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1. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel N.d. View of 8th Street tunnel and the West Bluffs and Quality Hill area of Kansas City, Missouri. Entrance to the tunnel is in view as well as railroad cars under the bridge leading to the tunnel.

2. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel 2005 View of ceiling and walls of 8th Street Tunnel, shows brickwork.

3. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel 2005 View of interior of 8th Street Tunnel, showing end (where upper tunnel intersects lower tunnel). Persons in photograph include Ray Elder and Thomas Duenez, leaders of the tour.

4. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel 2005 View of interior of 8th Street Tunnel, looking west.

5. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel

6. Cable Cars in Kansas City Cable Cars in Kansas City [1969] A 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....

7. Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow April/28/1956 Article about changes and closings in some street railway routes, but unverified as to the above tidbit, from the local history index card.

8. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views //1898-1899 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

9. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

10. 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)...

11. Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 1902 Photo of the "Eighth Street Tunnel" for street cars through the bluff.

12. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps, illustrations, photos, and descriptions of Kansas City's streetcar and railway systems in the late 19th century, including the 8th Street Tunnel, the 9th Street Incline, and the 12th Street Incline,...

13. L Road Made Kansas City Up to Date in 1886 L Road Made Kansas City Up to Date in 1886 December/29/1962

14. Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus January/27/1962 Article providing history of public transportation in Kansas City, from the first omnibuses, or stagecoaches, to a later type of omnibus, the motor bus.

15. Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure January/1/1923 Photos and caption about the "first type of electric car used over the elevated structure," and the "entrance to the old Eighth street tunnel built to accommodate the old cable cars," initially "at the...

16. Station on the Elevated Station on the Elevated April/14/1946 Photo and description of the elevated street railway.

17. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971

18. The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly September 15, 1888 Illustrations of the Young Men's Christian Association Building, the Junction at 9th and Main Streets, the 8th Street Tunnel, and the 9th Street Incline.

19. The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly September 15, 1888 Illustration of cable car railways on the 9th Street Incline and the 8th Street Tunnel.

20. 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,...