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41. Municipal Airport, Terminal Municipal Airport, Terminal Looking northeast, image shows original Municipal Airport terminal with TWA and other airplanes on taxiway and unpaved area in foreground. Midcontinent Airlines building is also visible on the left.

42. Municipal Airport, TWA Building Municipal Airport, TWA Building 1972-05-24 View looks southwest across the 169 Highway approach to the Broadway Bridge, across the Missouri River. The TWA Building at the Municipal Airport is in the center of the frame.

43. Obituary for Ralph Damon Obituary for Ralph Damon January 4, 1956 Obituary for Ralph Damon, president of Trans World Airlines, dying in 1956.

44. Obituary for Ralph Damon Obituary for Ralph Damon January 5, 1956 Obituary for Ralph Damon, president of Trans World Airlines, dying in 1956.

45. Overhaul Base Sees End of Era Overhaul Base Sees End of Era October 29, 2009 Article reports on the announcement by American Airlines that they will shut down the 7-million-square-foot maintenance complex at KCI. TWA opened the facility in 1956 and employed as many as 5,200 workers....

46. Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' April 1, 2011 In-depth article about Nelson Krueger, airline pilot for Trans World Airlines (TWA), who captained the specially outfitted plane for Pope John Paul during the week of Oct. 1-7, 1979, on the Pope's first...

47. Pope John Paul II Slept--and Flew--Here Pope John Paul II Slept--and Flew--Here April 18, 2008 Story about how TWA converted an airplane to transport the late Pope John Paul II on some of his trips and how the bed and other memoribilia ended up at the Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center in...

48. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

49. Skyline Gardens Skyline Gardens September 30, 2007 According to a 2007 survey by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Kansas City ranks fifth among North American cities in terms of rooftop garden space. This article showcases five urban gardens located atop...

50. The Connie Sets a Record The Connie Sets a Record September 29, 2007 Reflection by author on her career with United Press and her two-day press trip to promote Trans World Airlines' "The Constellation," nicknamed The Connie. Its maiden flight was February 1, 1946, from...

51. The Kansas City Centennial The Kansas City Centennial 1950 Photo and description of the history of Trans World Airlines, or TWA in the Kansas City area.

52. The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road May-August 2011 Announcment of the TWA Museum move to 10 Richards Road at the Chalres B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Article provides a brief history of the museum.

53. The Why of KCI The Why of KCI March 9, 2014 Article covers the planning and development of Kansas City International Airport. The article focuses upon features designed to accommodate supersonic jet traffic through the airport and how those features...

54. Time Runs Out For Base Time Runs Out For Base September 24, 2010 After five decades of service, the American Airlines overhaul facility located at Kansas City International Airport will shut down. Since acquiring TWA in 2001, American Airlines has slowly been decreasing...

55. Town Topic: Lifelong Friendship Forged as 'Hostesses' for TWA Town Topic: Lifelong Friendship Forged as 'Hostesses' for TWA March 2001 Photo and biographical article about Willadean Berglund and Pat Waters, "fast friends for more than 50 years, c[oming] of age together as 'hostesses' for TWA during the 1940s." Reminiscences of the women's...

56. Trans World Airlines Trans World Airlines Photos and information on the service of Trans World Airlines, or TWA, in the Kansas City area from its founding here to its going-out-of-business in 2001.

57. Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century May 3, 1905 Article gives short history of TWA and statistics of the flying fleet.

58. TWA 'Moonliner' Replica TWA 'Moonliner' Replica February 22, 2009 Short article about the 32-foot "Moonliner" rocket atop the old TWA Building at 18th & Baltimore. The rocket was installed in 2007 and is a replica of one that topped the TWA world headquarters from 1956...

59. TWA Advertisement TWA Advertisement June 25, 1905 Photo of TWA advertisement that appeared in the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines in 1945.

60. TWA Airplane TWA Airplane 1946 Photograph of plane in hangar at TWA Overhaul Base, Fairfax Airport