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F. Wesley Krambeck photograph collection

Call Number: RH PH 98


The collection consists of thirty-nine photographs of Kansas railroad depots taken by Mr. Krambeck and one view of the Horton, Kansas railroad shops copied by Mr. Krambeck.


  • Creation: approximately 1936-1982


Conditions Governing Access

No access restirctions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of F. Wesley Krambeck

F. Wesley Krambeck was born May 5, 1906 in Salina, Kansas. His family moved to Herington, Kansas where he grew up. When he was 16 years old he began working part-time for the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. After he graduated from high school he went to work for the railroad full time. Mr. Krambeck worked for the railroad 51 years. After his retirement in 1973 he wrote many articles for national railroad magazines. He was a major contributor of historical information and railroad photographs for the centennial publication of the Herington Times titled "Out of the Past".


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case) ; 4 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in

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Physical Location

RH PH 98

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, F. Wesley Krambeck, May, 1988

Guide to the F. Wesley Krambeck Collection
F. Wesley Krambeck photograph collection
Finding aid prepared by nb, 1989; Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008, 2008; revised by skt, 2010
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F. Wesley Krambeck Collection , Kansas Collection, RH PH 98, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States