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Airplane at Allen airport in Topeka, Kansas

Airplane at Allen airport in Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This is a photograph showing an airplane at Allen Airport located in southwest Topeka, Kansas.


Airport, Wichita, Kansas

Airport, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photo of the exterior of the control tower at the Wichita, Kansas, airport.


Airport, Wichita, Kansas

Airport, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1969
This is a photo of the interior of a control tower looking outside to the taxiway and parking area at the airport, Wichita, Kansas.


Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas

Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: April 19, 1953
A photograph of Mayor Richard Dean Rogers with United States Senator Frank Carlson and other dignitaries at the Manhattan Municipal Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas.


Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas

Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: April 19, 1953
A photograph of the Manhattan Municipal Airport dedication at Manhattan, Kansas. Mayor Richard Dean Rogers was involved in building the airport.


Airport terminal in McPherson, Kansas

Airport terminal in McPherson, Kansas
Date: Between 1955 and 1960
This is a photograph of the airport terminal and café in McPherson, Kansas.


Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls

Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls
Date: August 19, 1935
This photograph shows Amelia Earhart Putnam and Laura Houghtaling Ingalls, descending from a TWA "Sky Chief" airplane that stopped briefly at the municipal airport in Wichita, Kansas. The two female aviators were headed for Los Angeles, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Ottawa, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1965
These two photographs show the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Ottawa, Kansas. The depot is currently the home of the Franklin County Historical Society and is located directly east of the entrance to Forest Park.


Atchison, Topeka and Sant Fe Railway Company sign board, Silkville, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Sant Fe Railway Company sign board, Silkville, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: Between 1870 and 1890
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company sign board at Silkville, Kansas. The tracks and sign are part of the Eastern Line, Eastern Division, Burlington District.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company's "Little Buttercup."

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company's "Little Buttercup."
Creator: Riddle, J. R.
Date: September 1880
This photograph represents the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive number 100 "Little Buttercup" at the Union Depot corner stone dedication in Atchison, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Ottawa, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: July 14, 1963
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Ottawa, Kansas. It was formerly know as the Ottawa Junction. The depot is located on the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Second and Third District.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Pomona, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Pomona, Kansas
Date: 1957-1970
These photographs show two views of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Pomona, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Princeton  Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Princeton Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 01, 1959
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Princeton, Kansas. It which was part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Third District.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Richmond, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Richmond, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 01, 1959
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Richmond, Kansas. It was part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Third District.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wellsville, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wellsville, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: 1957
These two photographs show views of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Wellsville, Kansas. It is part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Second District.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company tower Ottawa, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company tower Ottawa, Kansas
Date: June 29, 1957
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company tower at Ottawa Junction in Ottawa, Kansas. The two-story structure is part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Second and Third District, Lawrence District.


A trip with the camera man

A trip with the camera man
Date: 1940
This silent film by an unknown photographer features various businesses and industries in Lawrence, Kansas. The film begins with children playing on a playground followed by an airplane landing at an airport. The photographer visits an airplane factory, the Wister Chevrolet Co. car dealer and repair shop, a roller skating rink, the L. T. Harris Co. Oil-O-Matic appliance dealer, a shooting range, a machine shop, an ice plant, the Hall Brothers truck lines, the Cadwell chick hatchery, and a restaurant. The film ends with a plane taking off from the airport.


Centennial, 1776-1876:  Declaration of Principles

Centennial, 1776-1876: Declaration of Principles
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1876
This Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company advertisement promotes the railroad line in the context of the centennial celebration of the establishment of the United States. The poster's language mimics the Declaration of Independence.


Compliments of the Great Rock Island Route

Compliments of the Great Rock Island Route
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1890
This is a Rock Island Railroad promotional advertisement in the form of a monthly calendar detailing the various major routes of the line. The first image shows a photographic transparency of the poster taken in the 1960s when the poster was still in good condition. The second image shows a recent scan of the original poster and the resulting deterioration over the last forty years.


Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport

Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport
Date: 1966
The speakers' platform at the dedication of Renner Field, the new Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport. Gov. William H. Avery was the speaker for the day.


Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Kansas

Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1959
This is a photo of the Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Ks., with several buildings and airplanes in view.


Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas

Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Emergency Relief Commission
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A photograph of the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. The airport was active between the years 1921 and 1985.


From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
Date: 1876
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad promotional advertisement encouraging travel on its western line to the Rocky Mountains from the east. Includes timetable and illustrations by Topeka artist Henry Worrall.


Great Rock Island route.  Solid vestibule trains

Great Rock Island route. Solid vestibule trains
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1890
Rock Island Railroad promotional advertisement in the form of a monthly calendar detailing the line route between Chicago and Kansas City, Council Bluffs, Colorado Springs, Denver and Pueblo.


Howard Athon's American Eagle bi-plane at the Topeka Airport in Topeka, Kansas

Howard Athon's American Eagle bi-plane at the Topeka Airport in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1931
This is a photograph showing Howard Athon's American Eagle bi-plane at the Topeka Airport, Rooney Field in Topeka, Kansas. The American Eagle airplane was built around 1929 in Fairfax, Wyandotte County, Kansas. The airplane had a Hartzell Propeller, made in Ohio. The propeller survived a crash in 1931 and Athon kept it and the seat belt, a web mesh belt that tied, which held him in the plane and saved his life.


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