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Railroad Stations (29)
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October/25/1964 (2)
July/23/1978 (1)
1906-1949 (1)
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Matt Campbell (2)
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1. A $20,000 Blaze A $20,000 Blaze September/22/1875 Article describing the fire burning down the Union Depot and three nearby buildings, killing one man. Fire occurring at 3:00 am, September 22, 1875.

2. A New Depot A New Depot September/24/1875 Discussion of plans for a new Union Depot to replace the burned one. Suggestions for a new location east of the bluffs to avoid transportation difficulties over the steep terrain.

3. Building of Old Union Depot Sparked Business Revival after Panic of 1873 Building of Old Union Depot Sparked Business Revival after Panic of 1873 November/16/1954 Article about the positive influences of the construction of Union Depot, spurring business interest in the area despite its "rowdy surroundings."

4. Cheers Drowned Speeches as Union Station Opened in 1914 Cheers Drowned Speeches as Union Station Opened in 1914 October/29/1939

5. Dee-Po Stone Raises Ghost of Day When Inconvenience Was Picturesque Dee-Po Stone Raises Ghost of Day When Inconvenience Was Picturesque April/16/1945 History of Union Depot from 1877 to 1915, on "bawdy" Union Avenue, "reached via the famous 'cattle chute' by way of the Eighth Street Tunnel and exciting Ninth Street Incline."

6. Favorite Buildings Favorite Buildings February 10, 2007 Kansas City's Union Station has made a national list of favorite buildings. It ranks No. 127 out of 150. The poll or list is co-sponsored by the American Institute of Architects. Our Union Station ranked...

7. First Railroad Depot First Railroad Depot February/18/1906 Article about the first rail depot for Kansas City in Independence, with photo and discussion of the plans and needs for the station.

8. Grand Avenue Station Had Its Heyday as Popular Rendezvous Grand Avenue Station Had Its Heyday as Popular Rendezvous August/25/1959 History of the Grand Avenue Station, built in 1889 and moved to higher ground at 22nd and McGee Streets in 1913, prior to the construction of the more modern Union Station.

9. Grand Central Station Grand Central Station August 27, 1932 Kansas City's Grand Central Station was built and owned by the Kansas City Southern Railway in 1890 at 2nd and Wyandotte Streets. It was used until 1914 when the railroads moved to Union Station. It was...

10. Great Stone over Old Union Depot Is Resting in a Machinery Yard Great Stone over Old Union Depot Is Resting in a Machinery Yard April/9/1945 Article about the salvage of the Union Depot's original headstone from 1877 by a machinery yard owner, with some history of Union Depot.

11. Huge Expanse Lies under Union Station Huge Expanse Lies under Union Station February/24/1988 Article about the "modern mail-sorting wonder" of the underground complex connecting the Main Post Office to Union Station and its part in helping Kansas City become a transportation and communication...

12. Literally a Beehive of Activity under Union Station Literally a Beehive of Activity under Union Station October/23/1949 Illustrations and description of the high level of activity at Union Station and its surroundings, including high volumes of mail, including bees and other zoo animals being shipped, railroad cargo, and...

13. New Amtrak Station to Help Meet Cost Goals New Amtrak Station to Help Meet Cost Goals December/6/1985 Article about the new railroad station dedicated by Amtrak at Union Station under the Main Street viaduct on December 6, 1985.

14. Our Union Station Is 50 Years Old Our Union Station Is 50 Years Old October/25/1964 Large photo and history of Union Station.

15. Plaque Marks Union Station as Civil Engineering Landmark Plaque Marks Union Station as Civil Engineering Landmark December/15/1976

16. Question Box: What Are the Dimensions of the Union Station Lobby and Waiting Room? Question Box: What Are the Dimensions of the Union Station Lobby and Waiting Room? June/9/1956

17. Railroads Railroads March/22/1926

18. Speaking the Public Mind: Praise for Dotty, Salt Shaker Advice, Our Mayor, School and Taxes, Old Depot Speaking the Public Mind: Praise for Dotty, Salt Shaker Advice, Our Mayor, School and Taxes, Old Depot August/4/1958 Photo and description of "the old Grand Avenue station" or Grand Central Station, "for years one of two railroad depots in use here" (along with the old Union Depot in the West Bottoms). Located between...

19. Station's Prestige Could Increase Station's Prestige Could Increase July/23/1978 Photo and short report on the possible designation of Kansas City's Union Station as the city's first national historic landmark, through the efforts of Charles Wheeler and Thomas Eagleton, with the station...

20. To Spend Millions Here To Spend Millions Here March/4/1915 Article about the construction plans at the Stockyards area with railroads and a replacement for the damaged old Union Depot.