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1888 Missouri Pacific railway system map

1888 Missouri Pacific railway system map
Creator: Rand McNally & Co., Engravers, Chicago
Date: 1888
This 1888 map illustrates the following rail lines: Mo.Pac, St. L., I, MT'N & S'N, MO., Kan. & Tex, Cent, BR. Un. Pac, INT & GT, and North'N, Texas & Pacific.


A carload of cucumbers

A carload of cucumbers
Creator: Elite Post Card Company
Date: Between 1905 and 1915
This is a fictitious or exaggerated postcard showing a Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad car loaded with gigantic cucumbers.


A map of  the route and land grant of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway

A map of the route and land grant of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: 1871
A large, sectional map of the central United States showing the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway with its land grants plus the connecting railroads. The Missouri, Kansas and Texas railroad runs from Junction City, Kansas, and Sedalia, Missouri, to meet at Parsons, Kansas, and continue on to the Mexican border and Houston, Texas. There is also a small, inset map of the entire United States with the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway and its connecting lines shown.


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 ten of twelve. Views of the Melan Arch Bridge in Topeka, Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence, Independence High School, and the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad depot in Parsons are some of the featured photographs.


Bird's eye view of Neosho Falls, Woodson County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Neosho Falls, Woodson County, Kansas
Creator: Glover, E. S. (Eli Sheldon), 1844-1920
Date: 1871
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Neosho Falls, Kansas. The county court house, churches, a school, a railroad depot and land office for the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad, and several hotels have been identified in the bottom reference area. The Neosho River runs through the community. The Crescent Lake is in the lower left corner. The image was drawn by E. S. Glover and published by the Merchants Litho Company, Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's eye view of Oswego, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Oswego, Kansas
Creator: Koch, Augustus
Date: 1877
A bird's eye view of the city of Oswego, Kansas, the county seat of Labette County. The colored lithograph shows the location of churches, schools, railroad depots and the county courthouse. A legend is provided to identify some of the buildings


Bird's eye view of Paola, Miami County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Paola, Miami County, Kansas
Creator: Glover, E. S. (Eli Sheldon), 1844-1920
Date: 1873
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Paola, Miami County, Kansas. The references at the bottom identify the Paola High School; two railroad depots for the Missouri, Kansas and Texas and the Missouri River, Fort Scott, and Galveston; a cemetery; and several churches including an African American Baptist church. The business district is distinct but specific businesses are not identified. Steet names are shown. It was drawn by E. S. Glover and published by Strobridge & Co. Lithograph, Cincinnati, Ohio.


Correct sectional map of eastern Kansas showing the belt of 5,000 acres of land for sale by the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co. in the Neosho Valley

Correct sectional map of eastern Kansas showing the belt of 5,000 acres of land for sale by the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co. in the Neosho Valley
Date: 1877
This map also includes a miniature railroad map of Kansas.


Flood in Junction City, Kansas

Flood in Junction City, Kansas
Date: May 29, 1903
A photograph showing a Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad car damaged when the Smoky Hill River flooded, Junction City, Kansas.


General offices, depot and machine shops for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway in Sedalia, Missouri

General offices, depot and machine shops for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway in Sedalia, Missouri
Creator: Tavernier, Jules, 1844-1889
Date: July 1874
This is an illustration showing the general offices, depot and machine shops for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway in Sedalia, Missouri. The illustration is published in The Great South-West, July 1874. It is credited to both Paul Frenzeny and Jules Tavernier.


Homes in the West!

Homes in the West!
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: 1875
This broadside of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway promotes the sale of railroad lands in Neosho County. The advertisement claims the lands are suitable for agriculture and close to natural resources and established settlements. The terms of sale are outlined as is the price per acre. The poster lists the railway's branch offices and its land commissioner, Isaac T. Goodnow, of Neosho Falls. This advertisement illustrates the important role railroad companies played in promoting Euro-American settlement and agricultural industries in the Great Plains.


Isaac T. Goodnow

Isaac T. Goodnow
Date: Between 1869 and 1876
Engraving of Isaac Tichenor Goodnow, land commissioner of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad. Goodnow served as land commissioner from 1869-1876.


