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Trucks at Stockyards

Photograph with slide description: "Unloading trucks of cattle at the Stockyards, Kansas City, Mo. (1936)"

Stockyards, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point was taken just west of Genessee Street and faces west towards the train loading docks across the state border in Kansas City, Kansas.

Stockyards, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards Kansas City, Kansas in the far background and was taken west of Genessee Street and east of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Stockyards, Kansas City

Circa 1930's photograph of the Kansas City stockyards looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building.

Sheep at Stockyards

Photograph of a man posed with a large herd of sheep at the Stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City.

Men Touring Stockyards

Photograph of two men on horseback touring the Kansas City Stockyards

Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City Missouri

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building. The facility, established in 1871 along the Kansas River and the Kansas Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, became one the leading livestock markets in the United States. The stockyards closed for business in October of 1999.

Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City Missouri

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. The facility, established in 1871 along the Kansas River and the Kansas Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, became one the leading livestock markets in the United States. The stockyards closed for business in October of 1999.

Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building

Photograph with side and front view of the Livestock Exchange Building, located just west of the intersection of 16th Street and Genessee Street. "Construction began in 1909 and the building was finished in 1911--a nine story, brick faced structure of reinforced concrete, fronting 250 feet on Genessee street at 16th, with three wings extending 126 feet to the west. It was the largest livestock exchange building in the world and one of the largest office structures in Kansas at that time" ("75 Years of Kansas City Livestock Market History," p.

Kansas City Live Stock Exchange

Postcard of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, located at the intersection of Genessee and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-northwest from south of 16th Street between Genessee and Wyoming Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter to Mr. & Mrs. Grant Shadbolt of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Inspecting cattle, Stockyards, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of merchants inspecting cattle in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards the Daily Drovers Telegram in the background at 1505 Genessee Street from just east of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Drover's Hotel opposite stockyards, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of one of the front windows to the Drover's Hotel at 1519 Genessee Street in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on the east sidewalk of Genessee Street just north of 16th Street. The hotel advertises a 26 ounce glass of beer for ten cents and a 12 ounce glass of beer for five cents. Rooms are priced at 50 cents and up.