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1. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971

2. L Road Made Kansas City Up to Date in 1886 L Road Made Kansas City Up to Date in 1886 December/29/1962

3. Union Depot Profile Union Depot Profile 1999

4. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel

5. 8th Street Tunnel, Wholesale District 8th Street Tunnel, Wholesale District 2 postcard views of the 8th Street Tunnel and Wholesale District

6. Cable Cars in Kansas City Cable Cars in Kansas City [1969] A 10 page typewritten paper on the history of cable cars in Kansas City from their introduction in 1885 to discontinuation in 1913, with details about their construction and operation as early streetcars....

7. Union Depot Painting Union Depot Painting 1890 A large painting of Union Depot and surroundings was donated to the Kansas City Public Library in the 1960s by its painter George Fuller Green.

8. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p104 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p104 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 7th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

9. Intercity Viaduct Intercity Viaduct ca. 1930 Aerial view looking southeast over the Intercity Viaduct and northern part of West Bottoms. Distant view of downtown Kansas City in the top with Quality Hill area and 8th Street Tunnel entrance.

10. Quality Hill and Downtown Kansas City Quality Hill and Downtown Kansas City 1956 Aerial view looking toward the southeast with the Quality Hill area and portions of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, in view. The 8th Street Tunnel is visible in the lower right side. Other buildings in...

11. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1958-10-14 Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, with 8th Street tunnel's west portal in left foreground, Quality Hill, West Bluffs, and I-70 to the left.

12. Aerial View of Downtown and West Bottoms Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown and West Bottoms Kansas City Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, with 8th Street tunnel's west portal in left foreground, Quality Hill, West Bluffs, portion of the West Bottoms, and I-70 to the left and the 12th Street...

13. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking southwest to the West Bottoms from near West Terrace Park. Includes view of track going into the 8th Street Tunnel.

14. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms looking northeast from near 9th and Wyoming; shows 8th Street Tunnel entrance and downtown Kansas City.

15. Quality Hill Area Quality Hill Area 1956 Aerial view of Quality Hill area located just west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Included in the view is the 12th Street Viaduct as well as the Quality Hill Apartments. Looking toward the southwest....

16. Quality Hill Quality Hill 1951 Aerial view, looking southeast, over the West Bottoms. Also shows 8th Street Tunnel.

17. 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.

18. Tunnel Was Vital Link in Transit Here Tunnel Was Vital Link in Transit Here April/25/1968 Article about the 8th Street Tunnel of the elevated street railway, with photo and an illustration of its cross-section in 1895.

19. Killed in the Tunnel: George R. Fearons a Victim of an Eighth Street Tunnel Killed in the Tunnel: George R. Fearons a Victim of an Eighth Street Tunnel April 5, 1899 Article about the death of George Fearon, "of 813 Olive street, attorney," in the 8th Street Tunnel, apparently caused by a collision with a streetcar in the tunnel, also listing him as the "father of...

20. Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus January/27/1962 Article providing history of public transportation in Kansas City, from the first omnibuses, or stagecoaches, to a later type of omnibus, the motor bus.