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Kansas City, Missouri Composite of Two Photos

Two photos of Kansas City, Missouri are: The welcome sign over the River Market. This is a historic neighborhood called City Market when it opened in 1857 as a farmers’ market. The composite also shows the skyline of downtown Kansas City including the Hotel President. This landmark was built in 1926, closed for 25 years […]

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North Waiting Room of Kansas City Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri

Trains were the premier way to travel during the Golden Age of Railroading (1900 -1950). The Pullman company made elaborate sleeper, dining, parlor and passenger cars. This fifty year period also witnessed the building of grand-scale stations such as NYC’s Grand Central Terminal. In 1914, the country’s second largest opened with lots of marble, ornate […]