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1. Blaze Causes Heavy Damage Blaze Causes Heavy Damage November 30, 2010 The Milburn Golf & Country Club was heavily damaged by fire on November 29, 2010. Located at 7501 W. 69th St. in Overland Park, Kansas, the club dates to 1917 and was built on the Strang Line Interurban...

2. Heartland Traction: The Interurban Lines of Kansas City Heartland Traction: The Interurban Lines of Kansas City 2006 This book contains information concerning the interurban railway lines in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Included are: Kansas City, Leavenworth & Western (the Leavenworth Line); Kansas City, Lawrence...

3. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Brief description of the history of Lenexa, Kansas, a town seven miles northeast of Olathe. The town was platted and lots sold in 1869, when it became a stop on the Frisco, and eventually Strang Line,...

4. Interurban Railways Interurban Railways June//1908 Article about the efficiency of electric car lines to the suburbs for many types of people, with illustrations and photos of the cars.

5. Kansas City Crossroads: Strang's Vision Created Suburbs Kansas City Crossroads: Strang's Vision Created Suburbs April 2000 Photos and biographical article about William Strang, Jr., founder of the Strang Line interurban railway connecting Kansas City, Missouri, to Lenexa, Kansas (passing through Overland Park, Kansas0 starting...

6. Neighborhoods: Old Overland Park Neighborhoods: Old Overland Park February 1988 Article about the original downtown area of Overland Park, Kansas, and its older businesses contrasting with other Overland Park "suburban impostors," such as shopping malls. Some history of the town,...

7. Overland Park, Kansas Overland Park, Kansas March 29, 1905 Photographs and description of Overland Park, Kansas in the early 1900's. The impact of the Strang Line interurban railroad on the development of the town is detailed, one consequence of which was a nearly...

8. Streetcar or Strang Line Train Streetcar or Strang Line Train n.d. Partial view of a streetcar of interurban railway car in Kansas City, Missouri. Man visible at side door. Handwriting on back of photo says Streetcar or Strang Line.

9. Sunset Sunset August 15, 1915 Sunset view taken from a train traveling on the Strang Line.

10. Vanishing (The) Interurbans Vanishing (The) Interurbans August 17, 2008 Photos and information about streetcars and electric interurban railways as covered in Ed Conrad's book "Heartland Traction" published in 2006 [BROWSING MVSC Q 625.6 C75H].

11. William B. Strang, Jr. William B. Strang, Jr. 1999 Photo and bio of William B. Strang, Jr., or William Strang, "dreamer, visionary, inventor, real estate and community developer, prometer, and entrepreneur-on-a-shoe string" coming to Kansas City from New...

12. William Strang, Jr. William Strang, Jr. Information on William Strang, Jr. (1857-1921), a real estate and interurban railways developer, father of Overland Park, Kansas, and owner of the old Strang Car Line, also known as the Strang Line or...