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1. 23rd Street Viaduct 23rd Street Viaduct May 1924 View of east end of the 23rd Street Viaduct.

2. American Royal Building American Royal Building 1950 Distant view of building and surrounding viaducts.

3. American Royal Building American Royal Building 1950 Distant view of building and surrounding viaducts.

4. American Royal Building American Royal Building 1950 Distant view of building and surrounding viaducts.

5. Biography of J. Logan Jones (1858-1945), Founder of the Jones Store Biography of J. Logan Jones (1858-1945), Founder of the Jones Store 2008

6. Blue Avenue Viaduct for Chicago and Alton Railroad Blue Avenue Viaduct for Chicago and Alton Railroad October 15, 1915 View of the west end of Chicago and Alton Railroad Blue Avenue Viaduct under construction.

7. Blue Avenue Viaduct for Chicago and Alton Railroad Blue Avenue Viaduct for Chicago and Alton Railroad October 15, 1915 East end of the Chicago and Alton Railroad Blue Avenue viaduct.

8. Bridge Quantity Record Books (Kansas City) Finding Aid Bridge Quantity Record Books (Kansas City) Finding Aid 1913-1917 This collection contains four record books with quantity listings for bridge/viaduct construction in Kansas City. They were maintained by a Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall office, although the department is...

9. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950

10. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1951 Distant view, looking west, of West Bottoms showing Intercity and Mulberry Street viaducts.

11. Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources 1900 Description of the business of J. W. Hoover, "bridge engineer" with offices in the New York Life Building," devoting special attention to highway bridges, viaducts and kindred work," including past work...

12. James Pendergast Memorial James Pendergast Memorial Postcard of the James Pendergast Memorial

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ira Hedrick, "a civil engineer, who is making a specialty of the building of bridges and viaducts," born in Illinois in 1868 and coming to Kansas City about 1892, becoming "president...

14. Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

15. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of John Hanna, a civil engineer born in Nebraska in 1864 and starting out with the railroads before arriving in Kansas City as chief engineer of the Kansas City Terminal Railway Company in...

16. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Prominent among the engineering firms of Kansas City, designing bridges, viaducts and other structures with steel and reinforced concrete.

17. Photographs and Facts Photographs and Facts May/27/1916 Photo and biographical article about John Hanna, "the leading engineer in Kansas City," born in Nebraska in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in 1869 with his father, Thomas Hanna. Description of his career,...

18. Some Nice Contracts for Ornamental Concrete Some Nice Contracts for Ornamental Concrete March//1913 Three paragraphs about the "Trusswall Manufacturing Co. manufacturers of concrete specialties at Twenty-third and Flora Streets" in Kansas City, Kansas, and their "concrete lamp standards for illuminating...

19. Union Station and Railroad Tracks Union Station and Railroad Tracks November 1915 View of Union Station from Penn Street Viaduct showing railroad tracks leading to station.

20. Union Station and Railroad Tracks Union Station and Railroad Tracks November 4, 1915 View of Union Station from Penn Street Viaduct showing railroad tracks leading to station. Slight double exposure shows viaduct faintly in sky.