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1. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 First part of the book's chapter on the 1880s describes the visit to Kansas City in 1887 of President Grover Cleveland and his young wife, Frances Fulsom Cleveland. Includes a description of the early...

2. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps, illustrations, photos, and descriptions of Kansas City's streetcar and railway systems in the late 19th century, including the 8th Street Tunnel, the 9th Street Incline, and the 12th Street Incline,...

3. Ninth Street Incline Ninth Street Incline 1890 Photo of the "incline on the cable line," of 9th Street.

4. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department 1893 Photo or illustration of the "Great 12th Street Viaduct over Railroad Tracks."

5. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department March 7, 1905 Short ad for the Kansas City Cable Railway Company, with a photo of its president, W. J. Smith or William Smith.

6. The Autobiography of William Allen White The Autobiography of William Allen White April 29, 1905 Chapters of the book describe the journalism career in Kansas City of William Allen White, or William White, who came here in 1891 at the end of the 1880s boom. Description of the city in the early 1890s...

7. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971

8. The Cable Car in America: A New Treatise upon Cable or Rope Traction as Applied to the Working of Street The Cable Car in America: A New Treatise upon Cable or Rope Traction as Applied to the Working of Street and Other Railways 1971 Thorough description of Kansas City's cable car systems, with maps of the different companies' routes and many photos and comparisons to other cities' systems.

9. The Industries of Kansas City: Facts, Figures and Illustrations The Industries of Kansas City: Facts, Figures and Illustrations //1879 Brief description of the Barnum Hotel at 4th and Main Streets and the cable cars associated with it.

10. William Smith William Smith 1896 Photo and bio of William J. Smith, president of the Kansas City Cable Railroad Company with residence at 914 Locust Street. Native of New York coming to Kansas City in 1866 as an agricultural implement...