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Bull train crossing the Smoky Hill River at Ellsworth, Kansas. On the old Santa Fe crossing 508 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.

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Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

Date: 1867

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 145

Unit ID: 146

Summary: This stereograph shows a bull train and cattle crossing the Smoky Hill River at Ellsworth, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is a covered wagon. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.

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Title (Main title): Bull train crossing the Smoky Hill River at Ellsworth, Kansas. On the old Santa Fe crossing 508 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.

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
    Ellsworth (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century
    Santa Fe National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century
    Smoky Hill River (Colo. and Kan.)
    Cattle -- Kansas -- Ellsworth
    Covered wagons -- Kansas -- Ellsworth

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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.