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Santa Fe Trail ruts

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Date: Between 1920s and 1930s

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 1, #70-0066

Unit ID: 228365

Summary: This photograph shows Santa Fe Trail ruts, possibly located west of Dodge City, Kansas. The trail opened as a commerce and military highway in 1821, when William Becknell lead the first expedition from Franklin, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The route crossed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico.

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Title (Main title): Santa Fe Trail ruts


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