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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view of flooded area looking east across the Fairfax Industrial District. View includes the Socony-Vacuum Terminal and Lube plant, General Motors assembly plant, International Harvester, and portions of the Fairfax Airport.
Photo Label TextAerial view of the Fairfax Industrial Area looking east. The Socony-Vacuum Terminal and Lube Plant is shown in the lower left hand corner. The telephone and power line poles appearing in the center of this picture parallel White Eagle Road which runs to the east. The building in the center is the International Harvester, and the Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac Plant appears in the upper left hand corner with the Missouri River in the background as it turns to the right going south toward the mouth of the Kaw. The expanse of water in the upper center is the Fairfax Airport with two hangars shown in upper right hand corner. The area behind the Missouri River is North Kansas City.
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 19
Local SubjectFairfax Industrial District
Socony-Vacuum Company
General Motors
Fairfax Airport
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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