Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 380 item(s) for: "Street Railways"
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Subject
Street Railways (220)
Streetcars (169)
Transportation (101)
Streetcars, Electric (99)
Cable Cars (41)
Show more...

Type
Photograph, B/w (139)
Magazine Article (89)
Newspaper Article (57)
Book (36)
Map (12)
Show more...

Date
1955 (58)
1950 (10)
1900 (10)
1895 (8)
1940 (8)
Show more...

Creator
Frank J Munagle (10)
Theodore S Case (6)
Carrie Westlake Whitne... (6)
Montgomery (6)
Unknown (6)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

161. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of David Wilson Rider, or David Rider, "one of the prominent railroad leaders of the west." Born in Illinois in 1857 and coimng to Kansas City in 1892 as "superintendent of the Kansas...

162. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Waldron (1847-1875), a former street railway builder and banker of Kansas City. Native of New York coming here in 1867 as a co-builder of "the first street railway line of...

163. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Lucky Scarritt, or Edward Scarritt, a lawyer and judge born in Kansas City in 1853 as a son of Reverend Nathan Scarritt. Also city counselor and co-founder of the Kansas City...

164. Kansas City, Mo., Rehabilitates Its Streets: Work Includes Sidewalk Improvements, Using an Asphalt Surfacing Kansas City, Mo., Rehabilitates Its Streets: Work Includes Sidewalk Improvements, Using an Asphalt Surfacing July//1948 Photos (including before and after views) and article (written by an assistant city engineer) about street and sidewalk improvements made in Downtown Kansas City in 1948. Preliminary study started in 1947...

165. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps, illustrations, photos, and descriptions of Kansas City's streetcar and railway systems in the late 19th century, including the 8th Street Tunnel, the 9th Street Incline, and the 12th Street Incline,...

166. KCResources, page 26 KCResources, page 26

167. L Road Abandoned on December 29th L Road Abandoned on December 29th February//1923 History of the trouble-ridden elevated or "L" street railway, from the 1880s to 1923.

168. L Road Made Kansas City Up to Date in 1886 L Road Made Kansas City Up to Date in 1886 December/29/1962

169. Leander Talbott Leander Talbott 1968 (1950 first edition) Photo and bio of Leander Talbott (1849-1924), mayor of Kansas City in 1884. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City in 1857 with his parents and becoming a businessman in 1868 before being killed in an automobile...

170. Light Rail a Heavy Headache Light Rail a Heavy Headache July/25/2001 Article about the proposed light rail service planned to not pass through Northeast Kansas City but to the west and south of it, with information on its approval rating in the neighborhood. Also comparison...

171. Light Rail Challenge Light Rail Challenge June/19-25/1997 Describes various factors contributing to the difficulty of implementing light rail in Kansas City.

172. Light Rail Initiative Mirrors FOCUS Report, Competes with City Proposal Light Rail Initiative Mirrors FOCUS Report, Competes with City Proposal August-September/25-1/1999 Article describing how Clay Chastain's light rail initiative meets requirements of Kansas City's FOCUS development plan.

173. Light Rail Petition Looks to "Veto" Chamber of Commerce Decision Light Rail Petition Looks to "Veto" Chamber of Commerce Decision July/23-29/1998 Discusses a petition drive led by activist Clay Chastain to demonstrate public approval of light rail to Kansas City International Airport, despite the Chamber of Commerce's determination that the public...

174. Local Transit Lines Local Transit Lines 1890 History from 1870 to 1890 of street railways in Kansas City, noting the foremost such mileage in the world for a city.

175. Man near Cable Car Man near Cable Car 1915 Large car making a turn in unidentified street.

176. Map of Salt Lake City and Vicinity Map of Salt Lake City and Vicinity February 20, 1888 Map of Salt Lake City and surrounding area. References include street railways, ward boundaries, plat boundaries, etc.

177. Map of the Street Railway System of Kansas City, Mo., Showing Connections of Westport and Waldo Electric Map of the Street Railway System of Kansas City, Mo., Showing Connections of Westport and Waldo Electric Line December/22/1894 Map of the electric railway lines between Westport and Kansas City in 1894.

178. Map Showing Paved and Macadamized Streets and Alleys and Street Railroads Map Showing Paved and Macadamized Streets and Alleys and Street Railroads 1885 Map of Kansas City, Missouri, bordered by the Kansas and Missouri Rivers on the west and north, and by Woodland Avenue and 24th Street on the east and south, respectively. Street types (cedar block, stone,...

179. Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus January/27/1962 Article providing history of public transportation in Kansas City, from the first omnibuses, or stagecoaches, to a later type of omnibus, the motor bus.

180. Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure Memories Revived by the Abandonment of the "L" Structure January/1/1923 Photos and caption about the "first type of electric car used over the elevated structure," and the "entrance to the old Eighth street tunnel built to accommodate the old cable cars," initially "at the...