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Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant

Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant

Sunflower Ordnance Works Starting originally as the Sunflower Ordnance Works and would eventually become the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant, this plant was a city of its own. Spreading across over...

Edwin Smith Mansion

Edwin A. Smith Home

Joseph C. Smith Sr. and Mary Francis Burt Smith had decided that Wellington Kansas would be the place they settled down to have and raise their children. Mary had birthed four children Edwin, Joseph...

docking building

Docking Building

Throughout the 1940s and early 50s state agencies were housed within the State Capitol building and other private buildings throughout the city. As time went on the idea of a single, modern state...

St. Johns Hospital - Salina

St. Johns Hospital – Salina

The idea for the St. Johns Salina Hospital was pitched by Rev. Father Maher of the Sisters of St. Joseph who then brought the idea to other non-Catholic citizens of Salina who agreed there was a need...

airplane graveyard

Airplane Graveyard

Never in my life had I ever come across something like what sits in a field out in Northeastern Kansas. A landfill of decommissioned planes that no longer fly, an airplane graveyard. Most of them...

Lehigh Portland Cement Plant

Lehigh Portland Cement Plant

Iola Portland Cement Plant Construction on what would become Iola Portland Cement Plant started in 1899 on 600 acres of land just south of town. Being one of a handful of popup cement plants in the...

Neosho Falls School

Neosho Falls School

Neosho Falls was a boomtown like any other, oil was struck, the population surged and then the money ran out and people left. But unlike most other boomtowns Neosho Falls experienced a second surge...

Kalida Kastle

Kalida Kastle

Kalida was once the location of the county seat of Woodson County, now all that is left is a more than century-old farm featuring a castle. James Davidson had built his farmstead in the mid-1800s, it...

McKinley Elementary School

McKinley Elementary School

To Read More And See More Pictures Click Here to Order ‘Abandoned Topeka: Psychiatric Capital of the World’ Lane School The history of the McKinley school and property dates back to 1879, before it...

Sauer Castle

Sauer Castle

Anton Philip Sauer immigrated to Kansas City from New York in 1868. Originally from Hessen Germany, the wealthy entrepreneur spent his younger days traveling all over South America and other...

Havana School

Havana School

In early March of 1915, the Havana School Board started campaigning for bids on a new school. Around $9,000 would need to be raised to construct the brick and stone school, L.F. Carson was hired as...

menninger clinic

The Menninger Clinic

To Read More And See More Pictures Click Here to Order ‘Abandoned Topeka: Psychiatric Capital of the World’ Security Benefit Association Before there was Menningers there was Security Benefit...

Caney Ice Plant Storage House

Caney Ice Plant Storage House

This Caney Ice Plant Storage House was built between 1895-1900, it now sits in a back alleyway covered with vines. During winter months large slabs of ice were pulled from the nearby Little Caney...

Midland Brick Company

Midland Brick Company

Pearl (Peru) Brick Company According to Sanborn maps, it was originally called Pearl Brick Company but throughout its lifespan and many different names, one always stuck. The Peru Brick Company was...

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