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1. A Century of Transportation in Missouri A Century of Transportation in Missouri //1920 Excerpt from an article in the "Missouri Historical Review."

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. Bates CO. Missouri Bates CO. Missouri n.d. Map of Bates County, Missouri, that includes paved roads, graveled roads, state or county roads not highly improved, roads, interstates and highways, railroads, drainage district line, municipal township...

5. 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...

6. Blue Avenue at the Missouri Pacific Railroad Crossing Blue Avenue at the Missouri Pacific Railroad Crossing July 14, 1915 View down Blue Avenue to the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks crossing. Railroad crossing sign and signal are visible.

7. Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies //1887 Documentation from a case in the Kansas City Court of Appeals between the Missouri Pacific Railway Company and Marion West (guardian of J. C. West) in March 1887, concerning one of West's mules killed...

8. 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.

9. City of Kansas City of Kansas 1886 Photocopy of a cadastral map showing landowners and building outlines for the area of the City of Kansas west and north of Union Depot, comprising West Kansas Addition, Pacific Place, and Turner & Company's...

10. Doorway and Front Steps Doorway and Front Steps February 18, 1948 Front steps and doorway of an unidentified building in the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, showing evidence of rat infestation.

11. 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...

12. First Missouri Pacific Trains First Missouri Pacific Trains [1970] First Missouri Pacific trains in Kansas City: (1) Kansas City to Independence on August 1, 1864; (2) Kansas City to Saint Louis on September 20, 1865.

13. First Railroads in Kansas City First Railroads in Kansas City March 15, 1905 The Union Pacific railroad, the first to enter Kansas City, was opened as far as Lawrence, Kansas, in December, 1864. The next to come was the Missouri Pacific, which was opened for business in October,...

14. Grain Scattered near Railroad Tracks Grain Scattered near Railroad Tracks February 18, 1948 View of grain scattered near tracks in the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, shown as evidence of poor rat control practices.

15. Harrisonville Quadrangle Harrisonville Quadrangle 1954 (1981 revision) Topographical map of an area including and to the northeast of Harrisonville, Missouri in Cass County. The city of Harrisonville is featured, as well as roads, creeks, lakes, railroads and geological formations....

16. Hermann Sheet Hermann Sheet 1890 (1926 reprint) Topographical map depicting areas of Lincoln, Montgomery, Warren, Franklin, and Gasconade counties in northeast Missouri, including the towns of Hermann, New Haven, Washington, and Warrenton, as well as...

17. 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...

18. 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.

19. 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...

20. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of the "first railroad track laid into Kansas City, 1862," taken in 1869.