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101. Exit Sign Exit Sign 1955 Sign indicating exit from unidentified location.

102. Former Mayor Supports Light Rail Former Mayor Supports Light Rail October/15-21/1998 Describes the support of former Kansas City mayor Charles Wheeler for implementation of a light rail system in Kansas City.

103. Four Cable Cars and Bridge Four Cable Cars and Bridge 1895 Four cable cars coming off Bluff Street Bridge.

104. Fred B. Hume Fred B. Hume December//1910 Photo and biographical article about Fred Hume, supervisor of the rolling stock for the Metropolitan Street Railway Company.

105. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle near 75th and Wornall.

106. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle near 75th and Wornall.

107. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle at unidentified location.

108. From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner 1950 History with illustrations of the public transportation system, since 1869, from "horse car" lines to street cars and trolley buses to motor buses, located at 728 Delaware Street.

109. Future Track Future Track October 2007 Article discusses the future of light rail in Kansas City and various plans that have been introduced to residents in the area.

110. G. M. Hopkins' Map of Kansas City, Missouri G. M. Hopkins' Map of Kansas City, Missouri 1886 Map of Kansas City showing major wards, streets, neighborhoods, subdivisions, railway lines, horse car lines, cable lines, and motor lines. Red ink markings added at a later date. Stamped at the top: "Compliments...

111. Gillham Genius Helped Build the City Gillham Genius Helped Build the City May/1/1969 Description of the elevated railway from Union Depot to Kansas City, Kansas, engineered by Robert Gillham and promoted by Colonel David Morgan Edgerton, or D. M. Edgerton, "an easterner who originally...

112. Grand Entrance to Swope Park Grand Entrance to Swope Park 1930 Looking west from Shelter Number 1 at Grand Entrance; also shows streetcar on Swope Parkway.

113. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Article about the history and growth of the city's street railway system and other freight-hauling transportation to keep pace with its growing agricultural economy.

114. Hair-Raising Ninth Street Incline Is Recalled Hair-Raising Ninth Street Incline Is Recalled October/13/1953 Recollections about the 9th Street Incline and the last cable line run in Kansas City forty years ago.

115. Half Century Transition in City's Street Railway System Half Century Transition in City's Street Railway System March/9/1931 History of the street railway system in the city back to 1870, starting with "mule cars" and progressing through to John Henry's electric 'trolley' car in 1884, mentioning also the various streets on the...

116. Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch November/26/1921 Article about the management of heavy traffic in such large crowds as the American Legion Convention at the Liberty Memorial in 1921, with photos.

117. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Story about the author as a child with his mother "on one of the old mule cars that carried the folks from Westport to Kansas City," also mentioning its routes.

118. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Chapter about Kansas City's street railway system and various street railway companies, with photos of prominent people in the system.

119. History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 3] History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 3] January//1923 Part three in a series of articles by the Railwayan magazine about the history of Kansas City's street railways.

120. History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 4] History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 4] February//1923 Part four in a series of articles by the Railwayan magazine about the history of Kansas City's street railways, including "John C. Henry's early experiments with the first overhead trolley" in 1884 and...