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

82. 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.

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

84. 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.

85. 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...

86. Union Avenue Union Avenue Postcard of Union Avenue

87. 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,...

88. 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.

89. 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...