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1. ''Walks In Water'': The Impact of Steamboating On the Lower Missouri River ''Walks In Water'': The Impact of Steamboating On the Lower Missouri River 2001 This book traces the history of steamboating on the lower Missouri River or Missouri Valley area starting with the beginning in 1818 to the 1860s when railroads brought a decline to river transportation....

2. A Forgotten River A Forgotten River February 27, 2008 Article discusses the decline of recreational activity on the Missouri River and profiles riverboat pilot Rick Lynn, whose father first opened a waterfront marina in 1957. the Lynn family also launched...

3. A History of the Missouri River A History of the Missouri River March 20, 1905 Lengthy article on the history of the Missouri River since its first encounter with European explorers, starting with Coronado in 1540-1542 and observations by Marquette and Joliet in 1673. Description...

4. A Reporter at Large: The River World A Reporter at Large: The River World February/26/1972 Illustration and article about the author's voyage up the Missouri River (and later down the Mississippi River) on the Lesta K steamboat with descriptions of Kansas City and vicinity in the context of...

5. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covered is Blue Mills to Lexington,...

6. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile 398.8-358.3" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. Map covers Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile...

7. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...

8. America's Great Waterways: Bound for the Wild Missouri America's Great Waterways: Bound for the Wild Missouri September//1985 Illustrations, map, photos, and article about the role of the Missouri River in the history of the settlement of the West, with descriptions of related cities (including Kansas City), towns, steamboats,...

9. An Historical Study of Showboat Theatre on the Missouri River An Historical Study of Showboat Theatre on the Missouri River August 1965 Thesis toward a master's degree from Central Missouri State College about the history of showboat theater on the Missouri River, describing the showboats themselves and their operators, "the types of entertainment...

10. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the Missouri Valley River Improvement Association, formed in 1906 "by representatives of the principal commercial bodies of Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kas." to improve...

11. Buried Treasure: Recovering the Steamboat Arabia Buried Treasure: Recovering the Steamboat Arabia Spring//1998 Article about the discovery of the Steamboat "Arabia," built in 1853, sunken in 1856 on the Missouri River, and salvaged in 1985 to become a museum at Kansas City's River Market.

12. Chronicle Chronicle July 10, 1819 Brief notice about the Missouri River steamboat "Independence."

13. E. B. Trail Steamboat Collection E. B. Trail Steamboat Collection Information on the Missouri River steamboat history collection of E. B. Trail of Berger, Missouri (including several letters from the 1950).

14. Early Days on the Missouri River Early Days on the Missouri River 2000 Book includes chapters on Independence, Missouri, Fort Osage, the Town of Kansas and the prominent people involved in these areas. Also includes Fort Leavenworth, Atchison and other river points in Kansas....

15. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1927 Illustration of "the Trapper--an early steamboat in fur trade in the [eighteen] twenties."

16. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical article about Rudolph Kurz (1818-1871), an artist and native of Switzerland traveling on the Mississippi and Missouri River fur trading routes in the mid-1800s, including Saint Joseph and...

17. Explosion of the Steamboat Saluda: Tragedy and Compassion at Lexington, Missouri, 1852 Explosion of the Steamboat Saluda: Tragedy and Compassion at Lexington, Missouri, 1852 July 1, 2005 The steamship Saluda exploded on April 9, 1852. The estimated 80 - 100 deaths made it the worst such disaster on the Missouri River. A substantial number of the ship's passengers were Mormons starting...

18. Floods in the Missouri River Floods in the Missouri River 1908 Article about the history of floods on the lower Missouri River (written by a steamboat pilot on the river) and its tributaries, with descriptions of the effects on the Kansas City area during several...

19. For Wood and Water: Steamboating on the Missouri River from Saint Louis to Fort Union, Dakota Territory, For Wood and Water: Steamboating on the Missouri River from Saint Louis to Fort Union, Dakota Territory, 1841-1846--A Collection of Journals by Capt. Joseph A. Sire 2000 Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Aime Sire, or Joseph Sire (1799-1854), "one of the two foremost men in the history of steamboat navigation on the Missouri River with Captain Joseph LaBarge,...

20. Great Escapes: Scavenging the Past Great Escapes: Scavenging the Past November//1991 Article and photo about the salvage of the sunken steamboat "Arabia" and its vintage 1856 antiques, to be exhibited at "a new museum opening this month in the historic River Market at Fourth and Grand"...