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41. Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline December//1978 History of street cars in its changing forms from the "abortive attempt. ..in 1860 to start a street railway" drawn by horses, to cable cars, electric cable cars, and finally buses.

42. Cable Cars among Crowd Cable Cars among Crowd 1900 Number of cable cars in the midst of a crowd scene at 9th and Walnut.

43. Cable Cars in Kansas City Cable Cars in Kansas City [1969] A 10 page typewritten paper on the history of cable cars in Kansas City from their introduction in 1885 to discontinuation in 1913, with details about their construction and operation as early streetcars....

44. Cable Cars on Bridge Cable Cars on Bridge 1895 Looking north from Independence avenue at cable cars atop Prospect Avenue bridge.

45. Cable Railway in Kansas City Cable Railway in Kansas City June 11, 1972

46. Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America July//1889 Article about the history and use of cable cars or early street railways in America by Kansas City engineer Robert Gillham. Contains a biographical sketch of him at the end.

47. Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America Cable Railways: Their History, and Use in America July//1889 History of street railways, starting with animal-drawn cable cars in London and Philadelphia in the early 1850s, and later in Kansas City. Career biography of Robert Gillham, as well, with his work with...

48. Calvin Manon Calvin Manon Photos and multiple articles about Calvin Manon, of "Shawnee Mission, Kan., retired Associated Press newsman and native of St. Joseph," joining the Kansas City Journal newspaper in 1923 and later writing...

49. Can Light Rail Get Back on Track? Can Light Rail Get Back on Track? October, 1998 Article about the prospects for the "20-year-old plan to bind the metropolitan area together with modern trolley cars," part of "Kansas City's new FOCUS plan, a detailed, ambitious blueprint designed to...

50. Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow Change in Tram Plan: New Downtown Traffic Center Setup Effective Tomorrow April/28/1956 Article about changes and closings in some street railway routes, but unverified as to the above tidbit, from the local history index card.

51. Chastain Launches New Petition Drive Focusing on Transportation at Union Station Chastain Launches New Petition Drive Focusing on Transportation at Union Station June-July/26-2/1997 Discusses petition drive launched by activist Clay Chastain to incorporate transportation into the redevelopment of Union Station.

52. Chastain Sues Star and Others for Libel Chastain Sues Star and Others for Libel February 2000 Discusses the lawsuit brought by activist Chastain against the Kansas City Star and others for libel.

53. Chastain's Big Fight: Libel Suits Against the Star Chastain's Big Fight: Libel Suits Against the Star February/10-16/2000 Discusses the lawsuit brought by activist Chastain against the Kansas City Star and others for libel.

54. Clay Versus Gray Clay Versus Gray September-October/30-6/1999 Editorial detailing the activities of political consultant Pat Gray, particularly in regard to Clay Chastain's light-rail proposals.

55. Clipboard in Hand. . . Again Clipboard in Hand. . . Again June/15-21/2000 Discusses activist Clay Chastain's renewed efforts to place a light rail plan before the voters in Kansas City.

56. Coming of Age: Kansas City in the 19th Century Coming of Age: Kansas City in the 19th Century December/14/1997 Seventh in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City in the 19th century. Focus on the growth of the city through connections by street railways and the new problems brought by the...

57. Contract Let for 12th Street Viaduct Contract Let for 12th Street Viaduct August/27/1913 Report about the new bridge to be built by Graff Construction Company, replacing Kansas City's last cable car line, in service for 25 years.

58. Corrigan Building Corrigan Building Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the Corrigan Building, with biographical information about its namesake, Thomas Corrigan, a Downtown construction contractor and street...

59. Country Club Line Streetcar Country Club Line Streetcar 1955 Route 56, Country Club line car travelling near 75th and Wornall Road. Also shows Katz Drug Store sign.

60. Country Club Line Streetcar Country Club Line Streetcar 1955 Route 56, Country Club line car travelling at unidentified location.