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A complete set of surveys and plats or properties in Wyandotte County and Kansas City Kansas

A complete set of surveys and plats or properties in Wyandotte County and Kansas City Kansas
Creator: G.M. Hopkins & Co
Date: [c1887]
An atlas of Wyandotte County, Kansas, with owners of township property listed. It shows the railroad lands and various businesses.


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 one of twelve. Views from Calhoun Bluff near Topeka, Argentine from the Kaw River, Fraser Hall at the University of Kansas, Labette Creek in Parsons, and Fort Leavenworth are some of the featured photographs.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe EMD F units at fueling racks in Argentine, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe EMD F units at fueling racks in Argentine, Kansas.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1967
These diesel-electric locomotives were manufactured by the Electro Motive Division of General Motors for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe. The number of the center engine is not legible but the ones that are visible are (from the left) numbers 173, 197, 114 and 83. This photograph was taken by Orville Brent.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company car sheds, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company car sheds, Argentine, Kansas
Date: June 05, 1914
These two photographs show the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company car sheds in Argentine, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: April 30, 1958
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Argentine, Kansas. The two-story building was once part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Second District at milepost 4.6. The depot no longer stands.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Argentine Yard tower, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Argentine Yard tower, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: January 01, 1958
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Argentine Yard tower in Argentine, Kansas. The two-story wooden structure was part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Second District at milepost 3.9. The tower no longer stands.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's backshop, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's backshop, Argentine, Kansas
Date: 1930-1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's backshop in Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's high bay shop, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's high bay shop, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This photograph shows a view of workmen, engines, and equipment at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's high bay shop area at Argentine, Kansas. The wheel trueing machine work and traction-motor change outs were performed at this facility.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's high bay shop, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's high bay shop, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and early 1960s
This photograph shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's high bay shop area at the Argentine yard shops in Argentine, Kansas. The wheel trueing machine work and traction-motor change outs were performed at this facility.


Atchison, Topeka,and Santa Fe Railway Company shops, Argentine, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka,and Santa Fe Railway Company shops, Argentine, Kansas.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1958 and 1962
This photograph shows newly delivered Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) SD24s' in Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company shops in Argentine, Kansas. Shown are six-axel road switcher engines #903, 904, and 905. All have zebra stripe paint. The photograph was taken by Orville Brent.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yard, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yard, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
This photograph shows O. Stewart as he squirts journal oil into the journal box of a rail car at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard at Argentine, Kansas. The original configuration of the west hump contained pits that allowed journals to be oiled while the cars were in motion over the hump. A car inspector pit was located directly beneath the hump track to allow a visual inspection to be made of the underframe.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yards, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yards, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1952 and 1972
This photograph shows an interior view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive engines ( #419, ATSF #187, and #333 at the low bay running repair area of the Argentine yard car shops in Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yards, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yards, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This photograph shows steam locomotives #1073 and #4081 with rolling stock at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yards in Argentine, Kansas (now part of Kansas City, Kansas).


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Compay's Switch Engine

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Compay's Switch Engine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
This is a builders photograph of a Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's switch engine, #2358, newly delivered to NW-2 at Argentine yard, Kansas City, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe employee oiling a freight car, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe employee oiling a freight car, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1965
A photograph showing O. Stewart putting oil in the journal box of a freight car at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway yards in Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight house, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight house, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
This colored transparency shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight house at Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight office, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight office, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: June 1970
This colored transparency shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight office at Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Argentine yards, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Argentine yards, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1955
This black and white photograph shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's sanding and fueling area at the Argentine Yard in Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's general electric locomotive

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's general electric locomotive
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 1975
This slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive #8797, possibly in, Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's icing machine, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's icing machine, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: June 4, 1953
The label on the back of this photograph contains the following description: "The mechanical icing machines of the Santa Fe at work on a potato train in the Argentine yards, Kansas City. One car can be iced in approximately 30 second by these mechanical marvels, thus helping to speed the valuable produce eastward to market." The cars in the photograph contain the Santa Fe logo, SFRD (Santa Fe Refrigerator Dispatch, a subsidiary of Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company, and Grand Canyon Line. The photograph was taken in the Argentine yards by Frank E. Meitz.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive #100, Argentine Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive #100, Argentine Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1968
This slide shows the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive #100 at the Argentine (now part of Kansas City) Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's  mechanical icing machine, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's mechanical icing machine, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1955 and 1959
A photograph showing ice being blown into a car through a large hose using an electrically driven centrifugal impeller. The ice refrigerated leaf vegetables, which were transported by rail. This machine located at the Argentine, Kansas yards, is the only one on the system that handles both body and bunker icing.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator car, Argentine, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator car, Argentine, Kansas.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1947 and 1968
This photograph shows a icing machine filling the end bunkers and top ices (body icing) of a Santa Fe Refrigerator Dispatch (SFRD) car 11273. The machine would crush the ice, then move on its own 3,700 foot rail to fill a number of cars. SFRD was a subsidiary of the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator car, Argentine, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator car, Argentine, Kansas.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
This photograph shows the versatility of the new icing machine, demonstrated here by use of the hoist and boom arrangement, which is run by independent electric motor, to swing the heater into position over hatch for lowering into car. In cold weather this protects perishables from freezing. The cars being filled have the Santa Fe logo, SFRD, and The Route of The Super Chief All Pullman Chicago-Los Angeles Streamliner on the sides.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator cars, Argentine, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigerator cars, Argentine, Kansas.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1947 and 1968
This photograph shows a string of refrigerator cars being filled with ice by the new icing machine operating at the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company yard, in Argentine, Kansas. This single machine fills the bunkers and top ices (Body icing) the cars. The icing machine moves on its own rail of approximately 3,700 feet of track. The refrigerated cars are labeled SFRD (Santa Fe Refrigerator Department), the ATSF Railway Company logo, and Grand Canyon Line. The numbers of the SFRD cars that are legible are 11071 and 11051. In these earliest forms of refrigerated cars, air would be blown over the ice to keep produce cool.


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