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1. 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City Summer, 1993 Article about the history and unique facts about cable cars and street railways other than the electric type in Kansas City, detailing each company, with photos.

2. 9th Street 9th Street 1890 Looking east on 9th from the Junction. Shows cable car.

3. 9th Street 9th Street 1895 Looking west from the south side of 9th between Walnut and Grand. Shows cable car.

4. 9th Street 9th Street 1888 Looking east along 9th from Washington. Shows cable car.

5. A Trolley Builder Gone A Trolley Builder Gone June/26/1913 Biographical article about George Townsend, one of the promoters of the Kansas City, Saint Joseph & Excelsior Springs electric line, reported missing.

6. Amusement Parks Amusement Parks A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks

7. Baltimore Hotel Baltimore Hotel Postcard of the Baltimore Hotel, 11th Street entrance at night

8. Benton Boulevard Benton Boulevard Postcard of Benton Boulevard

9. Biography of Robert Gillham (1854-1899), Rapid Transit Pioneer Biography of Robert Gillham (1854-1899), Rapid Transit Pioneer 1999

10. Bluff Street Bridge Bluff Street Bridge 1894 Looking northwest from east side of bridge; also show cable cars.

11. Broadway & 8th Street Broadway & 8th Street Postcard view of Broadway & 8th Street

12. But Ten Feet from Death But Ten Feet from Death October/13/1887 Article recounting the streetcar or cable car accident during President Grover Cleveland's visit to Kansas City in 1887, narrowly missing the President's carriage and injuring four people in the crowded...

13. Cable Car Cable Car 1887 Grand Avenue Railway cable car making loop near 1st and Grand.

14. Cable Car and Employees Cable Car and Employees Unidentified employees with cable car 52.

15. Cable Car and Employees Cable Car and Employees Unidentified employees in cable car number 20, Holmes Street to Post Office.

16. Cable Car and Horse-Drawn Wagon Cable Car and Horse-Drawn Wagon 1900 Cable car traveling near 9th and Mulberry in West Bottoms. Also shows 9th Street elevated line.

17. Cable Car Employees Cable Car Employees 1895 Group portrait of unidentified employees before cable car number 20, Holmes Street to Post Office.

18. Cable Car Work Cable Car Work 1886 Early view of Kansas City, looking west along 12th from Main at workers laying cable car tracks. First Baptist Church in the background located at 12th and Baltimore.

19. Cable Cars Cable Cars

20. Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline December//1978 History of street cars in its changing forms from the "abortive attempt. ..in 1860 to start a street railway" drawn by horses, to cable cars, electric cable cars, and finally buses.