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21. An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More June 23, 2007 June 23, 1957, marks the 50th anniversary of the last streetcar ride in Kansas City. Streetcars were introduced in Kansas City in the 1870s but were fazed out in the 1950s in favor of a more modern bus...

22. Bernard Corrigan Bernard Corrigan File contains the newspaper obituary (January 7, 1914, The Kansas City Times) for Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), "contractor and former president of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company." Corrigan moved...

23. Bernard Corrigan Bernard Corrigan February//1910 Photo and biographical article about Bernard Corrigan, owner of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company of Kansas City and builder of the Baltimore Hotel at 11th and Baltimore Avenues.

24. Best Street Railway Jobs in the Country Best Street Railway Jobs in the Country May//1923 Short article and table of hourly wages for street railway workers in many cities, Saint Louis having the only higher wages than Kansas City.

25. Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate 2008

26. Biography of Kirkland B. Armour (1854-1901), Packing Plant Magnate Biography of Kirkland B. Armour (1854-1901), Packing Plant Magnate 2003

27. Biography of Robert Gillham (1854-1899), Rapid Transit Pioneer Biography of Robert Gillham (1854-1899), Rapid Transit Pioneer 1999

28. Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman 2009

29. Broadway Business Group Restates Its Position on Light Rail Broadway Business Group Restates Its Position on Light Rail October/2-8/1997 Details objections to installation of a light rail transportation system along Broadway in midtown Kansas City.

30. Brush Creek Bridge Brush Creek Bridge 1955 Full view of bridge spanning Brush Creek.

31. Building Good Employee Relations in Kansas City Building Good Employee Relations in Kansas City January/12/1924 Article explaining the organization of management of the Kansas City Railways company, especially pertaining to maintaining employee satisfaction, with flow charts and graphs.

32. Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Civil War Summer 1959 Article about the history of Kansas City's business and economy, with reference to its street railways on page 171 and description of members of the Chick family--William Chick, Washington Chick, and Joseph...

33. Business, Neighborhood Opposition Defeats Light Rail for Kansas City Business, Neighborhood Opposition Defeats Light Rail for Kansas City September 2001 Kansas City residents voted overwhelmingly last month to kill a $793 million light rail system in a contentious election that pitted city hall against the major chamber of commerce and some neighborhood...

34. Cable Car Cable Car 1887 Grand Avenue Railway cable car making loop near 1st and Grand.

35. Cable Car and Employees Cable Car and Employees Unidentified employees with cable car 52.

36. Cable Car and Employees Cable Car and Employees Unidentified employees in cable car number 20, Holmes Street to Post Office.

37. Cable Car and Horse-Drawn Wagon Cable Car and Horse-Drawn Wagon 1900 Cable car traveling near 9th and Mulberry in West Bottoms. Also shows 9th Street elevated line.

38. Cable Car Employees Cable Car Employees 1895 Group portrait of unidentified employees before cable car number 20, Holmes Street to Post Office.

39. Cable Car Work Cable Car Work 1886 Early view of Kansas City, looking west along 12th from Main at workers laying cable car tracks. First Baptist Church in the background located at 12th and Baltimore.

40. Cable Cars Cable Cars