Flood waters from the 1903 flood undermined the railroad bridge in the foreground, causing it to collapse under the weight of a passing locomotive. Remains of the boiler remain in the creek today. A second CRIP locomotive is stopped on a trestle to the west, surveying the scene.
Train Wreck, Bridge Failure, Alma, Kansas
We appreciate everyone who made the Wamego Community Foundation Match Day a success. 72 separate gifts were received and we raised over $23,000! The funds are used toward the rehabilitation of the facade of the Farmers Union Coop building, also known as the annex.
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.
Explore Flint Hills Caves
View photographer Tom Parish's unique views of Flint Hills caves and cellars.