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1. Barges on Shoals: Promised for June, Missouri River Barge Line Still Has a Lot of Obstacles to Surmount Barges on Shoals: Promised for June, Missouri River Barge Line Still Has a Lot of Obstacles to Surmount April/6/1935 Article about the progress on "Kansas City's barge line" for Missouri River shipping traffic, planned for opening in June 1935 but encountering more navigation, storage, and railroad transfer difficulties....

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. K.C. Awaits the Barges K.C. Awaits the Barges June/2/1934 Article about the first barges after the completion of dredging a six foot channel in the Missouri River. Renewed competition for freight between river and railroads.

4. Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub May//1966 Various essays and articles about Kansas City's function as a national transportation center in many aspects, including river barges, railroads, aviation, trucking, automobiles, pipelines, electrical lines,...

5. Miracle on I-35 Miracle on I-35 November-December 1997 Photos, map, and essay or article (written by "the editor of 'K. C. Jones,' a monthly political newspaper published in Kansas City, Missouri") about the benefits to the local economy from the recent increase...

6. Missouri River Navigation: What It Means to the Famer and Country Merchant Missouri River Navigation: What It Means to the Famer and Country Merchant June//1910 Article about the business and economic significance of the river for freight as an alternative to railroads.

7. Rollin' on the River: Greater Kansas City and Its Neighbors along the Missouri River Grapple with How Rollin' on the River: Greater Kansas City and Its Neighbors along the Missouri River Grapple with How to Best Use and Preserve both the River and Its Inhabitants May 2001 Second of a two-part series of articles with photo (of a barge in the river) and description of matters relating to the Missouri River including transportation (navigation), flood prevention, pollution,...

8. Stilwell's Dream Stilwell's Dream December//1946 Illustration and biographical article about Arthur Stilwell, a railroad and interurban street railway builder in Kansas City residing at 720 East Armour Boulevard in 1902. Story of his dream that year...

9. The Rediscovery of the Missouri The Rediscovery of the Missouri November//1907 Article about the reinvigoration of traffic on the Missouri River, sparked in part by the recent journey of President Theodore Roosevelt on the Mississippi River. Photos and description of steamboats and...