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Hwy 160 Gypsum Hills

Tornado near Abilene KS - early evening April 14, 2012

Augusta, Kansas

Kansas State Bird - Meadowlark

The surviving railroad water tank in Beaumont, Kansas

KS state flag - Google Search

Hollenberg Pony Express Station - Near Hanover, Kansas

Settlers taking advantage of the 1862 Homestead Act innovate and build Dugout homes due to the lack of trees on the Plains.

For whites and blacks, the Homestead Act was a windfall; for the American Indians it was the beginning of the end.

The Civil War: Lincoln's Homestead Act of 1862, bane or blessing?

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"The marriage of Hawkshaw Hawkins and Jean Shepard was quite a thing back on November 26, 1960. Country Song Roundup featured it on their cover and wrote up the details and provided some photos. They were appearing as part of a Grand Ole Opry show at the Forum Auditorium in Wichita, Kansas. And it was quite a show to say the least - sharing the stage that day were Tex Ritter, Hank Morton, Carl Perkins, The Plainsmen Quartet, The LeGarde Twins from...@Sherri Lippoldt

Santa's Workshop along with Kakeman

The View From a Different Window: December 2012

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Kansas tornado: A tornado spins near a house near Mulvane Kansas.

Topeka, July 13, 1951, has been called by some Black Friday. It was on this day that one of the most costly floods in Kansas’ history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin.

Flood of 1951 - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society

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1939. Kansas Wheat. When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks so the kids would have pretty clothes. Pure kindness. The label would wash out.

Old Photos: Kansas Wheat - Kansas City With The Russian Accent

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Likely the last remaining wooden water tower, located in Beaumont, KS. Photo by Chris Harris.