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Biography of Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928), Railroad President
Creating a Heart of America Infrastructure
Article on the origins of railroads in and through Kansas City, and their connections to the rest of the United States, beginning with the construction of the Hannibal Bridge in 1869. The article focuses...
Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a prominent builder of railroads, interurbans, and residential districts in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. Born in New York in 1859 and coming here in 1879...
Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a railroad magnate and real estate developer in Kansas City. Born in New York in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as a printer with "office on Union Avenue,...
The Kansas City Interests
Book chapter focuses on attempt by owners of Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City Railway Company to connect their line with Arthur Stilwell's network of railroad lines.
I Had a Hunch [Part Five]
Fifth in a series of autobiographical articles with illustrations about Arthur Stilwell, a Kansas City railroad magnate of the southern Midwest in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Description of his later...
I Had a Hunch [Part One]
First in a series of autobiographical articles with illustrations about Arthur Stilwell, a Kansas City railroad magnate of the southern Midwest in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Description of his upbringing...
I Had a Hunch [Part Four]
Fourth in a series of autobiographical articles with illustrations about Arthur Stilwell, a Kansas City railroad magnate of the southern Midwest in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Description of his middle...
Arthur Stilwell Residence
Full frontal view.
John Barber White Residence
Full frontal view of house at 616 E 36th.
Head and shoulders portrait, side view.
The Kansas City Centennial
History of the Kansas City Southern Railway Company (with offices at 114 West 11th Street) and its founder in 1897, Arthur Stilwell (1859-1928), with photos and map of area covered.
Janssen Place Has Rich History
History of the small residential street called Janssen Place, starting with its planning around the turn of the century by railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell.
Arthur Stilwell in Mexico
Illustration (in Mexico with opponent Pancho Villa) and description of Arthur Stilwell (1859-1928), railroad magnate of Kansas City in the late 1800s and developer of railroad lines circling the city and...
Illustration and biographical article about Arthur Stilwell, a railroad and interurban street railway builder in Kansas City residing at 720 East Armour Boulevard in 1902. Story of his dream that year...
Information about Kansas City railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell (1859-1928) including the story of his "railroad-building project" starting in 1900 to "bring the Pacific Ocean 400 miles closer to Kansas...
Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway
Magazine "devoted to the upbuilding of the Great Southwest and the strengthening of trade relations with Mexico" with various information on the local economy's ties to the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient...
Photo (of Arthur Stilwell) and description of the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway built by Kansas City railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell.
A Postcard from Old Kansas City
Photo and history of Fairmount Park (established by Arthur Stilwell to promote his interurban railway between Kansas City and Independence), located at the eastern limit of Kansas City with the area's...
Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908
Photo of the Arthur Stilwell residence at 720 Armour Boulevard.
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