World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
Circa 1887, estimated cost $45,000. The Exhibit of this well is made possible through the courtesy of the City of Greensburg and Chamber of Commerce.


Boy Scout Cabin
Title:
Boy Scout Cabin
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused



The Big Wheel
Title:
The Big Wheel
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
This huge, hand-dug, stone-lined well has been developed into a widely known Kansas travel attraction


Methodist Church
Title:
Methodist Church
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
1 Catholic and 7 Protestant churches serve the spiritual needs of Greensburg



Kiowa County Courthouse
Title:
Kiowa County Courthouse
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
Greensburg, population 1,800 is the county seat of Kiowa County. The county took its name from one of the tribes of Plains Indians who roamed this section of Kansas


Observation Hood and Canopy over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
Observation Hood and Canopy over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Linen PM 1946 Mar-22



Burketown. U.S.A
Title:
Burketown. U.S.A
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
West Highway 54 Home of the World's Largest hand dug well. Visit our Souvenir Shop and enjoy the finest food on Hi-way 54. Be sure to see our museum cars of yester-year and horse drawn vehicles


The Big Well
Title:
The Big Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
World's largest Hand-dug well, measuring 32 feet in diameter and 109 feet deep, with steps leading to the water level.



The World's Largest Hand-Dug Well
Title:
The World's Largest Hand-Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
The well was completed in 1888, a gigantic excavation, 32 feet in diameter and 109 feet deep, cased with a wall of native stone to prevent caving in. The stone was hauled 12 miles from the Medicine River, over roads that were little better than cattle trails.


Observation Hood And Canopy Over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
Observation Hood And Canopy Over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Linen unused

Description:
Completed in 1888. Artist's Sketch of the Well



The Worlds Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
The Worlds Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Real Photo unused

Description:
Dug in 1887. Estimated cost $45,000. The exhibit of this well is made possible through the courtesy of the city of Greensburg and Chamber of Commerce. The huge excavation 32 feet in diameter and 109 feet deep was cased with a wall of native stone to prevent caving. The stone wall casing was built on a circular wood platform on the ground level. As the earth was removed and cavern depended. The acting as a keystone lowered into the ex by means of jach.


Observation Hood and Canopy Over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
Observation Hood and Canopy Over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Linen unused

Description:
Completed in 1888



Looking Down Into World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
Looking Down Into World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Linen unused

Description:
Completed in 1888


Observation Hood and Canopy Over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Title:
Observation Hood and Canopy Over World's Largest Hand Dug Well
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Linen unused

Description:
Completed in 1888



Christian Church and Parsonage
Title:
Christian Church and Parsonage
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Real Photo unused


Raising Of The World's Largest Pallisite Meteorite
Title:
Raising Of The World's Largest Pallisite Meteorite
Greensburg Kansas (KS), Chrome unused

Description:
Weight of stony iron meteorite is 1000 pounds and was buried under 63 inches of earth. Discovered near Greensburg (By H. O. Stockwell.) and now on display at Big Well Park, Greensburg, Kans.





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