Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 89 item(s) for: "Cable Cars"
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Subject
Cable Cars (59)
Street Railways (33)
Streetcars (28)
Transportation (24)
Junction, the (9)
Show more...

Type
Photograph, B/w (26)
Magazine Article (15)
Newspaper Article (14)
Postcard (12)
Book (8)
Show more...

Creator
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred... (12)
Unknown (4)
Robert Gillham (3)
Theodore S Case (2)
George W Hilton (2)
Show more...

Date
1890 (6)
1895 (5)
1900 (5)
1886 (4)
1971 (2)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. William Smith William Smith 1896 Photo and bio of William J. Smith, president of the Kansas City Cable Railroad Company with residence at 914 Locust Street. Native of New York coming to Kansas City in 1866 as an agricultural implement...

2. Who Remembers Mike Tuite? Who Remembers Mike Tuite? April/1/1968 Photo and article about "Mike Tuite," the man stationed at the Junction of 9th, Main, and Delaware Streets in the 1880s-1890s to warn pedestrians and other traffic of approaching cable cars.

3. Union Avenue Union Avenue Postcard of Union Avenue

4. Union Avenue Union Avenue 1890 Rooftop view looking south along Union Avenue. A small portion of Union Depot is visible on the left. Hotels in view on the west side of Union Avenue include: Blossom House, Adams House, New Albany Hotel,...

5. Traction Line Is Monument to Three Men Traction Line Is Monument to Three Men 1902? File containing a photo and biographical article about street railway pioneers of Kansas City William Smith, Bernard Corrigan, and Nehemiah Holmes. Description of Smith as being born in New York in 1836...

6. This Was Kansas City--Cable Car Days This Was Kansas City--Cable Car Days June 1, 1948 Article about the history of local street railways with a photo of a street car of the Troost Ave., Washington & Summit St. Cable.

7. The Twelfth Street Cable The Twelfth Street Cable March/9/1931 Poem from 1913 when the cable cars stopped functioning.

8. The Supplanting of the Mule The Supplanting of the Mule June/15/1897 Story of the passing of the mule-drawn street cars, instituted by the Holmes family, to make way for cable cars and electric street cars.

9. The Junction The Junction Postcard of The Junction, 9th and Main Streets

10. The Junction The Junction Postcard of The Junction, 9th and Main Streets

11. The Junction The Junction 1886 Looking north from the west side of Main at the Junction area of 9th Street, Delaware Street, and Main Street. Cable car in view in street in front of the Vaughan's Diamond Building. Cable car says East...

12. The Junction The Junction 1886 Looking northwest from the southeast corner of 9th and Main at the Junction. Includes cable cars identified as Kansas City Cable Railway. The Kansas City Times building in view.

13. The Junction The Junction Postcard of The Junction, 9th and Main Street

14. The Junction The Junction Postcard of The Junction, 9th and Main Street

15. The Industries of Kansas City: Facts, Figures and Illustrations The Industries of Kansas City: Facts, Figures and Illustrations //1879 Brief description of the Barnum Hotel at 4th and Main Streets and the cable cars associated with it.

16. The Henry Trolley Car of the Old Fifth Street Line in 1886 The Henry Trolley Car of the Old Fifth Street Line in 1886 March/28/1945 Trial run on December 15, 1884, on what is now West Linwood Boulevard, the first trolley run in Kansas City.

17. The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly September 15, 1888 Illustration of cable car railways on the 9th Street Incline and the 8th Street Tunnel.

18. The First Trolley Car The First Trolley Car August//1909 Photo (of Kansas City's first regular motorman), illustration (of an early day trolley car), and article about the origins of electric cable cars in Kansas City, starting with inventor and engineer John...

19. The Cable Car in America: A New Treatise upon Cable or Rope Traction as Applied to the Working of Street The Cable Car in America: A New Treatise upon Cable or Rope Traction as Applied to the Working of Street and Other Railways 1971 Thorough description of Kansas City's cable car systems, with maps of the different companies' routes and many photos and comparisons to other cities' systems.

20. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971