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1. Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt November/20/1937 Photo of "the first wheat barge to leave Kansas City's [Kansas City, Kansas's] new public levee," the "municipally-owned Kaw Point elevator." Started in 1936 by the federal government, "leased for thirty...

2. The U. S. Masters the Big Muddy The U. S. Masters the Big Muddy August/22/1955 Photos, map, and article about "[t]he harnessing of the Missouri" River by "the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation," showing Kansas City protected with levies...

3. 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...

4. The Building of the Lewis and Clark Boat in Pittsburgh The Building of the Lewis and Clark Boat in Pittsburgh Winter 1009-10 Was it a flatboat, keelboat, or barge that Meriwether Lewis had built for the Corps of Discovery's travels to find a passage to the West coast? The author, using many original source documents such as...

5. Taming the Outlaw Missouri River Taming the Outlaw Missouri River November//1945 Photos, map, and article about issues of controlling the channel of the Missouri River, including its course between Kansas City and Saint Louis, etc., with photos of "Kansas City's [m]ammoth [g]rain [e]levators,"...

6. 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...

7. Rollin' on the River: Greater Kansas City and Its Neighbors along the Missouri River Grapple with How Rollin' on the River: Greater Kansas City and Its Neighbors along the Missouri River Grapple with How to Best Use and Preserve both the River and Its Inhabitants May 2001 Second of a two-part series of articles with photo (of a barge in the river) and description of matters relating to the Missouri River including transportation (navigation), flood prevention, pollution,...

8. Riverboat Pushing Barges Riverboat Pushing Barges Riverboat pushing barges carrying unidentified cargo.

9. Riverboat Operations Riverboat Operations The Franklin D. Roosevelt pushing barges carrying unidentified cargo.

10. River Up for War: Ft. Peck Dam Gates Are Opened to Permit Floating of Barges Here River Up for War: Ft. Peck Dam Gates Are Opened to Permit Floating of Barges Here January/18/1944 Photo, caption, and article about the high levels of the upper Missouri River allowing for smooth and timely embarkment of "eight ocean-going war craft built in Kansas City shipyards" by the Darby Corporation...

11. 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...

12. Missouri Wins One in River Wars Missouri Wins One in River Wars April 25, 2006 The U.S. Supreme Court ''decided not to hear a legal case'' about storing more water in the reservoirs in the Dakotas and Montana. This ''means more water will continue to be released from the northern...

13. 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.

14. Missouri River Channel Opening Ceremonies Missouri River Channel Opening Ceremonies June 27, 1932 Paddleboat and barge during ceremonies at the opening of the six-foot channel between Saint Louis and Kansas City.

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 in background.

16. 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.

17. 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.

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

19. Miracle on I-35 Miracle on I-35 November-December 1997 Photos, map, and essay or article (written by "the editor of 'K. C. Jones,' a monthly political newspaper published in Kansas City, Missouri") about the benefits to the local economy from the recent increase...

20. 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...