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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. A Forgotten River A Forgotten River February 27, 2008 Article discusses the decline of recreational activity on the Missouri River and profiles riverboat pilot Rick Lynn, whose father first opened a waterfront marina in 1957. the Lynn family also launched...

3. A Missouri River Journey Source of Inspiration: Author Seeks Waters of Renewal in Remote Canyon A Missouri River Journey Source of Inspiration: Author Seeks Waters of Renewal in Remote Canyon November/15/1998 Photos, maps, and article about the exploration for the headwaters of the Missouri River (in southwestern Montana near Yellowstone Park) by "Kansas City-born author William Least Heat-Moon," or William...

4. A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered November 28, 2003 Article details the recent suggestion that part of the original riverboat landing or wharf area on Kansas City's waterfront is visible. Geologist Richard Gentile thinks the exposed ledge that tilts toward...

5. A Portfolio of New Deal Reconstruction A Portfolio of New Deal Reconstruction November//1936 Photos, maps, and description of the river control and navigation improvements on the Missouri River part of the federal government's New Deal. Description of the "six-foot channel between St. Louis and...

6. A Reporter at Large: The River World A Reporter at Large: The River World February/26/1972 Illustration and article about the author's voyage up the Missouri River (and later down the Mississippi River) on the Lesta K steamboat with descriptions of Kansas City and vicinity in the context of...

7. A Setback for the Waterways Movement A Setback for the Waterways Movement December//1915 Article discussing various aspects of an improved Missouri River channel between Kansas City and Saint Louis, among other parts of the river, and its economic impacts in relation to railroad freight and...

8. An Historical Study of Showboat Theatre on the Missouri River An Historical Study of Showboat Theatre on the Missouri River August 1965 Thesis toward a master's degree from Central Missouri State College about the history of showboat theater on the Missouri River, describing the showboats themselves and their operators, "the types of entertainment...

9. Annie Cade Annie Cade The Annie Cade docked at unidentified location.

10. ASB Bridge ASB Bridge 1989 Looking east at west side of bridge; also shows Missouri River Queen riverboat.

11. Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City ca. 1885 Unframed, mounted photograph (20 in. x 40 in.) of a bird's eye view map drawing, location of original unknown. Image extends from the bend in the Missouri River just below the confluence of the Missouri...

12. Border Star Steamboat Border Star Steamboat

13. Busy Days on the Big Muddy Busy Days on the Big Muddy November//1963 Illustrations (by artist Robert Andrew Parker, or Robert Parker) and article about the riverboats carrying cargo downstream on the Missouri River, with many depictions of barges, their pilots, and river...

14. City Hall City Hall Postcard of the City Hall building and City Market

15. Delta Queen Steamboat Delta Queen Steamboat

16. Dr. E.B. Trail Scrapbook Dr. E.B. Trail Scrapbook 1841-1967 (bulk 1930s-1960s) Scrapbook contains photos, snapshots, newspaper articles, and letters pertaining to steamboats in the Saint Charles, Missouri, area along the Missouri River, compiled by E. B. Trail.

17. Drawing of Keel Boat Drawing of Keel Boat Unidentified men (some Indian) aboard keel boat on the Missouri River.

18. Drawing of Steamboat Trapper Drawing of Steamboat Trapper Afloat at unidentified location.

19. E. B. Trail Steamboat Collection E. B. Trail Steamboat Collection Information on the Missouri River steamboat history collection of E. B. Trail of Berger, Missouri (including several letters from the 1950).

20. Early Days in Kansas City Early Days in Kansas City April 1935 Copy of a painting of the Town of Kansas on the river front, with a steam boat in the Missouri River.