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1. West Bluffs at 8th Street From Union Depot Area West Bluffs at 8th Street From Union Depot Area ca1915 View of the West Bluffs at 8th Street and 8th Street Tunnel in Kansas City, Missouri from the Union Depot area. Handwriting on photo says Old Depot - Goose Neck from Chute. Billboards on bluffs read Hotel...

2. Union Depot Profile Union Depot Profile 1999

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Tunnel. .. Tunnel. .. October//1945 Illustration and article about the 8th Street Tunnel built in the 1880s for trolley cars before being sealed and becoming damp and cold enough for mushroom growth, earning the name "Mushroom Tunnel."

6. Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid 1910-1917 (bulk 1915) The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...

7. The Kansas City El Road The Kansas City El Road October 10, 1967 Paper by Calvin Manon about the history of the elevated street railway road, partly constituted of a tunnel running underground through the bluff at 8th Street. Information also about other streetcars,...

8. The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly September 15, 1888 Illustrations of the Young Men's Christian Association Building, the Junction at 9th and Main Streets, the 8th Street Tunnel, and the 9th Street Incline.

9. The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly September 15, 1888 Illustration of cable car railways on the 9th Street Incline and the 8th Street Tunnel.

10. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971

11. The 8th Street Tunnel The 8th Street Tunnel The Eighth Street tunnel originally extended from Bluff Street to about Jefferson Street. It was bored in 1887-'88 to provide a direct connection between the Kansas City elevated railway from Kansas City,...

12. Streetcar Track Streetcar Track 1892 Distant view looking northeast at incline, 8th Street Tunnel, and West Bluffs.

13. Street Railways Street Railways Information about the Kansas City and Westport Horse Railroad, streetcars, trolleys, cable cars, the 8th Street tunnel, and incline as well as about the men responsible like Nehemiah Holmes, Bernard Corrigan,...

14. Station on the Elevated Station on the Elevated April/14/1946 Photo and description of the elevated street railway.

15. 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...

16. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p012 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p012 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City from W. 8th Street south to W. 10th Street and from Bluff Street east to Washington Street, showing buildings, railroad lines, and streets. Large numbers at edges of...

17. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p011 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p011 1895-1907 Northern edge of early Kansas City. Quality Hill area showing buildings, railroad lines, and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page showing adjoining area.

18. Robert Gillham Robert Gillham Photos and information on Robert Gillham (1854-1899), the leading cable car engineer of Kansas City and designer of the 9th Street Incline and the 8th Street Tunnel, connecting Union Depot in the West...

19. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

20. 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....