Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw River at the bottom. Eighth Street Tunnel can be seen in distance.

Photo Label Text: An aerial view of the Central Industrial Area looking east toward downtown Kansas City, with the Kaw River appearing in the lower right hand corner. The bridge to the left is the Intercity Viaduct.

Date: 1951

Photographer: Unknown

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 11" x 14"

Collection: 1951 Flood Photographs (P15)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36847

Location: P15, Box 1, Photograph Number 1

Local Subject: 1951 Flood; West Bottoms; Aerials; Kansas City, Missouri--Skyline Views; Downtown

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010483

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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