This view of the Alma Salt Works, located in the 600 block of Grand Street in Alma, was taken from the northeast, looking southwest. Dated 1874, the original Wabaunsee County courthouse, Meyer Store, and Germania Hall (now Palenske Hall) are all visible to the left of the derrick. Salt was extracted from brine water by boiling the well water, extracting the salt in large iron vats.
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.