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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road. The new and direct route to the San Juan gold and silver mines

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road. The new and direct route to the San Juan gold and silver mines
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1870s or 1880s
This broadside promotes travel to the Colorado mines via the AT&SF railroad. The route began at Kansas City and traveled to Denver with various stops in between. This item demonstrates railroad companies' involvement in the promotion of mining activities and a perception of the Rocky Mountains as a tourist destination.


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

From the river to the mountains via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R. R.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 7, 1876
This table concerns the new direct route from Kansas City and Atchison to various destinations in Colorado. The route was known as the "Great Southern Route through Kansas." This early time table demonstrates the Santa Fe Railroad's promotion of Colorado as a tourist destination and recreation area for outdoor enthusiasts. The table specifically promotes the Arkansas [River] Canyon.


Hand book for the Kansas Pacific Railway

Hand book for the Kansas Pacific Railway
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1870
This Kansas Pacific Railroad publication advertises good abundant and cheap land readily available on its rail line between Kansas City, Missouri, and Denver, Colorado. The booklet contains descriptions of the country and cities and towns along the Kansas Pacific Railroad and its branches.


Leadville silver mines and claims map

Leadville silver mines and claims map
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1879
A map of over one hundred mining claims at Leadville, Colorado. Another small map occupies one corner and details the Kansas Pacific Railroad in Kansas and Colorado. Health and pleasure resorts are also mentioned and shown on the smaller map.


Scenes on the Line of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.

Scenes on the Line of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1870s or 1880s
This is an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad promotional advertisement of wild life, rock formations and frontier settlements to be found on the railroad line. The second sheet includes engravings, possibly by Henry Worall, of sites along the route including prairie scences with antelope, prairie dogs, and bison; a dugout on the plains; the Rocky Mountains; and the Garden of the Gods. The document also includes a map of the AT&SF route.


The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe is by all odds the best line to Leadville

The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe is by all odds the best line to Leadville
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1880
This broadside promotes an express passenger route from Atchison and Kansas City, Kansas, to Leadville, Colorado, by way of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, and the Denver & Rio Grande Railway. The poster also mentions Pueblo, Denver, and Canon City, Colorado; the Great Bonanza Camp; the Glorious Grand Canon of the Arkansas [river]; the Denver South Park & Pacific Railroad; the Gunnison and San Jaun rivers; and the Great "Santa Fe Trail" route. The poster may have ben printed on August 7, 1880.


The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R.R. is the only direct route to the famous San Juan mines in South Western Colorado . . .

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R.R. is the only direct route to the famous San Juan mines in South Western Colorado . . .
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1870 and 1890
A colorful, large red and black poster promoting travel to the San Juan mines, Denver and the Rocky Mountains. Gold, silver, health, pleasure and resorts are among the attractions.


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