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1. From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner 1950 History with illustrations of the public transportation system, since 1869, from "horse car" lines to street cars and trolley buses to motor buses, located at 728 Delaware Street.

2. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Article about the history and growth of the city's street railway system and other freight-hauling transportation to keep pace with its growing agricultural economy.

3. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Story about the author as a child with his mother "on one of the old mule cars that carried the folks from Westport to Kansas City," also mentioning its routes.

4. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Chapter about Kansas City's street railway system and various street railway companies, with photos of prominent people in the system.

5. Horse Railroad City Directory Entries Horse Railroad City Directory Entries 1881 Listings for the four horse railroads in operation in 1881: (1) Westport & Kansas City Horse Railroad Company at "Westport Road, s. O. K. Creek," (2) Jackson County Horse Railroad at "Fourth, northeast...

6. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views //1898-1899 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

7. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photos of the "park on the Kansas City and Independence electric line."

8. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

9. In Kansas City This Week In Kansas City This Week February-November/7-18/1908-1911 Listings of street car routes in the periodical starting with the February 7-13 issue.

10. John Stone John Stone 1908 Photo and bio of Judge John Stone, a real estate investor born in Alabama in 1842 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a streetcar line promoter with residence at 3032 Prospect Avenue.

11. John Stone John Stone 1902 Photo and bio of John Bester Stone, or John Stone, a real estate developer and judge. Born in Alabama in 1842 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a Confederate veteran leading in the establishment of...

12. Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 1902 Photo of the "Eighth Street Tunnel" for street cars through the bluff.

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Smith, a real estate investor and street railway and construction industry executive. Born near New York City in 1836 and coming to Kansas City in 1866 as founder of "the...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Tell Johnson, or William Johnson, "a lawyer of Kansas City" born in Osceola, Missouri, in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1879, connected "with railroad interests, street...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of David Wilson Rider, or David Rider, "one of the prominent railroad leaders of the west." Born in Illinois in 1857 and coimng to Kansas City in 1892 as "superintendent of the Kansas...

16. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Waldron (1847-1875), a former street railway builder and banker of Kansas City. Native of New York coming here in 1867 as a co-builder of "the first street railway line of...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Lucky Scarritt, or Edward Scarritt, a lawyer and judge born in Kansas City in 1853 as a son of Reverend Nathan Scarritt. Also city counselor and co-founder of the Kansas City...

18. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps, illustrations, photos, and descriptions of Kansas City's streetcar and railway systems in the late 19th century, including the 8th Street Tunnel, the 9th Street Incline, and the 12th Street Incline,...

19. Leander Talbott Leander Talbott 1968 (1950 first edition) Photo and bio of Leander Talbott (1849-1924), mayor of Kansas City in 1884. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City in 1857 with his parents and becoming a businessman in 1868 before being killed in an automobile...

20. Local Transit Lines Local Transit Lines 1890 History from 1870 to 1890 of street railways in Kansas City, noting the foremost such mileage in the world for a city.