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Magazine Article (4)

Date
June/2/1934 (1)
November//1945 (1)
November/20/1937 (1)
September/21/1940 (1)

Creator
Frederick Simpich (1)

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1. Food Mart Unloaded: Kansas City, Kan., Gives Up, Leases Storm-Provoking Terminal to Private Corporation Food Mart Unloaded: Kansas City, Kan., Gives Up, Leases Storm-Provoking Terminal to Private Corporation for Year September/21/1940 Article about the end of the legal dispute between Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, over the Kansas side's municipal "food terminal and its river-rail grain elevator, both located on the...

2. K. C. Awaits the Barges: New Missouri Waterway Won't Starve for Freight, Won't Get Fat Either. .. K. C. Awaits the Barges: New Missouri Waterway Won't Starve for Freight, Won't Get Fat Either. .. June/2/1934 Article about the barge commerce of Kansas City on the Missouri River. Describes competition with railroads for freight, actual freight rate changes in recent years, and specific industries and companies...

3. Taming the Outlaw Missouri River Taming the Outlaw Missouri River November//1945 Photos, map, and article about issues of controlling the channel of the Missouri River, including its course between Kansas City and Saint Louis, etc., with photos of "Kansas City's [m]ammoth [g]rain [e]levators,"...

4. Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt November/20/1937 Photo of "the first wheat barge to leave Kansas City's [Kansas City, Kansas's] new public levee," the "municipally-owned Kaw Point elevator." Started in 1936 by the federal government, "leased for thirty...