Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of flood looking west from Santa Fe between 8th and 12th. Shows Kansas River.

Photo Label Text: Aerial view of Central Industrial Area looking west. The Hickory Street Bridge is shown in lower right hand corner and the 12th Street Bridge is shown in lower left hand corner. A view of the Central Avenue Bridge is shown in center background with the Kaw River shown at top as spanned by 3 railroad bridges and the Central Avenue Bridge. Our 2 story TBA warehouse may be seen directly over the top of the Crooks Terminal warehouse located in right center of the film. Flood water reached a height of 16 feet within our TBA warehouse.

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 7

Local Subject: West Bottoms; Aerials

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010489

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

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