Pittsburg, Kansas: 2-Headed Calf, Big Steam Shovel

County museum exhibits a freak calf among its many historical artifacts. Outdoor steam shovel, grocery store, jail cell, outhouse.

Crawford County Historical Museum

651 S. Highway 69, Pittsburg, KS
NW side of town, Frontage Rd on west side of US Hwy 160.
Th-Su 12-4. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free, donations appreciated.
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Giant Steam Shovel, Crawford County Historical Museum

At the Crawford County Historical Museum, you can see a giant restored steam shovel, old prison cells, old school house, farm equipment, outhouse, and a restored s time grocery store among other items.

[Jacy Riedmann, 02/13/2015]

The steam shovel resembles a barn on treads. Don't miss the two-headed calf, and a series of miniature 3D dioramas depicting prehistoric Crawford County up to the 17th century.

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