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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. Drawing of Union Depot Drawing of Union Depot 1872 Partial side and frontal view of first Union Depot.

7. Drawing of Union Depot Drawing of Union Depot 1880 Full frontal view.

8. Drawing of Union Depot Drawing of Union Depot Full frontal and side view, looking south.

9. Drawing of Union Depot Drawing of Union Depot 1870 Distant view of first Union Depot; located on Union Avenue.

10. Engine at Union Depot Engine at Union Depot 1890 Partial frontal view with engine number 828 and coach car in foreground.

11. 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.

12. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration of the "Kansas City Union Depot" with buggies and street cars in the foreground.

13. 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.

14. Railroad Yards Railroad Yards 1890 Photo "Overlooking railroad yards and Union Depot."

15. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms from W. 8th Street south to Union Avenue and from Santa Fe Street east to Lincoln Street. Large numbers on the edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

16. The History of Kansas City The History of Kansas City //1881 Illustration of the "Kansas City Union Depot," also depicting buggies and street cars.

17. Union Depot Union Depot 1880 Full frontal view; located at Union Avenue and Santa Fe in the West Bottoms.

18. Union Depot Union Depot 1881 Partial frontal and side view.

19. Union Depot Union Depot 1880 Full frontal and side view, looking north.

20. Union Depot Union Depot 1895 Full frontal and partial side view of remodeled station, looking south.