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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Upper center shows Union Station and the Pershing Road Post Office.
Photo Label TextA view of the flood and fire looking east on Southwest Boulevard. Our city bulk plant may be identified in the lower right hand corner with the fire just spreading into a small oil warehouse located on the north of our yard. Flames immediately to the left of our tanks are on the Phillips Petroleum Company city warehouse property. The flames have spread to Southwest Boulevard as paralleled by telephone wires, and several small plants are on fire along Southwest Boulevard.
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 24
Local SubjectSouthwest Boulevard
31st Street
Fires
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10010506
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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