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Strang Line Power House and Car Barn

Photograph of the Strang Line car barn and power plant in Overland Park, Kansas, circa the 1910s. Five men stand in front of the ivy-covered stone building, and a water tower is pictured in the background of the image. 

Strang Line Car Barn Covered in Ivy

Photograph of the Strang Line car barn and power plant in Overland Park, Kansas, circa the late 1940s. Officially named the Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway, the Strang Line ceased operations in 1940, and the car barn is shown heavily covered in ivy, with tracks overgrown with weeds in the foreground.

Strang Line Car Barn After Fire

Photograph of the Strang Line Car Barn after it was destroyed by fire in 1925. The exterior stone walls remain while the interior and roof were destroyed. Railroad tracks cross the foreground of the image, a trolley car stands near the building, and the ground is dusted in snow.

Strang Line Car Barn after Fire

Photograph of the Strang Line car barn after it was destroyed by fire in 1925. Two men are seen walking through the rubble, and a trolley car is visible in the background of the image between stone columns. 

Southern Kansas Stage lines and Freight terminal and garage Kansas City, Missouri

Exterior photograph of Southern Kansas Stage Lines freight terminal and garage in Kansas City, Missouri, with unidentified employees.

Santa Fe Railroad Trucks Shop

Interior view of an Santa Fe Railroad Shop. Back of photograph includes a blurb that states: "Santa Fe's modern Kansas City Freight Station has seven tracks and will accomodate 113 box cars. The rail dock is 962 feet long, and from 168 to 228 fee wide. A floor conveyor system runs the length of the freight house, with one loop circling the rail dock, the other the truck dock. The freight house is 1,744 feet long, with the east portion, 80 feet by 782 feet, serving the Santa Fe Trail Transportation Company."

Railroad Facilities, Kansas City, Kansas

Undated photograph of a railroad facility in Kansas City, Kansas.