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Spectators at a baseball game

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of people, cars, and carriages at a baseball game, presumed to have been taken in Haskell County, Kansas.

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Hauling dirt for the railroad bed

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view, presumed to have been taken in Haskell County, Kansas, of rail workers using horse- and mule-drawn wagons to haul dirt for a railroad bed.

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Sheep near a man-made stock pond

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of sheep near a man-made stock water pond on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Sheep were an important economic asset in early Haskell County agriculture.

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Cattle in a fenced pasture

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of cattle in a fenced pasture, next to a barn, on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph are a man afoot, a horse-drawn carriage, a farmhouse and outlying farm buildings, and a man and boys astride horses.

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Horse sale, Santa Fe, Haskell County, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

There was brisk trading in Santa Fe, Kansas, whenever a herd of sleek horses like these were offered for sale, as the pioneers were unaccustomed to the benefits of motorized farming, and even motor cars were a rarity. John Jacob Miller is shown facing the camera (sixth man from the right, dressed in a hat, tie, white shirt, and vest). Also visible in the photograph are the Haskell County courthouse, Cave's Store, and Frank McCoy Lands. Santa Fe was the first county seat of Haskell County, Kansas. In 1912, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroad built a line from Dodge City, Kansas, to Elkhart, Texas, that bypassed the town by seven miles. In 1920, the Haskell Country seat was moved to Sublette, which had prospered by being on the AT&SF rail line, and Santa Fe faded away into a ghost town.

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Men in horse-drawn carriages, wagons, and equipment

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of men in horse-drawn carriages and wagons to the left and front of unidentified equipment being drawn by eight horses in a dirt field. It is believed the photograph was taken in Haskell County, Kansas.

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Giant steam tractor pulling four one-way disks to turn wheat stubble

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of a large steam tractor pulling four one-way discs to turn up wheat stubble in a field. Also visible are a horse-drawn wagon and three men.

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Watermelon crop, Haskell County, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of people in a watermelon patch in Haskell County, Kansas. A farmhouse, a horse-drawn carriage, and additional equipment and animals are visible in the background. Some of the people in the photograph are eating some watermelon.

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Moving S.E. Cave's office building from Santa Fe to Sublette, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of workers using wagons and mules to move S. E. Cave's office building from Santa Fe, Kansas, to the new Haskell County seat in Sublette, Kansas. The James S. Patrick Real Estate office, left, was later moved to Satanta, Kansas. In the background, behind the S. E. Cave building, is the original Haskell County Courthouse building. Santa Fe pioneers fought hard for a railroad for Haskell County, but when it came in 1913, it missed Santa Fe, the original county seat, by seven miles. In 1920, the county seat was moved to Sublette, Kansas, which had prospered by being on the Santa Fe railroad line, and Santa Fe faded away into a ghost town.

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Parade float in Ashland, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of a horse-drawn parade float with a sunflower theme advertising W. T. Carson, Ashland, Kansas. The First Ward School is visible in the background.

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