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1. Electric Railways Electric Railways August//1885 Speech given before "a meeting of the stockholders of the Henry Electric Railway Co., " by John Henry, recommending the construction of electric railways by virtue of local electrical and motorized inventions...

2. Engineering--Kansas City Cable Railway Engineering--Kansas City Cable Railway February//1885 Technical description of the engineering and construction techniques applied in building the cable railway system in Kansas City with its "many difficult features to overcome," especially bluffs and hills....

3. Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway December//1883 Article describing Kansas City's "first duplicate cable railway built and operated in the world," with its design for safety and elevated tracks around Union Depot above Union Avenue.

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. Progress in Electric Railways--The Continent Progress in Electric Railways--The Continent November//1885 Comparisons among the new electric railway systems around the world, mentioning Kansas City's as one of the most efficient.

6. Willard Winner Willard Winner March 2, 1905 Photo and bio of Willard Winner, a real estate and railroad developer. Born in Iowa in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1863 as a merchant before entering the real estate business about 1880, engaged...