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Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
City Ice Company of Ka...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Askren, Robert G
Jill Wendholt Silva
Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River
2 postcard views of the Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River
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...
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...
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...
Circus Trailer Truck
Al G. Kelly & Miller Brothers Circus trailer truck.
Municipal Radio Serves Ten Kansas City Departments
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...
What Interstate Trucks Carry: Kansas Port-of-Entry System Provides the First Detailed Analysis of Highway Traffic across State Lines
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...
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...
Cole Hits the Breaking Point
Article describing the separation of the Paseo Bridge on January 22, 2003. Includes diagrams of and historical information about the bridge.
40% More Streets Flushed
Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning.
Both Garbage and Snow
Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning of both garbage and snow.
Campbell Baking Company
Campbell Baking Company delivery truck and employees outside apartment on northeast corner of 30th and Troost.
City Ice and Storage
City Ice and Storage Company trucks at unidentified location.
Cudahy Packing Company
Company truck with employees before company billboard; one employee dressed in long underwear printed with "Truth or Consquences".
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....
Trucks, Trains, and No Planes
Describes the issues involved regarding the proposed transformation of Richards-Gebaur airport into an intermodal freight hub of Kansas City Southern Industries.
Kansas City: Nation's Third Leading Producer of Cars and Trucks
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...
Taystee Bread Company Building and Trucks
Distant frontal and side view of Taystee Bread Company and company trucks; located at 2401 Burlington, North Kansas City.
Distant view of horse-drawn equipment and Chief Hale's extension ladder with surrounding crowd.
Dumptruck at Landfill
Dumptruck emptying material into a landfill, exact location unknown.
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