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Chanute, Octave (19)
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1. 100 Years of Aviation 100 Years of Aviation Summer 2003 Entire issue of Gateway Heritage devoted to flight. Includes primary sources such as letters by the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh. Chapters are: How We Made The First Flight; To Octave Chanute,...

2. Biography of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), Engineer and Bridge Builder Biography of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), Engineer and Bridge Builder 1999

3. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge February 17, 1905 First bridge across the Missouri River. Corner stone laid on August 21, 1867. Dedicated in 1869. Built by Octave Chanute. First engine crossed on June 25, 1869.

4. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge 1870 Looking north along bridge, showing from left to right: George Morrison, Assistant Engineer; Octave Chanute, Chief Engineer; Joseph Tomkinson, Superintendent of Superconstruction.

5. Hannibal Bridge Profile Hannibal Bridge Profile 2003

6. Henry Haskell and Katharine Wright Henry Haskell and Katharine Wright June 25, 1905 Aviation pioneers,Orville and Wilbur Wright, had a sister Katharine who eventually married local Kansas City Star,editor Henry Haskell. The book has several pages on the relationship between Haskell and...

7. Kansas City's Hannibal Bridge: Western Town-Booming and Eastern Capital Kansas City's Hannibal Bridge: Western Town-Booming and Eastern Capital March//1959 Description of Octave Chanute's taking over of the construction of the Hannibal Bridge in Kansas City starting in 1866.

8. Local Aviation Local Aviation Photos and newspaper clippings about men connected with local aviation, including Lou Holland, Octave Chanute, Orville Wright, Charles Lindbergh, et al.

9. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 One paragraph about the role of city engineer Octave Chanute in 1871 in utilitzing the bluffs in Downtown Kansas City, including grading "the hill from Grand Avenue to Broadway" to the level of 3rd Street,...

10. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute Fall 2000 Photo and biographical article about Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "builder of Kansas City's Hannibal Bridge," mentor to the Wright brothers in their invention of the airplane, and nationally prominent civil...

11. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute 1999 Photo and biographical description of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "a civil engineer involved in bridge building, glider design, and flying machines," native to France and emigrating to Kansas City in 1867,...

12. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute June 17, 1905 Descriptions of and references to Octave Chanute, engineer of early railroad bridges and other constructions, including the Hannibal Bridge at Kansas City, Missouri, and the Kinzua Viaduct in Pennsylvania...

13. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute 1953 Biographical sketch of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "the friend, mentor, and most important correspondent of the Wrights [the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur]." Description of Chanute's life and career,...

14. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute Head and shoulders portrait.

15. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute March 25, 1905 File contains a copy of a memorial booklet for Octave Chanute (1832-1910), a French immigrant in New York by 1838 from Paris, working with railroads by 1849 and eventually all around the nation, including...

16. Proceedings of Societies--The Sewerage of Kansas City Proceedings of Societies--The Sewerage of Kansas City January//1884 Article about the sewer system of Kansas City by noted civil engineer Octave Chanute, with suggestions for improvement such as keeping storm water and house sewage separate for sanitary reasons.

17. Quastler Photograph Collection Quastler Photograph Collection N.d. This collection includes 31, 11" x 14" black and white photographic reproductions. Included in this grouping are individuals of local interest as Alexander Majors, John C. McCoy, Robert Gillham, Nathan...

18. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

19. The Kansas City Bridge, with an Account of the Regimen of the Missouri River, and a Description of Methods The Kansas City Bridge, with an Account of the Regimen of the Missouri River, and a Description of Methods Used for Founding in That River 1870 Book about the building of the Hannibal Bridge in Kansas City, the first bridge across the Missouri River, engineered by the author, Octave Chanute, with maps and illustrations.

20. The Passing of the Hannibal Bridge The Passing of the Hannibal Bridge September//1915 Story of the replacement of the original Hannibal Bridge by the second one.