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181. 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...

182. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of Brigadier General Edward Stayton, "prominent business executive, civic leader and outstanding civil engineer of Kansas City, now serving as street railway commissioner." Born near...

183. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Photo and bio of Francis Murray Wilson, or Francis Wilson (1867-1932), former Missouri state senator. Native of Platte City, Missouri "appointed United States attorney for the western district of Missouri"...

184. Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...

185. Mr. H. P. Crouse Mr. H. P. Crouse January//1911 Photo and biographical article about H. P. Crouse, successor of "J. H. Harvey as secretary to the president of the Metropolitan" Street Railway Company and a native of Ohio coming to Kansas City as a reporter...

186. Mule Car Railways Mule Car Railways Photos and information on the early street railways of the Kansas City area powered by mules and horses, including the Kansas City & Westport Horse Railroad of the 1870s and the Kansas City & Rosedale...

187. Mule-drawn Streetcar Mule-drawn Streetcar July 13, 1941 Mule-drawn Troost line car (Troost) atop float in parade introducing new streetcars.

188. Neighborhood Forms Association Neighborhood Forms Association December//1977 History of the neighborhood around 47th and Troost Avenues, depicted in Theodore Dreiser's novel "An American Tragedy." Description of the neighborhood originally centered around the 48th and Harrison...

189. New Light Rail Initiative Underway New Light Rail Initiative Underway May 6-12, 1999 Describes the petition initiative set forth by Clay Chastain to place a light rail proposal on the August 1999 election ballot.

190. New Rail for Dodson Line New Rail for Dodson Line January//1923 Short history of the street railway service to Dodson, Missouri, starting in 1870, later incorporated into southern Kansas City, Missouri. Called Dodson Dummy Line.

191. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. July//1946 Brief article about the implementation of the Kansas City Public Service Company's new, "streamline" generation of street cars, with photos of both old and new types.

192. New Two-Car Trains Are Now in Operation New Two-Car Trains Are Now in Operation January//1923 Article about the new two-car trains introduced to Kansas City street railways, with photos.

193. Ninth Street Incline Ninth Street Incline N.d., circa 1880s Stereopticon card with an image of the 9th Street Incline, looking toward the east and the Quality Hill area of Kansas City, Missouri. Cable car is in view on bridge over railraod tracks. Back of the card...

194. Ninth Street Incline Ninth Street Incline 1890 Photo of the "incline on the cable line," of 9th Street.

195. Not So Rapid Transit Not So Rapid Transit August/12/1973 Photo of "the entire Rosedale St. railway system in 1888, according to. ..Mrs. Margaret Landis, Rosedale historian. .."

196. Old and New St. Louis: A Concise History of the Metropolis of the West and Southwest, with a Review Old and New St. Louis: A Concise History of the Metropolis of the West and Southwest, with a Review of Its Present Greatness and Immediate Prospects 1894 Photo and bio of Jeremiah Fruin, "vice-president of the Fruin-Bambrick Construction Company" in Saint Louis. He was born in Ireland in 1831 and emigrated to Saint Louis in 1861, serving under General John...

197. Old Dummy Line from Westport to Waldo Old Dummy Line from Westport to Waldo June//1969 Article about the early history of the Waldo area, especially as it developed in relation to the "dummy" rail line from Westport to Dodson ("what is now Eighty-fifth and Prospect" Avenue) around the turn...

198. Old KC Streetcars Could Find Rail Use Old KC Streetcars Could Find Rail Use April 17, 2007 A panel discussion on light rail in Kansas City was held in April 2007 sponsored by the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. At this meeting it was mentioned that Ed Metka of Windber,...

199. Old Union Depot Was Something Special, Too Old Union Depot Was Something Special, Too November/4/1964 Photo and history about the old Union Depot railroad station, surrounded by railroads and "reached by the elevated street railway line."

200. Omaha and Vicinity Omaha and Vicinity 1898 (1946 reprint) Topographical map of an area on the Missouri River which includes Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Railroad lines, electric railroad lines, streams and lakes are indicated. The following towns...