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BOT: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Board of Trade Building." 8x10 inch dry plate ... This was Burnham & Root's most important commission in Kansas City. The Chicago firm won an architectural competition held for the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 4:15pm -

BOT: 1906

The Giant Elevator: 1943
... "The giant Santa Fe R.R. 10 million bushel grain elevator, Kansas." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the OWI. View full ... of the Santa Fe Railway's large Argentine Yard in Kansas City, KS. When the Santa Fe's corporate successor decided to rebuild and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:44pm -

The Giant Elevator: 1943

Gunsmoke: 1957
... for the television series Gunsmoke ," in the notional Kansas landscape around Dodge City. Photo by Maurice Terrell for the Look magazine article "Jim Arness: Hero ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/25/2013 - 10:26am -

Gunsmoke: 1957

Pressing the Flesh: 1940
... don't we go to the beach and get out of this hot, crowded city?" Sunblindness Someone could have made a fortune selling sunglasses ... at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas which included this photo.) THE RIDE HOME?!!!!! I will NEVER ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2016 - 9:11pm -

Pressing the Flesh: 1940

Mr. Magazine: 1908
... shown below. Note that most sources state he was born in Kansas in 1875 (not Illinois in 1878). He died in 1920 while coming home from his job as an inspector for the City of Detroit. "EDWARD SIEVER. Pitcher of the Detroit American League ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 3:46pm -

Mr. Magazine: 1908

Union Station: 1943
... allow a photographer to reshape her browline. Twin City I'm always fascinated by the comments, often provoked by Kodachrome ... 25 and 200 have been discontinued, and Duane's in Kansas still processes Kodachrome 64. In any event, the Kodachrome in all ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 12:56pm -

Union Station: 1943

Tractor Pull: 1942
October 1942. Kansas City, Kansas. "B-25 bomber plane at North American Aviation being hauled along an ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2012 - 12:47pm -

Tractor Pull: 1942

City Gas: 1905
Circa 1905. "Gas holder, Detroit City Gas Company." A familiar sight from the era of "city gas," when municipalities had their own gas plants in the days before ... a framework that looked like this to the west of I-435 in Kansas City on the river bluffs - I wondered for years what it was. Thanks for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/01/2019 - 11:14am -

City Gas: 1905

Come Fly With Me: 1912
... Auto Polo's Young Daredevils From the the Kansas City Star Magazine - November 14, 1971 Few sports were ever devised, I ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 2:40pm -

Come Fly With Me: 1912

Dymaxion House: 1941
... house, metal, adapted corn bin, built by Butler Brothers, Kansas City. Designed and promoted by R. Buckminster Fuller." Medium format negative ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/28/2014 - 3:06pm -

Dymaxion House: 1941

Skating Masquerade: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Convention Hall." For four days only, a "Grand ... Chicago, has recently sold to Manager Louis Shouse, of the Kansas City Convention Hall, a large consignment of Richardson Ball-Bearing ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 3:12pm -

Skating Masquerade: 1906

Peeps: 1939
... Three Little Angels... Harry Woodring was born in Elk City, Kansas in 1887 and because of his father's financial straits he was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/29/2012 - 2:10pm -

Peeps: 1939

Night Freight: 1943
March 1943. "Santa Fe R.R. yard at night, Kansas City, Kansas." Note the light trails made by the yard workers' torches in this ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/11/2017 - 2:04pm -

Night Freight: 1943

Refrigerated Freight: 1943
... March 1943. "Santa Fe R.R. yards and shops, Argentine, Kansas." 4x5 Kodachrome by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. ... now part of BNSF Argentine Yard is still in Kansas City, Kansas. Today it is part of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and is the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/27/2013 - 7:09pm -

Refrigerated Freight: 1943

Forest Brook: 1956
... first grade about 20 miles west of Hauppauge. The New York City Board of Education had a much less relaxed dress code. Boys from first ... New School I started the first grade in 1954 in rural Kansas. We were in a building that had been built in 1911 and only housed six ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/14/2013 - 7:14am -

