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1. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."

2. 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City Summer, 1993 Article about the history and unique facts about cable cars and street railways other than the electric type in Kansas City, detailing each company, with photos.

3. A Brief History of the F. A. of S. R. E. A Brief History of the F. A. of S. R. E. July//1909 Photo (of the author, organizer of the F. A. of S. R. E. street railway) and article about the history of the section of the Metropolitan Street Railway of Kansas City known as the "F. A. of S. R. E."...

4. A Civic Triumph A Civic Triumph January/8/1910 Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.

5. A Fight for Franchise Extension A Fight for Franchise Extension December/4/1909 Article about the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in Kansas City, Missouri, and its efforts to extend its franchise rights to 1951, with political and financial fighting against Mayor Henry Beardsley...

6. A Man That Made Good A Man That Made Good October 1909 Photos and biographical article about William Harrington, or Billy Harrington, succeeding William Satterlee as general superintendent of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Ireland in 1872...

7. A Successful Secretary A Successful Secretary July//1910 Photo and biographical article about Julien Harvey, secretary of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Marshall, Missouri in 1884 and raised in Kansas City before starting out as a reporter...

8. An Answer to His Critics, Frank Walsh and the Kansas City Star An Answer to His Critics, Frank Walsh and the Kansas City Star August//1909 Editorial article written by Bernard Corrigan, president of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company, about the unfair treatment of his railway's operations in the Kansas City Star and the newspaper's "stump...

9. Bernard Corrigan Bernard Corrigan February//1910 Photo and biographical article about Bernard Corrigan, owner of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company of Kansas City and builder of the Baltimore Hotel at 11th and Baltimore Avenues.

10. Best Street Railway Jobs in the Country Best Street Railway Jobs in the Country May//1923 Short article and table of hourly wages for street railway workers in many cities, Saint Louis having the only higher wages than Kansas City.

11. Building Good Employee Relations in Kansas City Building Good Employee Relations in Kansas City January/12/1924 Article explaining the organization of management of the Kansas City Railways company, especially pertaining to maintaining employee satisfaction, with flow charts and graphs.

12. Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Civil War Summer 1959 Article about the history of Kansas City's business and economy, with reference to its street railways on page 171 and description of members of the Chick family--William Chick, Washington Chick, and Joseph...

13. Business, Neighborhood Opposition Defeats Light Rail for Kansas City Business, Neighborhood Opposition Defeats Light Rail for Kansas City September 2001 Kansas City residents voted overwhelmingly last month to kill a $793 million light rail system in a contentious election that pitted city hall against the major chamber of commerce and some neighborhood...

14. Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline December//1978 History of street cars in its changing forms from the "abortive attempt. ..in 1860 to start a street railway" drawn by horses, to cable cars, electric cable cars, and finally buses.

15. Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America July//1889 Article about the history and use of cable cars or early street railways in America by Kansas City engineer Robert Gillham. Contains a biographical sketch of him at the end.

16. Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America July//1889 History of street railways, starting with animal-drawn cable cars in London and Philadelphia in the early 1850s, and later in Kansas City. Career biography of Robert Gillham, as well, with his work with...

17. Can Light Rail Get Back on Track? Can Light Rail Get Back on Track? October, 1998 Article about the prospects for the "20-year-old plan to bind the metropolitan area together with modern trolley cars," part of "Kansas City's new FOCUS plan, a detailed, ambitious blueprint designed to...

18. Chastain Sues Star and Others for Libel Chastain Sues Star and Others for Libel February 2000 Discusses the lawsuit brought by activist Chastain against the Kansas City Star and others for libel.

19. Did You Know. ..? Did You Know. ..? March-April//1987 Article contains four historic facts about the following: (1) the Holmes Street Railway, (2) the placement of streets in the Midtown district "in a basic grid pattern," (3) the first automobile built in...

20. Edward Butts Edward Butts February//1911 Photo and biographical article about Edward Butts, assistant to the president of the Metropolitan Railway Company, coming to "Kansas City in 1879 from Rensseller County New York" and becoming city engineer....