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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. 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...

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. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Herman Traber, executive general agent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company at 616 Railway Exchange Building. Born in Kansas City in 1880 and entering the railroad business in...

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. 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.

9. 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,...

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

12. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Kenneth Wharry, general freight agent for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

13. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Caricature of D. E. Bernardi, superintendent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

14. Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times 1890 Mention of the Missouri Pacific railroad reaching Kansas City on September 2, 1865, in a discussion of transportation facilities with a photo of the Union Depot building.

15. Lewis Baldwin Lewis Baldwin April 13, 1905 Photo and bio of Lewis Baldwin, "president of one of the largest railway systems in America, the Missouri Pacific Company," starting in 1896 in the railroad business as an engineer in Illinois, eventually...

16. Map of Missouri and Kansas, Giving Counties and County Seats, and Showing the Lines of the Pacific R.R. Map of Missouri and Kansas, Giving Counties and County Seats, and Showing the Lines of the Pacific R.R. 1867-1868 Photostatic copy of map of Missouri and portions of Kansas with counties, county seats, and the Pacific Railroad line.

17. Map of the Missouri Pacific Railway, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Rio Grande Western Railway, Rio Grande Map of the Missouri Pacific Railway, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Rio Grande Western Railway, Rio Grande Southern Railroad, St, Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway, Texas & Pacific Railway, International & Great Northern Railroad, St. Louis Southwestern Railway 1904 Map of 25 railroad lines and proposed routes in the western United States. Covers areas ranging from Illinois, Tennessee and Alabama on the east to Idaho, Utah, and Arizona on the west, also including...

18. Missouri Pacific Railroad Missouri Pacific Railroad Photos, illustrations, and information on the Missouri Pacific Railroad running from Saint Louis to Kansas City by 1865 and carrying Kansas City's first train.

19. Missouri Pacific Railway Missouri Pacific Railway circa 1900 Folding train schedule for the Missouri Pacific Railway with text on a yellow background. Front says: "Time of Trains between Kansas City and St. Louis via the Missouri Pacific Railway." Bottom of front...

20. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Benjamin Franklin Bush, or Benjamin Bush, and his wife, Catherine Idelia Hawkins Bush, or Catherine Bush. Description of his life and career as a native of Pennsylvania becoming a railroad...