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Frank J Munagle
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...
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.
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,...
Fred B. Hume
Photo and biographical article about Fred Hume, supervisor of the rolling stock for the Metropolitan Street Railway Company.
History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 6]
Part six in a series of articles by the Railwayan magazine about the history of Kansas City's street railways, including description of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company.
History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 7]
Part seven in a series of articles by the Railwayan magazine about the history of Kansas City's street railways, including description of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company.
Installing Electric Plant
The B-R Electric Company is installing a 1200 hp generator in the Armour Packing Company plant. In addition to the generator, 36 electric motors are being installed as well. Aside from the Metropolitan...
James H. Griffin
Photo and biographical article about James Griffin, or Jimmie Griffin, an electrical engineer for the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in New York City in 1860 and coming to Kansas City in 1882...
John M. Egan
Photo and biographical article about John Egan, successor of Bernard Corrigan as "head of the Metropolitan Street Railway." Born in Massachusetts in 1848 and raised in Kansas City.
Mr. C. F. Holmes, General Manager Metropolitan Street Railway Company, Member Executive Board Horse Show Association
Photo of C. F. Holmes, general manager of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company and executive member of the Horse Show Association.
Mr. H. P. Crouse
Photo and biographical article about H. P. Crouse, successor of "J. H. Harvey as secretary to the president of the Metropolitan" Street Railway Company and a native of Ohio coming to Kansas City as a reporter...
Mr. W. A. Satterlee
Photo and biographical article about W. A. Satterlee, "purchasing agent" of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company of Kansas City (at 15th and Grand Avenues and formerly at 9th and Washington Streets)...
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