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1. Chamber's Home Chugs into 21st Century Chamber's Home Chugs into 21st Century February-March 2011 Two-page spread about the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and its move to Union Station at the end of 2011. Their new boardroom, 4,400 square feet that will seat up to 196 people in theater-style...

2. Cowtown Chronicles: The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month--Armistice Cowtown Chronicles: The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month--Armistice November 2000 Photo, illustration, and history of the Liberty Memorial, dedicated in 1921 as a World War I monument across from Union Station on the former "ugly old Vinegar Hill, shanty-clad, dirty and with many of...

3. End of the Line for Union Station? End of the Line for Union Station? September-October//1983 Article about the "inevitable departure of The [sic] Kansas City Terminal Raily Co. from Union Station." Discussion of other uses for the "oversized terminal building," including a "Science Museum" and...

4. Fight over Terminals Fight over Terminals December/16/1939 Article about the conflict between Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, over the new state of the art railroad "food terminal," with photo.

5. Grand Central Station Grand Central Station Summer//1979 Photo and caption about the "Grand Central Station" located "for several decades" from the 1890s at 2nd and Wyandotte Streets "on what became the Kansas City Southern Lines."

6. Harvey's Happy Girls Harvey's Happy Girls February 2012 Short article about the history of Fred Harvey and his establishment of restaurants in train depots. Harvey opened his first railroad eating house in Topeka, Kansas, along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa...

7. Has Two Big Buildings in Kansas City Has Two Big Buildings in Kansas City July//1906 Notice that says Jarvis Hunt has been commissioned to build the new Union Depot (Union Station) and the National Bank of Commerce. Article indicates the station is to cost millions of dollars.

8. Huge Railroad Station That Can Expand Huge Railroad Station That Can Expand September//1913 Article about the national significance of the new Kansas City Union Station, with photos, illustrations. Includes descriptions concerning its difficult construction along with the Belt Line and other...

9. Huge Railroad Station That Can Expand Huge Railroad Station That Can Expand September//1913 Article about the new Kansas City Union Station, comparing it favorably to other major urban railroad stations, with photos and illustrations.

10. I Had a Hunch [Part Two] I Had a Hunch [Part Two] December/17/1927 Second in a series of autobiographical articles with illustrations about Arthur Stilwell, a Kansas City railroad magnate of the southern Midwest in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Description of his early...

11. Interurban Centers and Interurban Cars: Kansas City Interurban Centers and Interurban Cars: Kansas City January 1917 Article describes the interurban system of Kansas City, Missouri. It include specifications for cars and tracks, maps, and lists of towns served, and information about each company.

12. Kansas City Construction Industry Kansas City Construction Industry August, 1914 Ads throughout the issue for construction-related companies with photos of the new Kansas City Union Station.

13. Kansas City Terminal Completes Large Mail-Handling Plant Kansas City Terminal Completes Large Mail-Handling Plant August/4/1934 News about the installation of a new railway system in Union Station, in connection with a new post office, expediting the receipt, delivery, sorting-in-transit, and forwarding of mail, with diagram and...

14. Kansas City's New Union Station Kansas City's New Union Station May//1914 Photos of the interior and exterior of the new Kansas City Union Station at Main and Pershing Roads, "the largest union station in the world" in 1914.

15. Let Me Off at Webster Groves Let Me Off at Webster Groves May-August//1979 Article about the Saint Louis suburban town of Webster Groves, Missouri, describing its old railroad stations, historic homes, bountiful trees, and general history, with illustrations and reproduced paintings....

16. No Overflow Depot Site No Overflow Depot Site June//1903 Mention that the flood of 1903 and the devastation to the Union Depot site is good reason to put the new railroad station on higher ground. The North side or 22nd Street location are mentioned.

17. Old Rail Depots of Independence Represent Important Era of History Old Rail Depots of Independence Represent Important Era of History April-June//1982 Article about the historic events associated with Independence railroad depots starting with 1849, through problems during and following the Civil War with vandalism and robbery by the James Gang and others,...

18. Our Wonderful New Station Our Wonderful New Station February//1913 Illustrations and description of the new Union Station in Kansas City, pointing out its vast size, "largest in the world outside of New York City," with comparisons to other large urban railroad stations...

19. Railroad Revival: Amtrak, the Ann Rutledge and the Missouri Mule Railroad Revival: Amtrak, the Ann Rutledge and the Missouri Mule November-December//1980 Article about the revival in railroad activity in Missouri largely through the Amtrak passenger rail company, with various facts about the history of Missouri railroads and railroad stations, including...

20. Railway Matters and Railway Men Railway Matters and Railway Men July/8/1898 Reprint from the Kansas City Journal about Arthur Stilwell, president of "the Kansas City & Northern Connecting Line" and "the Kansas City & Suburban Belt" and his railroads connecting "the Grand Central...