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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. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.
Photo Label TextA view of the fire and flood looking east toward downtown Kansas City. Southwest Boulevard may be identified by the power line and telephone poles paralleling the Boulevard. Our city warehouse may be identified in the lower right hand corner with flames visable to the left of Socony tanks. These flames are on Phillips Petroleum Company property and the fire has spread from that point to smaller businesses and manufacturing plants along Southwest Boulevard. The Missouri River is shown in upper portion of the picture flowing from left to right.
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 25
Local SubjectSouthwest Boulevard
31st Street
Fires
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10010507
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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