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1. 1908 Flood, near Union Depot 1908 Flood, near Union Depot Postcard view near Union Depot during 1908 Flood

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking west from Santa Fe between 8th and 12th. Shows Kansas River.

3. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

4. Bridge Over Troubled Water Bridge Over Troubled Water August 2008 Article reviews the political struggle over the fate of the Katy Bridge at Boonville. The bridge for the MKT (Missouri-Kansas-Texas) railroad was built in 1932 and at the time was the largest lift-span...

5. First Efforts to Bridge Western Rivers Brought a Fight by Steamboat Interests First Efforts to Bridge Western Rivers Brought a Fight by Steamboat Interests September/11/1953 Photo, caption, and article about the mid-19th century history of transportation rivalry between steamboats and railroad bridges, especially in the Midwest (then the western frontier). Description of the...

6. Glasgow Steel Bridge Glasgow Steel Bridge 1879 Photo of the Glasgow Bridge spanning the Missouri River at Glasgow, Missouri. People can been seen standing on the bridge, as well as along the railroad tracks below.

7. 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...

8. 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,...

9. SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid 1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914) James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...

10. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biography of Captain Barton Able (1824-1877), a Missouri riverboat captain based in Saint Louis and involved in the growth of the city through transportation, including river commerce and railroad bridges,...

11. 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,...

12. Tracing the Old Interurban Tracing the Old Interurban Summer 2011 Article tells of a group of people that trace the ancient right of way of the Interurban (The Kansas City, Clay County, and St. Joseph Railroad) that ran between Kansas City and Excelsior Springs. Different...