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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...
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...
A Walk Under The River
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...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4"
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,...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile 398.8-358.3"
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...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0"
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,...
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.
America's Great Waterways: Bound for the Wild Missouri
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,...
Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI
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,...
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...
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...
Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City
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...
Blue Valley Industrial District
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...
Camden Point Quadrangle
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...
City of Kansas, Missouri
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...
Clay County, Missouri
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...
Downtown Kansas City
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.
Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers
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...
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.
Gallup's Map of Wyandotte County, Kansas
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,...
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