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    Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Depot- Osage City KS (4)

    nrhp # 89000386- The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (reporting mark ATSF), often abbreviated to Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States. Chartered in February 1859, the railroad reached the Kansas-Colorado border in 1873 and Pueblo, Colorado, in 1876. To create a demand for its services, the railroad set up real estate offices and sold farm land from the land grants that it was awarded by Congress. Despite the name, its main line never served Santa Fe, New Mexico, as the terrain was too difficult, the town ultimately was reached by a branch line from Lamy.
    The Santa Fe was a pioneer in intermodal freight service, an enterprise that (at one time or another) included a tugboat fleet and an airline (the short-lived Santa Fe Skyway). Its bus line extended passenger transportation to areas not accessible by rail, and ferryboats on the San Francisco Bay allowed travelers to complete their westward journeys to the Pacific Ocean. The ATSF was the subject of a popular song, Harry Warren & Johnny Mercer's "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe", written for the film, The Harvey Girls (1946).
    The railroad officially ceased operations on December 31, 1996, when it merged with the Burlington Northern Railroad to form the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (later renamed BNSF Railway).

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    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:42:35 -0700

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    Sunflower Field

    Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:28:31 -0700

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    Sunflower close up

    Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:28:32 -0700

  • kevystew has added a photo to the pool:

    Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Depot- Osage City KS (1)

    nrhp # 89000386- The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (reporting mark ATSF), often abbreviated to Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States. Chartered in February 1859, the railroad reached the Kansas-Colorado border in 1873 and Pueblo, Colorado, in 1876. To create a demand for its services, the railroad set up real estate offices and sold farm land from the land grants that it was awarded by Congress. Despite the name, its main line never served Santa Fe, New Mexico, as the terrain was too difficult, the town ultimately was reached by a branch line from Lamy.
    The Santa Fe was a pioneer in intermodal freight service, an enterprise that (at one time or another) included a tugboat fleet and an airline (the short-lived Santa Fe Skyway). Its bus line extended passenger transportation to areas not accessible by rail, and ferryboats on the San Francisco Bay allowed travelers to complete their westward journeys to the Pacific Ocean. The ATSF was the subject of a popular song, Harry Warren & Johnny Mercer's "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe", written for the film, The Harvey Girls (1946).
    The railroad officially ceased operations on December 31, 1996, when it merged with the Burlington Northern Railroad to form the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (later renamed BNSF Railway).

    from Wikipedia

    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:42:35 -0700

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    DSC_3779

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:02:34 -0700

  • kevystew has added a photo to the pool:

    Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Depot- Osage City KS (3)

    nrhp # 89000386- The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (reporting mark ATSF), often abbreviated to Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States. Chartered in February 1859, the railroad reached the Kansas-Colorado border in 1873 and Pueblo, Colorado, in 1876. To create a demand for its services, the railroad set up real estate offices and sold farm land from the land grants that it was awarded by Congress. Despite the name, its main line never served Santa Fe, New Mexico, as the terrain was too difficult, the town ultimately was reached by a branch line from Lamy.
    The Santa Fe was a pioneer in intermodal freight service, an enterprise that (at one time or another) included a tugboat fleet and an airline (the short-lived Santa Fe Skyway). Its bus line extended passenger transportation to areas not accessible by rail, and ferryboats on the San Francisco Bay allowed travelers to complete their westward journeys to the Pacific Ocean. The ATSF was the subject of a popular song, Harry Warren & Johnny Mercer's "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe", written for the film, The Harvey Girls (1946).
    The railroad officially ceased operations on December 31, 1996, when it merged with the Burlington Northern Railroad to form the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (later renamed BNSF Railway).

    from Wikipedia

    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:42:31 -0700

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