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1. A Trolley Builder Gone A Trolley Builder Gone June/26/1913 Biographical article about George Townsend, one of the promoters of the Kansas City, Saint Joseph & Excelsior Springs electric line, reported missing.

2. But Ten Feet from Death But Ten Feet from Death October/13/1887 Article recounting the streetcar or cable car accident during President Grover Cleveland's visit to Kansas City in 1887, narrowly missing the President's carriage and injuring four people in the crowded...

3. Cable Railway in Kansas City Cable Railway in Kansas City June 11, 1972

4. Car Barn Fire (1923) Car Barn Fire (1923) December 25, 1923 News of the destruction by fire of the car barn and armory building at 39th and Main Streets in 1923.

5. Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow April/28/1956 Article about changes and closings in some street railway routes, but unverified as to the above tidbit, from the local history index card.

6. First Trolley Cars First Trolley Cars April/19/1916 First practical overhead trolley line run on May 1, 1885.

7. Hair-Raising Ninth Street Incline Is Recalled Hair-Raising Ninth Street Incline Is Recalled October/13/1953 Recollections about the 9th Street Incline and the last cable line run in Kansas City forty years ago.

8. Marion Smith Obituary Marion Smith Obituary March/3/1970 Obituary for Miss Marion Smith (dying on March 2, 1970), daughter of the late William Smith, one of the founders of the first cable car company in Kansas City.

9. Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure January/1/1923 Photos and caption about the "first type of electric car used over the elevated structure," and the "entrance to the old Eighth street tunnel built to accommodate the old cable cars," initially "at the...

10. Mrs. Cleveland Remembers the Injured Ones Mrs. Cleveland Remembers the Injured Ones October/14/1887 Brief article about Mrs. Frances Cleveland's inquiry and remorse about the injuries to people in the crowd by a runaway cable car during their visit.

11. The Henry Trolley Car of the Old Fifth Street Line in 1886 The Henry Trolley Car of the Old Fifth Street Line in 1886 March/28/1945 Trial run on December 15, 1884, on what is now West Linwood Boulevard, the first trolley run in Kansas City.

12. The Twelfth Street Cable The Twelfth Street Cable March/9/1931 Poem from 1913 when the cable cars stopped functioning.

13. Traction Line Is Monument to Three Men Traction Line Is Monument to Three Men 1902? File containing a photo and biographical article about street railway pioneers of Kansas City William Smith, Bernard Corrigan, and Nehemiah Holmes. Description of Smith as being born in New York in 1836...

14. Who Remembers Mike Tuite? Who Remembers Mike Tuite? April/1/1968 Photo and article about "Mike Tuite," the man stationed at the Junction of 9th, Main, and Delaware Streets in the 1880s-1890s to warn pedestrians and other traffic of approaching cable cars.