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A geographically correct county map of the states traversed by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fé Railroad and its connections.

Map showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé Railroad system, with its connections.

The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company, Land Required in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory for Side Tracks Turn Outs and Other Railroad Purposes

[Camden, Missouri. Looking east on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad where it crosses over the Wabash Railroad tracks]

Grain elevators along the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, Amarillo, Texas. Santa Fe trip

Passing a section house along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad, Encino vicinity, New Mexico

General view of the city and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, Amarillo, Texas. Santa Fe R.R. trip

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad conductor George E. Burton and engineer J.W. Edwards comparing time before pulling out of Corwith railroad yard for Chillicothe, Illinois; Chicago, Ill.

A completely overhauled engine on the transfer table at the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad locomotive shops, Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is now ready to go into service

A completely overhauled engine on the transfer table at the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad locomotive shops, Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is now ready to go into service

West-bound passenger train going around a curve on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad between Winslow and Seligman, Arizona, [near] Gleed, Arizone

Needles, California. A general view of a street leading to the depot of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad

Topeka, Kansas. General view of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad shops

Argentine, Kansas. General view of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yards and shops

San Bernardino, California. General view of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Clovis, New Mexico. General view of locomotive shops in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Topeka, Kansas. General view of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad shops

General view of the city and an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

San Bernardino, California. General view of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Argentine, Kansas. General view of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yards and shops

Kansas City, Kansas. Military tanks on their way through the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Kansas City, Missouri. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad tracks, approaching Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad tracks, going through Kansas City

Kansas City, Kansas. Mr. A. D. Howe, trainmaster's chief clerk in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad trainmaster's office

Summit, California. Going through town on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Barstow and San Bernardino, California

Iden, New Mexico. Assistant foreman George Zamora of Mountainair, New Mexico, on a section job in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard between Clovis and Vaughn, New Mexico

Topeka, Kansas. Working on a special car for the transportation of airplane wings in the shops of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. These cars are constructed with doors at one end

Fort Madison, Iowa. Leaving the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad yard early in the morning

Klondike (vicinity), California. Going around a curve on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Needles and Barstow, California

Topeka, Kansas. Robert L. Hill, steel car repairer and rivet driver, at the car shops of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Kingman (vicinity), Arizona. A double-header eastbound passenger train on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Seligman, Arizona and Needles, California, climbing a mountain

Cajon, California. Indian section gang working on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad track

Clovis, New Mexico. Compartment in a new Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad caboose containing oil and grease for journal boxes

Cadez, California. Leaving on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Needles and Barstow, California

Topeka, Kansas. Raising the air pump of a locomotive at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad locomotive shops

Crossing the Arizona-New Mexico state line along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Gallup, New Mexico and Winslow, Arizona

McCartys (vicinity), New Mexico. Passing by an Indian reservation along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Belen and Gallup, New Mexico

Victorville (vicinity), California. Climbing the mountains on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Barstow and San Bernardino, California. Note the Joshua trees

Yeso, New Mexico. Rounding a curve along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Clovis and Vaughn, New Mexico

Iden, New Mexico. Jacob Chaves of Torion, New Mexico, left, and Louis Bocca of Willard, New Mexico. Section workers on a job in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard between Clovis and Vaughn, New Mexico

Harper, Kansas. Grain elevator along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Wellington, Kansas and Waynoka, Oklahoma

The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad train between Needles and Barstow, California cuts west across the Mojave Desert

Glazier, Texas. Going through a town on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Walter V. Dew, rear brakeman, on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Chicago and Chillicothe, Illinois, watching the train from the cupola

Hereford, Texas. Leaving the town on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Amarillo, Texas and Clovis, New Mexico

San Bernardino, California. A completely overhauled engine being run on the slip track at the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad shops. This is done to break the engine in. Note that due to the greased track, the engine is standing still while the wheels are spinning

A westbound Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad diesel freight train pulling out of a railroad yard. It consisted of 100 cars, about 6000 tons

Walter V. Dew, rear brakeman, on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Chicago and Chillicothe, Illinois, watching the train from the cupola

Belen, New Mexico. A brakeman on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad C.G. Kirkland getting off the caboose

Laguna (vicinity), New Mexico. An Indian reservation along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Belen and Gallup, New Mexico

Joliet, Illinois. A conductor giving an engineer the signal to apply and release the brakes before the train leaves on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Chicago and Chillicothe, Illinois

Albuquerque, New Mexico. Unloading cattle at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad stockyard

Cajon, California. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad train going up the steep grade from San Bernardino to Summit

Buchanan, New Mexico. Passing an eastbound freight along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Clovis and Vaughn, New Mexico

