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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. 23rd Street Viaduct 23rd Street Viaduct 1919 Looking east from 23rd Street Viaduct.

3. 23rd Street Viaduct 23rd Street Viaduct 1919 Looking east from 23rd Street Viaduct.

4. 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.

5. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1960-12-08 Aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking east with the West Bluffs, portions of the West Bottoms, and Quality Hill in foreground.

6. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Kansas City, Missouri 1955 Looking east from north end of West Bottoms.

7. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Kansas City, Missouri 1955 Looking east, near 9th and Jefferson.

8. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Kansas City, Missouri 1955 Looking southeast from north end of West Bottoms.

9. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Unidentified railroad yards in West Bottoms; also shows West Bluffs.

10. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Unidentified railroad tracks in West Bottoms; also shows West Bluffs.

11. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photos of the West Bottoms and adjacent bluffs, in 1869 and later.

12. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1892 Looking southwest at West Bluffs from West Bottoms near 12th Street.

13. Pre-1900 Downtown Kansas City Skyline Pre-1900 Downtown Kansas City Skyline 1900 Looking northeast from south end of West Bottoms at West Bluffs.

14. Quality Hill Quality Hill 187 Distant view of residences atop West Bluffs.

15. Quality Hill Quality Hill 1951 Aerial view, looking southeast, over the West Bottoms. Also shows 8th Street Tunnel.

16. Quality Hill Quality Hill 1951 Aerial view, looking northeast, from over the 12th Street Viaduct.

17. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners, Kansas City, Mo., Embracing Recommendations Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners, Kansas City, Mo., Embracing Recommendations for the Establishment of a Park and Boulevard System for Kansas City 1893 Photo of the existing appearance of the "West Bluffs," as seen from Union Depot, with an illustration of suggested improvements in the theme of the planned park and boulevard system.

18. Report of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. 1905, 1907 Photos from different angles of the "West Bluffs," in early plans of the park and boulevard system.

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p012 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p012 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City from W. 8th Street south to W. 10th Street and from Bluff Street east to Washington Street, showing buildings, railroad lines, and streets. Large numbers at edges of...

20. Stockyards, Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City 1927 Looking northwest from West Bluffs at 20th over West Bottoms. Shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange Building, railroad yards, etc.