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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's piggyback car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's piggyback car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1956
This black and white photograph shows a switchman riding point next to an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's #F3202 trailer on a cut of piggyback cars.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's switch engine

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's switch engine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1956
This black and white photograph shows a view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's FM switch engine as it shoves against a cut of piggyback cars loaded with a variety of trailers. Also visible is a switchman riding point to #F3202 trailer


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workers
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1970 and 1977
This black and white photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees Laurie White (wearing hat), Lynn McVeagh, and Gloria Reeves checking the time at the Corwith Yard in Chicago, Illinois.


Bishop car-coupler

Bishop car-coupler
Creator: M. M. Buck & Company
Date: between 1881 and 1884
The Bishop Car-Coupler was a special steel blade with a wood handle used by railroad brakemen and switchmen for coupling and uncoupling cars with particular couplers. The original patent for this device was obtained by Goodwin O. Bishop of Hannibal, Mo. On December 6, 1881. J.B. Sheehan used this one while he worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1884.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1950
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas. The switch engine crew photograph includes left to right: Jeff Powers, Engineer, George Claycomb, Fireman, Nim Soden, Switchman, Lester Neal, Yard Clerk, unknown, Ray Bolen, Switchman.


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