Harvey County Historical Museum Photographs
 

Creator

H. M. Hurley

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Identifier

2009135171

Approximate Date

1-1-1985

Description

Sand Creek Freight Yards. 'South portion of freight yard. The road in the right-hand portion of the picture Southwest Fourteenth. The tank cars (tin cans) in the center are on the Hi Line track. The straight portion of the track is the original road bed of the Old Main Line west out of Newton. It was built in the Spring of 1872. This track was usually full of extra gang cars (bunk, kitchen, foreman, tool commissary and water tank cars) during the winter months. - Mike Hurley." Full resolution copies of this file are not available.

Physical Description

5" x 7"

Subject

Harvey County (Kan.), Buildings, Railroad facilities, Railroad shops & yards, Railroad tracks

Rights

© Harvey County Historical Museum. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced without permission. To request permission, contact info@hchm.org. Please credit Harvey County Historical Museum as your source.

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Access provided by Forsyth Digital Collections

Collection

L. M. 'Mike' Hurley Collection, Photo Box 25 L. M. 'Mike' Hurley Collection

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Language

eng

Keywords

Harvey County (Kan.), Buildings, Railroad facilities, Railroad shops & yards, Railroad tracks

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