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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view of flooded area looking east across Fairfax District. View includes the Kansas City, Kansas, Water and Light plant and tanks of the Phillips Petroleum Company Refinery.
Photo Label TextAerial view of the Fairfax District looking east. The Kansas City, Kansas, Water & Light plant appears in center foreground with the Missouri River running to the left of this installation. Our Fairfax Terminal tanks and Lube Plant are located in center foreground with the International Harvester Company east of these tanks. The flood water reached a depth of 3 feet on our property. The Missouri River is shown as it turns right in the upper center of this picture. The Phillips Petroleum Company Refinery tanks appear in upper right center.
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 16
Local Subject1951 Flood
Fairfax Industrial District
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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