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Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Bavaria, Kansas

This photograph shows two men on a motorcycle in front of the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot at Bavaria, Kansas.


Glenn Luther Martin

Martin Information Services, Baltimore Maryland

These two photographs show aviation pioneer Glenn Luther Martin (1886-1955). The first photograph shows Martin with actress Mary Pickford on location for the movie "A Girl of Yesterday". The second image shows Martin at the controls of an airplane. His interest in aviation began at an early age when he assembled and sold box kites for 25 cents to family and friends. In 1917, Martin's vision for air travel prompted him to form the Glen L. Martin Company. This corporation became one of the leading defense contractors between World War I and the Cold War. He managed the company for nearly forty years until his death on December 5, 1955, at the age of seventy-nine. In 1961, after his death, the company merged with the American-Marietta Corporation to become Martin-Marietta. In 1995, the company merged with the Lockheed Corporation. The newly formed Lockheed Martin Corporation became one of the largest defense contractors in the United States. He lived in Salina, Kansas, for a portion of his childhood.


Glenn L. Martin and his 1912 model biplane

This is a photograph of Glenn L. Martin and his 1912 model biplane, which he used for barnstorming tours. For many years, Glenn lived in Salina, Kansas, and later attended Kansas Wesleyan University. The football stadium at Kansas Wesleyan is the Martin Stadium. He was involved in the aviation industry. He founded his own aircraft company in 1912 which, through several mergers, was amalgamated into the Lockheed Martin company.


Watkins Products wagon

In this photograph a man stands next to a Watkins Products wagon hitched to team of horses.


Salina and Northern Railroad, Saline County, Kansas

This photograph show workers laying ties and rails for the Salina and Northern Railroad into Hedville, Kansas.


Salina and Northern Railroad workers, Saline County, Kansas

This photograph shows workers from the Salina and Northern Railroad using a team of mules to lay tracks into Hedville, Kansas.


Missouri Pacific or Union Pacific depot, Bridgeport. Kansas

This photograph shows a railroad depot in Bridgeport, Kansas. The wooden structure is either a Missouri Pacific Railroad Company or Union Pacific Railroad Company depot.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Falun, Kansas

This postcard shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company depot in Falun, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure features batten siding and a gable roof.


Street scene, Salina, Kansas

Kansas Post Card Company, Salina, Kansas

This colored postcard shows the businesses along Santa Fe Avenue in Salina, Kansas. In the foreground crowds of people are gathered along the sidewalks. Several horse-drawn buggies and a few automobiles are visible as well as a sign for Mitchell's Drugs.


Fire truck, Salina, Kansas

This photograph shows a crash scene involving a fire truck in Salina, Kansas. The partial caption below the photograph states, "Chief Brodbeck was Salina's First Fire Chief. Going to a fire driving..."

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