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Harkins Commercial Pho...
Hughes' Kansas City Views
Photo of the railroad station at 2nd and Wyandotte Streets.
I Had a Hunch [Part Two]
Second in a series of autobiographical articles with illustrations about Arthur Stilwell, a Kansas City railroad magnate of the southern Midwest in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Description of his early...
Interurban Centers and Interurban Cars: Kansas City
Article describes the interurban system of Kansas City, Missouri. It include specifications for cars and tracks, maps, and lists of towns served, and information about each company.
Joe Sanders in Raub, Indiana
May 23, 1926
Exterior view taken at the Raub, Indiana train station. Joe Sanders on left and "Poot" or Harold Thiell on the right. Both are enjoying cookies after not eating all day. Sanders captions the photo in his...
Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance
Illustration of the "Kansas City Union Depot" with buggies and street cars in the foreground.
Kansas City Construction Industry
Ads throughout the issue for construction-related companies with photos of the new Kansas City Union Station.
Kansas City Park, Boulevard, Street Railway and Railway Map of Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kas.
Map of Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, showing parks, park districts, cemeteries, streets, railroad lines, and trolley lines. Inset map shows location of freight depots and express companies...
Kansas City Terminal Completes Large Mail-Handling Plant
News about the installation of a new railway system in Union Station, in connection with a new post office, expediting the receipt, delivery, sorting-in-transit, and forwarding of mail, with diagram and...
Kansas City Terminal Railway
Map and multiple articles (from the 1910s) about the Kansas City Terminal Railway Company and its street railway service in conjunction with the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in and around the new...
Kansas City's New Union Station
Photos of the interior and exterior of the new Kansas City Union Station at Main and Pershing Roads, "the largest union station in the world" in 1914.
Kansas City, KS, Missouri Pacific Depot
Postcard of the Missouri Pacific Depot, Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, Missouri, and Wyandott, Kansas
Street map of Kansas City, Missouri, and Wyandott City (now Kansas City), Kansas. Map shows parks, railroad lines, and water treatment facilities. List of office holders for each city, as well as a legend...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of E. J. Sanford (1848-1900 ca.), former "president of the Union Depot Company" and "superintendent of the Kansas City division of the Chicago & Alton Railroad," born in New York.
La Plata, Missouri, Train Station
Depot for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad at La Plata, Missouri. Sign on side of building says Santa Fe.
Let Me Off at Webster Groves
Article about the Saint Louis suburban town of Webster Groves, Missouri, describing its old railroad stations, historic homes, bountiful trees, and general history, with illustrations and reproduced paintings....
Line of Trucks at Union Station
View looking west at row of Railroad Express Agency trucks lined up at dock area.
Literally a Beehive of Activity under Union Station
Illustrations and description of the high level of activity at Union Station and its surroundings, including high volumes of mail, including bees and other zoo animals being shipped, railroad cargo, and...
Main Entrance to Union Station
Detail view of main entrance.
Main Lobby of Union Station
Main lobby looking northwest. Includes view of book shop.
Making Union Station Tick
Restoring and repairing the big clock handing atop the Grand Hall.
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