This bird's eye view of the City of Topeka, Kansas in 1869 gives you an idea of the plains of Kansas
CREDIT: Chicago Lithographing Co. "Bird's eye view of the city of Topeka, the capital of Kansas 1869. Drawn by A. Ruger." 1869. Geography and Maps Division, Library of Congress. Call Number G4204.T6A3 1869 .R8 Rug 69.