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1. 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,...

2. One Hundred Years on the Missouri River One Hundred Years on the Missouri River October/3/1921 Article about the history of steamboats on the Missouri and Osage Rivers, especially the early ones visiting Saint Louis and Kansas City, including the following: "Western Engineer" (page 21), "Zebulon...

3. Perilous Journeys: Missouri Steamboats Weren't Built for the Long Haul Perilous Journeys: Missouri Steamboats Weren't Built for the Long Haul June 2008 Article reviews the difficulties and tradgedies of steamboat travel on the Missouri River. The explosion of the Saluda was the worst steamboat accident on the Missouri River. Less than two months following...

4. Steamboating in Kansas Steamboating in Kansas Autumn//1998 History of steamboating on nearly all of the navigable and semi-navigable rivers in Kansas, starting in 1819, mainly along the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Photos, illustrations, and descriptions of the...

5. The Kansas River--Its Navigation The Kansas River--Its Navigation 1906 History of the navigation by boat on the Kansas River, starting with "[p]irogues and keel-boats of trappers and traders" in 1804 and with steamboats, listed in chronological order, in 1854 and continuing...

6. The Missouri River: Its Habits and Eccentricities Described by a Personal Friend The Missouri River: Its Habits and Eccentricities Described by a Personal Friend April//1907 General article about the Missouri River and its shifting channel, changing boundaries in Kansas City and other areas, and presenting other opportunities and problems for navigation, irrigation, etc.

7. The Rediscovery of the Missouri The Rediscovery of the Missouri November//1907 Article about the reinvigoration of traffic on the Missouri River, sparked in part by the recent journey of President Theodore Roosevelt on the Mississippi River. Photos and description of steamboats and...