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21. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of Russell Harding, "railway builder and manager," born in Massachusetts in 1856 and becoming a superintendent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1886 in southern Kansas,...

22. First Missouri Pacific Trains First Missouri Pacific Trains [1970] First Missouri Pacific trains in Kansas City: (1) Kansas City to Independence on August 1, 1864; (2) Kansas City to Saint Louis on September 20, 1865.

23. First Railroads in Kansas City First Railroads in Kansas City March 15, 1905 The Union Pacific railroad, the first to enter Kansas City, was opened as far as Lawrence, Kansas, in December, 1864. The next to come was the Missouri Pacific, which was opened for business in October,...

24. Grain Scattered near Railroad Tracks Grain Scattered near Railroad Tracks February 18, 1948 View of grain scattered near tracks in the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, shown as evidence of poor rat control practices.

25. Harrisonville Quadrangle Harrisonville Quadrangle 1954 (1981 revision) Topographical map of an area including and to the northeast of Harrisonville, Missouri in Cass County. The city of Harrisonville is featured, as well as roads, creeks, lakes, railroads and geological formations....

26. Henry Reber, 101, Dies Henry Reber, 101, Dies February/6/1952 Obituary for Henry Reber (ca. 1851-1952), "101-year-old retired farmer of Buckner," Missouri. Native of Ohio moving to Independence, Missouri about 1868 and settling in Buckner, Missouri in 1883 (at the...

27. Hermann Sheet Hermann Sheet 1890 (1926 reprint) Topographical map depicting areas of Lincoln, Montgomery, Warren, Franklin, and Gasconade counties in northeast Missouri, including the towns of Hermann, New Haven, Washington, and Warrenton, as well as...

28. How Oglesby Beat the Railroad How Oglesby Beat the Railroad March/23/1912 Story of the train accident crippling 19-year-old Missouri Pacific Railway brakeman Rube Oglesby near Independence, Missouri, in 1892, and his subsequent trials against the railroad company, eventually...

29. How the Bridge Was Saved How the Bridge Was Saved June//1903 Description of the work of W. S. Carson, "superintendent of terminals," to prevent damage from the flood of 1903 to the Missouri Pacific Bridge, "the only bridge communicating between the two Kansas Citys,"...

30. How the Bridge Was Saved How the Bridge Was Saved June//1903 Photos and text about the destruction wrought by the 1903 flood on the Missouri Pacific Railroad and Bridge.

31. How Two Towns Became One How Two Towns Became One June//1903 Description of the State Line House hotel on the state line, established around the time of the Civil War and managed by "a Colonel Greene," along with photos of the flooded West Bottoms during the 1903...

32. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of the "first railroad track laid into Kansas City, 1862," taken in 1869.

33. Johnson County, Missouri Johnson County, Missouri n.d. Map of Johnson County, Missouri, that includes highways, county roads, township roads, political township lines, railroads, drainage ditches, streams, and schools. Included are townships Jackson, Columbus,...

34. Joplin District Joplin District 1906 (1944 reprint) Topographical map of an area of southwest Missouri and the adjacent area of southeast Kansas, including the cities of Joplin, Carthage, and Webb City in Missouri, and Galena and Baxter Springs in Kansas....

35. Kansas Boy Realizes Two Ambitions Kansas Boy Realizes Two Ambitions December 1, 1934 Review of the life of Dr. George B. Norberg and his success in life as a surgeon and an owner of a Hereford herd in Lee's Summit, Missouri, in the late 1880s and early 1900s. He served as assistant police...

36. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Kenneth Wharry, general freight agent for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

37. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of John Leighty, engineer of the "Maintenance of Way Department" on the Missouri Pacific Railroad in Kansas City.

38. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Robert Matthews, assistant general passenger agent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad here.

39. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Caricature of D. E. Bernardi, superintendent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

40. Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times 1890 Mention of the Missouri Pacific railroad reaching Kansas City on September 2, 1865, in a discussion of transportation facilities with a photo of the Union Depot building.