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1. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."

2. From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner 1950 History with illustrations of the public transportation system, since 1869, from "horse car" lines to street cars and trolley buses to motor buses, located at 728 Delaware Street.

3. How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" November//1940 Extensive article about the corresponding growth of Kansas City and its public transportation system, starting in 1869 with mule-drawn cars up to the Kansas City Public Service Company's streetcars and...

4. Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System March//1935 Article about the expansion of buses in the Kansas City Public Service Company's fleet to "present an effective means of building up patronage," with photos of the storage and repair garages for them.

5. Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System September//1931 Article with map, tables, and diagrams showing the reorganization plan for street car transportation routes in the city.

6. Kansas City Transportation Kansas City Transportation ca. 1915-1973 Folder contains an assortment of brochures, flyers, reports, etc. Includes a transit map and guide of greater Kansas City for 1957, several old transfer tickets and a strike notice involving the employees...

7. Kansas City Transportation Guide Kansas City Transportation Guide 1935 Brochure describing the public transportation system in Kansas City. One side is a street map showing the bus and street car routes, and including an index to points of interest. Reverse side contains...

8. MSRy Corporate History MSRy Corporate History 2011 A two page flow chart that displays the corporate history of the Metropolitan Street Railway from 1860 through 1926. The various street railway companies that were consolidated into the Kansas City Public...

9. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. July//1946 Brief article about the implementation of the Kansas City Public Service Company's new, "streamline" generation of street cars, with photos of both old and new types.

10. Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians August//1941 Article about the Kansas City Public Service Company's "two dozeen new streamlined [street] cars," in appearance similar to buses, on "one of Kansas City's heaviest street railway routes," with photos....

11. Troost Line Streetcar Troost Line Streetcar 1940 Unidentified men and women exiting Troost Line streetcar run by the Kansas City Public Service Company.

12. Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus April//1940 Article about the latest addition of 44 new "trolley buses," along with information about their three-year history in Kansas City, with photos.

13. What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City May//1937 Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...