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1951 Flood
1951 Flood
Title1951 Flood
DescriptionAerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company in view.
Photo Label TextA view of the flood and fire looking northwest. The flames appearing in left center are on the New Holland Machinery Company and Phillips Petroleum Company properties. The lumber shown floating in lower center escaped from several lumber companies in the vicinity. The two tanks in lower right hand corner floated from a Phillips Petroleum city delivery point as the shield sign on the upper tank will identify. The switch yards of several railroads are located in upper center.
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 28
Local SubjectSouthwest Boulevard
31st Street
Fires
Phillips Petroleum Company
Schutte Lumber Company
Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company
Lumberyards
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10010510
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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