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Transportation

Documents concerning automobiles, aviation, railroads, river traffic, bridges and highways.

A. B. Nichols Panama Collection

A. B. Nichols Panama Collection

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

A. B. Nichols Panama Canal Materials were gathered and organized during Nichols' tenure as Office Engineer. Nichols was first employed by the Isthmian Canal Commission in 1899 to survey the Nicaraguan route. In 1904, he was assigned to the Panama Canal. Most of the materials in these notebooks and albums dates from 1906 to 1917.

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Centuries of Civil Engineering: A Rare Book Exhibition Celebrating the Heritage of Civil Engineering

Centuries of Civil Engineering: A Rare Book Exhibition Celebrating the Heritage of Civil Engineering

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

An exhibit draws upon highlights from the Linda Hall Library collections to focus on the historical accomplishments of both American engineers and their European predecessors and counterparts.

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Frisco Travel Exhibit

Frisco Travel Exhibit

Contributed by: Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives Department

Selection of ephemera, documents, postcards, photographs, and artifacts documenting the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway. The items were used in creating the MSU Archives and Special Collection's Frisco Travel Exhibit in 2008.

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Frisco: A Look Back at the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway

Frisco: A Look Back at the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

The collection includes postcards, Frisco employee magazines, employee information cards, and photographs to tell the story of the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway known as the Frisco, a dominant railroad throughout south central United States.

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Judge Elmo M. Hargrave Photograph Collection

Judge Elmo M. Hargrave Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

These images, taken circa 1920s-1940s, were used to document accident sites in Kansas City. They provide a unique perspective on the traditional views of streetscapes, businesses, residences, parks, and other locales.

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Mark Twain Zephyr Image Collection

Mark Twain Zephyr Image Collection

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

The christening of the Mark Twain Zephyr railroad train collection contains copies of the newspaper, as well as additional information, photos, and memorabilia contributed by the community.

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Springfield Transportation Photos

Springfield Transportation Photos

Contributed by: Missouri State University; The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County

Selection of digitized images, dated 1910-1952, from black and white negatives held by The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County. The images document public transportation in Springfield from streetcars to city buses and show progress and changes within the Springfield community.

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St. Charles Car Company

St. Charles Car Company

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Layouts, interior views, and exterior views of railway cars. The railway cars include baggage, passenger, and mail cars.

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Swekosky-Notre Dame College Collection

Swekosky-Notre Dame College Collection

Contributed by: Missouri History Museum Department of Photographs and Prints

Collection of photographs documenting some of the changes the automobile made in the nineteenth century St. Louis city infrastructure and the way people moved about.

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Transportation Photographs from the Kansas City Public Library

Transportation Photographs from the Kansas City Public Library

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

This collection shows modes of transportation used around 1910: railroads, the newly evolving automobile, streetcars, interurban to Excelsior Springs, riverboats, and an early airplane. Few photos of rolling stock and engines appear, but views of railroad track and bridges are numerous as well as railroad employees.

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