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141. Petticoat Lane Petticoat Lane 1915 Prospect line car at unidentified location.

142. Philip J. Kealy of Kansas City--and His Job Philip J. Kealy of Kansas City--and His Job May/1/1920 Article about the administration of the operations of the Kansas City Railways street car system, headed by Colonel Philip Kealy, with map and photos. Discussion on the "special problems" to deal with...

143. Pile Driver Pile Driver 1910 Pile driver at 9th Street and Hardesty, location of 9th Street Electric Railway Crossing

144. Post Office Post Office Postcard of corner at 9th and Walnut Streets with the old post office building in the background

145. Powell C. Groner, Sr. Powell C. Groner, Sr. May/22/1976 Brief biographical article about Powell Groner, Sr., head of Kansas City's public transportation system "in a period of vast technological change" from the 1920s to the 1940s, seeing the gradual replacement...

146. Progress in Electric Railways--The Continent Progress in Electric Railways--The Continent November//1885 Comparisons among the new electric railway systems around the world, mentioning Kansas City's as one of the most efficient.

147. Prospect Bridge Prospect Bridge Distant view with streetcar on bridge.

148. Prospect Bridge Prospect Bridge Distant view with streetcar on bridge.

149. Prospect line Streetcar Prospect line Streetcar 1915 Prospect line car at unidentified location.

150. Public Transit Has Taken Intriguing Forms Public Transit Has Taken Intriguing Forms July/17/1964 History of public transportation systems in Kansas City, including across hills steep enough to kill horses pulling street cars over them.

151. Public Utilities: Kansas City Ordinance for Purchase of Street Railways Public Utilities: Kansas City Ordinance for Purchase of Street Railways March//1932 Article describing the purchase of the city's street railway system by the city government, financing it with taxes and plans to improve it.

152. Public Utilities: Questions Regarding Kansas City Street Railway Purchase Public Utilities: Questions Regarding Kansas City Street Railway Purchase April//1932 Article discussing legal and financial issues in the ownership and administration of the street railways as a utility.

153. Q.: How Old Is Troost Lake and Where Did It Get Its Name? Q.: How Old Is Troost Lake and Where Did It Get Its Name? September 17, 1995

154. Railway Switch Railway Switch 1952 Double sprung switch, Dodson, Missouri.

155. Railway Track Detail Railway Track Detail 1955 Detail of track at unidentified location.

156. Reorganization Terms Announced for Kansas City Reorganization Terms Announced for Kansas City June/6/1925 Discussion of the "bonded indebtedness" of the street railway company and its consequential financial reorganization.

157. Rev. George E. Stevens, Pioneer Champion of Integration Rev. George E. Stevens, Pioneer Champion of Integration February//1956 Biographical article about Reverend George Stevens, a black leader of desegregation in early 20th century Kansas City and Saint Louis. Native of Philadelphia moving to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1903 as...

158. Rosedale Had Mule Cars Rosedale Had Mule Cars August/14/1973 Reminiscences of Mrs. Margaret Landis of the first horse and mule-drawn street cars in Rosedale, Kansas, starting in 1887 following the completion of the adjacent Southwest Boulevard.

159. Scenes of Blue River Park and Mouth of Indian Creek at Dodson Scenes of Blue River Park and Mouth of Indian Creek at Dodson 1897 Photos of Blue River Park and the Kansas City & Westport Railway streetcars. Poem on pages alternating with the photos, called "The Blue! O, the Blue!" by R. J. Lewis.

160. Seeing Kansas City Street Car Postcard Seeing Kansas City Street Car Postcard Postcard of a Seeing Kansas City Street Car