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1966 Topeka tornado

1966 Topeka tornado
Creator: Fisher, Gail
Date: June 1966
Here are 16 slides showing damage caused by the 1966 tornado in downtown and residential areas in Topeka, Kansas. Several buildings are visible in the slides including the National Reserve Life, Topeka bus barn, Kansas State Capitol and printing plant, and KPL buildings.


2nd war loan

2nd war loan
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
This World War II era poster encourages citizen support of the war effort though the purchase of war bonds stating "They Give Their Lives - You Lend Your Money."


Aftermath of June 8, 1966, Topeka tornado

Aftermath of June 8, 1966, Topeka tornado
Date: June 1966
These eighteen color slides show scenes of the destruction after the June 8, 1966, Topeka tornado. The first seven were shot from the top of the Statehouse, and one shows the damage to the Capitol dome. The next seven show damage to cars and buildings in the downtown area, including the water tower at 11th and Kansas Avenue, Brier Insurance, and Dependable Cars. One shows a National Guardsman directing traffic. The last four photos were taken from Burnett's Mound looking north. All the photographs were taken by Walter Fredericksen, who worked for the State Highway Commission in Topeka at the time.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe CF-7 locomotive and slug at Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe CF-7 locomotive and slug at Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1971
A slide of an ATSF CF-7 locomotive and slug at Cleburne, Texas. A slug is a locomotive with no diesel engine and therefore takes its power from a normal locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe eastbound and westbound trains, Corva, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe eastbound and westbound trains, Corva, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1970
This slide shows a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company eastbound and westbound refrigeration cars near Corva, Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe east bound freight train

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe east bound freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1976
This photograph shows an eastbound ATSF freight train.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe fuel port on a diesel locomotive

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe fuel port on a diesel locomotive
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1969
Slide of an ATSF fuel port on a diesel locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotives 8511 and 8510 in Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotives 8511 and 8510 in Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1969
Slide of ATSF locomotives 8511 and 8510 ready to be serviced in Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company band at the Inter-Tribal Ceremonial parade in Gallup, New Mexico. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Indian band at the inter-tribal parade at Gallup, New Mexico. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico
Creator: Bradley, R Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Indian band at the inter-tribal parade in Gallup, New Mexico. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Phoenix, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Phoenix, Arizona
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway' Company's inter-tribal band from Winslow, Arizona, at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix, Arizona. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Winslow, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Winslow, Arizona
Creator: Bradley, R Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band from Winslow, Arizona standing in front of a passenger car. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the county including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company diesel shops, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company diesel shops, Barstow, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1970 and 1975
This transparency shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company diesel locomotives at the shops in Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company employees in Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company employees in Barstow, California
Creator: Curto, Jerry
Date: January 1971
This colored slide shows a group of employees from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops in Barstow, California, gathered around a banner that reads "Santa Fe -- Number One for Safety".


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company flat car

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company flat car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 1961
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company flatcar loaded down with material.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight cars

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight cars
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
This slide shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight cars, such as a trailer on a flat car, a shock control car, and mechanical refrigeration car.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Alray, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Alray, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1970
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company eastbound freight train at the Cajon Pass near Alray, California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's CTX freight train at the Cajon Pass near the San Bernardino Mountains in California.. The train had daily scheduled runs to Texas and other eastern points.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company hopper car, Kaiser, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company hopper car, Kaiser, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1975 and 1979
This colored slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hopper car built for service between York Canyon Coal Mine in New Mexico to the Kaiser Steel Plant in Kaiser, California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive shops, Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive shops, Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
An interior view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive shop, at Cleburne, Texas, shows a partially dismantled 1900 class steam locomotive in the foreground. The steam locomotives were forced out of operation by the streamlined diesels. This photograph shows a stark contrast between the gleaming, modern diesels and the old steam locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company steel coil car

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company steel coil car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 1970
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company steel coil car. These cars were used mainly to haul coil's of steel.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Expediter, Fort Worth, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Expediter, Fort Worth, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1961
This color photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive 258C, the freight cars, and the Expediter, at Fort Worth, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company train Super Chief,  Albuquerque, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company train Super Chief, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 1956
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company train #17, the "Super Chief", making a stop in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway produce terminal, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway produce terminal, Chicago, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 1961
This slide shows the ATSF Chicago produce terminal jointly owned by the Santa Fe and Illinois Central railroads.


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