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1. Underground Freeway Plan Holds Vast Possibilities for City Underground Freeway Plan Holds Vast Possibilities for City Article with photo and an illustration of a cross-section of the city's underground between Downtown and the Plaza, about a proposed subterranean highway there, never built.

2. Tunnels Found at Homeless Camp Tunnels Found at Homeless Camp April 6, 2013 Article describes a series of tunnels used as dwellings by homeless people living in a wooded area near the East Bottoms. The tunnels and general living conditions of the camp are detailed. The author...

3. Tunnel Was Vital Link in Transit Here Tunnel Was Vital Link in Transit Here April/25/1968 Article about the 8th Street Tunnel of the elevated street railway, with photo and an illustration of its cross-section in 1895.

4. Tunnel in Building at 1400 Guinotte Tunnel in Building at 1400 Guinotte February 8, 2006 Captioned photograph of a tunnel located in a building overlooking the southern approach to the Paseo Bridge at 1400 Guinotte. The building was built in 1905 as a cannery and is now being turned into the...

5. Tunnel Disaster Underscored the Callous Disregard for Workers' Safety Tunnel Disaster Underscored the Callous Disregard for Workers' Safety March 8, 1989 Article tells the story of a disaster that occurred September 15, 1926. Eight men working in a tunnel that was being dug under the Missouri River were killed in a gas explosion caused by negligence on...

6. The Cable Car in America The Cable Car in America 1971

7. The 8 Bodies Found The 8 Bodies Found September 16, 2026 Lengthy article describing the aftermath of a September 15, 1926 explosion in a tunnel then under construction beneath the Missouri River. The water tunnel, a diagram of which is included in the article,...

8. Station on the Elevated Station on the Elevated April/14/1946 Photo and description of the elevated street railway.

9. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

10. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

11. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards SC167 Kansas City Stockyards 1828-1983 and n.d. The Kansas City Stockyards operated in the West Bottoms of Kansas City from 1871 to 1991. It was the second largest stockyards in the nation and one of Kansas City’s most important industries. This collection...

12. Public Questions KCPD Homeless Camp Eradication Public Questions KCPD Homeless Camp Eradication April 17, 2013 Part one of a two-part series on the closing of several area homeless camps by the Kansas City Police Department. Local authorities have come under some criticism for raiding such camps and forcing the...

13. Living with HisStory Living with HisStory March/April 2004 Article describes the former home of Tom Pendergast, at 200 W. 54th Street. The home, also once occupied by KMBC anchorman Larry Moore, was designed by architect Frederick Crosby Gunn.

14. Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly 1888 This two-page spread of engravings of views of Kansas City, Missouri, "from photographs by D. D. Thomson & Co.," was published as a supplement to Harper's Weekly, September 15, 1888, pages 702 and 703....

15. Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

16. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1898-1899 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

17. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of "The Eighth Street Tunnel" for the elevated street railway through the bluff.

18. General Plan and Profile of Proposed Eighth Street Tunnel General Plan and Profile of Proposed Eighth Street Tunnel 1903 Map of proposed 8th Street Tunnel providing both above ground and underground depictions.

19. Eerie Tunnel Offered Greenwood Elementary Kids Safe Passage Under Busy KC Intersection Eerie Tunnel Offered Greenwood Elementary Kids Safe Passage Under Busy KC Intersection October 30, 2013 The author reminisces about her experiences as an elementary school student using an underground passage called "The Tunnel" at the intersection of 27th and Cleveland Avenue. Built in the early 1900s,...

20. Baltimore Hotel Baltimore Hotel February 18, 1940