Roads

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Yates Drive Entrance to Swope Park

Yates Drive, which provided a new entrance to Swope Park from the north, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the intersection of 63rd Street, Elmwood Avenue, and Yates Drive (now Starlight Road).

The Palisades from Kersey Coates Drive

An autochrome photograph of The Palisades as seen from the south-southwest of the stone-work terrace on Kersey Coates Drive.

Streetcar at 48th Street and Belleview

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar looking south from the intersection of 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The streetcar's bridge over Brush Creek, Ward Parkway, and Sunset Hill are pictured in the background.

St. Peter's Church and Rectory

Mid-1920's photograph of St. Peter's Church (left) and Rectory (right) on the south side of Meyer Boulevard between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street. This original corrugated iron church building was known by the congregation as the "Tin Cathedral". This vantage point faces southeast from the northwest corner of Holmes and Meyer.

Shacks in Columbus Park Under the Missouri River Bluffs

1940's photograph of small homes in Columbus Park at the base of the Missouri River bluffs.

Road to Joseph F. Porter's House with Merle Smith

An autochrome photograph of Merle Smith and the 36 maple trees that border the road to Joseph F. Porter's residence southwest of the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Outer Belt Road (now Missouri Route 150). The photograph was taken at 5:00 P.M. on November 1, 1933. Porter was president of the Kansas City Power and Light Company.

Norris Grain Company Grain Elevator

Photograph of the Norris Grain Company Grain Elevator at the northeast corner of Gardner Avenue and Topping Avenue in the East Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The picture was taken looking north during a hike to Jesse James Cave on the Missouri River bluff near Sugar Creek, Missouri. Boy Scout Troop 80 Scoutmaster Bruno Nicoli directed the hike for several members of the Holy Cross Catholic Church choir and friends in the afternoon after church that Sunday.

Noland Road, South of U.S. Highway 40

Photograph of Noland Road, south of U.S. Highway 40, looking South. The image is taken in Jackson County, Missouri, and is typical of the county's highways in the 1930s. The entrance to Little Blue Road is pictured in the far background.

Monroe South Between 69th and 70th

Photograph looking south on Monroe Avenue between 69th Street and 70th Street.

Monroe North Between 69th and 70th

Photograph looking north on Monroe Avenue between 69th Street and 70th Street.

Kansas City Southern Bridge in Swope Park

An autochrome photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad bridge in Swope Park. This vantage point faces southwest on 67th Street (once known as Blue Ridge Boulevard) just east of the bridge.

Gregory Boulevard near Jackson Avenue

Photograph showing the through paving of Gregory Boulevard near Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces west-northwest on Gregory Boulevard from just west of Jackson Avenue.