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1. 9th Street Incline 9th Street Incline Postcard view of the end of the 9th Street cable car line in the West Bottoms

2. 9th Street, East from Wyandotte 9th Street, East from Wyandotte Postcard of 9th Street, East from Wyandotte

3. Dee-Po Stone Raises Ghost of Day When Inconvenience Was Picturesque Dee-Po Stone Raises Ghost of Day When Inconvenience Was Picturesque April/16/1945 History of Union Depot from 1877 to 1915, on "bawdy" Union Avenue, "reached via the famous 'cattle chute' by way of the Eighth Street Tunnel and exciting Ninth Street Incline."

4. Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid circa 1950s-1990s Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

5. Early Kansas City Riverfront Early Kansas City Riverfront 1900 Looking northwest from West Bluffs, near north end of West Bottoms. Shows 9th Street Incline in foreground.

6. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Distant view, looking southwest, of West Bottoms showing Union Depot and 9th Street Incline.

7. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Distant view, looking southwest, of West Bottoms showing Union Depot and 9th Street Incline.

8. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 View looking south of railroad tracks near Union Depot; also shows bottom of 9th Street Incline.

9. Hair-Raising Ninth Street Incline Is Recalled Hair-Raising Ninth Street Incline Is Recalled October/13/1953 Recollections about the 9th Street Incline and the last cable line run in Kansas City forty years ago.

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. In the 'City of the Future' Unique Streetcar Rise Raised Hair In the 'City of the Future' Unique Streetcar Rise Raised Hair August 18, 2010 Short article and postcard image of the Ninth Street Incline and West Bottoms District. The line was designed by civil engineer Robert Gillham and completed in 1885. At the time, it was one of only two...

13. 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....

14. 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,...

15. Missouri River Missouri River Postcard of the Missouri River at Kansas City

16. Ninth Street Incline Ninth Street Incline N.d., circa 1880s Stereopticon card with an image of the 9th Street Incline, looking toward the east and the Quality Hill area of Kansas City, Missouri. Cable car is in view on bridge over railraod tracks. Back of the card...

17. Ninth Street Incline Ninth Street Incline 1890 Photo of the "incline on the cable line," of 9th Street.

18. Old Union Depot Was Something Special, Too Old Union Depot Was Something Special, Too November/4/1964 Photo and history about the old Union Depot railroad station, surrounded by railroads and "reached by the elevated street railway line."

19. Our Street Car System Our Street Car System September 1899 Article details out where many of the streetcar lines are currently running as well as areas where future growth is expected. It mentions the Heim Electric line and the Leavenworth Electric line. Also...

20. Pre-1900 Downtown Kansas City Skyline Pre-1900 Downtown Kansas City Skyline 1900 Looking northeast from south end of West Bottoms at West Bluffs.