Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.

Photo Label Text: A view of the mouth of the Kaw River as it empties into the Missouri River with the Intercity Viaduct spanning the picture from right to left. Two barges of the Federal Barge Company are shown in left center with the dike running from center to upper left corner. The Federal Barge Company Building appears in the lower center of the film, with the Central Industrial Area in the upper right hand center. The small building in right foreground is the Kansas City, Missouri, Turkey Creek pumping station which was inundated and completely inoperative for approximately 10 days.

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 2

Local Subject: Intercity Viaduct; West Bottoms; Aerials

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010484

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

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