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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view of flooded area looking southeast across the Fairax District. Downtown skyline, Municipal Airport, General Motors assembly plant, and Phillips Refinery in view.
Photo Label TextAn aerial view of the Fairfax District looking southeast toward Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri River appears in the foreground as does the Buick Oldsmobile Pontiac Plant. The Phillips Petroleum Company refinery is shown in center. In right center can be seen the mouth of the Kaw River as it empties into the Missouri River which flows east.
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 18
Local SubjectKansas City, Missouri--Skyline Views
General Motors
Phillips Petroleum Company
1951 Flood
Fairfax Industrial District
Aerials
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10010500
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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