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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pubelo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pubelo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows W. G. Spencer a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's retarder operator switching a freight car to one of the sixteen classification tracks, at the hump yard in Pueblo, Colorado.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950s or 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard at Pueblo, Colorado. The classification yard had a capacity of 430 cars, the receiving yard a capacity of 495 cars and the departure yard handled 380 cars.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's conductor's office at the hump yard in Pueblo, Colorado. The facility was designed to speed the movement of freight in and out of the Rocky Mountain area.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's rip track at the hump yard in Pueblo, Colorado.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employee R.E. McClatchey inside the conductor's office at the hump yard in Pueblo, Colorado.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a general view of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard at Pueblo, Colorado. The facility was designed to speed the movement of freight in and out of the Rocky Mountain area. The classification yard had a capacity of 430 cars, the receiving yard a capacity of 495 cars and the departure yard handled 380 cars.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump conductor

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump conductor
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows Jack Darnell, hump conductor for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Argentine, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard in Argentine (now Kansas City), Kansas. In the center of the photo tower A is visible, while the hump masters' tower is to the right.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Argentine, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard in Argentine (now Kansas City), Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Pubelo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Pubelo, Colorado
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows a view from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's conductor office, of a string of cars in the first retarder, at the hump yard in Pueblo, Colorado.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photographs shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's yardmaster's tower, as employee M.W. Boxwell checks a string of rail cars from the hump yard, at Pueblo, Colorado.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company hump yard, Pueblo, Colorado
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's retarder tower at the hump yard in Pueblo, Colorado.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe hump yard, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe hump yard, Argentine, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
A black and white photo of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe hump yard at Argentine (now Kansas City), Kansas. The man-made 27 foot underpass allowed for rail cars to be switched to form new trains during their descent into the yard.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe hump yard, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe hump yard, Barstow, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1974
This aerial photograph shows the construction of the hump yard in Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe retarder yard, Corwith, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe retarder yard, Corwith, Illinois
Creator: Meitz, Frank E.
Date: May, 1958
This photograph shows an aerial view of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe electronic retarder yard in Corwith, Illinois. Freight house number one is to the right and number two is at the left. In the far background, freight house number three is visible.


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.


Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas

Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: February 7, 1970
Front view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's boxcar rolling down the hump crest into the Argentine Yard bowl in Argentine, Kansas.


Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas

Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1970
Front view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's boxcar rolling down the crest of the eastbound hump in the Argentine Yard in Argentine, Kansas.


Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas

Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: February 7, 1970
Front view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's boxcar rolling down the westbound hump in the Argentine Yard bowl in Argentine, Kansas.


Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas

Boxcar, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1970
Front view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's boxcar rolling down the hump crest into the Argentine Yard's bowl in Argentine, Kansas.


Hump computer, Argentine, Kansas

Hump computer, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: March 7, 1970
Front view of the hump computer in the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's hump tower at the Argentine Yard in Argentine, Kansas.


Hump engines, Argentine, Kansas

Hump engines, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 7, 1970
View of RSD15 hump engines, and flat rail cars loaded with trailers, on the crest of the eastbound hump in Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Argentine Yard in Argentine, Kansas.


Hump panel and computers, Argentine, Kansas

Hump panel and computers, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: March 7, 1971
View of the hump computer panel and a bank of Honeywell DDP-516 minicomputers at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Argentine Yard in Argentine, Kansas. Also visible are a man, two card and paper tape readers, and computer operator consoles.


MTC reefer, Argentine, Kansas

MTC reefer, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: February 7, 1970
View of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's MTC (mechanical temperature controlled) reefer (refrigerator) car rolling down the eastbound hump in the Argentine yard in Argentine, Kansas.


Waycar, Argentine, Kansas

Waycar, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: February 7, 1970
View of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe waycar at the hump crest rolling into the Argentine Yard bowl in Argentine, Kansas.


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