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41. Horse and Cable Railways Horse and Cable Railways Information on the horse and cable street railways of the city.

42. Intersection of 9th and Main Intersection of 9th and Main 1900 Illustration of intersection of 9th and Main, looking west at cable car traveling along 9th Street.

43. Kansas City Business College Kansas City Business College Full frontal and side view. Also shows cable car in foreground.

44. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

45. 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,...

46. KCResources, page 26 KCResources, page 26

47. Main Street Main Street 1893 Looking north along Main from 9th.

48. Main Street, North from 10th Street Main Street, North from 10th Street Postcard of Main Street, North from 10th Street

49. Main Street, South from 9th Street Main Street, South from 9th Street Postcard of Main Street, South from 9th Street

50. Man near Cable Car Man near Cable Car 1915 Large car making a turn in unidentified street.

51. Marion Smith Obituary Marion Smith Obituary March/3/1970 Obituary for Miss Marion Smith (dying on March 2, 1970), daughter of the late William Smith, one of the founders of the first cable car company in Kansas City.

52. Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure January/1/1923 Photos and caption about the "first type of electric car used over the elevated structure," and the "entrance to the old Eighth street tunnel built to accommodate the old cable cars," initially "at the...

53. Micheal Toohey Kept Folks 'Wide Awake' at the Junction Micheal Toohey Kept Folks 'Wide Awake' at the Junction Fall//1995 Photo and biographical article about Michael Toohey, or Wide Awake Toohey, a watchman (and Union Civil War veteran) at the Junction of 9th, Main and Delaware Streets (for cable cars, streetcars and pedestrians)...

54. Mrs. Cleveland Remembers the Injured Ones Mrs. Cleveland Remembers the Injured Ones October/14/1887 Brief article about Mrs. Frances Cleveland's inquiry and remorse about the injuries to people in the crowd by a runaway cable car during their visit.

55. 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...

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

57. Public Utilities Public Utilities Information about public utilities such as telegraph, gas, urban transportation, horse and mule cars, cable cars, and electric cars.

58. Robert Gillham, Civil Engineer Robert Gillham, Civil Engineer April//1995 Biographical article about Kansas City civil engineer and cable car line designer Robert Gillham (1854-1899), with portrait and copies of vital records. The article describes his life and career. He was...

59. Shewey's Map City St. Louis Shewey's Map City St. Louis 1890 Map of the city of St. Louis showing streets, parks, ward boundaries, public buildings and institutions, railroad lines and depots, the Mississippi River, and routes for cable cars, electric cars, horse...

60. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department 1893 Photo or illustration of the "Great 12th Street Viaduct over Railroad Tracks."