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8th Street Tunnel (3)
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October 101967 (1)
August//1971 (1)

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1. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

2. The 8th Street Tunnel The 8th Street Tunnel The Eighth Street tunnel originally extended from Bluff Street to about Jefferson Street. It was bored in 1887-'88 to provide a direct connection between the Kansas City elevated railway from Kansas City,...

3. The Kansas City El Road The Kansas City El Road October 10, 1967 Paper by Calvin Manon about the history of the elevated street railway road, partly constituted of a tunnel running underground through the bluff at 8th Street. Information also about other streetcars,...