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1. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Mention of the "new" 1873 bridge across the Kaw, or Kansas River.

2. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the "Inter-City or Sixth Street Viaduct" connecting the cities of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas across the West Bottoms, depicting the entrance at both ends (the...

3. Bridges and Railroads in Kansas City Bridges and Railroads in Kansas City 1999 Chapter of the book about the growth of Kansas City in its Reconstruction period after the Civil War, especially spurred by the building of the Hannibal Bridge by Octave Chanute for railroads, the leveling...

4. Bridges Cemetery Bridges Cemetery 1934 Description of location and persons interred at the Bridges Cemetery in the Sni-a-Bar Township of Jackson County, Missouri. Research gathered in 1979 by Ms. Karol Witthar of Blue Springs Historical Society...

5. Centenary History of Kansas City Churches Centenary History of Kansas City Churches 1928 Information about the Saint James Catholic Church at 39th and Harrison Streets built in 1912 using piers from the Winner Bridge.

6. Clift Wise Clift Wise March 2, 1905 Biographical sketch of Clift Wise, a railroad engineer supervising the construction of many lines, two bridges, and an engine house (at 9th and Washington Streets) in Kansas City. Born in Saint Louis in...

7. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] 1899 (1988 in second edition) Biographical sketch of Donald Allen, "a prominent railroad man of Kansas City," a Confederate soldier in the Civil War and starting in 1869 a trained engineer for railroads, waterworks, bridges, etc.

8. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1927 Photo of "the old covered bridge, a land mark which spanned the principal streams on the old state roads of Missouri in the early days."

9. Encyclopedia of Massachusetts: Biographical--Genealogical Encyclopedia of Massachusetts: Biographical--Genealogical //1916 Description of the bridge and cable car work done by Bates in Kansas City.

10. Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridges Builders and the Spanning of America Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridges Builders and the Spanning of America 1995 Descriptions of John Alexander Low Waddell, or John Waddell (1854-1938), a bridge engineer born in Canada and emigrating in the late 1800s to Kansas City, "where he spent much of his early American bridge-building...

11. Ernest Howard Ernest Howard 1938 Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...

12. George Bennett Construction Company Is K. C. Institution George Bennett Construction Company Is K. C. Institution 1950 History of the George Bennett Construction Company, builder of rural and urban infrastructure including streets, phone lines, bridges, flood control, etc., based in Kansas City, Kansas, but working on...

13. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photo of George Dodd, judge of the eastern district of Jackson County.

14. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photos of three Jackson County judges, C. E. Moss (western district judge), J. M. Patterson, and Geoge Dodd, "all strong advocates of good roads and safe bridges."

15. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photos of Judge J. M. Patterson, "presiding judge" of the Jackson County court, along with Judge C. E. Moss ("judge of the western district") and Judge George Dodd ("judge of the eastern district").

16. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges October//1908 Booklet filled with photos of Troost Avenue and Wornall Road south of 63rd Street and Blue Avenue or 15th Street, as well as other main arteries, illustrating the need for road maintenance.

17. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photo of a covered "bridge of ancient construction on main road between Independence and Buckner, over Little Blue river."

18. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Three pictures of the stone arch bridge in Independence showing the newly oiled 15th Street.

19. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge 1890 Span opened at the Hannibal Bridge.

20. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge February 17, 1905 First bridge across the Missouri River. Corner stone laid on August 21, 1867. Dedicated in 1869. Built by Octave Chanute. First engine crossed on June 25, 1869.