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121. Micheal Toohey Kept Folks 'Wide Awake' at the Junction Micheal Toohey Kept Folks 'Wide Awake' at the Junction Fall//1995 Photo and biographical article about Michael Toohey, or Wide Awake Toohey, a watchman (and Union Civil War veteran) at the Junction of 9th, Main and Delaware Streets (for cable cars, streetcars and pedestrians)...

122. Minnesota Avenue Minnesota Avenue 1890 View of Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, showing streetcar tracks.

123. Missouri Muddle Missouri Muddle May/6/1950 Article about wage strikes at Kansas City Public Service Company, leading to complications with public transportation by bus and street car.

124. Mister, Please Move Your Horse! Mister, Please Move Your Horse! December/12/1960 Photo and article about the Blossom House hotel, "one of the great show places in early Kansas City," built in 1882 on Union Avenue at a "U-turn" intersection for streetcars at the time.

125. MSRy Corporate History MSRy Corporate History 2011 A two page flow chart that displays the corporate history of the Metropolitan Street Railway from 1860 through 1926. The various street railway companies that were consolidated into the Kansas City Public...

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

127. Nearly Everybody Likes Kansas City's New Trolleys Nearly Everybody Likes Kansas City's New Trolleys October//1941 Brief article about the new service of "heavy-traffic Troost Avenue" with "two dozeen new streamlined street cars," with photo.

128. 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.

129. 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.

130. Next Stop: Streetcars Next Stop: Streetcars December 13, 2012 Article announces that the tax initiative to fund a two-mile streetcar system in downtown Kansas City has been approved by voters. Various civic leaders are interviewed and discuss the potential for a...

131. Nicking Street Car Riders' Nickels Nicking Street Car Riders' Nickels February/8/1935 Photo and biographical article about Brigadier-General E. M. Stayton, "Kansas City street railway commissioner," resident of Independence, and former teacher in Independence starting in 1907. Description...

132. 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,...

133. Our Street Car System Our Street Car System September 1899 Article details out where many of the streetcar lines are currently running as well as areas where future growth is expected. It mentions the Heim Electric line and the Leavenworth Electric line. Also...

134. Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar May 29, 1950 Route 59, Parallel-Jackson line car at 18th and Parallel in Kansas City, Kansas.

135. Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar May 28, 1950 Route 59, Parallel-Jackson line car at 27th and Parallel in Kansas City, Kansas.

136. Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar May 29, 1950 Route 59, Parallel-Jackson line car at 18th and Parallel in Kansas City, Kansas.

137. Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar Parallel-Jackson line Streetcar May 29, 1950 Route 59, Parallel-Jackson line car near 18th and Parallel in Kansas City, Kansas.

138. Parallel-Jackson Line Streetcar Parallel-Jackson Line Streetcar May 29, 1950 Route 59, Parallel-Jackson line car at 18th and Parallel in Kansas City, Kansas.

139. Park, Boulevard, Street Railway and Railway Map of Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kas. Park, Boulevard, Street Railway and Railway Map of Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kas. 1894 Street map of Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, showing parks, park districts, railroad and street car lines, etc. Inset map of the Midwest shows railroad lines converging on Kansas City....

140. Passengers Riding in Streetcar Passengers Riding in Streetcar 1895 Passengers aboard car 1003 of the Kansas City and Independence line.