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1. A Century of Transportation in Missouri A Century of Transportation in Missouri //1920 Excerpt from an article in the "Missouri Historical Review."

2. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 Article about the early roads and railroads of Jackson County settlements in and around Kansas City, including the Missouri Pacific Railroad and Wornall Road. "The first [Missouri Pacific] train from St....

3. First Missouri Pacific Trains First Missouri Pacific Trains [1970] First Missouri Pacific trains in Kansas City: (1) Kansas City to Independence on August 1, 1864; (2) Kansas City to Saint Louis on September 20, 1865.

4. First Railroad Depot First Railroad Depot February/18/1906 Article about the first rail depot for Kansas City in Independence, with photo and discussion of the plans and needs for the station.

5. First Railroads in Kansas City First Railroads in Kansas City March 15, 1905 The Union Pacific railroad, the first to enter Kansas City, was opened as far as Lawrence, Kansas, in December, 1864. The next to come was the Missouri Pacific, which was opened for business in October,...

6. Frontier Community: Kansas City to 1870 Frontier Community: Kansas City to 1870 1963

7. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 History of railroads in Kansas City, slowed at the outset because of guerrila attacks during the Civil War, but finally starting in 1865.

8. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of the "first railroad track laid into Kansas City, 1862," taken in 1869.

9. Kansas City's First Train Came to Town on a Boat Kansas City's First Train Came to Town on a Boat March/9/1931 Article about the "first locomotive" arriving in Kansas City, running west to Lawrence, starting in 1864, with more railroad history.

10. Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times 1890 Mention of the Missouri Pacific railroad reaching Kansas City on September 2, 1865, in a discussion of transportation facilities with a photo of the Union Depot building.

11. Missouri Pacific Railroad Missouri Pacific Railroad Photos, illustrations, and information on the Missouri Pacific Railroad running from Saint Louis to Kansas City by 1865 and carrying Kansas City's first train.

12. Missouri's First Railroad Missouri's First Railroad October//1931 Article about "the first railroad built in Missouri," located in Ray County, Missouri and extending from across the Missouri River from Lexington, Missouri to the village of Farmville. Built between 1849...

13. Railroad First Railroad First November/12/1934

14. Railroad Stations in Kansas City Railroad Stations in Kansas City The first railroad stations in Kansas City: (1) Hannibal & St. Joseph at 12th and Santa Fe Streets in the West Bottoms, in 1869 (the first according to the catalog card). (2) Union Pacific in Wyandotte...

15. The First Kansas Railway The First Kansas Railway 1900 Article about the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, incorporated in 1859 as "the Atchison & Pike's Peak Railway Company" as an extension of "the Hannibal & St. Joseph railroad, the first railway to...

16. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of "Waltus Locket Watkins [sic]," or Waltus Watkins, a miller of Lawson, Missouri. Born in Kentucky in 1806 and moving to Liberty, Missouri in 1830 as a machinist and cotton factory...

17. This Is Our. ..Saint Louis This Is Our. ..Saint Louis 1970 Black and white reproduction of the painting captioned: "The departure of the first train east out of Kansas City for St. Louis when the Pacific Railroad was completed September 20, 1865."