Trip to Atchison, Kansas

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Atchison lies at the western-most swing of the Missouri River in the north-eastern corner of Kansas. bend in the Missouri River Max watching the Missouri River railroad tracks Amelia Earhart Bridge sign explaining Independence Park
Bend in the 
Missouri River
Max at look-out spot, Benedictine College The river, the city and the railroad are linked Amelia Earhart Bridge--east end is in Missouri Atchison, a stop for Lewis and Clark in 1804
Atchison has some of the most beautiful--and most haunted--
houses in Kansas.
old Atchison home second old Atchison home third old Atchison home fourth old Atchison home
This is an example of one of the many Non-haunted houses in Atchison A ghost lives here. The family has refused to live in the house for many years The ghost 
here likes to pose in family photographs
North view of Villa Tower. The ghost appears in photos as a shadow
Atchison is a railroad town--the 
Atchison Topeka and Sante Fe
Santa Fe train engine interior, Santa Fe engine vlalves and dials, Santa Fe engine
more machinery, Santa Fe engine
Max as engineer, Santa Fe engine
Lunch in Atchison was 
at the new
River House
Restaurant
lunch brew borscht for lunch Atchison features : Childhood home of Amelia Earhardt Muchnic Mansion Art Center
A cold ale was good Soup of the day was borscht  

The viewer will note that Max is wearing short sleeves
during this visit to Atchison on Nov. 11, 1999. Kansas weather
has been extremely mild this fall, and a treat for everyone--a true topic
of conversation.
More trips are planned to Atchison!

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All photos © 1999 by Carol Yoho
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