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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw River at the bottom. Eighth Street Tunnel can be seen in distance.
Photo Label TextAn aerial view of the Central Industrial Area looking east toward downtown Kansas City, with the Kaw River appearing in the lower right hand corner. The bridge to the left is the Intercity Viaduct.
Date1951
PhotographerUnknown
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 11" x 14"
Collection1951 Flood Photographs (P15)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36847
LocationP15, Box 1, Photograph Number 1
Local Subject1951 Flood
West Bottoms
Aerials
Kansas City, Missouri--Skyline Views
Downtown
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10010483
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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