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1. 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...

2. A River Runs Through Us A River Runs Through Us August 1, 2007 Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...

3. A Walk Under The River A Walk Under The River June 2011 Author describes his experience visiting the tunnel under the Missouri River being constructed by Missouri American Water. "The tunnel is the main vein of the Jefferson City Tunnel Project, an $11 million...

4. 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,...

5. 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...

6. 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,...

7. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City and West Bottoms Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City and West Bottoms Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, the West Bottoms, and the confluence of the Kansas River with the Missouri River looking northwest.

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. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI n.d. Composite of 11 small maps of Civil War battles, campaigns, and important locations. Campaign Against Sterling Price, 1864; Osage or Mine Creek, Kansas; Johnson's Island, Ohio Military Prison; Five Forks,...

10. Bearcreek Quadrangle Bearcreek Quadrangle 1943 Topographical map of eastern Missouri and western Illinois, including parts of St. Charles County, Missouri and Lincoln County, Illinois. The towns of O'Fallon and St. Charles, Missouri are included, as...

11. Big Muddy River Race is Serious About the Fun Big Muddy River Race is Serious About the Fun August 1, 2012 On July 31, more than 500 participants began a 340 mile race on the Missouri River. Canoes and kayaks launched from Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kansas and the race will end in St. Charles, Missouri on August...

12. Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City ca. 1885 Unframed, mounted photograph (20 in. x 40 in.) of a bird's eye view map drawing, location of original unknown. Image extends from the bend in the Missouri River just below the confluence of the Missouri...

13. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. The left foreground of the image shows The Ruberoid...

14. Camden Point Quadrangle Camden Point Quadrangle 1951 Detailed topographical map of an area north of Kansas City, showing the following towns, rivers, and cemeteries: Standiford Cemetery, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, the town of Camden Point, the...

15. City of Kansas, Missouri City of Kansas, Missouri 1874 Map of Kansas City, Missouri, (in four parts) extending west to the Kansas River, north to the Missouri River, east to Woodland, and south to 1874 city limits (approx. 23rd St.). Map includes names of...

16. Clay County, Missouri Clay County, Missouri ca. 1930 Land ownership map of Clay County, Missouri, showing U.S. highways, state and county roads, paved, graveled and graded roads, railroads, abandoned railroads, political township boundaries, twp. & range...

17. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City ca. 1930 Aerial view looking northwest toward downtown Kansas City taken over near 18th and Harrison. Shows the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, Municipal Airport and Fairfax area.

18. Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers August//1882 Extracts from a speech by Robert Van Horn (national representative from Missouri and former mayor of Kansas City) delivered "in the House" of Representatives in 1882 concerning the management and control...

19. Flooded Area Flooded Area 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood; shows Municipal Airport and Swift packing facilities.

20. Gallup's Map of Wyandotte County, Kansas Gallup's Map of Wyandotte County, Kansas n.d. Land ownership map of Wyandotte County, Kansas, showing U.S. and state highways, roads (paved, gravel, and graded), railroads, electric lines, state lines, county lines, city limits, sub. division boundaries,...