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A Kansas Pacific Railway map of Kansas and Colorado

A Kansas Pacific Railway map of Kansas and Colorado
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: Between 1865 and 1880
This map by the Kansas Pacific Railway Company features their "Golden Belt Route" from Kansas City to the "rich silver discoveries in Colorado." It advertises the "shortest and quickest, therefore the cheapest, route to Colorado." The map includes all of the counties of Kansas and eastern Colorado and most of the cities, towns and communities.


A geographically correct map of the Kansas Pacific Railway showing the only direct route to Denver and all the popular Rocky Mountain resorts . . .

A geographically correct map of the Kansas Pacific Railway showing the only direct route to Denver and all the popular Rocky Mountain resorts . . .
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: May 1877
This large brochure contains a full map on one side of Kansas, Colorado, and portions of surrounding states including the Black Hills of South Dakota. The reverse side has a myriad of information encouraging immigration to Kansas with the purchase of Kansas Pacific Railway lands; freighting between the Missouri River and Denver; $45.00 round trip tickets for tourists between Kansas City and Denver; enjoying the Switzerland of America and its many resorts; the railway line with Pullman sleepers, steel tracks and Westinghouse brakes; gold and silver mining in the San Juan and Black Hill regions; health resorts with pure air for weak lungs, sulfur springs, iron springs and hot springs; and a time table for the Kansas Pacific Railway. All of this was meant to promote travel on the Kansas Pacific Railway. NOTE: Because of the design of the brochure, pages 2 and 3 are duplicates but the right side up of the text is in the lower half of each image.


A glimpse of the Southwest;  New Mexico, the Santa Fe Route

A glimpse of the Southwest; New Mexico, the Santa Fe Route
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1884
This brochure advertises the "Fertile Rio Grande Valley" of New Mexico. Rich in gold, silver, copper, lead, iron and coal along with forests, farms, orchards, vineyards, meadows and flocks and herds. The brochure describes the history of territory and the State of New Mexico; describes the land; tells of the natural resources that are being mined; and, of the agricultural crops being raised. The climate, the towns and educational opportunities are described. Two maps show the route of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road System in the United States and Mexico; and, the whole State of New Mexico.


A majority of people continue to go east via Sidney on the Union Pacific Railway

A majority of people continue to go east via Sidney on the Union Pacific Railway
Date: Betweem 1870 and 1890
This Union Pacific Railway poster promotes travel east from Sidney, Nebraska, on the Union Pacific Railway. It claims the Sidney and Black Hills Stage line passes over the best roads and has the best Concord Coaches. The stage line connects with the palace cars of the Union Pacific Railway to travel to all points east or west, crossing rivers on great iron bridges. At Omaha, Nebraska, or St. Joseph, Missouri, connections could be made to all points east, north, or south.


Arizona interests via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Arizona interests via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1882
This brochure encourages travel and immigration to Arizona via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad. Arizona's history, its various mines, crops, cities, livestock and lumber are detailed. There is a large map of Arizona as well as one of the United States and Mexico showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad routes.


Atchison, Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey building, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Atchison, Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey building, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creator: Kemp, Edward
Date: May 27, 1937
This photograph shows Native American woman selling their pottery in front of the Fred Harvey Indian building in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's "The Grand Canyon Line"

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's "The Grand Canyon Line"
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 27, 1929
This card published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's is promoting "The Grand Canyon Line".


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement
Creator: Villa, Hernando Gonzallo, 1881-1952
Date: Between 1926 and 1936
This photograph shows a group of Native Americans viewing the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The illustration is possibly a promotional ad for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement
Creator: Villa, Hernando Gonzallo, 1881-1952
Date: Between 1926 and 1936
This photograph shows two Native Americans viewing the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The illustration is advertising the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement
Creator: Villa, Hernando Gonzallo, 1881-1952
Date: Between 1926 and 1936
This photograph shows a Navajo Indian viewing the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The illustration is a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company advertisement.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement
Creator: Villa, Hernando Gonzallo, 1881-1952
Date: Between 1926 and 1936
This photograph shows a Native American viewing the Grand Canyon. The illustration is advertising the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Pullmans tour of the National Park in Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's advertisement
Creator: Villa, Hernando Gonzallo, 1881-1952
Date: Between 1926 and 1936
This photograph shows a Native American standing beside an adobe wall wrapped in a blanket. In the background a village is somewhat visible. This illustration is an advertisement by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe  ticket office in the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe ticket office in the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 12, 1966
Photograph of an ATSF ticket office located in the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The ticket office opened on March 1, 1966. Also pictured is a Harvey House next to the travel center.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Timetables

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Timetables
Date: May 7, 1876
Two timetables for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Kansas City and Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Canon City and all points in Colorado. Includes a map of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad line from "the river to the Rockies".