A diesel freight train on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Winslow and Seligman, Arizona going down the mountains from Supai to Ash Fork, Arizona, a drop of about 1600 feet. A brakeman is riding on the top of the car. He stays on as far as Ash Fork, to operate the retainers

Yard and main line tracks on route of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Fort Madison, Iowa. Edward E. Leonard pushing a driver wheel in place under an engine being wheeled at the Shopton locomotive shops of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad

Farm landscape along the tracks of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad north of Marceline, Missouri

Summit (vicinity), California. Going down the mountains on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Barstow and San Bernardino, California

Amarillo, Texas. Pulling out of the Amarillo yard on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Sibley, Missouri. Crossing the Missouri River along the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas

Dawn, Texas. Wheat storage bins along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Amarillo, Texas and Clovis, New Mexico

Needles, California. An Indian section gang at work on the tracks in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yards

Encino, New Mexico. Passing through the town on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Vaughn and Belen, New Mexico

Harper, Kansas. Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad train between Wellington, Kansas and Waynoka, Oklahoma approaching the town

Topeka, Kansas. View of part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad car building shops

Belen, New Mexico. In the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad freight yard

Fort Madison, Iowa. Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad workers studying call board showing train crews to be called for various trains

Mountainair, New Mexico. Going through the town on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Vaughn and Belen, New Mexico. The surrounding area raises great quantities of red beans

Passing a sign marking the Continental Divide along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Belen and Gallup, New Mexico

Belva, Oklahoma. Helper engine coming to help push the train on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad as far as Curtis, Oklahoma

Flagstaff, Arizona. Entering the town along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Winslow and Seligman, Arizona

Clovis, New Mexico. Compartment in a new Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad caboose containing a jack and other tools for making flight running repairs

Topeka, Kansas. Welder working on a fire box of an engine in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad locomotive shops

Harper, Kansas. Engine going off to get water at opposite end of the platform on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Wellington, Kansas and Waynoka, Oklahoma

Kiowa, Kansas. Engineer B. F. Hale in the cab of his engine on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Wellington, Kansas and Waynoka, Oklahoma

Summit (vicinity), California. Passing an eastbound passenger train, the Chief, while coming down the mountain on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Barstow and San Bernardino, California

Barstow, California. A brakeman on the Atchison, Topkea and Santa Fe Railroad resting in his caboose at night

Argentine, Kansas. A train from the west pulling into the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Topeka, Kansas. Workmen in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad locomotive shops resting during lunch period

Albuquerque, New Mexico. A completely overhauled engine on the transfer table at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad locomotive shops. It is now ready to go to service

Buchanan, New Mexico. Rounding a long curve approaching the town along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Clovis and Vaughn, New Mexico

Amarillo, Texas. Grain elevators along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks

Topock (vicinity), Arizona. A state line marker on a bridge over the Colorado River on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Seligman, Arizona and Needles, California

Winslow, Arizona. Looking through the windshield of a diesel freight engine pulling out of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Barstow, California. Head brakeman J.C. Shannon (left) and swing brakeman, B.E. Wilson, waiting for their train to pull out of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad yard

Washbasin in a caboose on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Argentine and Emporia, Kansas. Spigot on the right is for drinking water; the one on the left is for wash water

San Bernardino, California. Cleaning secondhand bolts for reissue at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad shops. Left to right: E.R. Gabrera, Rudolph Espino, and Natalia R. Moyeda

Rear brakeman George Clark having his lunch in the cupola of the caboose on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas. The bottle contains hot coffee

Holbrook, Arizona. Going through the town on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Gallup, New Mexico and Winslow, Arizona

Isleta, New Mexico. Mr. Young standing on hoops with messages to be picked up by passing train on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Kiowa, Kansas. Freight train pulling out on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Wellington, Kansas and Waynoka, Oklahoma

Albuquerque, New Mexico. Magnaflux inspector A.J. Fry at work on an engine wheel axle in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad shop. The cable in his hand magnetizes the axle as he spreads steel dust over an area. He then cuts the current off and carefully blows the dust away. The steel particles remain, however in any tiny cracks and reveal any surface flaws that might exist. Axles of engine wheels are magnafluxed every 200,000 miles

Carrollton (vicinity), Missouri. A section gang at work along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas

Floyd, Missouri. Going through the town on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas. The white building on the right is a potato barn

Conductor J. S. Durham, of Fort Madison, Iowa, has been with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad for twenty-six years. He started with the New York central railroad at Toledo, Ohio in 1917

Belen, New Mexico. Street scene near the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad depot

Cajon, California. Group of Indian workers who were employed on a section gang working on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks

Duors, New Mexico. Going across sheep and cattle country along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Clovis and Vaughn, New Mexico