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
Longren Aircraft Lands at Alma
This is one of three photos of Albin Longren's Model AK airplane at Alma, Kansas while he was giving an airshow for a crowd This view, circa 1922, was photographed by Selma Steinmeyer Schultz. Photo Courtesy Keith Schultz.
Explore Flint Hills Caves
View photographer Tom Parish's unique views of Flint Hills caves and cellars.