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Cable Cars in Kansas City
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TitleCable Cars in Kansas City
AbstractA 10 page typewritten paper on the history of cable cars in Kansas City from their introduction in 1885 to discontinuation in 1913, with details about their construction and operation as early streetcars. Also information about the author, Robert Nicholson, and Colonel David Morgan Edgerton, or David Edgerton, builder and financier of the 8th Street Tunnel in 1887-1888.
NotesFirst page: "Kansas City was the fourth city in the United States to have a cable car system." San Francisco was first, followed by Philadelphia and Chicago.
AuthorRobert Livingston Nicholson
Date[1969]
LocationManuscript File: Nicholson, Robert L.
Local SubjectStreet Railways
Nicholson, Robert L.
Edgerton, David M.
Cable Cars
Transportation
Item TypeManuscript
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Item ID102469
CONTENTdm number30538
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