topeka, Kansas. Topeka was founded in 1857 along the banks of the Kansas River in present day Shawnee County.


Boaters on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas

Boaters on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
This is a stereograph showing people boating on the Kansas River east of Manhattan, Kansas.


Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas

Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Date: 1898
This is a stereograph showing a boat landing on the Kansas River east of Manhattan, Kansas.


Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas

Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
This is a stereograph showing boats on the Kansas River east of downtown Manhattan, Kansas.


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