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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.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) from just east of its intesection with Wheeling Avenue. Pictured is the Kansas City Terminal Railway (left), and the Huttig Mill Work Company (center).

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Photographs

Two photographs of the viaduct at Goddard Viaduct in Kansas City, Kansas. The viaduct, built in 1923, replaced an earlier structure and allowed Goddard Avenue to continue over the rail yards in the Argentine neighborhood.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 22, Leeds, built in 1917. It was located between 39th Street to the north, 40th Street to the south, the Missouri Pacific Railroad to west, and Holden Avenue to the east. Holden is a defunct street one block east of Bennington Avenue. This vantage point faces southeast from the intersection of 39th Street and Bennington and shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad in the foreground.

Genre: 
Maps

Blueprint map of the Fairfax Industrial District in Kansas City, Kansas, showing Union Pacific Railroad facilities, tracks, and other properties, as well as depicting features of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and mapping city streets and the rail lines of other companies. The map was created by the Union Pacific Chief Engineer's Office in Omaha, Nebraska.

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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.

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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.

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Photographs

Photograph of a grain elevator by a railroad in the Argentine industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. On the image "C.A Fellows Contractor Topeka, Kansas 1921" is written.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.