I guess every town really does have a story.
Topeka Daily Capital March (sometime in the 1910s)
Bloom blossomed, died and now blooms again.
The town of Bloom was started in 1887 when the Rock Island built through southwestern Kansas. IT soon became and important town with grain elevators, hotels and many business establishments.
|Bloom school property. |
The old gym now serves as Lighthouse Baptist Church. The church is actually built inside the WPA structure because the roof kept blowing off.
|A cross in the weeds advertises the church.|
|An old fuel stop.|
|The pillars of the Bloom School. It's all that is left of the actual school.|