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1. ''Walks In Water'': The Impact of Steamboating On the Lower Missouri River ''Walks In Water'': The Impact of Steamboating On the Lower Missouri River 2001 This book traces the history of steamboating on the lower Missouri River or Missouri Valley area starting with the beginning in 1818 to the 1860s when railroads brought a decline to river transportation....

2. 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.

3. 12th Street Viaduct 12th Street Viaduct July 18, 1915 Looking down the railroad tracks and road at the west end of the 12th Street Viaduct in Kansas City, Missouri. Sign on nearby building says U. S. Water and Steam...

4. 12th Street, Women Walking 12th Street, Women Walking July 5, 1915 View from behind of two unidentified women walking arm-in-arm down 12th Street towards the Empress Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Theater sign is visible and reads Loew's Empress Theatre.

5. 1985 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Kansas and Vicinity 1985 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Kansas and Vicinity 1985 Street map of Kansas City, Kansas and immediate environs showing traffic counts; also indicates streets under construction. Shows only Kansas side.

6. 1987 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity 1987 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity 1987 Map of the Kansas City metropolitan area showing main roads. Traffic volumes are indicated on map. Legend indicates primary and secondary roads.

7. 23rd Street Bridge Construction 23rd Street Bridge Construction January 22, 1916 Construction of the 23rd Street Bridge over the Kaw River in Kansas City, Missouri.

8. 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....

9. 39th Street and Gillham Road 39th Street and Gillham Road 1915 View of small section of road at 39th Street and Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri. A car is driving out of view.

10. 39th Street and Gillham Road 39th Street and Gillham Road 1915 View of intersection of 39th Street and Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

11. 71 + 49 = Quicker + Safer 71 + 49 = Quicker + Safer December 12, 2012 Article announces that U.S. 71 has been officially renamed Interstate 49. Details regarding recent improvements aimed at bringing the highway up to federal interstate system standards are provided. A Missouri...

12. 8th Street Tunnel, Wholesale District 8th Street Tunnel, Wholesale District 2 postcard views of the 8th Street Tunnel and Wholesale District

13. 9th Street Incline 9th Street Incline Postcard view of the end of the 9th Street cable car line in the West Bottoms

14. A Century of Growth in Transportation: Bridge of Destiny Transforms Small River Town A Century of Growth in Transportation: Bridge of Destiny Transforms Small River Town December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article detailing the history of transportation in Kansas City.

15. A Century of Transportation in Missouri A Century of Transportation in Missouri //1920 Excerpt from an article in the "Missouri Historical Review."

16. A Civic Triumph A Civic Triumph January/8/1910 Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.

17. A Conversation with. ..Rich Hastings A Conversation with. ..Rich Hastings November 1, 2001 Photo, interview, and biographical article about Rich Hastings, chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and retiring "president and chief executive officer of Saint Luke's-Shawnee Mission...

18. A Development Tool and Transportation System A Development Tool and Transportation System August/14-20/1997 Discusses the need for a system of light rail transportation in Kansas City.

19. 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...

20. A Fight for Franchise Extension A Fight for Franchise Extension December/4/1909 Article about the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in Kansas City, Missouri, and its efforts to extend its franchise rights to 1951, with political and financial fighting against Mayor Henry Beardsley...