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Air Base a Step Closer to Use as Inland Port
April 14, 2007
City officials and CenterPoint Realty Services Corp. of Chicago signed contracts that moved the $10.6 million sale of the former military airport, Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base, closer into being. It...
Closing of Richards-Gebaur Airport
January 10, 2000
The Richards-Gebaur Airport officially closed as an airport at 11:59 pm Sunday, January 9, 2000. The last plane to depart from the airport was a Saberliner-40 jet.
Consultant's Conflict of Interest Slows Richards-Gebaur Effort
Discusses city council-led investigations into potential conflict of interest concerns regarding the transformation of Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight facility.
Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid
A group of 108 color slides of images of Kansas City from the 1950s and 1960s, taken by Eldridge, an amateur photographer. The photos include buildings, fountains, hospitals, rooftop views of downtown...
Discusses a meeting at which runway options were discussed for the Richards-Gebaur Airport, recently transformed into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.
Genealogy of the Richards Family
Note about the naming of Richards Flying Field after John Francisco Richards and Richards-Gebaur Airport after John Francisco Richards II (a son of John Richards I killed in a World War I aerial battle),...
John D. Stevenson
Portrait of Major General John D. Stevenson, Commander, Central Air Defense Force, Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base. He spoke at the regular weekly luncheon of February 24, 1959 held at the World War II...
Kansas City (Mo.) Aviation Department Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This group of 17 black and white and 12 color photographs are duplicates of those at the Aviation Department of Kansas City, Missouri. These photographic copies were processed in the summer of 1999. The...
Kenneth E. Rosebush
Portrait of Col. Kenneth E. Rosebush, Commander, 328th Fighter Wing at Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base. He spoke at the November 13, 1962 luncheon. His speech can be found in Scrapbook #38, 1962, page 77....
Laying the Tracks for Intermodal
Continuing the history of Kansas City as a major railroad center, Kansas City Southern Railroad and CenterPoint Properties of Chicago plan to turn the former Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base into an intermodal...
Marking Missouri History
History of Cass County, Missouri, "organized in 1835 and named Van Buren" and changed in "1849, for Democrat Lewis Cass." Description of famous residents and violence in the 1800s, including the Civil...
Memo Indicates Tax Subsidies May be Sought for Richards-Gebaur Project
Discusses the disclosure of information indicating the use of tax monies to transform Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.
National Pilots' Organization Opposes Planned Closing of Richards-Gebaur
Discusses opposition of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association to the planned closing of Richards-Gebaur Airport and its transformation to an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries....
Possible Closing of Richards-Gebaur Goes to Council Oversight Committee
Discusses the potential closure of Richards-Gebaur airport and its transformation into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.
Public Concern Continues About Richards-Gebaur
Discusses issues raised at hearings regarding the transformation of Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.
Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base near Grandview, Missouri (just south of Kansas City, Missouri), established as a World War II air force base and later...
Aerial view of Kansas City-Grandview Airport, later Richards-Gebaur.
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