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253 BUSINESSES AND FARMS ADM Company, 132, 140 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 58, 94, 113 Armour-Swift Eckrich, 45, 211 Astaris Company, 239, 250 Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe Railroad, 26, 30, 224, 228 Bayer Stone Company, 216 Berry Plastic Corporation, 136 Blue Beacon Truck Wash, 55, 200 Boettcher Cement Company, 86 Buckeye Wind Energy Center, 86, 173 Butterfield Overland Despatch (BOD), 61, 72, 97, 109, 156 Cargill Company, 6, 92, 170, 199, 200 Enel Green Power, 62, 186, 187 EnerSys, Inc., 84, 175 Frontier Ag, Inc., 100, 104, 138, 139, 140, 143, 163 Grainfield Grain Company, 160 Grandma Hoerner’s Gourmet Factory, 35, 220 Hellendale Ranch, 108, 151 Helvey Farm, 66, 67, 189 Hudson Ranch, 27, 225, 226 Iowa State University, 68 Jeffrey Energy Center, 25, 47, 208, 219 Kansas Speedway (NASCAR), 4, 243 Kansas State Forestry Station, 171, 173 KTKA-TV, 24, 226 Lipp Farm, 98, 165, 166 Midwest Energy, 62, 187 Mingo Frontier Ag Elevator, 114 Moon Marble Company, 5, 242 Ogallah Tree Nursery, 171 Pine Family Farm, 12, 239 Post Rock Rural Water District, 73, 183 Pro Bound Sports, 184 Red River Commodities, 117, 149, 150 Rock Island Line Railroad, 30, 122, 224 Russell Stover Candy Company, 49 7X Cattle Company, 116 Tate Farm, 6 Theno Farm, 8 truck companies, 33, 47, 55, 58, 152, 161, 200, 222 Union Pacific Railroad, x, 59, 72, 87, 91–93, 116, 169, 172, 197, 245 Western Plains Energy, 109, 149, 156 Wildwood Cellars Winery, 31, 223 Woodlawn Farm, 18, 19, 233 Yocemento US Portland Cement Company, 86 CITIES AND TOWNS Abilene, 48–52, 65, 189, 196, 203–207 Big Springs, 17, 234 Black Wolf, 69, 188 Boot Hill, 84, 145, 176 Brewster, 124 Brookville, 59–60, 99, 195–196, 204 Bunker Hill, 72, 183 Caruso, 131, 140 Chapman, 46, 209 Colby, 112, 118, 150 Collyer, 89, 97, 164 Council Grove, 38, 216–218 Dodge City, 63, 84, 185 Doniphan, 31, 224 Dorrance, 71, 183, 184 Edson, 127, 143 Ellis, 87–88, 172–173, 222 Ellsworth, 60, 65–67, 189 Enterprise, 47, 279 Eustis, 127–128 Index 254 d r i v i n g a c r o s s k a n s a s Goodland, 127–130, 134, 138, 141 Grainfield, 103, 131, 160 Grinnell, 107, 158 Harveyville, 26, 208 Hays, 61, 82–86, 174, 187 Hutchinson, 48 Junction City, 44–45, 211, 238 Kanopolis, 65, 190–191 Kanorado, 135, 137 Kansas City, 2–4, 43, 44, 50, 122, 238, 243–246 Land of Oz, 9, 230 Lawrence, 11, 13, 78, 221, 236–237 Leavenworth, ix, 5 Lecompton, 14, 235, 236 Levant, 122, 148, 184 Manhattan, 38, 216, 234 Mingo, 114, 153 New Cambria, 53, 202 Oakley, 109, 110, 116, 142, 154 Ogallah, 91, 170, 171 Overland Park, 2, 4, 243 Park, 102, 162, 229 Pawnee, 43, 212–213 Paxico, 30, 224 Quinter, 100, 163 Rome, 83, 104 Rossville, 86, 226 Ruleton, 132, 138–139 Russell, 70, 75–76, 181 Salina, 54–57, 199–201 Shawnee Mission, 43, 213 Solomon, 51–52, 204 St. George, 37, 319 St. Marys, 28, 225 Topeka, 14, 19–24, 179, 227–232, 236 Uniontown, 26, 226 Victoria, 80–81, 176–179 Wabaunsee, 35, 220–221 WaKeeney, 92–94, 168–170 Wamego, 33, 88, 221–222 Wichita, 2, 57, 71, 79–80, 144, 198 Willard, 26, 226 Wilson, 67–68, 70, 186, 188 Woodlawn, Maryland, 19, 233 Worcester, Massachusetts, 11, 13 Yocemento, 85–86, 174 COUNTIES Dickinson, 46, 49, 204 Douglas, 11, 16, 234 Ellis, 73, 77, 78, 86, 172–174 Ellsworth, 65, 189 Geary, 44, 209 Gove, 98–99, 105–108, 156, 162 Leavenworth, 5, 239 Lincoln, 61, 185, 192 Logan, 110, 156 Riley, 35 Russell, 70–71, 179, 180 Saline, 52, 53, 55, 194, 199, 202, 203 Shawnee, 17, 227 Sherman, 127 Thomas, 111, 118, 145, 146 Trego, 89, 93–94, 104, 168 Wabaunsee, 23, 26, 219 Wyandotte, 2, 4, 241 EVENTS, HISTORICAL Bleeding Kansas, ix, 11, 234 buffalo-shooting contest, 109, 154 California gold rush, 233 California Trail, 15 Chisholm Trail, 50, 54, 65, 189, 206 Cincinnati Kansas Association, 38 dinosaur war, 105, 158 dust bowl, 71, 88, 89, 119, 148 energy, renewable, 22, 61, 108, 137, 156, 186 first helicopter flight, 129–130, 141 Flint Hills, 27–29, 38, 214–216, 225 grasshopper invasion, 66, 192 Great Motor Truck Convoy of 1919, 227 High Plains, 87, 99, 104, 121, 137, 159 Ice Age, 9, 240 Interstate Highway Act, signing of, 23...



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  • Kansas -- History, Local.
  • Interstate 70 -- Guidebooks.
  • Kansas -- Guidebooks.
  • Automobile travel -- Kansas -- Guidebooks.
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