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Mushroom Rocks, on Alum Creek, Kansas

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Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

Date: 1867

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 133

Unit ID: 134

Summary: This stereograph shows Mushroom Rocks, a rock formation, on Alum Creek, Kansas. The photo was taken seven miles east of Fort Harker and 496 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri. Fort Harker was located in present day Kanopolis, Kansas. There is a man seated on a rock. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.

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Title (Main title): Mushroom Rocks, on Alum Creek, Kansas

Part of: Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, by Alexander Gardner.

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Subjects

    Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division
    Albumen prints
    Stereographs
    Alum Creek (Kan.)
    Mushroom Rock (Kan.)
    Rock formations -- Kansas

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Notes

General Note: Series, title and statement of responsibility from label.

General Note: Digital image of original albumen stereograph, scanned by the Kansas State Historical Society, as part of the Western Trails Project, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

General Note: The original is an albumen stereograph and measures 8 x 16.9 cm.