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1. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."

2. 12th Street Viaduct 12th Street Viaduct 1918 Looking west along 12th Street Viaduct.

3. 1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District 1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District 1914 Map of greater Kansas City (including Independence, Missouri) with the Kansas City Manufacturing District indicated in red; street car lines are indicated in red, as well. An inset map shows an enlarged...

4. 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City Summer, 1993 Article about the history and unique facts about cable cars and street railways other than the electric type in Kansas City, detailing each company, with photos.

5. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel N.d. View of 8th Street tunnel and the West Bluffs and Quality Hill area of Kansas City, Missouri. Entrance to the tunnel is in view as well as railroad cars under the bridge leading to the tunnel.

6. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel 2005 View of ceiling and walls of 8th Street Tunnel, shows brickwork.

7. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel 2005 View of interior of 8th Street Tunnel, showing end (where upper tunnel intersects lower tunnel). Persons in photograph include Ray Elder and Thomas Duenez, leaders of the tour.

8. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel 2005 View of interior of 8th Street Tunnel, looking west.

9. 8th Street Tunnel 8th Street Tunnel

10. 9th Street 9th Street 1888 Looking east along 9th from Washington. Shows cable car.

11. A Brief History of the F. A. of S. R. E. A Brief History of the F. A. of S. R. E. July//1909 Photo (of the author, organizer of the F. A. of S. R. E. street railway) and article about the history of the section of the Metropolitan Street Railway of Kansas City known as the "F. A. of S. R. E."...

12. A Civic Triumph A Civic Triumph January/8/1910 Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.

13. A Development Tool and Transportation System A Development Tool and Transportation System August/14-20/1997 Discusses the need for a system of light rail transportation in Kansas City.

14. A Fight for Franchise Extension A Fight for Franchise Extension December/4/1909 Article about the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in Kansas City, Missouri, and its efforts to extend its franchise rights to 1951, with political and financial fighting against Mayor Henry Beardsley...

15. A Leadership Void Surrounds Light Rail Issue A Leadership Void Surrounds Light Rail Issue October/22-28/1998 Discusses the issues surrounding the ballot proposal for implementation of a light rail system.

16. A Man That Made Good A Man That Made Good October 1909 Photos and biographical article about William Harrington, or Billy Harrington, succeeding William Satterlee as general superintendent of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Ireland in 1872...

17. A Successful Secretary A Successful Secretary July//1910 Photo and biographical article about Julien Harvey, secretary of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Marshall, Missouri in 1884 and raised in Kansas City before starting out as a reporter...

18. A Trolley Builder Gone A Trolley Builder Gone June/26/1913 Biographical article about George Townsend, one of the promoters of the Kansas City, Saint Joseph & Excelsior Springs electric line, reported missing.

19. A Wonderful City: Such Was the Verdict of the All-American Delegates A Wonderful City: Such Was the Verdict of the All-American Delegates October/31/1889 Story about the tour by delegates from Central and South America of Kansas City by street railways, including an in-depth inspection of the Consolidated Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in the Argentine...

20. An Answer to His Critics, Frank Walsh and the Kansas City Star An Answer to His Critics, Frank Walsh and the Kansas City Star August//1909 Editorial article written by Bernard Corrigan, president of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company, about the unfair treatment of his railway's operations in the Kansas City Star and the newspaper's "stump...