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's theatrical directory

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's theatrical directory
Date: June 1, 1907
This theatrical directory published by the Santa Fe Railroad Company provides a list of theaters and opera houses with their locations along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company system. At the back of the book, a map illustrates the locations of the theatrical facilities along the Santa Fe lines. The directory was a useful guide in determining routes and bookings for the season's theatrical tour.


Atlas of the Santa Fe Route

Atlas of the Santa Fe Route
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1889 and 1892
This atlas, in two editions, contains maps for the land traversed by the Santa Fe Railroad. Both first and second editions include state maps for Illinois, Kansas, Iowa, Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, Oklahoma (Indian Territory) and Texas as well as complete maps of the United States and Mexico. Station lists, mileage charts, elevation diagrams, and route descriptions are available in each volume. While a list of Spanish words is included in the first edition only, both editions contain the same illustration of the Phoenix Hotel in Las Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico.


Calendar

Calendar
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1908
1908 Santa Fe Railways wall calendar.


Calendar

Calendar
Creator: American Lithographic Co.
Date: 1909
1909 Santa Fe Railways wall calendar.


Calendar

Calendar
Creator: Henry O. Shepard Company
Date: 1907
1907 Santa Fe Railways wall calendar.


California Limited

California Limited
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: Between 1920 and 1921
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travelers to take the passenger train the "California Limited." The publication goes on to describe the journeys and the sights travelers will experience aboard the "California Limited." There are also illustrations throughout the pamphlet that capture the luxuries of its eight cars. At the back of the brochure a schedule is provided for the eastbound and westbound connecting trains and technical drawings illustrating the various cars that make up the "California Limited."


California excursions via the Santa Fe Railway route

California excursions via the Santa Fe Railway route
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: June 1892
This brochure advertises travel between St. Louis/Chicago and Los Angeles/San Francisco via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. Included is a description and picture of the Pullman tourist sleepers, the dining cars and dining rooms, the weekly schedule from various locations and ticket rates. The brochure also has a map of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico showing the route of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and its various connections.


Carte du chemin de fer Athison, Topeka et Santa Fe, aves ses ramifications

Carte du chemin de fer Athison, Topeka et Santa Fe, aves ses ramifications
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1884 and 1894
This advertising circular and map published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad is written in French. It promotes immigration and land development in the Arkansas River Valley in the State of Kansas. One side of the brochure describes the territory and the advantages of further development of three million acres of land. The reverse side has a map of the central portion of the United States, from New York City on the East coast to Colorado and New Mexico. An itinerary describes how to travel, by railroad, to the Arkansas River Valley, from twenty-seven cities in the East and Midwest. Etchings of the Cow Creek valley in Rice County, Kansas, and the Arkansas River valley at Great Bend, Kansas, accompany the map.


Centennial, 1776 - 1876; Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road

Centennial, 1776 - 1876; Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1876
This poster celebrates the centennial year 1876, by urging all people to travel west via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road. "When in the course of human events" it becomes necessary for the people of Eastern, Northern and Southern States, of our great Republic to visit the Rocky Mountains, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona ... (select the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road.)


Colorado train service via Rock Island Lines, Summer 1912

Colorado train service via Rock Island Lines, Summer 1912
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1912
This brochure advertises the services of four trains of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. Two of the trains are from Chicago and Omaha and the other two are from St. Louis and Kansas City. The trains from Chicago and Omaha are the "Rocky Mountain Limited" and the "Colorado and California Express" The two trains from St. Louis and Kansas City are the "Colorado-Pacific Coast Express" and the "Colorado Flyer." The daily schedules for each train are included. Such features as electric lighted cars; a buffet-library-observation car with barber, valet and Victrola recitals; and telegraphic bulletins.


Come see me this Summer

Come see me this Summer
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1930
This brochure published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is promoting travelers to take a summer excursion train through the scenic regions of the southwest. On the reverse side of the brochure, promotional material is provided regarding the Harveycoach motor tours and the new Petrified Forest Detour.


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