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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. 10th Street 10th Street 1908 Looking east along 10th from Central. Shows street car.

3. 10th Street 10th Street 1900 Looking west along 10th from the east side of Main. Shows streetcars.

4. 12th Street 12th Street July 5, 1915 View down 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri showing a streetcar, a man walking along sidewalk, and some business signs.

5. 12th Street 12th Street 1930 Looking west along 12th from the east side of Walnut.

6. 12th Street Viaduct 12th Street Viaduct February 11, 1918 Streetcar stopped at Hickory Street and 12th Street Viaduct.

7. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

8. 1914 Map of Greater Kansas City 1914 Map of Greater Kansas City 1914 Street map of Kansas City metropolitan area featuring successive circular lines in one mile intervals out from New Union Station. Rosedale, North Kansas City, Independence, and Kansas City, Kansas, are...

9. 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.

10. 31st Street and Troost Avenue 31st Street and Troost Avenue February 20, 1916 Intersection of 31st Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The Second Church of Christ Scientist is partially visible on one corner and Paul L. Hes... Drugs and the Westover Pharmacy on another....

11. 48th Street at Troost Avenue 48th Street at Troost Avenue 1926 View looking east on 48th Street (near Harrison) toward Troost Ave. Streetcars, tracks, overhead lines, and several buildings are pictured; also shows proposed widening of 48th.

12. 48th Street at Troost Avenue 48th Street at Troost Avenue 1926 View of 48th Street entering Troost Avenue, including proposed widening/condemnation.

13. 8th Street 8th Street 1905 Looking east along 8th Street from Washington. Slso shows street car.

14. 8th Street 8th Street 1919 Looking east along 8th from Washington. Shows 8th Street Tunnel entrance with streetcars.

15. 9th Street Bridge 9th Street Bridge 1950 Looking east along south side of bridge, located in West Bottoms; also shows streetcar.

16. A Dose of Rail Transit Reality for KC A Dose of Rail Transit Reality for KC January 11, 2011 A $1.8 million federal grant awarded in December to Jackson County included $540,000 to study a two-mile streetcar line from Crown Center to the River Market. The "streetcar system could be built for as...

17. All Aboard? All Aboard? December 6-12, 2012 Article describes controversial issues surrounding the downtown streetcar plan that was passed by the City Council and became the subject of a special election in 2012. The origin of the plan is traced...

18. An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More June 23, 2007 June 23, 1957, marks the 50th anniversary of the last streetcar ride in Kansas City. Streetcars were introduced in Kansas City in the 1870s but were fazed out in the 1950s in favor of a more modern bus...

19. Automobile Headlight and Reflection Automobile Headlight and Reflection crica 1920s-1930s Close-up view of a chrome headlight showing the reflection of a passing streetcar, bicyclist, and buildings.

20. Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate 2008