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1. When the 'Annie Cade' Plied the Missouri River When the 'Annie Cade' Plied the Missouri River Spring//1996 History of the Missouri riverboat, the "Annie Cade," providing ferry service between Harlem and the foot of Main Street in Clay and Jackson Counties from 1879 to 1907, sinking in 1911. Description of its...

2. Walnut Street Walnut Street 1903 Rooftop view looking north along Walnut from 6th. Shows flooded Missouri River.

3. Union Station: Great Landmark Sits Empty, Lifeless and Deteriorating while Hope Waits in the Wings Union Station: Great Landmark Sits Empty, Lifeless and Deteriorating while Hope Waits in the Wings Spring//1991 History of Union Station as a railroad station replacing Union Depot, severely damaged in the 1903 flood. Discussion of the litigation over its future uses and owners.

4. Union Station Profile Union Station Profile 1999

5. Union Depot Profile Union Depot Profile 1999

6. The Weekly Implement Trade Journal's Kansas City Flood Souvenir, 1903 The Weekly Implement Trade Journal's Kansas City Flood Souvenir, 1903 1903 Photo of "Union Avenue and Union Depot," with water covering front doors of businesses on the street in the 1903 flood.

7. The Kansas River Flood The Kansas River Flood February/13/1904 Article about flood control and modification of river channels through study of the earth the river is cutting through, including work by Erasmus Haworth.

8. The Kansas City Flood in Retrospect The Kansas City Flood in Retrospect December/12/1903 Article about the relief effort for the 1903 flood, with thorough description of the carnage.

9. The Great Kansas City Inundation The Great Kansas City Inundation July//1903 Extensive description of the destruction caused by the 1903 flood with many photos and an illustration of Emil Zola, Kansas City cousin of the French author Emile Zola.

10. The Floods in the West The Floods in the West June/13/1903 Photo of the flooded railroad and Wholesale District, including Union Depot.

11. The Floods in the West The Floods in the West June/13/1903 Four photos of different sections of Topeka, Kansas, showing severe flooding from the Kansas River in 1903.

12. The Early History of the Lumber Trade in Kansas City The Early History of the Lumber Trade in Kansas City 1924 History of the West Bottoms area from 1880 to just after the 1903 flood, including Union Depot and the various manufacturing concerns and railroads in the area.

13. The Demise of Toad-a-Loop The Demise of Toad-a-Loop Summer 2001 Article about the demise of the area of Kansas City, Kansas known as "Toad-a-Loop" or "Tour-de-Loup." Described as "the horseshoe area surrounding Greystone Heights with a portion crossing over into Jackson...

14. Storms Leave Their Mark on Kansas City Storms Leave Their Mark on Kansas City April/26/2001 Article reviewing the chronology of various storms and other weather-related disasters in Kansas City history back to the 1844 flood (but not including the 1826 flood).

15. Standard Oil Company Standard Oil Company 1903 Identified as damage to barrels located at the Standard Oil Company from the 1903 flood.

16. Some of Kansas City's Most Noteworthy Natural Disasters Some of Kansas City's Most Noteworthy Natural Disasters May 5, 2003 1886 Tornado; 1903 Flood; 1951 Flood; 1957 Ruskin Heights Tornado; 1977 Plaza Flood; 1979 Kemper Roof Collapse; 1993 Flood; 1996 Lee's Summit Microburst; 1998 Flash Floods; 2000 Tonganoxie Tornado; 2002...

17. Root & Siemens Architectural Firm Root & Siemens Architectural Firm File contains photos, illustrations, and information on the Root & Siemens architectural firm of Kansas City including its partners Walter Root and George Siemens (ca. 1864-1951). Siemens, a native of...

18. Riverboats during 1903 Flood Riverboats during 1903 Flood 1903 Moline and another unidentified steamboat docked at the foot of Main Street during 1903 flood.

19. Post Card from Old Kansas City Post Card from Old Kansas City June/14/1975 Photo of the 1903 flood at the Hannibal Bridge, with the water level at "34.9 feet, 12.9 feet above the natural river bank," compared to the 1951 flood's depth of 36 feet, 2 inches.

20. No Overflow Depot Site No Overflow Depot Site June//1903 Mention that the flood of 1903 and the devastation to the Union Depot site is good reason to put the new railroad station on higher ground. The North side or 22nd Street location are mentioned.