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July//1889 (2)
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1. Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America July//1889 Article about the history and use of cable cars or early street railways in America by Kansas City engineer Robert Gillham. Contains a biographical sketch of him at the end.

2. Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America July//1889 History of street railways, starting with animal-drawn cable cars in London and Philadelphia in the early 1850s, and later in Kansas City. Career biography of Robert Gillham, as well, with his work with...

3. Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway December//1883 Article describing Kansas City's "first duplicate cable railway built and operated in the world," with its design for safety and elevated tracks around Union Depot above Union Avenue.