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61. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department March 7, 1905 Short ad for the Kansas City Cable Railway Company, with a photo of its president, W. J. Smith or William Smith.

62. Street Car near Car Barn Street Car near Car Barn 1890 Troost, Washington, & Summit Street line cable car near car barn.

63. Street Railway System Street Railway System January-December//1892 Several references and short articles about Kansas City's street railway system, including both cable and electric cars and related topics.

64. Street Railway Transportation Street Railway Transportation n.d. Exterior view of No. 341 cable car with what appears to be two employees and two passengers. Words on top of car read: Stockyards, Union Depot, Armourdale, 12th Street.

65. Street Railways Street Railways Information about the Kansas City and Westport Horse Railroad, streetcars, trolleys, cable cars, the 8th Street tunnel, and incline as well as about the men responsible like Nehemiah Holmes, Bernard Corrigan,...

66. Streetcar and Employees Streetcar and Employees 1895 Unidentified employees with car 400.

67. Streetcar Employees Streetcar Employees 1890 Unidentified employees posed in front of car idntified as Walnut, Grand, and South Main.

68. Streetcar on 9th Street Streetcar on 9th Street 1900 Looking west along 9th from east side of Walnut. Shows car traveling along 9th.

69. The Autobiography of William Allen White The Autobiography of William Allen White April 29, 1905 Chapters of the book describe the journalism career in Kansas City of William Allen White, or William White, who came here in 1891 at the end of the 1880s boom. Description of the city in the early 1890s...

70. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971

71. 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.

72. 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...

73. 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.

74. 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.

75. 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.

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

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

78. 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...

79. 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.

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