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121. Speaking the Public Mind: Praise for Dotty, Salt Shaker Advice, Our Mayor, School and Taxes, Old Depot Speaking the Public Mind: Praise for Dotty, Salt Shaker Advice, Our Mayor, School and Taxes, Old Depot August/4/1958 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...

122. State of Missouri State of Missouri 1878 Map of Missouri including United States Land offices, county seats, principal railroad stations, roads, etc.

123. Station's Prestige Could Increase Station's Prestige Could Increase July/23/1978 Photo and short report on the possible designation of Kansas City's Union Station as the city's first national historic landmark, through the efforts of Charles Wheeler and Thomas Eagleton, with the station...

124. Structure near Union Station Structure near Union Station 1924 Construction of structure on southeast corner of station grounds.

125. Terminal Junction Terminal Junction 2001 Book about the author's upbringing in the Serbian community of Kansas City, Kansas (in the 1940s-1950s) with descriptions of the Greater Kansas City area and its railroads and railroad stations, the 1951...

126. The 8th Street Tunnel The 8th Street Tunnel The Eighth Street tunnel originally extended from Bluff Street to about Jefferson Street. It was bored in 1887-'88 to provide a direct connection between the Kansas City elevated railway from Kansas City,...

127. The American Train Depot & Roundhouse The American Train Depot & Roundhouse 1995 Photos with captions and descriptions about Kansas City's Union Station, showing the station in a state of deterioration from lack of use, in a book about American train depots.

128. The Architecture of John Wellborn Root The Architecture of John Wellborn Root 1973 Photo (of the Grand Avenue railroad station) and description (by author and Kansas City Star architectural critic Donald Hoffmann) of buildings and construction techniques in Kansas City designed by architect...

129. The City Beautiful The City Beautiful //1989 Chapters of the book on Union Station as an example of the later City Beautiful movement and the early movement in Kansas City mainly in the form of the park and boulevard system, with photos.

130. The City of Saint Louis and Its Resources The City of Saint Louis and Its Resources 1893 Re-touched photo or illustration of the "New Union Depot" in Saint Louis, later renovated into a downtown shopping mall.

131. The History of Kansas City The History of Kansas City //1881 Illustration of the "Kansas City Union Depot," also depicting buggies and street cars.

132. The Kansas City Terminal Railway The Kansas City Terminal Railway August/7/1913 Article about the Kansas City Terminal Railway Company's routes in Kansas City, especially in relation to its new Union Station under construction, with photos, drawing, graph, and map. Descriptions also...

133. The President's Depot: Independence Missouri Pacific Station Historic as Site of Harry Truman's 'Comings The President's Depot: Independence Missouri Pacific Station Historic as Site of Harry Truman's 'Comings and Goings' November//1975 Photo and text about the railroad station where President Harry Truman "entrained and detrained" during his presidency, from 1945-1954.

134. The Union Depot The Union Depot April//1903 Discussion of possible locations to build a new union depot or new railroad station. Relocating in the West Bottoms is not recommended because it is unsightly and difficult to access. Other locations mentioned...

135. The Union Station Problem The Union Station Problem February//1909 Short article arguing against building one large union station for the railroads and suggesting allowance of the railroads to construct several stations of their own.

136. Tiimeline History of the Kansas City and Cameron Railroad: Clay County's First Railroad Tiimeline History of the Kansas City and Cameron Railroad: Clay County's First Railroad circa 2007 This paper includes an introduction, timeline (1853-2005) for the Kansas City and Cameron Railroad, and various supporting references for the timeline. The references include photocopies of Web sites,...

137. To Spend Millions Here To Spend Millions Here March/4/1915 Article about the construction plans at the Stockyards area with railroads and a replacement for the damaged old Union Depot.

138. Train Sheds on Solid Rock Train Sheds on Solid Rock May/29/1913 Illustration and short description of the machinery and method of piledriving the iron framework for structure of Union Station, during construction, into the concrete and rock foundation.

139. Trainshed of the Kansas City Union Station Trainshed of the Kansas City Union Station October/8/1914 Article about the construction of the "trainshed of the new station of the Kansas City Terminal R[ailwa]y" Company, or Union Station, with photos, descriptions, and drawings of it under construction.

140. Troubled Station Faces Prospect of Derailment Troubled Station Faces Prospect of Derailment September 13, 2009 Article describes the "ongoing financial difficulties of Union Station, made worse by the current recession." Facing the worst-case scenario of closing the building, officials struggle with what to do...