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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand, Mcnally & co
Flood of Uncertainty Washes Over KC
June 24-30, 2011
Article concerning the impending flood waters from the Missouri River which could affect some metro area businesses. Discussion of the contributing factors of the flooding and a map that details the dams...
Kansas City, North showing water treatment facility, roads, and railroad tracks.
Follow the Red Brick Roads
September 20, 2006
Article describes surviving examples of brick streets in Kansas City. The longest, a 1,750 foot stretch between Karnes Boulevard and Valentine Road, is a historic landmark.
Following Mountain Man Jim Bridger
The author traces Jim Bridger's trail beginning in Billings, Montana. Bridger is considered "the most famous mountain man" next to Kit Carson. As a fur trader, Bridger trapped throughout the northern Rocky...
Following the Santa Fe Trail: A Guide for Modern Travelers
Building at Penn and Westport Roads built in 1850-1851. Bought in 1854 by Albert Boone, grandson of Daniel Boone.
Frederick Lyman Lee II, October 7, 1935-December 29, 1998
Obituary for Frederick Lyman Lee II, or Fred Lee (1935-1998), a historical writer and native of Kansas City. Details of his life and career, starting as a writer in 1961 after service in the military,...
From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City
Biographical information about Irish Catholic Father Bernard Donnelly, an influential figure in the foundation of Kansas City, starting in the 1840s, including cutting roads through the steep bluffs.
Topographical map of Callaway County, Missouri, including the towns of Fulton and Kingdom City. Pictured is State Highway 40, later to become Interstate 70, as well as numerous other roads of varying grades,...
Topographical map of Greene County, Missouri, including the James River. Depicted are the Springfield Municipal Airport, Sequoia State Park, and a number of schools, churches, and roads of varying grades....
Gallup's Official Auto Route and Highway Map of Kansas
Road map of Kansas, including a numbered index of trails, roads, etc. Verso contains map of the transcontinental highways of the United States.
Gallup's Official Auto Route and Highway Map of Missouri
Map of Missouri including trail markers and symbols.
Topographical map of areas of Grundy, Sullivan, and Linn counties in north-central Missouri, including the towns of Galt, Laredo, Humphreys, and Osgood. Also depicted is Medicine Creek, as well as numerous...
General Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri
Map of Jackson County, Missouri including roads and road markings, bridges, parks, schools, etc.
General Highway Map, Clay County, Missouri
Map of Clay County, Missouri, including road coverage, bridges, parks, schools, cemeteries, etc.
General Highway Map, Clinton County, Missouri
Black and white road map features all types of roads, railroads, bridges, as well as political boundaries, landscape features, and tourist amenities.
General Highway Map, Platte County, Missouri
Map of Platte County, Missouri, including roads, streams, dams, bridges, parks, schools, and much more.
Gently Waving the Southtown Flag: Profiles of Some Dyed-in-the-Wool Southtown "Patriots" Who Wouldn't Live Anywhere Else
Profile of "Southtowners" Joe and Sophia Adelman, a retire couple choosing the area around 100th and Wornall Roads as an attractive blend of pastoral and urban character, with photo and description of...
Geologic Map of the Rolla Quadrangle
Geographic and topographic map of areas of Phelps and Dent counties in Missouri, including the town of Rolla and a segment of the Gasconade River. Map also includes bedrock types, fault lines, and structural...
Get Your Kicks on Route 66
Author describes his travel on Route 66 from St. Louis to Joplin. "Besides driving Route 66, the plan was to sample cuisine from various restaurants and diners and little hole-in-the-wall places along...
Give Your Regards to Broadway, KC
November 28, 2006
Discussion of the proposed light-rail plan and its affect on Penn Valley Park. The plan calls for the removal of Broadway or technically Penn Valley Drive within the Park between 26th and 31st streets....
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