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Edward F Bowman
1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District
Map of greater Kansas City (including Independence, Missouri) with the Kansas City Manufacturing District indicated in red; street car lines are indicated in red, as well. An inset map shows an enlarged...
A Wonderful City: Such Was the Verdict of the All-American Delegates
Story about the tour by delegates from Central and South America of Kansas City by street railways, including an in-depth inspection of the Consolidated Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in the Argentine...
Industrial area in Armourdale, Kansas.
Birmingham Area Plan: Area Plan 40
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Birmingham residential and industrial district, bounded by the Missouri River, I-435, 291 Highway-east city limits, and north city limits.
Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan: Area Plan 18
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Blue Valley industrial district, bounded by I-435, I-70, Topping, and Kansas City Terminal Railway.
Centennial History of Argentine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1880-1980
June 2, 1905
Book about the 100-year history of Argentine and later Argentine Industrial District, in Kansas City, Kansas, with many photos and maps and much information on the district's institutions and prominent...
Central Industrial District, Kansas City, U.S.A.
Map of central industrial district area including Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Shows stockyards, railroad yards, railroad lines, freight...
File contains clippings, maps, and a paper describing the development of industrial towns, or districts, along the Blue River valley, developing around factories and growing with railroad access in the...
Information about the industrial districts along the Blue River valley, such as Centropolis, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, etc., with the name Centropolis deriving from William Gilpin's mid-19th century...
Centropolis: Boom Town on the Blue River
History of the Centropolis industrial district along the Blue River between Kansas City and Independence, with photos and maps, describing both the real industrial and residential developments there and...
City of Kansas
Photocopy of a cadastral map showing landowners and building outlines for the area of the City of Kansas west and north of Union Depot, comprising West Kansas Addition, Pacific Place, and Turner & Company's...
Consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company
Description of "the largest silver-lead metallurgical company in the world," with an illustration of the "largest smelter in the world" at its Argentine plant.
Did You Know?
July 9, 1987
During the Kaw River flood of July 1951, flooding in the Midwest caused more than $1 billion damage and claimed 41 lives. In Kansas City three persons drowned and property damage totaled $870 million....
Dividends of Good Government
March 21, 1951
Page from the Kansas City Star, March 21, 1951, with rough map showing the Northeast Industrial District and the flood protection measures taken there.
Downtown East Area Plan: Area Plan 3
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the area, bounded by Troost, I-70 to the north and east, and 23rd Street.
Downtown Industrial Area Plan: Area Plan 14
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Downtown business district, bounded by Crosstown Freeway, Kansas City Terminal Tracks, Southwest Trafficway, and Troost Avenue.
Downtown Industrial Park
File contains photos of the East Bottoms in the Northeast industrial district between Scarritt Point and the Missouri River (north of the Northeast residential district), with large grain elevators and...
Economic Development Plan for the Kansas City, Missouri, Central Industrial District
Report on the existing conditions and plans for the area, comparing its land use effectiveness compared to other cities.
Fairfax Industrial District and Environs
Map of the Fairfax Industrial District and part of neighboring Kansas City, Kansas. The locations of various industrial concerns are shown, along with Fairfax Municipal Airport.
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