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Engineer camp on the Great Plains of Kansas

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Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

Date: 1867

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 011

Unit ID: 224734

Summary: This is a photograph of an engineer camp on the Great Plains in Kansas. The camp was located 417 miles west of the Missouri River. Alexander Gardner photographed the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, as it was being built across Kansas. Along the route, he documented towns, forts, rivers, wildlife, plants, and landscape.

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Title (Main title): Engineer camp on the Great Plains of Kansas


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