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1. . ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux . ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux Fall//1950 Portraits and biographical article about the correspondence starting in 1818 between Joseph Robidoux (a Saint Louis businessman and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri of French descent) and Jean Laffite...

2. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 Article about the early roads and railroads of Jackson County settlements in and around Kansas City, including the Missouri Pacific Railroad and Wornall Road. "The first [Missouri Pacific] train from St....

3. Across Our Wide Missouri: The Tale of Missouri's Trains from Mule Power to MOPAC Across Our Wide Missouri: The Tale of Missouri's Trains from Mule Power to MOPAC November-December//1980 History of freight and passenger railroads in Missouri since their beginnings in the 1830s, actually built in the 1850s with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, with photo.

4. Big Business and the Bench: The Part the Railways Play in Corrupting Our Courts Big Business and the Bench: The Part the Railways Play in Corrupting Our Courts March//1912 Second in a series of articles about "how the railways have worked to get certain points of law decided to their advantage," highlighting the case of Rube Oglesby versus the Missouri Pacific Railway, involving...

5. Building the Main Line of the Missouri Pacific through Kansas Building the Main Line of the Missouri Pacific through Kansas Spring//1955 Map and article about the construction of the Missouri Pacific Railroad from Kansas City through Kansas to Denver in the late 1880s.

6. Colonel Robert T. Van Horn: His Life and Public Service Colonel Robert T. Van Horn: His Life and Public Service October 1924 Mention of and footnotes about Kansas City mayors E. Milton McGee, or E. M. McGee, and Milton Payne. Description of McGee as mayor of Kansas City in 1870 after arriving here in 1828 and aiding in the arrival...

7. Edward Miller's Town: the Reconceptualization of Pleasant Hill by the Pacific Railroad of Missouri Edward Miller's Town: the Reconceptualization of Pleasant Hill by the Pacific Railroad of Missouri July 2007 In this article the author provides strong evidence that Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was a creation of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. Rather than a straight line from Warrensburg to Kansas City as originally...

8. How Oglesby Beat the Railroad How Oglesby Beat the Railroad March/23/1912 Story of the train accident crippling 19-year-old Missouri Pacific Railway brakeman Rube Oglesby near Independence, Missouri, in 1892, and his subsequent trials against the railroad company, eventually...

9. How the Bridge Was Saved How the Bridge Was Saved June, 1903 Description of the work of W. S. Carson, "superintendent of terminals," to prevent damage from the flood of 1903 to the Missouri Pacific Bridge, "the only bridge communicating between the two Kansas Citys,"...

10. How the Bridge Was Saved How the Bridge Was Saved June//1903 Photos and text about the destruction wrought by the 1903 flood on the Missouri Pacific Railroad and Bridge.

11. How Two Towns Became One How Two Towns Became One June//1903 Description of the State Line House hotel on the state line, established around the time of the Civil War and managed by "a Colonel Greene," along with photos of the flooded West Bottoms during the 1903...

12. Kansas Boy Realizes Two Ambitions Kansas Boy Realizes Two Ambitions December 1, 1934 Review of the life of Dr. George B. Norberg and his success in life as a surgeon and an owner of a Hereford herd in Lee's Summit, Missouri, in the late 1880s and early 1900s. He served as assistant police...

13. Society and Sport Society and Sport February//1899 Photo of Erwin Jewett, or E. S. Jewett, general passenger agent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

14. The "Dummy" Line from Westport to Waldo The "Dummy" Line from Westport to Waldo Summer 1993 Anecdotes about the "way one got back and forth from Westport to Waldo at the turn of the century," on the "dummy" line to Dodson ("the present 85th and Prospect"), where it connected with the Missouri...

15. The History of Railroad Building into and out of Kansas City The History of Railroad Building into and out of Kansas City 1912 Article about the history of railroads and street railways built within, into, and out of Kansas City, including the following: the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad; the Chicago & Alton Railroad; the...

16. The Missouri Pacific, 1879-1900 The Missouri Pacific, 1879-1900 January//1924 History of the Missouri Pacific Railroad from 1879 to 1900 and its branches passing through and dealing with the Kansas City area.

17. Who's Who among Carmen Who's Who among Carmen July//1909 Biographical article about Frank Nelson, "Motorman No. 1 of the Metropolitan" Street Railway Company and former "chief hostler of the Missouri Pacific railroad" in the 1880s.