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1. Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River 2 postcard views of the Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River

2. Project Picks Up Tax Credits Project Picks Up Tax Credits December 26, 2006 A building located in the Crossroads Arts District is to be renovated into 46 affordable apartments. The building has an address of 1700 Oak Street as well as 317 E. 17th Street. The oldest part of this...

3. Fire Truck From Yesteryear Installed at Union Station Fire Truck From Yesteryear Installed at Union Station December 12, 2008 A cherry-red 1918 American LaFrance, "the oldest known example of a motorized fire truck that once saw service in Kansas City, was installed Wednesday in a new museum space at Union Station." The Kansas...

4. Innovative Trucks Drove Kansas City's Economy Innovative Trucks Drove Kansas City's Economy September 9, 2009 Advertising photo postcard and description of the Kansas City Auto Truck Co. (1428 Holmes St.) The image shows delivery trucks manufactured by the company for Kansas City businesses including the Kansas...

5. Circus Trailer Truck Circus Trailer Truck 1961 Al G. Kelly & Miller Brothers Circus trailer truck.

6. Municipal Radio Serves Ten Kansas City Departments Municipal Radio Serves Ten Kansas City Departments November//1951 Article about "the opening of the Kansas City, Mo., FM radio-communications center on June 24, 1951." Description of the radio center's effects of improved government service with broadcasting to "25 radio-equipped...

7. What Interstate Trucks Carry: Kansas Port-of-Entry System Provides the First Detailed Analysis of Highway What Interstate Trucks Carry: Kansas Port-of-Entry System Provides the First Detailed Analysis of Highway Traffic across State Lines March/16/1935 Article about the "unique highway port-of-entry system" of the state of Kansas, "the nation's first complete detailed analysis of interstate motor truck traffic," with much of it traveling through the...

8. Food Trucks Rev Up in KC Food Trucks Rev Up in KC May 1, 2011 Article describes the growing number of upscale mobile eateries in Kansas City (food trucks) and their use of social media such as Twitter and Facebook to connect with customers. The vendors spotlighted...

9. Cole Hits the Breaking Point Cole Hits the Breaking Point January/23/2003 Article describing the separation of the Paseo Bridge on January 22, 2003. Includes diagrams of and historical information about the bridge.

10. 40% More Streets Flushed 40% More Streets Flushed January//1959 Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning.

11. Both Garbage and Snow Both Garbage and Snow September//1958 Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning of both garbage and snow.

12. Campbell Baking Company Campbell Baking Company 1923 Campbell Baking Company delivery truck and employees outside apartment on northeast corner of 30th and Troost.

13. City Ice and Storage City Ice and Storage 1935 City Ice and Storage Company trucks at unidentified location.

14. Cudahy Packing Company Cudahy Packing Company 1950 Company truck with employees before company billboard; one employee dressed in long underwear printed with "Truth or Consquences".

15. Lathrop School Lathrop School 1886 Corner view of Lathrop School; located at 8th and May. Damage from 1886 tornado apparent. Horse-drawn fire equipment visible on street in foreground. Large crowds of people lining street and school grounds....

16. Trucks, Trains, and No Planes Trucks, Trains, and No Planes April-May/30-6/1998 Describes the issues involved regarding the proposed transformation of Richards-Gebaur airport into an intermodal freight hub of Kansas City Southern Industries.

17. Kansas City: Nation's Third Leading Producer of Cars and Trucks Kansas City: Nation's Third Leading Producer of Cars and Trucks December 1965 Description of the automobile manufacturing industry in Kansas City,"the nation's third leading producer of cars and trucks," with three large companies: (1) the locally based KW-Dart large truck producing...

18. Taystee Bread Company Building and Trucks Taystee Bread Company Building and Trucks 1955 Distant frontal and side view of Taystee Bread Company and company trucks; located at 2401 Burlington, North Kansas City.

19. Firefighting Equipment Firefighting Equipment Distant view of horse-drawn equipment and Chief Hale's extension ladder with surrounding crowd.

20. Dumptruck at Landfill Dumptruck at Landfill n.d. Dumptruck emptying material into a landfill, exact location unknown.