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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. 11th and Summit 11th and Summit 1886 Early view of Kansas City identified as homes located at 11th and Summit. Looking northeast from 12th Street Viaduct toward Quality Hill.

2. 2nd Street 2nd Street May 1868 Early view of 2nd Street looking east between Delaware and Main. Watkins Bank and Mechanics Bank in view. Good view of early street grading of bluffs.

3. 3rd and Main 3rd and Main 1878 Rooftop view looking west from the corner of 3rd and Main. Good view of street grading of bluffs with Missouri River in view.

4. 4th and Grand 4th and Grand 1886 Early view looking west at 4th and Grand; shows unidentified men atop bluffs and with equipment. Shows bluff grading.

5. Aerial View with Parade and Bluffs Aerial View with Parade and Bluffs circa 1930s Aerial view of buildings and bluffs in downtown Kansas City. There is long parade of automobiles down several streets.

6. Bluff Street and 5th Bluff Street and 5th August 1867 Identified on photo as 5th and Bluff looking n.e. from West Bottoms near Mo. River, ? at first was graded direct to the Bottom.

7. Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware April 1869 Early view of 2nd and Delaware Streets with covered wagons, a buggy and settlers in view. Shows the bluffs and road grading.

8. Delaware Street Delaware Street May 1868 Early view showing Delaware and 3rd Streets with house perched on top. Good example of road grading.

9. Delaware Street Delaware Street April 1869 Early view of Delaware Street looking north from 3rd. Missouri River in view and shows street grading through bluffs.

10. Delaware Street Delaware Street ca1865 Believed to be looking south toward the corner of Delaware and 4th, from 3rd. Grading of the bluffs is evident.

11. Early Kansas City Scene Early Kansas City Scene n.d. View of an unidentified bluff area.

12. Early Kansas City Scene Early Kansas City Scene n.d. View of pond and bluffs with house on top, unidentified as to exact location.

13. Levee at Walnut Levee at Walnut 1870 Early view of riverfront area identified as levee at the foot of Walnut Street. Shows the bluffs and grading.

14. Primrose Hill Primrose Hill 1883 Early view of Kansas City identified as looking northeast across Primrose Hill with the Missouri River in view. Good view of bluffs and street grading. Can also see railroad tracks and train along side...

15. Railroad Collision Railroad Collision 1869 Early view of Kansas City identified as a railroad collision in cut west of Broadway. Shows grading of bluffs.

16. Railroad Track Railroad Track 1871 Early view of railroad cut/tracks identified as west of Broadway and 2nd Street looking east.

17. River Bluffs River Bluffs n.d. Believed to be an early view of the topography in the area that became Kansas City. Man is seen by what looks like a cave opening in the bluff.

18. Riverfront View Riverfront View ca1867 Early view of the riverfront at Kansas City. Identified as showing the bluffs on the south side of the Missouri River, the streets of Delaware, Wyandotte, and Broadway area in view. Gillis House is partially...

19. Rooftop View At 3rd and Main Rooftop View At 3rd and Main 1883 Rooftop view identified as looking east from 3rd and Main. Good example of street grading and lowering of bluffs. View includes primarily early residences.

20. Walnut Street Walnut Street 1869 Early view identified as Walnut Street just south of 2nd Street. Road grading of bluffs in view.