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61. Electric Park Entrance Electric Park Entrance 1910 Heim line car #5 (Market Square, North Terrace Park on front of trolley) at entrance to first Electric Park at Montgall and Nicholson.

62. 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,...

63. 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.

64. Electric Transit Era Near End Electric Transit Era Near End January/1/1959

65. 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,...

66. 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.

67. 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.

68. Exit Sign Exit Sign 1955 Sign indicating exit from unidentified location.

69. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Streetcar on unidentified street.

70. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Unidentified men along unidentified street.

71. Four Cable Cars and Bridge Four Cable Cars and Bridge 1895 Four cable cars coming off Bluff Street Bridge.

72. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle near 75th and Wornall.

73. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle near 75th and Wornall.

74. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle at unidentified location.

75. Ghastly 1918 Tales Chronicle Pandemic Ghastly 1918 Tales Chronicle Pandemic November 2, 2005 The Spanish influenza of 1918 had a drastic effect on Kansas City. Article states that the city was in the ranks of the 10 most devastated cities. Includes how life was altered during that time period...

76. Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch November/26/1921 Article about the management of heavy traffic in such large crowds as the American Legion Convention at the Liberty Memorial in 1921, with photos.

77. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Story about the author as a child with his mother "on one of the old mule cars that carried the folks from Westport to Kansas City," also mentioning its routes.

78. Heartland Traction: The Interurban Lines of Kansas City Heartland Traction: The Interurban Lines of Kansas City 2006 This book contains information concerning the interurban railway lines in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Included are: Kansas City, Leavenworth & Western (the Leavenworth Line); Kansas City, Lawrence...

79. Henry Claude Hays Henry Claude Hays January/26/1955 Obituary for Henry Claude Hays, or Henry Hays, a former tailor for 50 years in Downtown hotels, dying at the age of 84, with a description of his grandfather, Amazon Hays, a rider of mule-drawn streetcars...

80. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Chapter about Kansas City's street railway system and various street railway companies, with photos of prominent people in the system.