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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of barges stuck against the second Hannibal Bridge during the 1951 Flood.

3. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

4. 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...

5. A Portfolio of New Deal Reconstruction A Portfolio of New Deal Reconstruction November//1936 Photos, maps, and description of the river control and navigation improvements on the Missouri River part of the federal government's New Deal. Description of the "six-foot channel between St. Louis and...

6. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the Missouri Valley River Improvement Association, formed in 1906 "by representatives of the principal commercial bodies of Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kas." to improve...

7. 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....

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

9. 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...

10. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 May 3, 1905 It was D-Day. Midwestern barges were hitting the beaches of Normandy. Such was the intimate participation of Kansas City home front in the war. The terrible price of the eventual victory hung heavy over...

11. Darby Corporation Darby Corporation Postcard of the Darby Corporation, U.S. Navy Ship builders

12. 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.

13. 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...

14. Henry Stewart Henry Stewart 1902 Photo and bio of Henry Stewart, county marshal and co-founder of the Stewart-Peck Sand Company in 1897, born in Connecticut in 1858 and coming to Kansas City about 1877.
A pioneer in the [sand] industry,...

15. 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...

16. K. C., Mo. River Navigation Company's Westport Landing Riverboat K. C., Mo. River Navigation Company's Westport Landing Riverboat August//1970 Photo and article about the boat called "Westport-Landing, a 200 passenger riverboat and party barge" "currently running public excursions and chartered parties from its dock on the south bank of the Missouri...

17. 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.

18. Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub May//1966 Various essays and articles about Kansas City's function as a national transportation center in many aspects, including river barges, railroads, aviation, trucking, automobiles, pipelines, electrical lines,...

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

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...