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1. A Modern Link to the "Downtown" Airport A Modern Link to the "Downtown" Airport September/2/1956 Original bridge crossed the Missouri 200 feet downstream of the present Hannibal Bridge.

2. Aerial View of Bridges Aerial View of Bridges Aerial view looking west of the Paseo, ASB and Hannibal bridges.

3. Balloon Ascension Balloon Ascension A balloon ascension was held in 1869 for the opening of the Hannibal Bridge. Photographs were taken by William Owen Ragan, the first photographer in Kansas City. Mrs. Ragan sewed the balloon. (The Kansas...

4. Biography of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), Engineer and Bridge Builder Biography of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), Engineer and Bridge Builder 1999

5. 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...

6. Broadway Bridge Broadway Bridge n.d. View of Broadway Bridge from south side of the Missouri River. Also shows the second Hannibal Bridge.

7. Broadway Bridge Broadway Bridge 1989 Distant view looking west showing both Broadway and Hannibal bridges.

8. Broadway Bridge Broadway Bridge 1956 Distant view looking northwest showing both Broadway and Hannibal Bridges.

9. Broadway Bridge Broadway Bridge September 7, 1956 Looking northwest at east side of bridge; also shows entrance to Hannibal Bridge.

10. City's Bridges Provide a Vital Link to Our Heritage City's Bridges Provide a Vital Link to Our Heritage January 22, 2006 Article describes the architectural signifigance of several Kansas City bridges, including the Hannibal, ASB, Broadway, and Paseo. Also mentioned is the Pencoyd Bridge, an 1892 structure orignally located...

11. Clark's Point Clark's Point December 28, 1949 Looking north from Clark's Point (7th and Pennsylvania); shows Municipal Airport.

12. Dedication of the New Broadway Bridge Dedication of the New Broadway Bridge September 5, 1956 September 5, 1956, pamphlet giving history of the Hannibal Bridge.

13. Divers at Hannibal Bridge Divers at Hannibal Bridge March, 1869 Unidentified divers in suits surrounded by other unidentified men.

14. First Efforts to Bridge Western Rivers Brought a Fight by Steamboat Interests First Efforts to Bridge Western Rivers Brought a Fight by Steamboat Interests September/11/1953 Photo, caption, and article about the mid-19th century history of transportation rivalry between steamboats and railroad bridges, especially in the Midwest (then the western frontier). Description of the...

15. Frontier Bridge Building: The Hannibal Bridge of Kansas City, 1867-1869 Frontier Bridge Building: The Hannibal Bridge of Kansas City, 1867-1869 January//1995 Description of the construction of the Hannibal Bridge.

16. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge August, 1867 Looking north from the south side of the Missouri River across bridge construction; also shows steamboat.

17. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge August, 1867 Looking north from the south side of the Missouri River across bridge construction; also shows steamboat.

18. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge Looking northeast from the south side of the Missouri River at bridge that has been opened for boat passage.

19. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge 1870 Looking southeast from the north side of the Missouri River; shows Gillis House.

20. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge 1868 Looking northeast from the south side of the Missouri River at bridge under construction; also shows steamboat.