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H-K Salt Company

H-K Salt Company
Date: Possibly between 1887 and 1910
A photograph of the H-K Salt Company in Hutchinson, Kansas. Shown are company workers, a large salt supply, and barrels containing salt.


Hutchinson Salt Company

Hutchinson Salt Company
Date: 1892
Advertisement for the Hutchinson Salt Company of Kansas in 1892.


Independent Salt mine, Kanopolis, Kansas

Independent Salt mine, Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: 1950s
This twenty-three minute silent film documents salt mining in the 1950s at the Independent Salt Company in Kanopolis, Kansas. The film shows miners descending a mineshaft and drilling and cutting the mine "face." Then it shows the salt being moved to a rotating feeder-breaker that breaks the salt into smaller pieces. Finally, it shows the salt being loaded onto skips and hoisted to the surface through a shaft, and then dumped into bins in the mill building where it is sorted and loaded onto trucks.


Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This is a photograph showing the exterior of the Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas.


Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
Here are two photographs showing the interior of the Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas.


Star 34

Star 34
Creator: Kansas. Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1954
The Kansas Industrial Development Commission produced this film promoting the history and cultural of the state of Kansas. The film highlights the State capitol in Topeka; the John Steuart Curry murals; John Brown's cabin in Osawatomie; Boot Hill cemetery in Dodge City; rodeos; American Indians; sod houses; Council Oak and Post Office Oak in Council Grove; Spirit (Waconda) Springs in Cawker City; the "Home on the Range" (Brewster Higley) cabin in Athol, Smith County; Pony Express stations; the Beecher bible and rifle church near Wamego; the First Territorial Capitol in Pawnee; the wheat industry; the oil and gas industries; coal and salt mining; the aviation industry in Wichita; the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene; Lost Canyon (including Cobra Rock, Sphinx Rock, Castle Rock, Towering Cliffs, and Monument Rock) near Quinter; lakes; the state fair; cattle and livestock; buffalo; the geographic center of the contiguous United States monument near Lebanon; and Coronado Heights near Lindsborg.


Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These four black and white photographs show the Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc. at the Hutchinson Salt Mines in Hutchinson, Kansas. The record center, located 650 feet beneath the Kansas prairie, offered all the comforts of home including: hot and cold running water, a chemical waste disposal plant, electricity and a twenty drop telephone cable.


Waconda Springs in Mitchell County, Kansas

Waconda Springs in Mitchell County, Kansas
Date: 1898
In these early photographs of Waconda Springs in Mitchell County, a hotel can be seen beyond the natural springs. The springs were about 200 feet in diameter. Unidentified people are shown resting on one of the rocky bluffs that surrounded the area. The springs were considered sacred by the Native Americans. In 1884, developers fenced the area around the springs and built a resort.


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