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81. Did You Know. ..? Did You Know. ..? March-April//1987 Article contains four historic facts about the following: (1) the Holmes Street Railway, (2) the placement of streets in the Midtown district "in a basic grid pattern," (3) the first automobile built in...

82. Dodson Dummy Line Time Schedule Dodson Dummy Line Time Schedule May 25, 1895 Time schedule for the Dodson Dummy Line Railroad, traveling from Westport through Waldo to Dodson, Missouri.

83. Dodson Line 65 Dodson Line 65 Summer 1950 75th and Wornall, electric railway. On back of photograph, written in blue ink, "KCPS 1175 (Dodson), 75th @ Wornall, Summer 1950."

84. Dodson Streetcar Line Dodson Streetcar Line 1950 Route 65, Dodson line car near 75th and Wornall.

85. Dodson Streetcar Line Dodson Streetcar Line 1950 Route 65, Dodson line car near 75th and Wornall.

86. Dodson Streetcar Line Dodson Streetcar Line 1950 Route 65, Dodson line car near 75th and Wornall.

87. Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid 1957-1968 A group of 108 color slides of images of Kansas City from the 1950s and 1960s, taken by Eldridge, an amateur photographer. The photos include buildings, fountains, hospitals, rooftop views of downtown...

88. Edward Butts Edward Butts February//1911 Photo and biographical article about Edward Butts, assistant to the president of the Metropolitan Railway Company, coming to "Kansas City in 1879 from Rensseller County New York" and becoming city engineer....

89. Electric Railway Trainman Electric Railway Trainman June-May//1911-1912 Third volume of the magazine (formerly called the National Motorman and Conductor in the first two volumes) with photos, illustrations, and information on the Kansas City street railways and their operators,...

90. Electric Railways Electric Railways August//1885 Speech given before "a meeting of the stockholders of the Henry Electric Railway Co., " by John Henry, recommending the construction of electric railways by virtue of local electrical and motorized inventions...

91. Electric Street Railway Car on Main Electric Street Railway Car on Main 1957-06-19 View of electric street railway car Number 784, Route 56, 63rd Street, Country Club. Located on Main Street at 31st Street.

92. Electric Trolley Electric Trolley World's first electric trolley car invented and operated in Kansas City by John C. Henry in 1885, replacing non-electric trolleys by 1913 and quitting themselves in 1959.First application of the word,...

93. Elevated Railway Elevated Railway ca1885 Unidentified man posed next to elevated railway under construction in unidentified location.

94. Elevated Railway Bridge Elevated Railway Bridge ca1885 Distant view of unidentified men atop unidentified elevated railway bridge.

95. Elevated Railway to Chelsea Park, Kansas City, Kansas Elevated Railway to Chelsea Park, Kansas City, Kansas ca1885 Unidentified men before trains on elevated railway to Chelsea Park, located in Kansas City, Kansas.

96. End of Electric Transit Era End of Electric Transit Era January 4, 1959 Photo and caption about the end and history of the city's electric street cars, with history since 1884.

97. Engineering--Kansas City Cable Railway Engineering--Kansas City Cable Railway February//1885 Technical description of the engineering and construction techniques applied in building the cable railway system in Kansas City with its "many difficult features to overcome," especially bluffs and hills....

98. Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway December//1883 Article describing Kansas City's "first duplicate cable railway built and operated in the world," with its design for safety and elevated tracks around Union Depot above Union Avenue.

99. Engineering a Rail Change Engineering a Rail Change September/4-10/1997 Discusses opposition by Mayor Emanuel Cleaver and others to implementation of a light rail transportation system.

100. Era of Street Car Draws Near Its Close Era of Street Car Draws Near Its Close June/16/1957 Article about the end of Kansas City's street car transportation.