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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. Bridges and Railroads in Kansas City Bridges and Railroads in Kansas City 1999 Chapter of the book about the growth of Kansas City in its Reconstruction period after the Civil War, especially spurred by the building of the Hannibal Bridge by Octave Chanute for railroads, the leveling...

4. Endangered Building: The Octave Chanute Building Endangered Building: The Octave Chanute Building Spring//1994 Article about the preservation of the fa├žade or exterior of the Octave Chanute Building on the National Register at 407 West 8th Street, built in 1906, burned out, though still useful as a parking garage....

5. George Hale George Hale 1893 Photos, illustrations, and descriptions of the fire chief George Consider Hale, or George Hale, and his firefighting inventions. Description of him as being born in New York in 1849 and arriving in Kansas...

6. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge N.d. Folder contains two matted black and white pen sketches of the Hannibal Bridge, looking south across the Missouri River toward Kansas City. The labeling under the scene is in German. The vertical files...

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. Hannibal Bridge Profile Hannibal Bridge Profile 2003

10. 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...

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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,...

14. 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...

15. 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,...

16. 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...

17. 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,...

18. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute Head and shoulders portrait.

19. 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...

20. Octave Chanute Advocacy Alert! Octave Chanute Advocacy Alert! Summer//1994 Article decrying potenial loss of the individual Octave Chanute Building for the sake of the Wholesale District.