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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.
Photo Label TextAerial view of the fire and flood looking northeast. The Missouri River is shown in upper left hand corner as it flows south, then turning east. The mouth of the Kaw is at the point where the Missouri River turns east with downtown Kansas City shown in upper right hand corner. The flames in the lower center are on Phillips Petroleum Company property adjacent to our city warehouse.
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 27
Local Subject1951 Flood
Southwest Boulevard
31st Street
Fires
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10010509
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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