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1. A Big Hole to Be Filled A Big Hole to Be Filled August/13/1922 Photo and caption about the construction of the Turkey Creek pumping station at 25th and Fairmount Avenue, costing $102,000 and overseen by "Paul A. Hartung, chief of the sewer division of the city engineer's...

2. An Underground Journey An Underground Journey May 2, 2010 Article describing the work carried out by sewer maintenance workers and new technologies used by the Kansas City Water Services Department. One of Kansas City's first sewers was made of limestone quarried...

3. Background for Better Understanding: Environment Background for Better Understanding: Environment September/27/1970 Special section of the paper devoted to environmental pollution in the city, including air pollution, river pollution, garbage, noise pollution, etc.

4. Biography of Milton J. Payne (1829-1900), Mayor Biography of Milton J. Payne (1829-1900), Mayor 2008

5. Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman 2009

6. City beneath a City City beneath a City September 1979 Article about the sewer works under the city in general, also featuring a discussion on their role in flood prevention, including "the expressway of the sewer system," Brush Creek.

7. City Makes Progress on Brookside Sewer Project City Makes Progress on Brookside Sewer Project April 26, 2006 Review of sewer project in Brookside to help prevent flooding.

8. Colored Salt--Contented Cars Colored Salt--Contented Cars October//1955 Photos (depicting Downtown or Midtown stores such as Super A& P Market, etc.) and article (written by the commissioner of streets and sewers) about snow removal on Kansas City streets using different types...

9. Country Club District Country Club District Postcard of the Country Club district showing Brookside Boulevard

10. Crane and Work Crew Crane and Work Crew n.d. View of men using a crane to lay sewer pipe at an unidentified location.

11. Deaths: Mrs. Nellie Walsh Deaths: Mrs. Nellie Walsh September/24/1957 Obituary for Mrs. Nellie Walsh, "92, of 5622 Central street," the widow of Michael Walsh, a Kansas City sewer contractor dying in 1923. Nellie a lifelong Kansas Citian and "daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John...

12. Dickey Clay Products Contribute to the Health, Happiness and Safety of the Community Dickey Clay Products Contribute to the Health, Happiness and Safety of the Community 1950 History of the W. S. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company, responsible for hundreds of miles of "vitrified glazed clay sewer pipe" underlying Kansas City, founded in 1885.

13. Don't Worry about the Sewage Pumps Don't Worry about the Sewage Pumps July//1955 Photos and article about the sewerage system of Topeka, Kansas (with new pumping stations "manufactured by Smith & Loveless, Inc., of Kansas City, Mo.") and a sewage "pump symposium" held in Kansas City,...

14. Electrically Operated Pumping-Station, Kansas City, Mo. Electrically Operated Pumping-Station, Kansas City, Mo. June//1927 Photograph and cartoon of the East Bottoms station for the Kansas City Water Works.

15. Encyclopedia of the History of the State of Missouri Encyclopedia of the History of the State of Missouri 1901 Photo and bio of Jeremiah Fruin, a building contractor in Saint Louis, born in Ireland and becoming an early baseball player in New York before moving to Saint Louis in 1861, working in the construction...

16. Engineering--Sanitary Engineering in Kansas City Engineering--Sanitary Engineering in Kansas City March//1880 Detailed description about improvements on the sewer works in the city with locations of new drainage systems and potential health hazards and costs.

17. Ferryboats, Fishing: Old Times Echo Softly in Harlem Ferryboats, Fishing: Old Times Echo Softly in Harlem July/8/1973 Photos, map, and article about the town or community of Harlem, Missouri, on the north bank of the Missouri River (Clay County) across from Downtown Kansas City (Jackson County), "bounded by the A.-S.-B....

18. How to Get Special Assessment Improvements in Kansas City, Mo. How to Get Special Assessment Improvements in Kansas City, Mo. January//1955 Offer for special assessment improvements to citizens on "street pavements, sewers, sidewalks, and neighborhood parks and playgrounds."

19. Ike Davis--A Man and His City Ike Davis--A Man and His City September 1979 Photo and interview of Ilus Davis at the age of 62, "mayor of Kansas City from 1963-71, during a time when mayors considered wearing bullet-proof vests to work," recently (1979) becoming the "first vice-president...

20. In Kansas City. ..Cast Iron Mains of the Original Water System Are Still in Good Condition In Kansas City. ..Cast Iron Mains of the Original Water System Are Still in Good Condition March//1931 Full page ad with photo and illustration about the long-lasting quality of cast iron pipe used in the Kansas City Water Department's water pipes, first laid about 1874.