Joint company depot, Walnut, Kansas

Joint company depot, Walnut, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 16, 1959
This black and white photograph shows the Missouri- Kansas- Texas and Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company joint depot at Walnut, Kansas. The agent was appointed by the Missouri Kansas & Texas. The depot was on the Missouri Kansas & Texas Northern Division, Sedalia Subdivision, at mile post 365.0 and Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Girard District, at mile post 24.8.


Kansas post offices and routes supplied by a railroad

Kansas post offices and routes supplied by a railroad
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: Between 1870 and 1880
This is a listing of the major towns (post offices) along the Neosho and Cherokee Divisions of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad. Some of the towns included are Council Grove, Emporia, Neosho Rapids, Hartford, Strawn, Burlington, Neosho Falls, Bramlett, Humboldt, New Chicago, Parsons, Oswego and Chetopa. The routes related to each of these cities are also listed.


Lands in the Great Neosho Valley; Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co.

Lands in the Great Neosho Valley; Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co.
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: Between 1869 and 1876
This leaflet advertises 1,000,000 acres of land in the Neosho Valley of Kansas for sale by the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway. On one side are two large illustrations of Neosho Falls. The reverse side describes how the land may be purchased.


Lands of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway

Lands of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: 1877
This brochure has a large, sectional map of the Neosho Valley in Kansas on one side. The 500,000 acres of land for sale by the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway are marked. There is also a small, insert map of the entire state of Kansas in one corner. On the reverse side are at least ten good reasons to buy land in the Neosho Valley. There is a long article on sheep growing with an illustration of ten fat sheep and brief sketches of towns on the railway line including Humboldt, Neosho Falls, Burlington, Junction City, Emporia and Council Grove.


Main street, Chetopa, Kansas

Main street, Chetopa, Kansas
Creator: Benecke, R.
Date: Between 1870 and 1879
A stereograph view of Main Street in Chetopa, Kansas, showing businesses on one side of the street. Chetopa is located on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway line.


Map of Fort Scott, Kansas

Map of Fort Scott, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This map shows tracks for the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad and the Missouri Pacific Railroad for the northern part of Fort Scott, Kansas.


Map of Labette County, Kansas

Map of Labette County, Kansas
Creator: Everts, L.H. & Co., Philadelphia, PA
Date: 1875
This map illustrates railroads, cities and creeks within the townships of Labette County, Kansas and is scaled at one half inch to the mile.


Map of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway, and connections

Map of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway, and connections
Creator: Woodward Tiernan & Hale Printers & Engravers, St. Louis
Date: 1875
The map shows the connections of the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas Railroad into Kansas, Missouri and other midwest and southern states. There is promotional material for cheap land in the Great Neosho Valley of Kansas.


Map of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway, and connections

Map of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway, and connections
Date: Between 1870 and 1879
The map shows the connections of the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas Railroad into Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and parts of the Indian Territory. There is promotional material portraying the Neosho Valley lands of Kansas as the richest and most desirable lands in the world for settlement.


Map of the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas Railway and principal connections

Map of the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas Railway and principal connections
Creator: Rand, McNally & Co.
Date: 1870s
The map shows the connections of the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas Railroad from Kansas, Texas, and the East Coast.


Map of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway showing land grants and connections

Map of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway showing land grants and connections
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: 1871
This map indicates land grant lands available from the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway, in an area from Junction City, Kansas, to Preston, Texas. It is also a map of all connecting railroads from the states of Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana. Major rivers, cities, and military installations are shown.


Missour-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot, Hiattville, Kansas

Missour-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot, Hiattville, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 01, 1959
This photograph shows a view of the Missouri-Kansas Texas Railroad depot in Hiattville, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding was part of the Northern Division, Sedalia Sub. Division at milepost 351.1. The depot is no longer standing.


Missouri- Kansas-Texas Railroad

Missouri- Kansas-Texas Railroad
Date: Between 1870 and 1879
This black and white photograph shows a rock cut near McAlister, Indian Territory, on the Missouri- Kansas-Texas Railroad. Visible in the photograph are the railroad tracks and a steam locomotive in the background.


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