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Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Harkins Commercial Pho...
Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid
The photographer(s) and originator of the scrapbook of 94 photographs of varying sizes are unknown. The images provide scenes of the Board of Trade building under construction as well as exterior and interior...
Plan of the City of Leavenworth, Kansas
Map of Leavenworth including a numbered guide with city and county offices, railroad buildings, hotels, schools, and churches.
Plaque Marks Union Station as Civil Engineering Landmark
Question Box: What Are the Dimensions of the Union Station Lobby and Waiting Room?
Railroad Revival: Amtrak, the Ann Rutledge and the Missouri Mule
Article about the revival in railroad activity in Missouri largely through the Amtrak passenger rail company, with various facts about the history of Missouri railroads and railroad stations, including...
Railroad Station at 2nd and Wyandotte Streets City Directory Entry
Listing of the station at 2nd and Wyandotte streets.
Railroad Stations in Kansas City
The first railroad stations in Kansas City: (1) Hannibal & St. Joseph at 12th and Santa Fe Streets in the West Bottoms, in 1869 (the first according to the catalog card). (2) Union Pacific in Wyandotte...
Railroad tracks near site before construction began.
Photo "Overlooking railroad yards and Union Depot."
Information on hobos at Kansas City area railroads and railroad stations, with at least one article by Bill Ellingsworth about their decline as homeless passengers and increase in juvenile vandals.
Railway Matters and Railway Men
Reprint from the Kansas City Journal about Arthur Stilwell, president of "the Kansas City & Northern Connecting Line" and "the Kansas City & Suburban Belt" and his railroads connecting "the Grand Central...
Riding the Missouri Mules
Article describing the train ride on Amtrak from Kansas City to Saint Louis and the differences between the train mode of transportation from that of the automobile, with photos of the countryside and...
Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri
Road map of Jackson County, Missouri, that includes roads, railroads, electric lines, sections lines, streams, township lines, old trails, schools, and churches. Legend indicates types of roads shown....
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013
Northern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms from W. 8th Street south to Union Avenue and from Santa Fe Street east to Lincoln Street. Large numbers on the edges of page refer to page with adjoining...
SC57 Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid
The Siegrist Engraving Company, located at 924 Oak, was founded in 1902 by Mr. Henry S. Siegrist. The collection has 35 etchings of notable Kansas City historical landmarks, including buildings, residences,...
SC58 Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
Full frontal and side view.
Sibley, Missouri, Train Station
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad depot in Sibley, Missouri. Building, tracks, trains, railroad cars, and signal are visible.
Speaking the Public Mind: Praise for Dotty, Salt Shaker Advice, Our Mayor, School and Taxes, Old Depot
Photo and description of "the old Grand Avenue station" or Grand Central Station, "for years one of two railroad depots in use here" (along with the old Union Depot in the West Bottoms). Located between...
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