A work gang of men constructing the railroad bed for the CRIP railroad through Alta Vista, Kansas is dated 1887. At the far left, the railroad’s two-story depot is visible, and at the far right, the Fairview Hotel is seen under construction. In this view, teams of mules are pulling “slips” to level the ground.
Mark your Calendar!
Fall Tour October 16th at 1 pm.
Big Pasture Country of Western Wabaunsee County. We will meet at the museum in Alma at 1:00 and then head West!
Wabaunsee County, On the Map
1885 Wabaunsee County Plat Map – Pages scanned by Greg Hoots and assembled and stitched by Tom Parish.
Map of school districts in Wabaunsee County in 1882.
Wabaunsee County Schools
Pavilion School boys enjoy a game of marbles during recess. This photo, dated 1936 identifies the boys, left to right as Dan Glover, Dale Feyh, Dale Townsend and Bill Ekart.
Wabaunsee County Video Recollections
Explore Flint Hills Caves
View photographer Tom Parish's unique views of Flint Hills caves and cellars.