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Alden school bus

Alden school bus
Date: 1920
This is the first school bus purchased by Alden School (Rice County), Consolidated School District No. 9, in 1920.


Arkansas City Street Railway, Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City Street Railway, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: Bulk June 04, 1909-November 16, 1909
This set of photographs show the Arkansas City Street Railway cars from Arkansas City, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat between twenty-eight and thirty-two passengers.


Arkansas Valley Interurban Railway Company, Wichita, Kansas

Arkansas Valley Interurban Railway Company, Wichita, Kansas
Date: May 03, 1917
This set of photographs show the Arkansas Valley Interurban Railway Company street cars from Wichita, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat fifty-two passengers. The rail line operated from Wichita to Newton and Hutchinson, Kansas.


Atchison Railway Light & Power Company motormen in Atchison, Kansas

Atchison Railway Light & Power Company motormen in Atchison, Kansas
Date: 1915
This is a photograph showing the Atchison Railway Light & Power Company motormen with a trolley in Atchison, Kansas.


Atchison Railway Light and Power Company's car #5 in Atchison, Kansas

Atchison Railway Light and Power Company's car #5 in Atchison, Kansas
Date: 1890
This is a photograph showing Atchison Railway Light and Power Company's car #5 possibly at the Forrest Park turnaround in west Atchison, Kansas.


Cable car on 12th St. viaduct in Kansas City, Kansas

Cable car on 12th St. viaduct in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: April 12, 1913
A photograph showing a cable car on the original 12th Street viaduct in Kansas City, Kansas.


Casa Bonita Café and Bus Depot, Salina, Kansas

Casa Bonita Café and Bus Depot, Salina, Kansas
Date: May 10, 1936
This photograph shows the Casa Bonita Café and Bus Depot in Salina, Kansas.


Commemorative medal

Commemorative medal
Creator: Weinman
Date: 1972
Metal bar pin with blue grosgrain ribbon and hinged pin and clasp on back. Rectangular box with lid hinged at one end, covered in dark blue simulated leather paper. Lid is padded and lined with dark blue silk. Bottom has insert with slots fitted to medal and pin. Lucille Widsteen received this medal from the U.S. Congress for seizing the wheel of a bus after the driver suffered a heart attack on the Kansas Turnpike east of Topeka on Feb. 29, 1972. She was credited with preventing injury and death to the passengers on the bus by bringing it back on the roadway and to a safe stop.


Consolidated Street Railway Company, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

Consolidated Street Railway Company, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This photograph shows a group of men gathered around horse drawn trolley cars operated by the Consolidated Street Railway Company between Cottonwood Falls, Kansas and Strong City, Kansas.


Consolidated Street Railway Company, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

Consolidated Street Railway Company, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This postcard shows horse-drawn trolley number 12 of the Consolidated Street Railway Company in downtown Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. The text at the top of the trolley or streetcar reads, "Main Street and Union depot."


Dodge City Cowboy Band, parading in Liberal, Kansas

Dodge City Cowboy Band, parading in Liberal, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This photograph shows the Dodge City Cowboy Band parading in Liberal, Kansas. Visible in the background are streetcars.


Dome construction, Topeka, Kansas

Dome construction, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Cone, W. W.
Date: 1889
View of construction of the Kansas State Capitol building's dome in Topeka, Kansas. Also visible is an American flag, a small brick building on the Capitol grounds, wooden fences, utility poles and power lines, a horse-drawn carriage, and two men in a trolley car in the foreground.


Emporia Railway Company streetcar, Emporia, Kansas

Emporia Railway Company streetcar, Emporia, Kansas
Date: November 15, 1911
This photograph shows the Emporia Railway Company streetcar number 101 from Emporia, Kansas. The car was manufactured by the American Car Company Builders of St. Louis, Missouri and could seat twenty-eight passengers.


Harvey House in Rush Center, Kansas

Harvey House in Rush Center, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
Here are three photographs of the Harvey House in Rush Center, Kansas.


Horse car in McPherson, Kansas

Horse car in McPherson, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
A photograph of a horse-drawn car operated by the McPherson Street Railway Company in McPherson, Kansas.


Horse drawn streetcar, Strong City, Kansas

Horse drawn streetcar, Strong City, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph showing the Consolidated Street Railway Company's horse drawn streetcar, which operated between Strong City and Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.


Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: King, Orin C.
Date: May 10, 1980
A photograph showing a bus stopped in front of the Intracity Transit building located at 8th and Kansas in Topeka, Kansas.


Kansas City, Western Railway street car, Leavenworth, Kansas

Kansas City, Western Railway street car, Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows the Kansas City, Western Railway street car from Leavenworth, Kansas. The car was manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat forty passengers.


Livery Feed & Sale Stable

Livery Feed & Sale Stable
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This is a view of the Livery Feed & Sale Stable in Sedan, Kansas. The early day residents referred to the Old Stage (that was Sedan's Taxi) as the "Bus". This served as transportation to and from the depot.


Main street, Westmoreland, Kansas

Main street, Westmoreland, Kansas
Date: 1915
This black and white photograph shows two men standing beside the muddy wheels of the Westmoreland-Wamego stage on main street in Westmoreland, Kansas. In the background is the furniture-undertaking business, the post office, and the Citizens State Bank. The town of Westmoreland is the county seat of Pottawatomie County.


Menninger Foundation bus stop shelter in Topeka, Kansas

Menninger Foundation bus stop shelter in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1952-1972
These two black and white photographs show the bus stop in 1952 and rebuilt in 1972.


Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway Company, Olathe, Kansas

Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway Company, Olathe, Kansas
Date: Bulk 1909-1925
This set of photographs show the Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway Company street cars from Olathe, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat forty-eight passengers. The rail line operated from Olathe to Kansas City, Kansas.


Ninth Street Incline in Kansas City, Kansas

Ninth Street Incline in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1896
A photograph showing the Ninth Street Incline main cable car route from Union Depot to downtown Kansas City.


Ninth Street cable car incline in Kansas City, Kansas

Ninth Street cable car incline in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
A photograph of the Ninth Street cable car incline as seen from the Union depot yards in Kansas City, Kansas.


Notice!  Whereas smallpox exists

Notice! Whereas smallpox exists
Creator: Kansas. State Board of Health
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This bright orange poster, issued by the Kansas State Board of Health, aims at preventing an epidemic of small pox. It charges persons responsible for public transportation to prohibit its use to those people who have smallpox or who have been exposed to smallpox.


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