Railroad trains

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Photographs

Photograph looking east towards the McGee freight sub-station and team yards from the McGee Street Viaduct.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph looking east at the intersection of Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) and Wheeling Avenue. Pictured is a train on the Kansas City Terminal Railway.

Object Type: 
Prints

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting an adult and child waving to a passing train at the edge of a stark Midwestern town. This representational print was created while Benton taught at the Kansas City Art Institute. The original dimensions are 9 x 10 3/4 in. (22.7 x 27.5 cm).

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the west. This vantage point faces southeast towards Union Station from near the defunct intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Milwaukee Avenue (now 22nd Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W. B. Walker of Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the west. This vantage point faces southeast towards Union Station from near the defunct intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Milwaukee Avenue (now 22nd Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Harley McCasland of Jefferson City, Missouri.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Returning to Kansas City for reception and parade after World War I. From an album of Lorain H. Cunningham, who served in the 129th Field Artillery during World War I and was a friend of Harry S. Truman. The photo was titled, "Our return to Kansas City".

Object Type: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of the West Bottoms and Kansas City Stock Yards as seen looking west from Kersey Coates Drive at its intersection with Beardsley Road, just north of 17th Street. This vantage point shows the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad in the foreground and the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building in the left background.

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
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