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1. Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer 2008

2. A Call to Shippers A Call to Shippers August/17/1915 Ad for the Kansas City Missouri River Navigation Company calling for all shippers using the Missouri River to do more business with Kansas City, in order to "warrant the expenditure of the money to improve...

3. Flooded River Area Flooded River Area 1951 Aerial view of barges and flooding surrounding the Midwest Terminal Warehouse Co., #3 Building during the 1951 Flood.

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of barges stuck against the second Hannibal Bridge during the 1951 Flood.

5. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.

6. K. C. Awaits the Barges: New Missouri Waterway Won't Starve for Freight, Won't Get Fat Either. .. K. C. Awaits the Barges: New Missouri Waterway Won't Starve for Freight, Won't Get Fat Either. .. June/2/1934 Article about the barge commerce of Kansas City on the Missouri River. Describes competition with railroads for freight, actual freight rate changes in recent years, and specific industries and companies...

7. Missouri River Navigation: What It Means to the Famer and Country Merchant Missouri River Navigation: What It Means to the Famer and Country Merchant June//1910 Article about the business and economic significance of the river for freight as an alternative to railroads.

8. Food Mart Unloaded: Kansas City, Kan., Gives Up, Leases Storm-Provoking Terminal to Private Corporation Food Mart Unloaded: Kansas City, Kan., Gives Up, Leases Storm-Provoking Terminal to Private Corporation for Year September/21/1940 Article about the end of the legal dispute between Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, over the Kansas side's municipal "food terminal and its river-rail grain elevator, both located on the...

9. K.C. Awaits the Barges K.C. Awaits the Barges June/2/1934 Article about the first barges after the completion of dredging a six foot channel in the Missouri River. Renewed competition for freight between river and railroads.

10. Barges on Shoals: Promised for June, Missouri River Barge Line Still Has a Lot of Obstacles to Surmount Barges on Shoals: Promised for June, Missouri River Barge Line Still Has a Lot of Obstacles to Surmount April/6/1935 Article about the progress on "Kansas City's barge line" for Missouri River shipping traffic, planned for opening in June 1935 but encountering more navigation, storage, and railroad transfer difficulties....

11. The Rediscovery of the Missouri The Rediscovery of the Missouri November//1907 Article about the reinvigoration of traffic on the Missouri River, sparked in part by the recent journey of President Theodore Roosevelt on the Mississippi River. Photos and description of steamboats and...

12. KC Spends $1.7M to Open Missouri River Wharf, Terminal KC Spends $1.7M to Open Missouri River Wharf, Terminal June 15-21, 2012 Article on a project by the Kansas City Port Authority to renovate and reopen a terminal off Woodswether Road in the West Bottoms for barge traffic on the Missouri River. The port closed in 2007 due to...

13. Missouri River Barge Missouri River Barge ca1970 Barge on the Missouri River being loaded, located west of the Broadway Bridge on the south bank of the river.

14. Missouri River Barge Missouri River Barge ca1970 Barge on the Missouri River being loaded, located west of the Broadway Bridge on the south bank of the river. Grain elevator in background.

15. Missouri River Barge Missouri River Barge ca1970 Barge on the Missouri River being loaded, located west of the Broadway Bridge on the south bank of the river. Grain elevator visible in background.

16. Mud Money Mud Money October/12-18/2000 Discusses the conflict between those who use the Missouri River for barge traffic and those who wish to see more recreational uses of the waterway, and how the barge industry contributes money to Missouri...

17. Stilwell's Dream Stilwell's Dream December//1946 Illustration and biographical article about Arthur Stilwell, a railroad and interurban street railway builder in Kansas City residing at 720 East Armour Boulevard in 1902. Story of his dream that year...

18. Busy Days on the Big Muddy Busy Days on the Big Muddy November//1963 Illustrations (by artist Robert Andrew Parker, or Robert Parker) and article about the riverboats carrying cargo downstream on the Missouri River, with many depictions of barges, their pilots, and river...

19. Missouri River Missouri River 1930 Looking east along the south bank of the Missouri River from ASB Bridge.

20. Kansas City Riverfront Kansas City Riverfront 1930 Looking southwest at Missouri river and riverbank from ASB Bridge.