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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Chief, Dallas, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Texas Chief, Dallas, Texas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger train the "Texas Chief" departing from Union Station in Dallas, Texas to Chicago, Illinois.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight house, Dallas, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight house, Dallas, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 1930
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's outbound freight house at Dallas, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company truck trailer

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company truck trailer
Creator: Bradley, R.C.
Date: March 1964
This black and white photograph shows a truck trailer from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company being loaded on to flat car at the Dallas, Texas, facility. These trailers on flat cars, (TOFC), are commonly referred to as a piggy-back service. With this intermodal of transportation, between the railroad and trucking services, freight can be delivered in half the time.


Charles D. Puckett to Arthur Capper

Charles D. Puckett to Arthur Capper
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: July 11, 1915
This letter from Charles D. Puckett of Dallas, Texas, to Kansas governor Arthur Capper of Topeka discusses claims from the Price Raid of 1864. Puckett's in-laws, Washington and Mary Ann Boggs, had property confiscated during the Price raid. Following the raid, Puckett's in-laws were given bonds totaling $500. However, the bonds were given to a lawyer and lost. Consequently, Puckett's letter is intended to receive compensation from Kansas for the elderly Mrs. Boggs.


Louis Newton "Lon" Ury

Louis Newton "Lon" Ury
Date: Between 1902 and 1910
These three photographs show Louis Newton "Lon" Ury, who was born and raised in Fort Scott, Kansas. Lon Ury was a professional baseball player and manager from 1902 through 1914. He played primarily at the minor league level, but in 1903 received a two-game trial at first base with the St. Louis Cardinals. Two of the three photographs are from Ury's tenure with minor league teams in Dallas, where he played from 1902 to 1906. The third image is a real photo postcard from Kewanee, Illinois, where Ury played in 1910. In addition to his playing career, Ury managed minor league teams in Salina, Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Hugo, Oklahoma. Lon Ury was born in Fort Scott in 1877; he died in Kansas City, Missouri in 1918 at the age of 41. Ury is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Scott.


Price Raid Claims

Price Raid Claims
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to bonds and claims owed to residents in Kansas affected by the Price Raid during the Civil War. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Tillie Schmitz

Tillie Schmitz
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is a cabinet card studio portrait of Tillie Schmitz. The photograph was taken by Florence E. Potter in Dallas, Texas.


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