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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fire Department, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fire Department, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1937
View of men and vehicles in front of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Santa Fe Fire Department building in Topeka, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's fire department, San Bernardino, CA

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's fire department, San Bernardino, CA
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1947
This photograph shows L. E. Moody, chief of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's fire department at San Bernardino, California.


Charles Herman photograph collection

Charles Herman photograph collection
Creator: Herman, Charles L., 1922-2010
Date: 1960-1980
Photographs taken by Charles Herman, a long-time resident of Alma, Kansas. He was born on May 19, 1922 in Alma, Kansas and lived at 222 West 1st Street. He was a charter member of the Wabaunsee County Historical Society. His photographs were trademarked with blue sky and puffy white clouds. Herman died on December 19, 2010.


City Hall, Arkansas City, Kansas

City Hall, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: 1913
This black and white photograph shows a group of men and a few woman gathered in front of city hall with the first fire engine truck in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: 1928
The photograph shows what is believed to be the acceptance test of Garden City, Finney County, Kansas' new 500 gallon pumper purchased in 1927. It is being tested at the city's huge swimming pool in the winter. The truck was in service until 1962, when it was retired and replaced by a new 1,000 gallon pumper. Also visible in the background of the photograph is the old diving board.


Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: 1928
The photograph shows Garden City, Finney County, Kansas' 500 gallon pumper bought in 1927 and retired in 1962. The photograph shows what may have been an actual fire. The scene is behind the Stone Hotel, looking west. Also in the background of the photograph, the Methodist Church is visible.


Fire engine, Iola, Kansas

Fire engine, Iola, Kansas
Date: 1925
This black and white photograph shows a fire engine parked on the streets of Iola, Kansas. In the background, water is being sprayed into the air as a group of men test the water pressure from a nearby fire hydrant.


Fire engine, Marysville, Kansas

Fire engine, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: August 18, 1930
This black and white photograph shows a group of people gathered around a fire engine in Marysville, Kansas. In the background, several fire hoses are visible spraying water into the air.


Fire engine, Marysville, Kansas

Fire engine, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: August 18, 1930
This is a black and white photograph of people gathered around a fire eninge on the streets of Marysville, Kansas. The Citizen's State Bank building is in the background.


Fire engine, Marysville, Kansas

Fire engine, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: August 18, 1930
This black and white photograph shows a group of men and children gathered around a fire engine in Marysville, Kansas. In the background, a fire hydrant is spraying water into the air.


Fire engine, Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas

Fire engine, Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1930
In this photograph, a fire engine sits outside the Tribune Fire Department building in Greeley County, Kansas.


Fire hose wagon photograph

Fire hose wagon photograph
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
This is a photograph of a Camac horse-drawn fire hose wagon used by the Neodesha Fire Department in Wilson County, Kansas.


Firemen, Kingman, Kansas

Firemen, Kingman, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This photograph shows members from the Kingman, Kansas fire department gathered with their equipment in front of the Mead Automobile Company and REO dealership. On the left-hand side of the image the guns, bicycles & sewing machine repair building is visible.


Fire truck, Colby, Kansas fire department, Thomas County, Kansas

Fire truck, Colby, Kansas fire department, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
In this photograph, a man poses behind the wheel of a fire truck in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.


Fire truck, Salina, Kansas

Fire truck, Salina, Kansas
Date: September 30, 1912
This photograph shows a crash scene involving a fire truck in Salina, Kansas. The partial caption below the photograph states, "Chief Brodbeck was Salina's First Fire Chief. Going to a fire driving..."


Fire truck of the Security Benefit Association in Topeka, Kansas

Fire truck of the Security Benefit Association in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1920
This fire truck belonging to the Security Benefit Association was housed on the ground floor of Building D.


Hutchinson Fire Department, Hutchinson, Kansas

Hutchinson Fire Department, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This color postcard shows a group of firemen with their automobile, possibly in front of, the Hutchinson Fire Department in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s - 2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Subjects included in this part of the collection are: airports, animals, antiques, and attractions.


Members of the Neodesha Fire Department number 1 standing on their hose and ladder truck, Wilson County, Kansas

Members of the Neodesha Fire Department number 1 standing on their hose and ladder truck, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1914
This is a photograph of the members of the Neodesha Fire Department number 1 standing on their hose and ladder truck, Wilson County, Kansas. Pictured in front from left to right are: W. S. Pettit, an unidentified driver, Dr. C. O. Pingrey, and Fred Williams; standing in the rear are Ray Johnson and Robert Shipley. Dr. C. O. Pingrey is also Mrs. William J. Wertz's father.


Neodesha Fire Department and truck, Wilson County, Kansas

Neodesha Fire Department and truck, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1908
Nine members of the Neodesha Fire Department Number One posing in and around a Webb hose and ladder truck, Wilson County, Kansas


Osborne Fire Department, Osborne, Kansas

Osborne Fire Department, Osborne, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a group of firemen in their uniforms standing beside or seated behind the wheel of a fire truck in Osborne, Kansas. The second image is just the fire truck. Both images are, probably, in front of the town's fire station.


Perry Fire Department in Perry, Kansas

Perry Fire Department in Perry, Kansas
Date: Between 1958 and 1960
A photograph showing fire trucks at the Perry Fire Department in Perry, Kansas. Both trucks are Chevrolets. The older truck is dated 1929 and the newer one is 1958. The people in the photograph are: front (left to right) Bert Seyler, Sid Sheperd, LeRoy Hurd; and back _______, Glenn Camblin, Cliff Reusch, and Charles Copeland.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1940
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Security Benefit Association farm and hospital complex in Topeka, Kansas

Security Benefit Association farm and hospital complex in Topeka, Kansas
Date: Unknown
The Security Benefit Association (formerly the Knights and Ladies of Security, a fraternal organization) built a model farm, hospital, orphanage and old folks' home on a hill west of Topeka, Kansas. These black and white photographs are from that time-- about 1918 to 1930. The model farm was known for its prize Holstein herd and poultry. Later, in about 1960, the Menninger Foundation purchased the property. In 1982, the "West Campus" was developed -- a residential community of 28 structures on the 350 acre hilltop campus. Most of the SBA buildings were converted to Menninger Clinic programs.


Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas fire department

Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas fire department
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Members of the Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas fire department and their motorized equipment, late 1920s.


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