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141. Kansas City Kansas City March 19, 1918 Ad for the Kansas City Railways Company, asking "the Public Service Commission" for lower operation costs to allow more reasonable rates for its passengers, presumably on street railways.

142. Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System March//1935 Article about the expansion of buses in the Kansas City Public Service Company's fleet to "present an effective means of building up patronage," with photos of the storage and repair garages for them.

143. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

144. Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 1902 Photo of the "Eighth Street Tunnel" for street cars through the bluff.

145. Kansas City Public Service Building Kansas City Public Service Building Full frontal and side view of Kansas City Public Service Building, located at 131st and Holmes.

146. Kansas City Railway Gains Public Favor Kansas City Railway Gains Public Favor September/30/1916 Article about the gaining of public favor by the Kansas City Railways company to facilitate better business, with cartoons and copies of newspaper clippings.

147. Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System September//1931 Article with map, tables, and diagrams showing the reorganization plan for street car transportation routes in the city.

148. Kansas City Streetcar Kansas City Streetcar November 29, 2006 Captioned photograph in the feature "Upfront in Historic Northeast" which shows a bona fide Kansas City streetcar located just outside Union Station. "The Regional Transit Alliance brought Public Service...

149. Kansas City Terminal Completes Large Mail-Handling Plant Kansas City Terminal Completes Large Mail-Handling Plant August/4/1934 News about the installation of a new railway system in Union Station, in connection with a new post office, expediting the receipt, delivery, sorting-in-transit, and forwarding of mail, with diagram and...

150. Kansas City Terminal Railway Kansas City Terminal Railway Map and multiple articles (from the 1910s) about the Kansas City Terminal Railway Company and its street railway service in conjunction with the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in and around the new...

151. Kansas City Transportation Kansas City Transportation

152. Kansas City Transportation Kansas City Transportation ca. 1915-1973 Folder contains an assortment of brochures, flyers, reports, etc. Includes a transit map and guide of greater Kansas City for 1957, several old transfer tickets and a strike notice involving the employees...

153. Kansas City Transportation Guide Kansas City Transportation Guide 1935 Brochure describing the public transportation system in Kansas City. One side is a street map showing the bus and street car routes, and including an index to points of interest. Reverse side contains...

154. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1940 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, park district boundaries, and street car lines.

155. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1926 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, park district boundaries, and street car lines.

156. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1922 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, park district boundaries, and street car lines.

157. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1915 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, park district boundaries, and street car lines. Handdrawn notations on map show changes in the city's boundaries since 1853. Notation compiled by R....

158. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1913 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, park district boundaries, and street car lines.

159. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1910 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, park district boundaries, and street car lines.

160. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Smith, a real estate investor and street railway and construction industry executive. Born near New York City in 1836 and coming to Kansas City in 1866 as founder of "the...