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1. Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax May 5, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the history of the Fairfax Industrial District, Fairfax Airport and Aircraft Assembly Plant. The Fairfax Airport opened in 1928 and was the primary airmail departure...

2. Buyout Program Near Completion Buyout Program Near Completion October 13, 2006 General Motors Corp. has been reducing its hourly work force by 30 percent. At the Fairfax plant, 682 of the plant's 2,500 production employees decided to leave, and more than 400 hundred have already...

3. Deaths: Thomas Ruf, Sr., Rites Deaths: Thomas Ruf, Sr., Rites January/19/1971 Photo and obituary for Thomas Ruf, Sr., "73, of 3434 Wyandotte" Street, an airline operator with his father from 1927 to 1932 (the first passenger airline of Kansas City), then a natural gas driller at...

4. Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep June 4, 2008 A major fuel tank fire sparked by area lightning happened on June 3, 2008. The tank was located in the Fairfax Industrial District of Kansas City, Kansas, and contained more than a million gallons of unleaded...

5. GM Burnishing its Crown Jewel GM Burnishing its Crown Jewel January 29, 2013 Article on General Motors planning to invest $600 million in its Fairfax assembly plant in Kansas City, Kansas. The money will be used “to build and equip a 450,000-square-foot paint shop and upgrade...

6. GM Plant Makes 10 Millionth Vehicle GM Plant Makes 10 Millionth Vehicle August 26-September 1, 2005 The General Motors Corp. Fairfax Assembly Plant, 3201 Fairfax Trafficway in Kansas City, Kansas, produced its 10 millionth car, a black 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx on August 19, 2005. All Chevrolet Malibus...

7. GM's Turnaround Bolsters Fairfax GM's Turnaround Bolsters Fairfax January 27, 2013 Article summarizes how recent gains in the automobile market have helped General Motors recover from the verge of bankruptcy and has allowed the company to reinvest in its Fairfax plant in Kansas City,...

8. KC Seeks New Place to Display Old Plane KC Seeks New Place to Display Old Plane December 25, 2006 Article reports the possibility of Union Station becoming the permanent indoor home of a 1930 American Eaglet two-seater airplane, originally manufactured at the Fairfax Airport. The Eaglet is described...

9. Lake City Ordnance Plant Lake City Ordnance Plant October 5, 1941 Nearly an entire section of the paper devoted to the dedication of the new "Lake City Ordnance Plant," a military industrial complex for production of small arms ammunition in eastern Jackson County made...

10. Randolph C. Walker: Former Head of Aireon Company Dies Randolph C. Walker: Former Head of Aireon Company Dies January/27/1958 Obituary for Randolph Walker, or Bob Walker, "58 years old" and former "president of the Aircraft Accessories corporation, which later became the Aireon Manufacturing company, in the Fairfax industrial...