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1. ''Walks In Water'': The Impact of Steamboating On the Lower Missouri River ''Walks In Water'': The Impact of Steamboating On the Lower Missouri River 2001 This book traces the history of steamboating on the lower Missouri River or Missouri Valley area starting with the beginning in 1818 to the 1860s when railroads brought a decline to river transportation....

2. 1908 Flood, Missori River near Weston 1908 Flood, Missori River near Weston Postcard of the Missori River near Weston during the 1908 Flood

3. 1914 Map of Greater Kansas City 1914 Map of Greater Kansas City 1914 Street map of Kansas City metropolitan area featuring successive circular lines in one mile intervals out from New Union Station. Rosedale, North Kansas City, Independence, and Kansas City, Kansas, are...

4. 1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District 1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District 1914 Map of greater Kansas City (including Independence, Missouri) with the Kansas City Manufacturing District indicated in red; street car lines are indicated in red, as well. An inset map shows an enlarged...

5. 1923 Map of Road Overseer Districts of Jackson County, Missouri 1923 Map of Road Overseer Districts of Jackson County, Missouri 1923 Map of Jackson County, Missouri, indicating surface conditions of roads, plus railroads, electric lines, streams, etc. Under title of map: "Leo E. Koehler. County Surveyor and Ex-officio County Highway...

6. 1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO. 1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO. 1924 Black and white map shows different types of roads (macadam, graded, oiled, and earth) as well as railroads, electric lines, section lines, towns, and streams.

7. 1931 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1931 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1931 Map showing roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...

8. 1932 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1932 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1932 Map showing roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...

9. 1933 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1933 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1933 Map shows roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...

10. 1934 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1934 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1934 Map shows roads in Jackson County. Legend indicates kind of road (paved, oiled earth, state highway, etc.) Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams also shown. Only a few major...

11. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical...

12. 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...

13. 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Aerial view of railroad yards, Kansas City stockyards, and West Bottoms buildings in the aftermath of the 1951 flood.

14. 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Road map of Jackson County, Missouri depicting U.S., state, and county highways. Map also shows towns, smaller roads within towns outside Kansas City city limits, parks, bodies of water, schools, churches,...

15. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel N.d. View of 8th Street tunnel and the West Bluffs and Quality Hill area of Kansas City, Missouri. Entrance to the tunnel is in view as well as railroad cars under the bridge leading to the tunnel.

16. A Century of Growth in Transportation: Bridge of Destiny Transforms Small River Town A Century of Growth in Transportation: Bridge of Destiny Transforms Small River Town December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article detailing the history of transportation in Kansas City.

17. A Century of Transportation in Missouri A Century of Transportation in Missouri //1920 Excerpt from an article in the "Missouri Historical Review."

18. A County Thirty-one Years in Rebellion: Being the Story of a Rural Community in Missouri Wherein a Public A County Thirty-one Years in Rebellion: Being the Story of a Rural Community in Missouri Wherein a Public Office Is a Private Calamity April//1907 Story about the avoidance of a bond debt by the government of Saint Clair County, Missouri, to the federal government for a railroad planned but never built in 1870, with illustrations.

19. A Dose of Rail Transit Reality for KC A Dose of Rail Transit Reality for KC January 11, 2011 A $1.8 million federal grant awarded in December to Jackson County included $540,000 to study a two-mile streetcar line from Crown Center to the River Market. The "streetcar system could be built for as...

20. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists 1873 Review of railroad business for the previous year by company and by type of freight.