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21. Eighth Street Eighth Street circa 1930s Oil on canvas painting (23.5 in. x 27.25 in.) of Eighth Street in Kansas City, Missouri, showing entrance to tunnel. Stamped on the back of the wooden stretcher frame in several places as well as back...

22. Elbert Landfried Photograph Collection Elbert Landfried Photograph Collection circa 1940s-60s This collection contains 11 black and white mounted display photographs measuring 14" x 16" and housed in one box. The award-winning photographs were taken by Elbert Landfried. They show both artistic...

23. General Plan and Profile of Proposed Eighth Street Tunnel General Plan and Profile of Proposed Eighth Street Tunnel 1903 Map of proposed 8th Street Tunnel providing both above ground and underground depictions.

24. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of Robert Gillham, "one of the pioneers in cable railway construction" and "the founder of Kansas City's Cable Railway System," born in New York in 1854 and coming to Kansas...

25. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1898-1899 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

26. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

27. In Kansas City Forty Years Ago In Kansas City Forty Years Ago May/20/1939 Reprint of the obituary of Robert Gillham (1864-1899), "the father of Kansas City's cable railway system, member of the park board and general manager of the Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf railroad." He...

28. 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.

29. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

30. Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 1902 Photo of the "Eighth Street Tunnel" for street cars through the bluff.

31. Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly 1888 This two-page spread of engravings of views of Kansas City, Missouri, "from photographs by D. D. Thomson & Co.," was published as a supplement to Harper's Weekly, September 15, 1888, pages 702 and 703....

32. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1955 Looking down upon and slightly northwest of 8th and Wyandotte. Shows entrance to 8th Street tunnel.

33. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps, illustrations, photos, and descriptions of Kansas City's streetcar and railway systems in the late 19th century, including the 8th Street Tunnel, the 9th Street Incline, and the 12th Street Incline,...

34. 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...

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

36. 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.

37. Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure January/1/1923 Photos and caption about the "first type of electric car used over the elevated structure," and the "entrance to the old Eighth street tunnel built to accommodate the old cable cars," initially "at the...

38. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of Millson McCormick, a civil engineer and builder of the 8th Street Tunnel in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Virginia in 1866 and building (at least parts of) "the...

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

40. 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...