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1. A Development Tool and Transportation System A Development Tool and Transportation System August/14-20/1997 Discusses the need for a system of light rail transportation in Kansas City.

2. A Leadership Void Surrounds Light Rail Issue A Leadership Void Surrounds Light Rail Issue October/22-28/1998 Discusses the issues surrounding the ballot proposal for implementation of a light rail system.

3. A Trolley Builder Gone A Trolley Builder Gone June/26/1913 Biographical article about George Townsend, one of the promoters of the Kansas City, Saint Joseph & Excelsior Springs electric line, reported missing.

4. A Wonderful City: Such Was the Verdict of the All-American Delegates A Wonderful City: Such Was the Verdict of the All-American Delegates October/31/1889 Story about the tour by delegates from Central and South America of Kansas City by street railways, including an in-depth inspection of the Consolidated Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in the Argentine...

5. An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More June 23, 2007 June 23, 1957, marks the 50th anniversary of the last streetcar ride in Kansas City. Streetcars were introduced in Kansas City in the 1870s but were fazed out in the 1950s in favor of a more modern bus...

6. Broadway Business Group Restates Its Position on Light Rail Broadway Business Group Restates Its Position on Light Rail October/2-8/1997 Details objections to installation of a light rail transportation system along Broadway in midtown Kansas City.

7. Cable Railway in Kansas City Cable Railway in Kansas City June 11, 1972

8. Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow April/28/1956 Article about changes and closings in some street railway routes, but unverified as to the above tidbit, from the local history index card.

9. Chastain Launches New Petition Drive Focusing on Transportation at Union Station Chastain Launches New Petition Drive Focusing on Transportation at Union Station June-July/26-2/1997 Discusses petition drive launched by activist Clay Chastain to incorporate transportation into the redevelopment of Union Station.

10. Chastain's Big Fight: Libel Suits Against the Star Chastain's Big Fight: Libel Suits Against the Star February/10-16/2000 Discusses the lawsuit brought by activist Chastain against the Kansas City Star and others for libel.

11. Clay Versus Gray Clay Versus Gray September-October/30-6/1999 Editorial detailing the activities of political consultant Pat Gray, particularly in regard to Clay Chastain's light-rail proposals.

12. Clipboard in Hand. . . Again Clipboard in Hand. . . Again June/15-21/2000 Discusses activist Clay Chastain's renewed efforts to place a light rail plan before the voters in Kansas City.

13. Coming of Age: Kansas City in the 19th Century Coming of Age: Kansas City in the 19th Century December/14/1997 Seventh in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City in the 19th century. Focus on the growth of the city through connections by street railways and the new problems brought by the...

14. Contract Let for 12th Street Viaduct Contract Let for 12th Street Viaduct August/27/1913 Report about the new bridge to be built by Graff Construction Company, replacing Kansas City's last cable car line, in service for 25 years.

15. Crane Ideal Man for Mayor of K. C. Crane Ideal Man for Mayor of K. C. March/22/1918 Article about the merits of the platform of Cyrus Crane, a candidate for mayor of Kansas City in 1918, including plans to improve "the gas, street railways, electric light and other public service concerns."...

16. Deaths: Joseph E. Halpin, Jr. Deaths: Joseph E. Halpin, Jr. April/24/1975 Obituary for Joseph Halpin, Jr., "66, of 608 East 79th Terrace, owner of the former Halco Products & Chemicals" company and a lifelong Kansas Citian, also "the grandson of the Corrigan pioneers [including...

17. Dodson Dummy Line Time Schedule Dodson Dummy Line Time Schedule May 25, 1895 Time schedule for the Dodson Dummy Line Railroad, traveling from Westport through Waldo to Dodson, Missouri.

18. End of Electric Transit Era End of Electric Transit Era January 4, 1959 Photo and caption about the end and history of the city's electric street cars, with history since 1884.

19. Engineering a Rail Change Engineering a Rail Change September/4-10/1997 Discusses opposition by Mayor Emanuel Cleaver and others to implementation of a light rail transportation system.

20. Era of Street Car Draws Near Its Close Era of Street Car Draws Near Its Close June/16/1957 Article about the end of Kansas City's street car transportation.