Guide to Transportation in Missouri

Other Resources


Many of the State Historical Society’s holdings are included in Merlin, the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. The State Historical Society holds numerous books on the history of transportation in Missouri, the Midwest, and the United States generally. Use the term "transportation" or specify a mode of transportation such as "trains". For a more specific search, simply add the subject term “Missouri” to your search.

Historic Missourians

Oral Histories

Outside Resources

These links will take you outside the Society's website. The Society is not responsible for the content of the following sites:



Other History Organizations

  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History Exhibit On the Water: River Towns, River Networks
  • Missouri History Museum – Transportation Collections
  • Missouri State Archives