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"Metropolitan Street Railway Company" 1896-1907
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Frank J Munagle
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Arthur N Alkire
Bion J Arnold
28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City
Article about the history and unique facts about cable cars and street railways other than the electric type in Kansas City, detailing each company, with photos.
A Brief History of the F. A. of S. R. E.
Photo (of the author, organizer of the F. A. of S. R. E. street railway) and article about the history of the section of the Metropolitan Street Railway of Kansas City known as the "F. A. of S. R. E."...
A Civic Triumph
Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.
A Fight for Franchise Extension
Article about the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in Kansas City, Missouri, and its efforts to extend its franchise rights to 1951, with political and financial fighting against Mayor Henry Beardsley...
A Man That Made Good
Photos and biographical article about William Harrington, or Billy Harrington, succeeding William Satterlee as general superintendent of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Ireland in 1872...
A Successful Secretary
Photo and biographical article about Julien Harvey, secretary of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Marshall, Missouri in 1884 and raised in Kansas City before starting out as a reporter...
An Answer to His Critics, Frank Walsh and the Kansas City Star
Editorial article written by Bernard Corrigan, president of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company, about the unfair treatment of his railway's operations in the Kansas City Star and the newspaper's "stump...
File contains the newspaper obituary (January 7, 1914, The Kansas City Times) for Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), "contractor and former president of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company." Corrigan moved...
Photo and biographical article about Bernard Corrigan, owner of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company of Kansas City and builder of the Baltimore Hotel at 11th and Baltimore Avenues.
Bernard Corrigan Residence
Folder containing a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the residence of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1913), "a contractor, street railway magnate, and real estate speculator" moving...
Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate
Biography of Charles F. Morse (1839-1926), Businessman and Civic Leader
Postcard of Shelter at Budd Park
March 2, 1905
Portrait and biographical sketch of Colonel Charles Morse, "president of the Kansas City Stock-Yards Bank, general manager of the Kansas City Stock Yards, [and] president of the Metropolitan Street Railway...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Joseph Harder, secretary and treasurer of the Kansas City Public Service Company at 728 Delaware Street, born in Indiana in 1855 and moving to Springfield, Missouri, as a railroad...
Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area
Aticle about the eighth Designers' Showhouse, at 1008 Valentine Road, a Victorian mansion built in 1901-1902 for the family of Llewellyn James, general counsel for the Armour Packing Company and later...
Photo and biographical article about Edward Butts, assistant to the president of the Metropolitan Railway Company, coming to "Kansas City in 1879 from Rensseller County New York" and becoming city engineer....
Electric Railway Trainman
Third volume of the magazine (formerly called the National Motorman and Conductor in the first two volumes) with photos, illustrations, and information on the Kansas City street railways and their operators,...
Frank Walsh, Lawyer
Photo and bio of Frank Walsh, an internationally prominent lawyer of Kansas City. Born in Saint Louis in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in the 1880s as a lawyer, serving as assistant city counselor, attorney...
Fred B. Hume
Photo and biographical article about Fred Hume, supervisor of the rolling stock for the Metropolitan Street Railway Company.
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