History of Cowley County, Kansas
List of Transportation Images

Flatboat Crossing the Missouri(1870?)

Pioneers, Wagons and Oxen Crossing the Arkansas River at Great Bend, KS.
(this is actually a promo photo for a movie produced in the '30's)

Building the Bridge over the Mississippi in 1872?

4 Horse Stage Coach Advertising Opera House

Stage Coach arriving at the Central Hotel in 1877.
Another view of the Central Hotel

First Train into Winfield

Atcheson, Topeka and Santa Fe Depot, Topeka, Ks. 1880

DM&ARy Chautauqua Locomotive No. 4

DM&ARy Sumner Locomotive No. 6SUMNER6.JPG

Images from Computer Model of Chautauqua

Cowley Locomotive No. 5, The Engine that never existed, but should have.

Wagons Ready for the Opening of the Cherokee Strip on Sept. 16, 1893.

Union Street Railway Company Headquarters in Winfield, Ks. (before 1905)

Mule Drawn trolley at 9th and Main in Winfield, Ks.

Roy Becker driving a Wells Fargo Wagon in Winfield, Ks.

Horse Drawn Cabs at the Train Station

Last Trip in Horse Drawn Street Car May 12, 1909

Winfield's First Electric Street Car (1909)

Electric Streetcar passing Bretton Hotel

Mo-Pac Passenger Train by Water Tower (2 cars)

Boat on the Walnut River with Train Crossing Trestle in the Background

Railroad Workers with Hand Car

Steam Tractors Pulling Supply Wagon Train in Mojave Desert 1909

Switch Engine No. 2184 Santa Fe, May 8, 1910

People Waiting for New Train at the Santa Fe Depot, September 18, 1911.

New Train at the Santa Fe Depot in Winfield, KS., September 18, 1911.

Old Farm Wagon (1912)

Automobile Racing at the Cowley County Fairgrounds in about 1915

E. W. Yount racing motorcycles at the Fairgrounds in 1916

Santa Fe Freight Under Way (in 50's)

Santa Fe #3751 Under Full Steam (1991)

Trains Planes Cars Boats

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