Forest Brook: 1956

Hatchlings: 1942
... and tests at the North American Aviation plant in Kansas City, Kansas." 4x5 Kodachrome trans­parency by Alfred Palmer for the Office ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/17/2014 - 10:36am -

Hatchlings: 1942

K.C.: 1908
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1908. "Main Street north from Twelfth." Much interesting ... his dad murdering his mother.] (The Gallery, DPC, Kansas City MO, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/08/2017 - 10:15am -

K.C.: 1908

Killer B: 1942
... to the firewall of a B-25 bomber. Fairfax bomber plant, Kansas City." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 12:18pm -

Killer B: 1942

Pontiac Depot: 1905
... and they had a division that crossed Northern Missouri to Kansas City with a branch line to Jefferson City. The C&A was quite a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/10/2012 - 12:23am -

Pontiac Depot: 1905

Texas Tomatoes: 1939
... today, but it certainly was when I grew up in southern Kansas in the 1960s. And the stories of my parents and grandparents lead me to ... Pants?! You little tramp!" Dressing up to go to the city I agree with Jayhawker that going to town meant wearing your best ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/14/2010 - 4:44pm -

Texas Tomatoes: 1939

Chop Suey Canyon: 1916
... gal on the porch is thinking, "I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." Neatness Counts Dr. Bertha should get on ... The Doctor and the Hotel According to the Detroit City Dirctory of 1915 Dr. Gaylord's address was 61 Park Blvd. which was also ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 9:56pm -

Chop Suey Canyon: 1916

Midnight Special: 1943
March 1943. Argentine, Kansas. "Freight train about to leave the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe ... KS. What a Flood! The ATSF Argentine yard is in Kansas City. The Santa Fe placed several old engines on its bridge over the Kansas ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/28/2013 - 12:23am -

Midnight Special: 1943

A Most Amazing Room: 1910s
... This room from well over a hundred years ago in Pawnee City, Nebraska, looks to have been the personal space of a boy or teenager. ... Missouri River traffic and the 'big cities' of Omaha and Kansas City. These photos are so fascinating and wonderful. Thank you! ... 
 
Posted by Fredric Falcon - 02/28/2019 - 3:49pm -

A Most Amazing Room: 1910s

Lincoln, Nebraska: 1942
... Next week Next week the family and I are flying to Kansas City, renting a car, and driving to Great Falls to visit my in-laws. Our first ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 1:17pm -

Lincoln, Nebraska: 1942

Is the Caller There?
... OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL...THEN AGAIN IN 1959-62 IN DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY ..AGAIN FOR S'WESTERN BELL. MOST OF THE OPERATORS WERE A LOT OLDER THAN ME ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 4:21pm -

Is the Caller There?

The Old Paxton Place: 1938
... The Oregon Trail wasn't even close. It ran west from Kansas City, crossed the Kansas River at Topeka, and then went northwest into ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2020 - 6:44pm -

The Old Paxton Place: 1938

Class of 1939
... may have been common in the North. Even Topeka, Kansas, which was involved in Brown v. Board of Education after the war, had ... in an official setting. Does Riverton remain a progressive city? (I thank anyone for the enlightenment he or she might give.) Mom and ... 
 
Posted by footless - 10/24/2008 - 1:43pm -

Class of 1939

Bud and Dick: 1915
... of Technical, and "Bud" Baker, of Central -- reached this city yesterday after a trip to the expositions in California on a motorcycle. ... them. We were stopped for five days by reason of storms in Kansas, and at other points our patience was severely tested by poor roads. The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/06/2013 - 11:56am -

Bud and Dick: 1915

3 Days Cure for Men: 1920
... for Bad Blood" is sold by the Restoria Chemical Company of Kansas City, Mb. The label declares the presence of "alcohol, 34 per cent."— an ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 9:58pm -

3 Days Cure for Men: 1920

Looking Back: 1948
... Railroad train fares of 1882 . The fare from Kansas city to San Francisco was $104 in first class, $78 in second class and $47.50 ... 
 
Posted by Truck5man - 10/04/2011 - 10:54pm -

Looking Back: 1948
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