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161. How the Bridge Was Saved How the Bridge Was Saved June//1903 Photos and text about the destruction wrought by the 1903 flood on the Missouri Pacific Railroad and Bridge.

162. How Two Towns Became One How Two Towns Became One June//1903 Description of the State Line House hotel on the state line, established around the time of the Civil War and managed by "a Colonel Greene," along with photos of the flooded West Bottoms during the 1903...

163. Kansas City Flood Retrospect Kansas City Flood Retrospect December/12/1903 Both general and detailed description of flood relief, noting the $133,000 raised for relief from the 1903 flood.

164. Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building Postcard of the Livestock Exchange Building

165. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of William Knepp, a railroad and electrical industry executive and co-organizer of the Intercity Viaduct. Description of his life and career, born in Pennsylvania in 1858 and coming to Kansas...

166. Kulka's Store, 1903 Flood Kulka's Store, 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene. H. (Henry) Kulka’s business with going out of business sign and activity. According to 1903 KC directory, store was located at 1706 W. 9th St., Kansas City, Mo., and was a men’s...

167. L Road Abandoned on December 29th L Road Abandoned on December 29th February//1923 History of the trouble-ridden elevated or "L" street railway, from the 1880s to 1923.

168. 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.

169. 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.

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

171. 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...

172. 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...

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

174. 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).

175. 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...

176. 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.

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

178. 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.

179. 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.

180. 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.